CD Tropezón

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Tropezón
CD Tropezón.png
Full name Club Deportivo Tropezón
Founded 1983
Ground Santa Ana,
Tanos, Torrelavega,
Cantabria, Spain
Ground Capacity 1,500
Chairman Spain Valentín Gutiérrez
Manager Spain Manuel "Lolo" Herrera
League 3ª – Group 3
2015–16 3ª – Group 3, 9th

Club Deportivo Tropezón is a football team based in Tanos, Torrelavega in the autonomous community of Cantabria. Founded in 1983, it plays in the Tercera División league, group 3. Its stadium is Santa Ana with a capacity of 1,500 seats.

History[edit]

El Tropezón was founded in 1981 by a few young neighbours from Tanos. Their intention was to create a "Cultural, Sport, Social and Gastronomic" club and to name it "El Tropezón", the club has been promoting aspects ever since it was founded and continues today.

During the first years of the club, the team played in the Primera Regional and Regional Preferente leagues, in which the team played for 7 years.

In the season 1990/1991 the team was promoted to Tercera División league, starting a new era for the club. For another 7 years they will remain in this category. In the 94/95 season, the team plays its first promotion series. The team wins the 96-97 and 97-98 leagues, finally achieving the promotion to Segunda División B.

The team started its first year in Segunda División B playing the field they rented until, on 29 November 1998 they were relocated in the newly open "Santa Ana". The limited budget and the inexperience relegates the team back to Tercera División for the season 1999-2000. The 1999-2000 would last only another year after finishing second in the league and winning in Guecho against the historic Arenas Club in the promotion series.

The return to the Segunda División B turned out to be a disappointment for the club, again the limited budget could not save the team from been relegated to Tercera División once again.

Since them the team has remained in Tercera División, playing the promotion series in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2013. Is in year, 2013, when the team will earn the promotion back to Segunda División B. In the 2013–14 season, the team played in the League against Cantabria's most successful team, Racing de Santander, which lost two categories in a row.

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
1983/84 6 2ª Reg. 7th
1984/85 6 1ª Reg. 1st
1985/86 5 Reg. Pref. 10th
1986/87 5 Reg. Pref. 8th
1987/88 5 Reg. Pref. 6th
1988/89 5 Reg. Pref. 5th
1989/90 5 Reg. Pref. 4th
1990/91 5 Reg. Pref. 1st
1991/92 4 10th
1992/93 4 7th
1993/94 4 6th First round
1994/95 4 4th
1995/96 4 3rd
1996/97 4 1st
1997/98 4 1st
1998/99 3 2ªB 19th Second round
1999/00 4 2nd
Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
2000/01 3 2ªB 19th
2001/02 4 3rd
2002/03 4 3rd
2003/04 4 2nd
2004/05 4 5th
2005/06 4 5th
2006/07 4 3rd
2007/08 4 8th
2008/09 4 3rd
2009/10 4 3rd
2010/11 4 7th
2011/12 4 5th
2012/13 4 1st
2013/14 3 2ªB 15th First round
2014/15 3 2ªB 19th
2015/16 4 9th
2016/17 4 2nd

Campo de fútbol de Santa Ana, home of Tropezón

Current squad[edit]

As of 7 February 2015

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 Iván
Spain GK Andoni
Spain DF Cote
Spain DF Jaime Bustillo
Spain DF Nacho
Spain DF Carlos Estrada
Spain DF Iñaki
Spain DF Fer
Spain MF Fran Sota
Spain MF Sergio Conde
Spain MF Luis González
No. Position Player
Equatorial Guinea MF Igor
Spain MF Lucho
Spain FW Rafa
Spain FW Álex
Spain FW Juan Fresno
Spain FW Dani
Spain FW Juan Carlos
Spain FW Primo
Spain FW Perujo
Spain FW Vitali Bilous

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