Sevilla FC (women)

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Sevilla
Full name Sevilla Fútbol Club Femenino
Nickname(s) Sevillistas
Las Rojiblancas (Red-Whites)
Las nervionenses
Founded 2008
Ground Viejo Nervión,
Seville, Andalusia, Spain
Capacity 8,000
Chairman José Castro Carmona
Manager Francisco Jiménez Licera
League Primera División
2017-18 Primera División, 12th
Website Club website
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Sevilla FC Femenino is a Spanish women's football team, representing Sevilla FC. It currently competes in Primera División.

History[edit]

Collaboration with CD Híspalis[edit]

In 2004 Sevilla FC signed a collaboration with local Superliga Femenina team CD Híspalis. While remaining an independent club, Híspalis played for the next three seasons in Sevilla FC's training facilities using its name, kit and badge. The team improved significantly and in 2006 it was the runner-up of the Superliga, losing what would have been their first title to RCD Espanyol on the goal average.[1] Sevilla's Auxiliadora Jiménez was the season's top scorer.[2]

Sevilla/Híspalis declined as fast as it emerged, and in 2008 it ended last in the table and relegated to the second tier.

Sevilla FC own team[edit]

Following the resulting relegation Sevilla FC broke with Híspalis and created their own women's team in 2008, beginning from the regional categories. In 2009 the team reached Primera Nacional, as it was then known Segunda División, but was instead promoted directly to the Superliga as RFEF decided to expand the category with women's sections of clubs from the male leagues.[3]

Sevilla played two seasons in the Superliga before being relegated in 2011.[4] The following year it returned to the top category after topping its group and beating Oiartzun KE and CD Femarguín in the promotion play-offs.[5] They were relegated to the Segunda División at the end of the 2014–15 Primera División season before returning to the Primera División after the 2016–2017 season.

Season to season[edit]

Season Div. Pos. Copa de la Reina
2009/10 11th
2010/11 20th
2011/12 1st
2012/13 12th
2013/14 14th
2014/15 16th
2015/16 3rd
2016/17 1st
2017/18

Current squad[edit]

As of 4 April 2018

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

No. Position Player
2 Spain DF Rocío Delgado
3 Spain DF Lucía Ramírez
4 Spain DF Marta Carrasco
6 Spain MF Andrea Domínguez
7 Spain DF Natalia Benítez
8 Spain MF Nagore Calderón
9 Spain FW Oliva Polvillo
10 Spain MF Alicia Fuentes
11 Spain FW Lucía Méndez
12 Spain FW Jennifer Morilla
13 Spain GK Noelia Gil
14 Spain DF María Bores
15 Spain MF Amparito Delgado
16 Spain MF Saira Posada
19 Spain MF Olga Carmona
No. Position Player
21 Spain DF Maite Albarrán
23 Spain FW Raquel Pinel
24 Spain MF Claudia Fernández
25 Spain MF Blanca Moreno
26 Spain GK Carmen Gordillo
28 Spain MF María Gómez
29 Spain MF Ana Franco
Spain GK Noelia Ramos
Spain DF Candela Gallego
Chile MF Karen Araya
Chile MF Francisca Lara
Spain MF Teresa
Spain FW Maca
United States FW Toni Payne

Former players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Soccerway
  2. ^ [2] El País
  3. ^ [3] Diario Marca
  4. ^ [4] Soccerway
  5. ^ Sevilla Femenino beats Femarguín and is promoted to the top category. Andalusia Sports Journalists Federation, 28 May 2012