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 , holding home games at Segunda División , with a 9,025-seat capacity. Nuevo Estadio Los Pajaritos
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 , the club made consistent progress, reaching the Tercera División 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 Numancia drew in the first leg and took the lead in the second. [2 ]
Following a 1–3 loss at Sporting Gijón on 2 November 2008, Numancia had conceded a total of 200 goals in the top division in slightly more than three seasons, 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, even though the season had started on a high note with a 1–0 home win against eventual champions Barcelona. [3 ]
Honours/achievements [ edit ]
Season to season [ edit ]
Copa del Rey
Copa del Rey
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 defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Out on loan [ edit ]
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Former players [ edit ]
Managers [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]