Atlético Madrid B

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Atlético Madrid B
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Full name Club Atlético de Madrid B
Nickname(s) Atleti
Founded 1966
Ground Estadio Cerro del Espino,
Majadahonda, Madrid,
Spain
Ground Capacity 3,500
President Enrique Cerezo
Manager Víctor Afonso
League 3ª – Group 7
2015–16 TBD
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Club Atlético de Madrid B is a Spanish football team based in Madrid, in the community of Madrid. Founded in 1966, it is the reserve team of Atlético Madrid and currently plays in Tercera División. They play their home games at Cerro del Espino Stadium.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1966 as Reyfra Atlético Club. In 1970 it absorbed Aviaco Madrileño CF, which was established in 1967 when Madrileño CF (1956–67) and AD Aviaco merged, became affiliated with Atlético Madrid and changed its name to Atlético Madrileño Club de Fútbol.

In 1991, the name changed to Atlético Madrid B. Having already played from 1980–86 in Segunda División, the reserves fluctuated between that level and Segunda División B – created in 1977 as the new third division – in the following decades. In the 1998–99 season, the team, which featured Rubén Baraja, future Valencia and Spain star in central midfield, finished in second position in division two, but was ineligible for La Liga promotion, so Numancia gained the automatic promotion slot instead.

The entire 2000s were spent in the third level, but several players continued to make the transition to the first team, including the likes of David de Gea, Álvaro Domínguez, Antonio López, Gabi, Mario Suárez, Koke and Ignacio Camacho.

Atlético Madrid B before a game in 2009

Season to season[edit]

  • As an independent club.
Season Division Place Copa del Rey
1967/68 10th
1968/69 11th
1969/70 5th
1970/71 5th
1971/72 3rd
1972/73 2nd
1973/74 11th
1974/75 10th
1975/76 5th
1976/77 5th
1977/78 2ªB 11th
1978/79 2ªB 10th
1979/80 2ªB 2nd
Season Division Place Copa del Rey
1980/81 14th
1981/82 10th
1982/83 13th
1983/84 14th
1984/85 14th
1985/86 20th
1986/87 2ªB 14th
1987/88 2ªB 11th
1988/89 2ªB 1st
1989/90 20th
1990/91 2ªB 8th
1991/92 2ªB 7th

  • As the reserve team of Atlético Madrid.
Season Division Place
1992/93 2ªB 7th
1993/94 2ªB 6th
1994/95 2ªB 9th
1995/96 2ªB 4th
1996/97 12th
1997/98 9th
1998/99 2nd
1999/00 17th
2000/01 2ªB 1st
2001/02 2ªB 10th
2002/03 2ªB 12th
2003/04 2ªB 1st
Season Division Place
2004/05 2ªB 6th
2005/06 2ªB 9th
2006/07 2ªB 14th
2007/08 2ªB 10th
2008/09 2ªB 13th
2009/10 2ªB 7th
2010/11 2ªB 11th
2011/12 2ªB 5th
2012/13 2ªB 7th
2013/14 2ªB 16th
2014/15 2ªB 18th
2015/16

Current squad[edit]

As of 12 March 2016[1]

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

No. Position Player
Spain GK Carlos Morales
Spain GK Bernabé Barragán
Spain GK Carlos Marín
Spain DF Tiri
Spain DF Dani Espejo
Spain DF Nacho Monsalve
France DF Theo Hernández
Spain DF Borja González
Spain DF Iván Márquez
Spain DF Rafa Muñoz
Senegal MF Arona Sané
Spain MF Samuel Villa
No. Position Player
Ghana MF Benjamín Asamoah
Cameroon MF Pierre Malong
Spain MF Andrés Mohedano
Senegal MF Pape Asane Mbodji
Spain MF Daniel Godoy Hernández
Spain FW Roberto Núñez
Spain FW Néstor Gordillo Benítez
Senegal FW Amath Diedhiou
Colombia FW Jorge Katime
Spain FW Juanma Labrador
Spain FW Prudencio Sáez Cabanes
Spain FW José Morente

Honours[edit]

Notable players[edit]

Note: this list includes players that have appeared in at least 100 league games and/or have reached international status.

Stadium[edit]

Cerro del Espino Stadium is located in the Spanish city of Madrid's sports facilities, in Majadahonda. It also serves as an habitual training ground for the main squad, and as the home ground of local CF Rayo Majadahonda (third division).

Besides, this facility hosts simposiums on rules of the National Professional Soccer League on stadia security.

  • Technical details:
    • Dimensions: 106x70 meters
    • Surface: Natural grass
    • Capacity: 3,376 spectators
    • Opening year: 1995
    • Services: Newsroom, radio booths and cafeteria of the club. There are also toilets and bars to the public
    • Address: Avenida Guadarrama, Majadahonda (Madrid)

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