When the CD Toledo was about to ascend to First Division
Today we would like to recall the story of a modest but historic club like CD Toledo who it was very close to realizing the dream of an entire city but was left with honey on the lips.
It happened in the season 1993-1994 and the Real Valladolid He crossed the path of green set to cut short the best season in its history.
The Toledo set, founded in 1928, He brought together a group of players to the delight of fans of the legendary Leaping Horse directed skillfully by Gonzalo Hurtado. Still more merit feat cobra team that 93-94 because it was a newly promoted Second B, category that was abandoned after gaining promotion in the 92-93.
The season in which CD Toledo had the best team in its history
Precisely the base of players who won promotion from category bronze to silver came close to completing another to the top flight of Spanish football. The Villalvilla, Moreiras, Marina, Pardina, Toño Castro O Paniagua They made two great seasons. Precisely the latter was able to score 30 goals (15 in each one of them) he became top scorer.
that season 1993-1994 important reinforcements arrived perfectly mated to the base and formed. Camarasa, My or self Siguenza (author 10 goals) They were very important throughout the course which allowed the team to finish four classification which allowed him to fight for promotion against Real Valladolid which it had been third to last in First.
The promotion to First Division was touched with the fingertips in the Salto del Caballo
In the first leg of that promotion, with a Leaping Horse full, the CD Toledo He was able to clinch a narrow win by 1-0 (work of Paniagua Of course) which allowed to dream of machada. But nevertheless, in turn set in Zorrilla pucelano traced with a blunt 4-0.
Thus the CD Toledo He awoke from his sleep and never again be so close to the elite but still remained several seasons in the category of silver and He was able to eliminate an entire Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey years later.