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Castellón

Castellón is a football (soccer) club from Spain.

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About Castellón

Club Deportivo Castellón, S.A.D. is a List of football clubs in Spain based in Castellón de la Plana, in the Valencian Community. Founded in 1922, it currently plays in Tercera División, holding home games at Nou Estadi Castalia, which has a capacity of 16,000.

History

Football first appeared in the town in 1911 and, after a period of time under the consecutive denominations "Deportivo", "Castalia", "Gimnástico", "Cultural" and "Cervantes", Club Deportivo Castellón was founded on 22 July 1922.

The club featured periodically in the La Liga, finishing fifth in 1972–73 La Liga and adding a Copa del Rey final appearance with a team featuring Vicente del Bosque, who later moved to Real Madrid C.F., serving the club as both a player and coach.

On 29 August 1991, in an extraordinary assembly, the conversion of the club to S.A.D was approved. The first team had just 1990–91 La Liga into Segunda División, and would drop another level to Segunda División B 1993–94 Segunda División, in a spell which would last more than one decade.

In the 2004–05 Segunda División B, Castellón finished fourth in Segunda B, eventually winning its promotion playoffs (both matches) and achieving a return to the silver category. The club's stint in the division would last five years, as relegation would befall in 2009–10 Segunda División, with the Valencian Community outfit ranking last, 13 points behind the following team.

On 18 July 2011, due to the team not paying its players, Castellón was excluded from the third division, being relegated to Tercera División.

Season to season



- 40 seasons in Segunda División
- 12 seasons in Segunda División B
- 15 seasons in Tercera División (third level until 1976–77)




Honours

- Segunda División: 1940–41 Segunda División, 1980–81 Segunda División, 1988–89 Segunda División
- Segunda División B: 2002–03 Segunda División B
- Tercera División: 1929–30 Tercera División, 1952–53, 1963–64, 1964–65, 1965–66, 1968–69 Tercera División (third level until 1976–77)
- Campeonato de Valencia: 1928–29, 1929–30
- Copa de la Liga (second division): 1983–84
- Copa del Rey: Runner-up 1972–73

Famous players


- José Araquistáin
- Pascual Babiloni
- Luis Cela
- Ángel Dealbert
- Vicente del Bosque
- José Ferrer Selma
- Miguel Ángel Lotina
- Gaizka Mendieta
- Miguel Ángel González
- Juan Planelles
- Roberto Fernández Bonillo

- Javier Sánchez Broto
- Enrique Saura
- Rubén Torrecilla
- Mario Cabrera
- Daniel Pendín
- Gustavo Reggi
- Ihar Hurynovich
- Bernard Barnjak
- Mauricio Romero Sellarés
- Mladen Mladenović
- Sergio Barila

- Juvenal Owono
- José Luis Rondo
- Henri Dumat
- Kenji Fukuda
- Nduka Ugbade
- Igor Dobrovolski
- Dragan Punišić
- Rade Tošić
- Đorđe Vujkov
- Walter Peletti
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