What it happened to those historical teams of the First Division? (II)
A few days ago We did a brief review of those teams that ever played the First Division and descended into hell of the Second and Second B in the best, if they not disappeared. Following that line, We continue the same plot thread to discuss other modest sets that had no place in our first delivery:
1- athletic Tetouan: a Moroccan team in the Spanish league. That's what happened in the campaign 51-52, by which time the city of Tetouan was Spanish protectorate. Rojiblancos born 1922 He spent six seasons in second before disappearing into 1956. Today, his heir, the moghreb tétouan, his successor, He won the Moroccan league 2012 confirming the momentum of the city at football.
2- Real Unión: a historic born in Guipuzcoa Province 1915 you have in their showcases four Copas del Rey. First team to beat Athletic Bilbao at San Mames, today roams in Group II of Second Division B. The stadium is still the same as it is from 1926: el Stadium Gal, just located 300 the border with France.
3-CD Condal: yes, This team played in the First Division in faraway campaign 1956 and field, the Les Corts had a capacity for almost 60.000 viewers. But nevertheless, in 1970 It merged with Atletico Catalunya becoming the subsidiary of Barcelona.
4- Club Deportivo Alcoyano: the end of the decade of the 40 It was glorious for the team of Alcoy. The team was at that time four seasons in First always ending descending least one occasion. Despite the poor performance of the team in the top flight, players and managers took away iron the matter by saying that things went well. From there, the famous phrase, “It has more moral than the Alcoyano”.
5- Club Deportivo Europe: one of the founders of the League and finalist in the Copa del Rey in the campaign 1922-23. A native of Gracia, this team hosted the first basketball game in history in Spain 1922. Located in the Third Division of Spanish football, his greatest achievement in recent times was the conquest 1997 Y 1988 Catalunya Cup against rivals as powerful as Espanyol and Barcelona.
6- CF Extremadura: at the end of the decade of the 90, Almendralejo was happy because at the Francisco de la Hera walked the best players in the world. In two campaigns, thousands or millions of people were able to locate this small frontier city thanks among other things to players like Mono Montoya. Today and from 2010, the club does not exist unfortunately the economic problems suffered.
7- CP Mérida: another touched the glory during the end of the millennium twice. Pablo Alfaro, Mark Martin, Cuts, Juan Sabas and Dmitri Radchenko were the delight in the Roman Stadium. A the same as Extremadura, at 2000 He gave clinched its history by pressing debts.