Club San Sebastián de León

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León Premier
Full name Club León Premier

Club León Premier was a Mexican football team. They were known as Santos de San Sebastián de León. The club was founded in 1944. The club is one among many club out of the state of Guanajuato that have played in the Primera División de México.

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Club San Sebastián de León was founded in 1944 and took its name from the city where they play out León. The club played its first official game on August 19, 1945 in the league tournament which they lost 1-0 to C.F. Monterrey. The club did not fare well in its first year, in the 19 round, for example, San Sebastián was defeated 9-2 by Atlante F.C..

From 1945-1951 the club played in the Primera División de México. In 5 tournament the club did not managed to finish better than 6th place. The club was relegated in 1951 under the management of Marcos Aurelio. San Sebastián go down in history as the first Mexican club to ever be relegated.

The club played a few more years in the Segunda División de México from 1952–59, but it would not ever play in the top division. San Sebastián came close to promotion in 1952, when they finished runner-up to La Piedad, and once again in 1954 when they again fell short, this time to Irapuato. Due to the poor play and lack of supporters the club was disbanded in 1959.

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