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Al-Ra'ed (Arabic: نادي الرائدNādī ar-Rāʾid, "Pioneer Club") is a Saudi football club based in Buraidah, and the first of its kind in the Qassim region of Saudi Arabia.[2] One of the club's notable founders is Abdulaziz Al-Obodi. Established in 1954, Al-Raed currently play in the Pro League and have been playing there since 2008.

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Full nameAl-Raed Saudi Football Club
GroundKing Abdullah Sport City Stadium,
Buraidah, Saudi Arabia
ChairmanFahad Al-Motawa'a
ManagerAlbaniaBesnik Hasi
LeaguePRO League
2017–18Professional League, 13th



The team was able to qualify for the Premier League Saudi Arabia, in 1980–1981. It fought Club K in the qualifiers held in Riyadh. In 1986 it was the first team from the Qassim region to enter the Saudi Premier League. The team repeated this ascension to the Premier League at the end of 1989, 1992, 1998, 2002 and 2007. The Senyhassad junior team reached the Saudi Premier League clubs for juniors in 1999, and in 2003.

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  1. ^ "King Abdullah Sport City Stadium". Saudi Pro League Statistics. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  2. ^ "نادي الرائد". Archived from the original on 2016-01-06. Retrieved 28 December 2015.