Football 90's: the Logroñes, a classic soccer before

Football 90's: the Logroñes, a classic soccer before

In Colgados for football, we recall the CD LOGROÑÉS, that mythical riojano our modern football team that had its glory in the late 80's and early 90's. Founded in 1940, He reached the First Division of Spanish football 14 June 1987. Of the 10 following years, 9 It was those who managed to resist the elite, achieving its best result ever in the season 89/90, when he finished seventh and bounds near the old qualifying for UEFA Cup.

After several years in First and Second Division, He began the decline of the club. In the last match of the season 98/99 , Logroñés category and Leganés remained in Second Division with a goalless draw worth them both with strong rumors “biscoto” or friendly tie.

Tato Logroñés Abbey and was a classic company First for several seasons.
Tato Logroñés Abbey and was a classic company First for several seasons.

But nevertheless, It was in the following season when the consumption decline bronze category. But it was not where he began Segunda B team, but in Third. The decline on the pitch had to add another administrative. They were no new economic problems and this was the first but not only decrease related to economic issues. That year the club got swept up Third and Second B. Later the club was about to go back to second but could not overcome the old playoffs for promotion.

In 2004 They reappeared the feared economic problems. Problems with the council made this broke the agreement by which yielded the Municipal Las Gaunas team, with changing locks and Civil Guard by. Finally, the club ended up playing their home games in the World 82, a field on the outskirts of Logroño seats about 2500 viewers.

Tato Abbey represented the values ​​of Logroñes as anyone in First.
Tato Abbey represented the values ​​of Logroñes as anyone in First.

At the conclusion of the season 07/08 and after several years in Second B, the club does not pay what you owe to the template and back down to Third. Economic problems were huge and the legendary CD LOGROÑÉS was doomed. Closures became common by players throughout the year but the straw that broke the camel, were the two non-appearances against Calasancio team and Tedeón. They meant the elimination of the team in the competition and declining to Regional Preferred and with the sanction of not being able to climb over the next year. To play at the Bernabeu to play golf Regional final blow was.

This was the end. Although the CD LOGROÑÉS still alive in the courts of Logroño until his Lordship Liquide society or some crazy pay all that is due and remove the computer from the last division that exists in the Spanish football. There are many teams that have appeared the last 10 years in Logroño: Sports Recreation Logroñés, Ud logroñés, SD LOGROÑÉS or LOGROÑÉS CF. Some of these, They even dispute the derby with old Logroñés, the usual. This current difficult coexistence football lives riojano explain another day.

Tato Abbey in front of one of the teams that has served as the old Logroñés.
Tato Abbey in front of one of the teams that has served as the old Logroñés.

Many were the players who wore the red and white elastic; Poyatos, Eraña, Cedrún, Iturrino, Abbey, Markovic, Ruben Sosa, Anton Polster, Ruggeri, Herrero, Romero, Quique Setién, Jose Ignacio Garcia Pitarch and etc., but we want to make special mention of two of them and the president of this glorious era.

Julen Lopetegui, actual U21 coach, He defended the goal logroñesa 108 First Division occasions between 91 Y 94. The 23 March 1994 He became the first player in the history of CD LOGROÑÉS debut with the Spanish team coached at the time by Javier Clemente, who would have the Basque goalkeeper as third goalkeeper of the selection for the World Cup USA 94.

oleg Salenko Logroño reached from the Dinamo Kiev in the winter transfer period of the season 92/93. Logroñés was a set of the lower classification but "Vulture Russian" framework 7 goals in 16 parties and each of these goals meant points. Others 16 many in 31 games in the season 93/94 and the Golden Boot at the World Cup 94, shared with Hristo Stoichkov, They made the call at Valencia with his two companions Romero and Poyatos. It is and will be remembered for being the first and only player in World Cup history to score 5 goals in one match. He did against Cameroon in a match that ended 6-1 for Russia.

Oleg Salenko swelled to score goals in the Logroñés.
Oleg Salenko swelled to score goals in the Logroñés.

Marcos Eguizábal, was the glorioso president of CD LOGROÑÉS, famous for its good business most notably the transfer of Real Madrid Ruggeri 170 million pesetas over the transfer of four players from the quarry white, as they were, Maqueda, Rosagro, Vilchez and Aragon and Pedro González. The player, Logrono also known as "the greengrocer", He was transferred to Atletico Madrid 120 million pesetas. Only a year before, It had cost the team riojano 1 million pesetas. Another example, Salenko was the salary during the first months that made landfall in Logroño. Russian, had the interprofessional minimum was around that time that 60.000 pesetas. They were different times, more romantic than current, another football, the last century.

Alberto Marrodan

Alberto Marrodan

Other football specialist, that few people know in Colgadosporelfutbol.com. You can also follow me on @mohikanno

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  1. The first goal CD Logroñés in First Division was marked by Adolfo Muñoz Extremadura, Today Extremadura UD coach

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