Estremadura, green hope for football
What happened to the Extremadura Football? In the early 90's football Extremadura lived its heyday, Dean CD Badajoz was a classic Silver Division, while CP Mérida CF Extremadura and enjoyed in the First Division. The crisis has wiped out many of our football history. If there is a region that has suffered a "crisis of football" that's Extremadura. Nevertheless, the flame of football is very much alive.
The dean of football extremeño CD Badajoz It is the most successful team in the region 20 campaigns in the 2nd Division, From season 53/54 (first in the silver division) to 02/03. Anecdotally, in the early 90s the club was acquired by the Argentine presenter Marcello Tinelli, Caniggia players, Burruchaga or Maradona sounded for the club, It was the golden age of club players like Ezquiel Castillo, Romagnoli or Bisconti playing in Vivero. CD Badajoz was well known at that time. In the season 11/12 the pacense club was saved in extremis relegation to Division 3, but the institutional and economic crisis wiped out this historic unable to file bankruptcy.
Although the fans overturned several demonstrations in support of the club, without the institutional support 19 June 2012 Finance and Social Security rejected the contest, avoiding signing the agreement and decreed the liquidation of the club, was the first Spanish football club had refused him entry into Insolvency Act.
Currently the city is divided into two teams, UD Badajoz, founded in 2006, militates in Group IV of the 3rd Division and CD Badajoz 1905 that militates in Regional Preferred. Both compete at home in the New Nursery, opened in 1998 and capable 15.598 viewers. Although the UD Badajoz is in Third, the team with more subscribers is the CD Badajoz 1905 which it is representing the defunct CD Badajoz where they played including former senior international Adelardo or realistic Oscar de Paula.
The CP Mérida It is another historical missing, debut in first season 1995-96, a year that made history by the crisis that led to the “league 22 clubs”. David Pirri, Sinval or Quique Martin could not avoid relegation. His second stage in the top flight was in season 1997-98. The signing was the goalkeeper media “Mono” Montoya, from the C. F. Estremadura, and he was followed by Pablo Alfaro, Mark Martin, Cuts, Juan Sabas and Dmitri Radchenko.
further, They came as emerging figures three Argentine international experience in the sub-20: Leo Biagini, Ivan Gabrich and Leo Franco. The black and white picture had a good run at midseason and reached the quarterfinals in Copa del Rey, but eventually he ended down again. Because defaults with the players and disagreements between institutions and President Jose Fouto the institution disappeared 1 September 2000. He took his place Merida Promises, youth team, which it became the Mérida UD.
The CF Extremadura born in 1924. He made his debut in Third Division and 1954 He won promotion to the Second Division where it remained until 1961. From that moment the Extremadura was alternating between Regional Preferred of Extremadura and the Third Division to 1990 where he lived its golden age, with two seasons in First 96/97 Y 98/99. In the first I can not avoid relegation despite their great second round, Navarro noted Argentine Montoya, Jose Basualdo and Walter Silvani.
With Rafa Benitez won promotion, Glusevic was the top scorer in the category 24 many. First his second adventure ended another descent. Then he began a debacle that ended in the season 2009/10 with relegation to First Regional of Extremadura, resigning president until then, Pedro Nieto, and thus concluding its existence the City of Almendralejo maximum shareholder. Now renamed UD Extremadura replaces the 90's this historic.
Currently the most renowned club in Extremadura is the CP Cacereño militating group IV of the 2nd B. It is in 14th place just one point drop in two historic led by Albacete and Cadiz as the classification. Last year were about to give a scare to Malaga CF in the Copa del Rey, They won in the Rose Garden.
Although football is in decline extremeño, two players of this community are playing at First. Oliver Torres, native of Navalmoral de la Mata, He delights at the Calderon and defender Jesús Rueda Valladolid. Extremadura Spain, and as a football ground just have to wait a few years to see the elite teams in Extremadura. A lack of money, Success will come from the grassroots.