When the CD Logrones was a subsidiary of Real Valladolid

When the CD Logrones was a subsidiary of Real Valladolid
Squad of CD Logroñés in the season 1952-1953. Top from left to right: Eusebio Sanz, Aldonza, Angel, Oyón, Vallejo and Del Rio. Below from left to right: Glaría, Benito, Hidalgo, Badal, Blasco and Zubillaga (Eminence)

The CD Logroñés is one of those fetish clubs for romantic football lovers from the late 1960s. 80 Y 90 in Spain. The Riojan team has always been one of the most charismatic of the time as well as its stadium of Las Gaunas.


But nevertheless, there are things in the history of the rojiblanco club that for many can go unnoticed if they are not analyzed in depth. The Logroñés was about to achieve his first promotion to the First Division in the season 1951-1952 in which he finished in second position in Second Division North, only behind Real Oviedo who finished first and rose directly.

Meanwhile, the Riojan club had to dispute the promotion of promotion against Mestalla, Sporting Gijon, Santander, Ferrol Y Alcoyano finishing in fifth position so he stayed at the gates.

It was the season 1952-1953 when the CD Logrones became a subsidiary of Valladolid. From the blanquivioleta team, that at that time militated in First Division, several loaned players arrived, specific 9, within the agreement between both clubs. Among them stood out the goalkeeper Mambrilla and the defender Esquisabel, who came to debut in First with Valladolid.

The goal of the rojiblancos for that campaign was to get back into the top three to contest the promotion promotion but it could not be and the Logroñés had to settle for fifth place. At the end of the season, the Rioja club decided to unilaterally break the agreement with the Real Valladolid considering that the agreement was not being fulfilled, so the union between the two lasted a single year.

The following season came the economic problems that have plagued the Logroño team throughout history and after several negative seasons in sports, there was a decline in the 1956-1957 so the dream of Primera should wait, specifically 30 More years.

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