Linares Deportivo

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Linares Deportivo
Linares Deportivo logo.png
Full nameLinares Deportivo
Nickname(s)Azulillos (Little Blues)
Founded2009
(as Agrupación Deportiva Linares)
GroundLinarejos, Linares,
Andalusia, Spain
Capacity12,000
ChairmanJesús Medina
ManagerJuan Arsenal
League3ª – Group 9
2016–172ª B – Group 4, 16th

Linares Deportivo is a Spanish football team based in Linares, Jaén, in the autonomous community of Andalusia. Founded in 2009 as a replacement for dissolved CD Linares, it plays in Tercera División – Group 9. The team's stadium is Estadio de Linarejos, with a capacity of 12,000 seats.

History[edit]

Linares Deportivo was founded in 2009 under the name of Agrupación Deportiva Linares, as a replacement for dissolved CD Linares.[1]

The club first reached the fourth division three years later, despite finishing second in the fifth level.[2] In 2014–15, after winning its group, Linares defeated CD Castellón 3–0 on aggregate to win promotion to Segunda División B.[3]

Club background[edit]

  • SG Linarense(1909–20)
  • Linares FC(1920–29)
  • Gimnástica Linarense(1929–31)
  • Linares Deportivo (I)(1940–46)
  • Atlético Linares(1946–48)
  • CD Linares (I)(1952–64)
  • Linares CF(1960–90)
  • Santana Linares(1965–67)
  • CD Linares (II)(1990–2009)
  • Linares Deportivo(2009–present)

Season to season[edit]

Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
2009/10 7 1ª Prov. 1st
2010/11 6 Reg. Pref. 1st
2011/12 5 1ª And. 2nd
2012/13 4 5th
2013/14 4 2nd
2014/15 4 1st
2015/16 3 2ªB 16th Second round
2016/17 3 2ªB 16th
2017/18 4 7th
2018/19 4 2nd

Current squad[edit]

As of 20 May 2017

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 Lopito
Spain GK Cristian Arco
Spain DF Álvaro Vega
Spain DF Gonzalo Llerena
Spain DF Higinio
Spain DF Ismael Gallar
Spain DF Jony Rosales
Spain DF Sergio García
Spain MF Joselu
Spain MF Chomfli
Spain MF José Corpas
Spain MF David Cuerva
No. Position Player
Spain MF David Gámiz
Spain MF Juanfran Calzado
Spain MF Fran Lara
Spain MF Rodri
Spain MF José Rueda
Spain MF Luis Lara
Spain FW Casi
Spain FW Chus Hevia
Spain FW Ian González
Spain FW Mario Martos
Spain FW Pekes

References[edit]

  1. ^ El debut histórico del AD Linares da espectáculo (The historical debut from AD Linares is a show); Ideal, 24 August 2009 ‹See Tfd›(in Spanish)
  2. ^ Torres y Vilaseca ascienden a Tercera División con el Linares Deportivo (Torres and Vilaseca are promoted to Tercera División with Linares Deportivo); 28 May 2012 ‹See Tfd›(in Spanish)
  3. ^ "El Castellón no remonta ante el Linares y deberá pasar dos eliminatorias más" [Castellón fail to bounce back against Linares and must go through two more play-off rounds] (in Spanish). Castellón Confidencial. 1 June 2015. Retrieved 18 April 2017.

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