The oldest teams in Spain (by regions)

The oldest teams in Spain (by regions)
Map of Spain with the flags of the different autonomous communities (Photo: Deposiphotos)

In this article we will collect the oldest teams in Spain in each of the Autonomous communities that make up the country. Surely more than one you get along an already not always the biggest surprise is the oldest place.

GALICIA: RC DEPORTIVO

The Whites is Dean Galicia and one of the oldest teams in Spain, specifically the 16th . It was founded in the year 1906.

ASTURIAS: REAL AVILÉS

One possible 'surprises’ for amateur neutral. The Real Aviles It is the oldest club Asturias. In fact, It was founded in year 1903 making it the eighth oldest of Spain team.

CANTABRIA: Gymnastic TORRELAVEGA

Another of the veterans on the national scene. Its foundation 28 September 1907 make the club Torrelavega the oldest Cantabria.

BASQUE COUNTRY: ATHLETIC CLUB

A classic of football and a fixture in First Division which has never moved. The Athletic Club He was born in year 1898 which makes it the oldest Country and one of the oldest teams in Spain (the third).

THE RIOJA: HARO SPORTS

The Haro Deportivo It is one of the humblest clubs this list. Dean of football riojano born in 1914 and he has never fought in professional football or First or Second Division although he reached the second B.

NAVARRA: CA Osasuna

The CA Osasuna It becomes the oldest team Navarra. The pamplonicas were born on 24 October 1920 which also puts them in 65th place nationwide.

ARAGON: SD ARENAS

Another 'surprises’ this list. The SD Arenas Zaragoza (whose first name was Arenas Sport Club) It is the oldest of Aragon. The club, totally amateur, he has played mostly in the lower categories of the Spanish Third Division football being the butt. It was founded in the 1927.

CATALONIA: CF PALAMÓS

Another unexpected surprise Stars Palamos CF. The Catalan team was born in 1898 allowing you to overtake the two great Catalonia, FC Barcelona (1899) and RCD Espanyol (1900).

VALENCIAN COMMUNITY: LEVANTE UD

Although there is some controversy with Burjassot (founded in 1913), the truth is that officially considered to Levante Dean club Valencia. Both Levante FC and Gimnástico were born in 1909 although they were merged into 1939.

MURCIA: REAL MURCIA

The Real Murcia comes a 1 from December to 1908 making it the oldest team in the region and 20th in Spain.

ANDALUSIA: Recreativo Huelva

Special mention in this article deserves Recreativo de Huelva. The Huelva club is not only the oldest Andalusia but is the dean of Spanish football. Its founding year is the 1889.

ESTREMADURA: CP Cacereño

Football in Estremadura He has suffered serious setbacks and have been several clubs who have had to refounded losing seniority (such as CF Extremadura, CD Badajoz CP Mérida). Thus, which he has been resisted Cacereño whose foundation dates from 1919.

Castile and Leon: SD PONFERRADINA

Leonine club is the oldest of all Castilla y León. The SD Ponferradina It arose in the year 1922 what also makes it the 69th oldest golf club in Spain.

MADRID: REAL MADRID

But close call Real Madrid gets the honor of being the oldest team in the region since it was created in 1902 ahead of his closest rival, the Atletico Madrid, founded in 1903 for a Basque students living in the capital of Spain.

CASTILLA LA MANCHA: CD TOLEDO

The Yugo-Unión Deportiva Socuéllamos Football Club was founded in 1924. Thus, It is the oldest club in Castilla La Mancha, ahead of clubs like him CD Toledo, whose foundation dates from 1928.

Balearic Islands: CD BINISSALEM

Founded in 1914, this humble Balearic club is the dean of the islands. He has always played in lower categories. His greatest achievement was to be promoted and played a single season in Second Division B.

CANARY ISLANDS: CD ICODENSE

Its official foundation date, 16 March 1912, makes it the oldest team of the Canary Islands. Share founding year with two other clubs like canaries are the RCD Race and the CD Tenerife.

CEUTA AND MELILLA: CEUTA AND MELILLA SD UD

Of course, we can not forget two Spanish cities like Ceuta Y Melilla to complete this article. The SD was born in Ceuta 1956 result of the merger AT historical. Tetouan military arrived in First Division Spanish. Meanwhile, the UD Melilla born this year 1943.

 

 

3 thoughts on “The oldest teams in Spain (by regions)

  1. Dear javi
    The oldest team in Navarra is not Osasuna ( 24-10-1920)It is the Aurrera de Liedena (20-03-1920)
    We, the people of Liedena, would like you to rectify it in your article
    Best regards

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