CD Castellón

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Castellón
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Full nameClub Deportivo Castellón, S.A.D.
Founded20 July 1922
GroundNou Castàlia, Castellón,
Valencia, Spain
Capacity16,000
OwnerCapital Albinegro[1]
PresidentVicente Montesinos
Head coachÓscar Cano
League2ªB – Group 3
2017–183ª – Group 6, 2nd

Club Deportivo Castellón, S.A.D. is a Spanish football team based in Castellón de la Plana, in the Valencian Community. Founded in 20 July 1922, it currently plays in the Segunda División B, holding home games at Nou Estadi Castàlia, which has a capacity of 16,000.

History[edit]

Football first appeared in the town in 1911, and after a period of time under the consecutive denominations "Deportivo", "Castalia", "Gimnástico", "Cultural" and "Cervantes", Club Deportivo Castellón was founded on 22 July 1922.

The club featured periodically in the top flight, finishing fifth in 1972–73 and adding a Cup final appearance with a team featuring Vicente del Bosque, who later moved to Real Madrid, serving the club as both a player and coach.

On 29 August 1991, in an extraordinary assembly, the conversion of the club to S.A.D was approved. The first team had just relegated into division two, and would drop another level to the third three years later, in a spell which would last more than one decade.

In the 2004–05 season, Castellón finished fourth in Segunda B, eventually winning its promotion playoffs (both matches) and achieving a return to the silver category. The club's stint in the division would last five years, as relegation would befall in 2009–10, with the Valencian Community outfit ranking last, 13 points behind the following team.

On 18 July 2011, due to the team not paying its players, Castellón was excluded from the third division, being relegated to the fourth.[2] In June 2017, former player Pablo Hernández became joint owner of the club, leading a consortium alongside Angel Dealbert, businessman Vicente Montesinos and others.[3][4]

On 21 March 2018, Castellón beat the record of seasonal tickets in the fourth division previously held by Real Oviedo with 12,700,[5] establishing the new record at 12,867.[6] On 24 June, it returned to the third tier after a seven-year absence.

Season to season[edit]

Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
1929 3 3rd Quarterfinals
1929/30 3 1st Round of 16
1930/31 2 5th Quarterfinals
1931/32 2 7th Round of 16
1932/33 2 10th Round of 16
1933/34
1934/35
1935/36
1939/40 2 4th
1940/41 2 1st Round of 16
1941/42 1 8th Round of 16
1942/43 1 4th Round of 16
1943/44 1 5th Round of 16
1944/45 1 8th Quarterfinals
1945/46 1 8th 1st round
1946/47 1 14th Quarterfinals
1947/48 2 12th Quarterfinals
1948/49 2 8th 4th Round
1949/50 2 16th 2nd round
1950/51 3 3rd
Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
1951/52 3 6th
1952/53 3 1st
1953/54 2 5th
1954/55 2 12th
1955/56 2 16th
1956/57 2 20th
1957/58 3 2nd
1958/59 3 12th
1959/60 3 2nd
1960/61 2 13th Round of 32
1961/62 3 3rd
1962/63 3 10th
1963/64 3 1st
1964/65 3 1st
1965/66 3 1st
1966/67 2 3rd Round of 32
1967/68 2 10th Round of 32
1968/69 3 1st
1969/70 2 11th Round of 32
1970/71 2 6th Round of 32
Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
1971/72 2 2nd Round of 16
1972/73 1 5th Runners-up
1973/74 1 16th Round of 16
1974/75 2 6th 4th Round
1975/76 2 12th 1st round
1976/77 2 14th 2nd round
1977/78 2 14th 3rd Round
1978/79 2 11th 1st round
1979/80 2 5th 4th Round
1980/81 2 1st 4th Round
1981/82 1 18th 3rd Round
1982/83 2 15th 1st round
1983/84 2 10th Round of 16
1984/85 2 12th Quarterfinals
1985/86 2 5th Round of 16
1986/87 2 4th 4th Round
1987/88 2 11th Quarterfinals
1988/89 2 1st 3rd Round
1989/90 1 14th 2nd round
1990/91 1 19th 4th Round
Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
1991/92 2 15th Round of 16
1992/93 2 10th 4th Round
1993/94 2 17th 4th Round
1994/95 3 2ªB 4th 2nd round
1995/96 3 2ªB 6th 1st round
1996/97 3 2ªB 9th 1st round
1997/98 3 2ªB 5th
1998/99 3 2ªB 9th
1999/00 3 2ªB 7th
2000/01 3 2ªB 10th 1st round
2001/02 3 2ªB 13th 1st round
2002/03 3 2ªB 1st
2003/04 3 2ªB 4th 2nd round
2004/05 3 2ªB 4th 2nd round
2005/06 2 12th 1st round
2006/07 2 14th Round of 32
2007/08 2 5th 2nd round
2008/09 2 7th Round of 32
2009/10 2 22nd 2nd round
2010/11 3 2ªB 10th 2nd round
Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
2011/12 4 9th
2012/13 4 4th
2013/14 4 15th
2014/15 4 1st
2015/16 4 3rd Second round
2016/17 4 4th
2017/18 4 2nd
2018/19 3 2ªB 15th Second round
2019/20 3 2ªB

Current squad[edit]

As of 19 May 2019, according to official website

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

No. Position Player
1 Spain GK Álvaro Campos (3rd captain)
3 Venezuela DF Elián Guillén (on loan from Deportivo Lara)
4 Spain DF Francisco Regalón
5 Spain DF Eneko Satrústegui
6 Spain MF Marc Castells (vice-captain)
7 Spain MF Kilian Morante
8 Spain MF Antonio Caballero
9 Spain FW David Cubillas (captain)
10 Spain MF Rubén Díez
11 Spain FW Julio Delgado
12 Spain DF Rubén García
13 Spain GK Jesús López
No. Position Player
14 Spain MF Theo García
15 Spain DF Carlos Delgado (4th captain)
16 Spain MF Rafa Gálvez
17 Spain FW César Díaz
18 Spain FW Jairo Cárcaba
19 Spain FW Rubén Ramos
21 Spain DF Ramón Verdú
22 Spain FW Joseba Muguruza
23 Spain MF Óscar Fernández (on loan from Alcorcón)
25 Spain GK Nahum Pedre
27 Spain MF Pablo Roig

Owners[edit]

Source:[7][8]

CD Castellón Co-Owners Spain Pablo Hernández
CD Castellón Co-Owners Spain Ángel Dealbert
CD Castellón Co-Owners Spain Vicente Montesinos
CD Castellón Co-Owners Spain Javier Heredia
CD Castellón Co-Owners Spain Jordi Bruixola
CD Castellón Co-Owners Spain Pepe Mascarell

Last updated: 05 May 2018
Source: Yorkshire Evening Post

Honours[edit]

Famous players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dominic Booth (13 June 2017). "Former Swansea City and current Leeds United star Pablo Hernandez completes Spanish club takeover". Wales Online. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
  2. ^ Castellnou 2005 no paga y el CD Castellón militará la próxima temporada en Tercera División (Castellnou 2005 does not pay and CD Castellón will play in Tercera División next season); La Plana al Día, 18 July 2011 (in Spanish)
  3. ^ Dominic Booth (13 June 2017). "Former Swansea City and current Leeds United star Pablo Hernandez completes Spanish club takeover". Yorkshire Evening Post. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
  4. ^ Phil Hay (5 May 2018). "Big Interview: Leeds United's YEP Player of the Year Hernandez ... forged in the fires of Castellon". Yorkshire Evening Post. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
  5. ^ "El CD Castellón hace historia al superar el récord de abonados en Tercera División" (in Spanish). 21 March 2018. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
  6. ^ "El Castellón busca otro récord" (in Spanish). Levante-EMV. 4 July 2018. Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  7. ^ Dominic Booth (13 June 2017). "Former Swansea City and current Leeds United star Pablo Hernandez completes Spanish club takeover". Wales Online. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
  8. ^ Phil Hay (5 May 2018). "Big Interview: Leeds United's YEP Player of the Year Hernandez ... forged in the fires of Castellon". Yorkshire Evening Post. Retrieved 26 June 2018.

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