CD Numancia

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Numancia
CD Numancia logo.svg
Full name Club Deportivo Numancia de Soria, S.A.D.
Nickname(s) Numantinos, Rojillos (Reds)
Founded 1945
Ground Los Pajaritos, Soria,
Castile and León, Spain
Ground Capacity 9,025
Chairman Francisco Rubio
Manager Juan Antonio Anquela
League Segunda División
2012–13 Segunda División, 12th
Website Club home page
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours
Current season

Club Deportivo Numancia de Soria, S.A.D. is a Spanish football club based in Soria, in the autonomous community of Castile and León. Founded on 9 April 1945, it plays in Segunda División, holding home games at Nuevo Estadio Los Pajaritos, with a 9,025-seat capacity.

Besides football it has other departments in sports, such as volleyball, women's handball, and rhythmic gymnastics.

History[edit]

Numancia was named after the ancient Celtiberian town of Numantia, near where Soria would be later founded. Having spent a long time in the Tercera División, the club made consistent progress, reaching the first division on three occasions: 1999, 2004 and 2008.[1]

The club became first widely known in Spain in 1995–96, while still playing at the third level, for its extraordinary run in the Spanish Cup, eliminating three top flight clubs (Real Sociedad, Racing de Santander and Sporting de Gijón) and only being knocked out in the quarter-finals by FC Barcelona, after taking the lead.

Following a 1–3 loss at Sporting Gijón on 2 November 2008, Numancia reached a total of 200 goals against in the top division, reaching 44th in the all-time list. It battled bravely against relegation, but eventually returned to level two after just one year, as second from bottom; the season started on a high note, however, with a 1–0 home win against eventual champions Barcelona.[2]

Season to season[edit]

Season Division Place Copa del Rey
1945/46 Regional
1946/47 4th
1947/48 11th
1948/49 3rd
1949/50 13th
1950/51 17th
1951/52 13th
1952/53 6th
1953/54 12th
1954/55 3rd
1955/56 7th
1956/57 9th
1957/58 5th
1958/59 7th
1959/60 15th
1960/61 3rd
1961/62 1st
1962/63 1st
1963/64 2nd
1964/65 3rd
Season Division Place Copa del Rey
1965/66 1st
1966/67 15th
1967/68 6th
1968/69 14th
1969/70 12th
1970/71 Reg. Pref. 16th
1971/72 1ª Reg. 1st
1972/73 Reg. Pref. 10th
1973/74 Reg. Pref. 13th
1974/75 Reg. Pref. 15th
1975/76 Reg. Pref. 15th
1976/77 Reg. Pref. 12th
1977/78 Reg. Pref. 1st
1978/79 5th
1979/80 14th
1980/81 13th
1981/82 4th
1982/83 7th
1983/84 2nd
1984/85 8th
Season Division Place Copa del Rey
1985/86 11th
1986/87 8th
1987/88 4th
1988/89 1st
1989/90 2ªB 13th
1990/91 2ªB 11th
1991/92 2ªB 10th
1992/93 2ªB 8th
1993/94 2ªB 3rd
1994/95 2ªB 2nd
1995/96 2ªB 8th Quarterfinals
1996/97 2ªB 2nd
1997/98 17th
1998/99 3rd
1999/00 17th
Season Division Place Copa del Rey
2000/01 20th
2001/02 17th
2002/03 14th
2003/04 3rd
2004/05 19th
2005/06 8th
2006/07 8th
2007/08 1st
2008/09 19th
2009/10 8th
2010/11 10th Second round
2011/12 10th Third round
2012/13 12th Second round
2013/14 —– Second round

Current squad[edit]

The numbers are established according to the official website: www.cdnumancia.com and www.lfp.es Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Spain GK Biel Ribas
2 France DF Mickaël Gaffoor
3 Spain DF Adrián Ripa
5 Spain DF Francisco Regalón
6 Spain DF José Isidoro
7 Spain MF Miguel Ángel Nieto
8 Spain FW Miguel Palanca
9 Spain FW Pedro Martín (on loan from Atlético Madrid)
10 Venezuela MF Julio Álvarez
11 Spain FW Javi Del Pino (captain)
13 Spain GK Raúl (on loan from Athletic Bilbao)
14 Spain MF Víctor Andrés
No. Position Player
15 Equatorial Guinea DF Carlos Akapo
16 Spain MF Juanma
17 Spain MF Marc Pedraza
18 Spain MF Vicente
19 Spain FW Natalio
20 Spain MF Antonio Tomás
21 Spain MF Miguel Bedoya
22 Spain MF Javi Bonilla
23 Spain FW Sergi Enrich
24 Spain MF David González
27 Spain FW David Martín
29 Spain MF Luis Valcarce

Out on loan[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Spain MF Asier (at Sestao River)
No. Position Player
Spain FW Diego Antón (at Arandina)

Honours/achievements[edit]

Former players[edit]

see also Category:CD Numancia players

References[edit]

External links[edit]