AD Alcorcón

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Alcorcón
AD Alcorcón logo.svg
Full nameAgrupación Deportiva Alcorcón S.A.D.
Nickname(s)Los Alfareros (The Potters)
Founded20 July 1971; 50 years ago (20 July 1971)
GroundSanto Domingo, Alcorcón,
Madrid, Spain
Capacity5,100[1]
OwnerJosh Harris
PresidentIván Bravo
Head coachJuan Antonio Anquela
LeagueSegunda División
2020–21Segunda División, 17th of 22
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Agrupación Deportiva Alcorcón S.A.D. is a Spanish football team based in Alcorcón, in the autonomous community of Madrid. Founded in 1971, it currently plays in Segunda División, holding home matches at the Municipal de Santo Domingo, with a 5,100 seat capacity.[2]

History[edit]

Founded in 1971 by Dionisio Muñoz Jerez. The founding act of the club was signed on 20 July that year.[3] Alcorcón spent roughly its first 30 years of existence in between the fourth division and the regional leagues. Alcorcón played its first match on 8 September 1971 against Atlético Madrid (youth team) and lost it 0:2.[3] In 2000–01, it made its Segunda División B debut, finishing in 12th place, and spending the following seasons immersed in mid-table positions. The 2003–04 season Alcolcórn led by coach Raúl González finished in 10th position in Segunda División B.[4]

In 2008–09, a third place in the regular season meant Alcorcón was allowed to appear in the promotion play-offs for the first time in its history. After disposing of Sant Andreu and Alcoyano, the club was ousted by Real Unión of Irun in the final round with a 3–1 aggregate scoreline.

2009–10 Copa del Rey[edit]

On 27 October 2009, Alcorcón secured the most famous victory in its history after it defeated La Liga powerhouse Real Madrid 4–0 at home in the first leg of its round-of-32 match in the Copa del Rey.[5] In the club's first ever official match against a team from the top flight, its opponent fielded nine international players in its starting eleven: Jerzy Dudek, Álvaro Arbeloa, Raúl Albiol, Christoph Metzelder, Royston Drenthe, Mahamadou Diarra, Guti, Esteban Granero, Raúl, Rafael van der Vaart and Karim Benzema, with Ruud van Nistelrooy, Fernando Gago and Marcelo appearing as substitutes in the second-half.[6]

On 10 November, in the second leg at the Santiago Bernabéu, the club lost 1–0, but won 4–1 on aggregate, thereby going through to the next round of 16,[7] where the club was ousted by Racing de Santander, 2–3 on aggregate.

2010–present[edit]

Following the Alcorconazo, in the 2009–10 season, Alcorcón was finally promoted to level two after defeating Pontevedra (3–0 on aggregate) and Ontinyent (4–3 on aggregate) in the promotion play-offs. In the second tier, the club played twice the promotion play-offs but were defeated by Real Valladolid in the final of the 2012 edition and by Girona in the semi-finals of the 2013 edition.

In 2017, Alcorcón qualified to the Copa del Rey quarter-finals for the first time in their history after a penalty shoot-out victory over Espanyol, but were beaten 2–0 on aggregate by Alavés. The club was 13th in the 2017–18 season in the Segunda División, just 4 points away from being relegated,[8] and also struggled in the next campaign, but retained its place in Segunda División after finishing the season in the 14th position.[9]

Season to season[edit]

Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
1971–72 6 3ª Reg. 1st
1972–73 5 2ª Reg. 1st
1973–74 5 1ª Reg. 2nd
1974–75 4 Reg. Pref. 4th
1975–76 4 Reg. Pref. 3rd
1976–77 4 Reg. Pref. 5th
1977–78 4 19th First round
1978–79 5 Reg. Pref. 1st
1979–80 4 3rd Second round
1980–81 4 5th First round
1981–82 4 9th Second round
1982–83 4 12th
1983–84 4 9th
1984–85 4 4th
1985–86 4 10th Third round
1986–87 4 17th
1987–88 4 19th
1988–89 5 Reg. Pref. 3rd
1989–90 5 Reg. Pref. 1st
1990–91 4 19th
Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
1991–92 5 Reg. Pref. 10th
1992–93 5 Reg. Pref. 1st
1993–94 4 16th
1994–95 4 21st
1995–96 5 Reg. Pref. 3rd
1996–97 5 Reg. Pref. 2nd
1997–98 4 20th
1998–99 5 Reg. Pref. 1st
1999–2000 4 5th
2000–01 3 2ª B 12th
2001–02 3 2ª B 16th
2002–03 3 2ª B 7th
2003–04 3 2ª B 10th First round
2004–05 3 2ª B 11th
2005–06 3 2ª B 7th
2006–07 3 2ª B 11th
2007–08 3 2ª B 14th
2008–09 3 2ª B 3rd
2009–10 3 2ª B 1st Round of 16
2010–11 2 9th Round of 32
Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
2011–12 2 4th Round of 16
2012–13 2 5th Third round
2013–14 2 9th Round of 16
2014–15 2 11th Second round
2015–16 2 7th Second round
2016–17 2 18th Quarter-finals
2017–18 2 13th Second round
2018–19 2 14th Third round
2019–20 2 10th First round
2020–21 2 17th Round of 32
2021–22 2

Current squad[edit]

The numbers are established according to the official website: www.adalcorcon.com and www.lfp.es

As of 28 July 2021

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Spain ESP Dani Jiménez
2 DF Spain ESP Laure (captain)
3 DF Spain ESP José Carlos
4 DF Panama PAN Fidel Escobar
5 MF Spain ESP Juan Aguilera
6 MF Spain ESP Ander Gorostidi
9 FW Spain ESP Marc Gual
10 MF Spain ESP Hugo Fraile
11 MF Spain ESP Ernesto Gómez
13 GK Spain ESP Samu Casado
14 MF Spain ESP Juanma Bravo
16 DF Spain ESP Carlos Bellvís
No. Pos. Nation Player
17 DF Venezuela VEN Víctor García
18 FW Spain ESP Xisco
19 DF Spain ESP David Fernández
22 FW Spain ESP Óscar Arribas
29 DF Spain ESP Javier Castro
35 GK Spain ESP Chus Ruiz
GK Spain ESP José Aurelio Suárez
DF Spain ESP Carlos Hernández
DF Argentina ARG Nicolás Gorosito
MF Spain ESP Asier Córdoba
FW Spain ESP Juan Hernández

Returning from loan[edit]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
DF Cuba CUB Cavafe
MF Bosnia and Herzegovina BIH Armin Hodžić
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF Spain ESP Pipo
FW Spain ESP Mario González

Reserve team[edit]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player

Out on loan[edit]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
DF Spain ESP Barbu (at Real Unión until 30 June 2022)
DF Spain ESP Edu Viaña (at Atlético Mancha Real until 30 June 2022)
MF Spain ESP Aitor González (at Tudelano until 30 June 2022)
MF Spain ESP Miki Muñoz (at Navalcarnero until 30 June 2022)
No. Pos. Nation Player
FW Spain ESP Ale Llamas (at Antequera until 30 June 2022)
FW Spain ESP Álvaro Juan (at Cultural Leonesa until 30 June 2022)
FW Spain ESP Gabri López (at Izarra until 30 June 2022)

Current technical staff[edit]

Position Staff
Manager Spain Juan Antonio Anquela
Assistant manager Spain Juanjo Carretero
Fitness coach Spain Asen
Goalkeeping coach Spain Javi Roda
Analyst Spain Dani Mayo

Last updated: January 2021
Source: AD Alcorcón

Notable coaches[edit]

Reserve team[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Información" (in Spanish). AD Alcorcón. Retrieved 26 September 2020.
  2. ^ "INFORMACIÓN AGRUPACIÓN DEPORTIVA ALCORCÓN | Alcorcón - Web Oficial". INFORMACIÓN AGRUPACIÓN DEPORTIVA ALCORCÓN | Alcorcón - Web Oficial (in Spanish). Retrieved 17 October 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Nacimiento de la A.D. Alcorcón | Alcorcón - Web Oficial". Nacimiento de la A.D. Alcorcón | Alcorcón - Web Oficial (in Spanish). Retrieved 9 October 2019.
  4. ^ "Nueva etapa en 2ª División "B" | Alcorcón - Web Oficial". Nueva etapa en 2ª División "B" | Alcorcón - Web Oficial (in Spanish). Retrieved 9 October 2019.
  5. ^ Lowe, Sid (27 October 2009). "Real Madrid thrashed by lowly Alcorcón in Copa del Rey". The Guardian. Retrieved 11 November 2009.
  6. ^ El ridículo del Madrid en Alcorcón, 1 por 1 (Real Madrid's travesty in Alcorcón, 1 by 1) (in Spanish)
  7. ^ Real Madrid 1–0 Alcorcon: Segunda B minnows hold on for historic aggregate win
  8. ^ "2017-2018 La Liga 2 Stats". FBref.com. Retrieved 9 October 2019.
  9. ^ "2018-2019 La Liga 2 Stats". FBref.com. Retrieved 5 November 2019.

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