SD Huesca

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Huesca
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Full nameSociedad Deportiva Huesca, S.A.D.[1]
Founded1960
GroundEl Alcoraz, Huesca,
Aragon, Spain
Capacity7,638[2]
OwnerFundación Alcoraz
PresidentAgustín Lasaosa
Head coachFrancisco
LeagueLa Liga
2017–18Segunda División, 2nd (Promoted)
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Sociedad Deportiva Huesca, S.A.D., is a Spanish football club in Huesca, in the autonomous community of Aragon. Founded in 1960, SD Huesca is playing their very first season in La Liga in 2018, after promotion from La Liga 2 where they were runner-up last season. As recently as 2004, they were still participating in Tercera División (the 4th Teir of Spanish Football). SD Huesca play their home games at Estadio El Alcoraz, which seats 7,638 spectators.[2]

History[edit]

In 1910 Huesca CF was born, with Santos Solana as president. 16 years later it folded – after it had joined the Royal Spanish Football Federation in 1922 – but in 1929 CD Huesca, being renamed Unión Deportiva in 1940, took its place, but the club again disappeared in 1956 due to financial problems. Lorenzo Lera was the first associate of the club, which was enrolled in the Federation with the blaugrana colours as its founding members were Barcelona supporters.

One of the first games of written reference was a local derby against Bosco FC, a 3–5 loss. In the mid-1920s the club turned professional and, in 1926, a match against Barcelona was played at the Villa Isabel, in a 2–2 draw; In 1951, Huesca first reached Segunda División.

On 29 March 1960 Sociedad Deportiva Huesca was born, first playing in Segunda División B in 1977. In 2006 the club finished second in the Copa Federación de España, losing to Puertollano; in that same season it narrowly avoided relegation to Tercera División, after a dramatic play-off against Castillo.

In the 2006–07 campaign the club reached the play-offs for promotion to the second level, having lost a two-legged final against Córdoba CF. In the following season, it returned to the "silver category".

2008–09's second division was a regular one for Huesca, with the new league status being maintained with many rounds left. Rubén Castro, loaned by Deportivo La Coruña, was one of the most important players during the campaign, scoring 14 times, ninth-best in the league.

Relegation followed at the end of the 2012–13 season, but the club returned to the Segunda División in 2015 after a first-place finish and eventually a two-leg play-off victory over Huracán Valencia.

After the 2016–17 season, Huesca qualified for the promotion play-offs to La Liga for the first time ever, but was eliminated in the semifinals by Getafe. In the 2017–18 season, Huesca was promoted to La Liga for the first time in their history after winning 2–0 against Lugo.[3]

Season to season[edit]

Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
1960/61 4 Pref.
1961/62 3 11th
1962/63 3 2nd
1963/64 3 4th
1964/65 3 2nd
1965/66 3 3rd
1966/67 3 1st
1967/68 3 1st
1968/69 3 9th
1969/70 3 5th First round
1970/71 3 13th Second round
1971/72 3 12th Third round
1972/73 3 13th First round
1973/74 4 Pref. 1st
1974/75 3 16th Third round
1975/76 3 2nd First round
1976/77 3 8th Second round
1977/78 3 2ªB 12th Second round
1978/79 3 2ªB 13th Second round
1979/80 3 2ªB 14th First round
Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
1980/81 3 2ªB 17th
1981/82 3 2ªB 16th
1982/83 3 2ªB 12th
1983/84 3 2ªB 19th First round
1984/85 4 1st
1985/86 4 2nd First round
1986/87 4 7th First round
1987/88 4 7th
1988/89 4 4th
1989/90 4 1st
1990/91 3 2ªB 13th Fourth round
1991/92 3 2ªB 18th Third round
1992/93 4 1st Second round
1993/94 4 1st
1994/95 4 2nd
1995/96 3 2ªB 15th First round
1996/97 3 2ªB 16th
1997/98 4 17th
1998/99 4 5th
1999/00 4 2nd
Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
2000/01 4 4th
2001/02 3 2ªB 19th
2002/03 4 2nd
2003/04 4 4th
2004/05 3 2ªB 10th
2005/06 3 2ªB 16th
2006/07 3 2ªB 2nd
2007/08 3 2ªB 2nd Second round
2008/09 2 11th Second round
2009/10 2 13th Third round
2010/11 2 14th Third round
2011/12 2 13th Third round
2012/13 2 21st Third round
2013/14 3 2ªB 7th Second round
2014/15 3 2ªB 1st Round of 32
2015/16 2 12th Round of 32
2016/17 2 6th Round of 32
2017/18 2 2nd Second round
2018/19 1 Round of 32

Stadium[edit]

During the 1971–72 season Huesca decided to build a new football stadium, the team's third in its history, located in the hills of San Jorge. In Estadio El Alcoraz (7,638-seats capacity), the 1974 Amateur Cup of Spain final took place.

Training facilities[edit]

  • Name: Ciudad Deportiva San Jorge
  • Size: 100 x 64 m.
  • Grass: Artificial (since 2005)
  • Address: Extension Ricardo del Arco, s / n. – Phone: 974 24 29 25

Current squad[edit]

As of 12 March 2019.[4]

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 Javi Varas
2 Argentina DF Martín Mantovani (on loan from Las Palmas)
3 Spain DF Xabier Etxeita (3rd captain; on loan from Athletic Bilbao)
4 Spain DF Adrián Diéguez (on loan from Alavés)
5 Spain MF Juan Aguilera
6 Spain MF Moi Gómez (on loan from Sporting Gijón)
7 Spain MF David Ferreiro
8 Spain MF Gonzalo Melero (Vice-captain)
9 Colombia FW Cucho Hernández (on loan from Watford)
10 Spain MF Juanjo Camacho (Captain)
11 Spain FW Álex Gallar
12 Spain DF Javi Galán
13 Spain GK Roberto Santamaría
No. Position Player
14 Spain DF Jorge Pulido
15 Equatorial Guinea DF Carlos Akapo
16 Portugal DF Luisinho
17 Spain MF Christian Rivera (on loan from Las Palmas)
18 Spain DF Pablo Insua (on loan from Schalke 04)
19 Argentina MF Chimy Ávila (on loan from San Lorenzo)
20 Venezuela MF Juanpi (on loan from Málaga)
21 Venezuela MF Yangel Herrera (on loan from Manchester City)
22 Spain FW Enric Gallego
23 Argentina MF Damián Musto (on loan from Tijuana)
24 Spain DF Jorge Miramón (4th captain)
25 Serbia GK Aleksandar Jovanović

Youth team[edit]

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

No. Position Player
26 Spain DF Nacho Uche
27 Spain DF Javier Almerge
28 Spain DF Javito

Out on loan[edit]

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 Ander Bardají (on loan at Fuenlabrada until 30 June 2019)
Spain MF Eugeni (on loan at Albacete until 30 June 2019)
Honduras FW Jonathan Toro (on loan at Académica Coimbra until 30 June 2019)
No. Position Player
Turkey FW Serdar Gürler (on loan at Göztepe until 30 June 2019)
Spain FW Dani Escriche (on loan at Lugo until 30 June 2019)

Current technical staff[edit]

Position Staff
Manager Argentina Leo Franco
Assistant manager Argentina Eduardo Basigalup
Fitness coach Argentina Juan Manuel Alfano
Coach Spain Pablo Orbaiz
Goalkeeping coach Spain Adrián Mallén
Assistant Spain Adrián Sipán

Last updated: July 2018
Source: SD Huesca

Managers[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SOCIEDAD DEPORTIVA HUESCA" (in Spanish). SD Huesca. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Así es el nuevo Alcoraz: un estadio 'inglés' para una ciudad de Primera" [That is the new Alcoraz: an 'English' stadium for a city of La Liga] (in Spanish). Heraldo de Aragón. 13 September 2018. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  3. ^ "El Huesca es de Primera" [Huesca are in the Primera]. Diario AS (in Spanish). 21 May 2018. Retrieved 9 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Primer equipo" [Pantilla] (in Spanish). SD Huesca. Retrieved 24 October 2018.

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