Villarreal CF B

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Villarreal B
Villarreal CF logo.svg
Full nameVillarreal Club de Fútbol S.A.D. "B"
Nickname(s)El Submarino Amarillo
(Yellow Submarine)
Founded1999
GroundCiudad Deportiva, Villarreal,
Valencia, Spain
Capacity5,000
PresidentFernando Roig
Head coachMiguel Álvarez
League1ª RFEF
2020–212ª B – Group 3 (B), 3rd of 10
2ª B – Group 3 (C), 6th of 6

Villarreal Club de Fútbol "B" is a Spanish football team based in Villarreal, in the autonomous community of Valencia. Founded in 1999, it is the reserve team of Villarreal CF and plays in Segunda División B – Group 3, holding home games at Ciudad Deportiva Villarreal CF, with a 5,000-seat capacity.

Background[edit]

Unlike in other nations such as England, reserve teams in Spain play in the same football pyramid as their senior team rather than a separate league. However, reserve teams cannot play in the same division as their senior team. Therefore, the team is ineligible for promotion to the division in which the main side plays. Also, if the main team is relegated to the division in which its reserve side played in the prior season (which happened in 2011–12[1]), the reserve team is automatically relegated to the division below the main team. Reserve teams are also no longer permitted to enter the Copa del Rey.

Premier League International Cup[edit]

Villarreal successfully applied to compete in the 2014–15, 2015–16 and 2016–17 versions of the England-based Premier League International Cup. They won the tournament in 2016, beating PSV in the final. Most of Villarreal's players in this Under-23 tournament have been drawn from the B side with some additions from C Team and the Juvenil group.

Season to season[edit]

Season Tier Division Place
1999–2000 7 2ª Reg. 2nd
2000–01 6 1ª Reg. 1st
2001–02 5 Pref. 5th
2002–03 5 Pref. 1st
2003–04 4 3rd
2004–05 4 5th
2005–06 4 1st
2006–07 4 2nd
2007–08 3 2ªB 11th
2008–09 3 2ªB 2nd
2009–10 2 7th
2010–11 2 17th
2011–12 2 12th
2012–13 3 2ªB 9th
2013–14 3 2ªB 11th
2014–15 3 2ªB 10th
2015–16 3 2ªB 2nd
2016–17 3 2ªB 6th
2017–18 3 2ªB 2nd
2018–19 3 2ªB 3rd
Season Tier Division Place
2019–20 3 2ªB 6th
2020–21 3 2ªB 3rd[a]
6th[b]
2021–22 3 1ª RFEF
  1. ^ In Group 3 (subgroup A), first phase
  2. ^ In Group 3 (subgroup C), second phase

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 3 February 2021

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Spain ESP Marc Vidal
2 DF Spain ESP Dani Tasende
3 DF Spain ESP Edu Adell
4 DF Spain ESP Adrián de la Fuente
5 DF Spain ESP José Manuel Copete
6 MF Spain ESP Sergio Lozano
7 MF Uruguay URU Ramiro Guerra
8 MF Romania ROU Andrei Rațiu
9 FW Spain ESP Álex Millán
10 FW Argentina ARG Juan Agüero
12 DF Uruguay URU Maxi Villa (on loan from Girona)
13 GK Denmark DEN Filip Jörgensen
14 FW Spain ESP Víctor Narro
15 DF Spain ESP Vadik Murria
No. Pos. Nation Player
16 FW Spain ESP Diego Collado
17 FW South Korea KOR Jun-hyuk Ahn
18 MF Spain ESP Carlo Adriano
19 MF Spain ESP Carlos Beitia
20 FW Spain ESP Juan Carlos Arana
21 FW Scotland SCO Jack Harper (on loan from Getafe)
22 DF Spain ESP Juan Antonio Ros
24 DF Spain ESP Lanchi
25 GK Andorra AND Iker Álvarez
26 MF Spain ESP Antonio Pacheco
27 MF Romania ROU Andi Bogdan
28 DF Spain ESP Dani Pereiro
30 FW France FRA Haissem Hassan
DF Spain ESP Ramón Bueno (captain)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "El filial se ve obligado a descender a Segunda B tras el descenso del Villarreal" [Reserves forced to relegate after Villarreal relegation] (in Spanish). Vavel. 14 May 2012. Retrieved 28 January 2014.

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