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Club Deportivo Vitoria is a football team based in Vitoria-Gasteiz, in the autonomous community of Basque Country. Founded in 1945, its senior side is currently the farm team of SD Eibar and plays in Tercera División – Group 4,with its ground for home fixtures being the Unbe Sports Complex in Eibar, Gipuzkoa.[2]

Vitoria
CD Vitoria.png
Full nameClub Deportivo Vitoria
Founded1945[1] as S. D. Armentia y Corres
GroundUnbe, Eibar, Spain[2]
Capacity1,000
PresidentJorge Ríos
Head coachIban Fagoaga
League3ª – Group 4
2018–192ª B – Group 2, 18th (relegated)
WebsiteClub website
Current season

The club also has a B-team – competing at the provincial fifth tier level – and a full youth system within its football section, as well as a basketball section.[1]

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HistoryEdit

Historically, CD Vitoria had their own grounds (Campo Municipal Vitoriana)[3] but for some years had played their home matches at the Betoño Sports Complex.[4] In 2011, they gained promotion from the fifth tier with an unbeaten record.[1]

In 2015, the club signed a collaboration agreement with SD Eibar and started to act as its farm team,[5][6] initially playing home matches at Arrate stadium, in Nanclares de la Oca.[7] Eibar had previously disbanded their own B team in 2012 to cut costs while their senior team languished in Segunda División B, but they were promoted up to La Liga in successive seasons and decided to seek a new formal arrangement for a subsidiary club.[8] A few months after the agreement, Eibar acquired a local team to act as a further link between the youth level and Vitoria, to be known as Eibar Urko.[9]

One year later, the club was promoted to Segunda División B for the first time, and moved back to Vitoria-Gasteiz to play at Estadio Olaranbe.[10][11] This decision was controversial as both Deportivo Alavés and Aurrerá Vitoria (owner of the stadium until 1999) protested against it, claiming that the statutes of the ground only allowed its use by teams from the province of Álava – Vitoria met this requirement, but parent club Eibar (from Gipuzkoa) did not.[12]

After securing their status in the division for a second season,[13][14] in August 2018 Vitoria announced they would play their Segunda División B games at Estadio Ellakuri in the municipality of Laudio/Llodio, while maintaining their base football structure in Vitoria-Gasteiz.[15] They were relegated in 2018–19,[16] which also blocked Eibar Urko's promotion from the provincial level due to rules preventing teams owned by the same club competing in the same division.[16] After Vitoria dropped down to the Tercera, home matches were moved to Eibar, playing at the town's Unbe Sports Complex.[2]

Season to seasonEdit

  • As a separate club
Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
1948/49 5 2ª Reg. 2nd
1949/50 4 1ª Reg. 5th
1950/51 5 2ª Reg. 2nd
1951/52 4 1ª Reg. 1st
1952/53 4 1ª Reg. 6th
1953/54 4 1ª Reg. 2nd
1954/55 4 1ª Reg. 7th
1955/56 4 1ª Reg. 2nd
1956/57 3 11th
1957/58 3 18th
1958/59 4 1ª Reg. 2nd
1959/60 3 12th
1960/61 3 2nd
1961/62 3 14th
1962/63 3 17th
1963/64 4 1ª Reg. 6th
1964/65 4 1ª Reg. 8th
1965/66 4 1ª Reg. 3rd
1966/67 4 1ª Reg. 11th
1967/68 4 1ª Reg. 6th
Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
1968/69 4 1ª Reg. 5th
1969/70 4 1ª Reg. 10th
1970/71 4 1ª Reg. 14th
1971/72 5 2ª Reg. 2nd
1972/73 5 2ª Reg. 5th
1973/74 5 2ª Reg. 2nd
1974/75 4 Reg. Pref. 17th
1975/76 5 1ª Reg. 1st
1976/77 4 Reg. Pref. 16th
1977/78 5 Reg. Pref. 20th
1978/79 6 1ª Reg. 9th
1979/80 6 1ª Reg. 15th
1980/81 6 1ª Reg. 3rd
1981/82 6 1ª Reg. 1st
1982/83 5 Reg. Pref. 20th
1983/84 5 Reg. Pref. 16th
1984/85 5 Reg. Pref. 20th
1985/86 6 1ª Reg. 10th
1986/87 6 1ª Reg. 10th
1987/88 6 1ª Reg. 6th
Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
1988/89 6 1ª Reg. 2nd
1989/90 6 1ª Reg. 9th
1990/91 6 1ª Reg. 16th
1991/92 6 1ª Reg. 16th
1992/93 6 1ª Reg. 2nd
1993/94 6 1ª Reg. 7th
1994/95 6 1ª Reg. 12th
1995/96 5 Reg. Pref. 17th
1996/97 6 1ª Reg. 5th
1997/98 6 1ª Reg. 5th
1998/99 6 1ª Reg. 5th
1999/00 6 1ª Reg. 13th
2000/01 6 1ª Reg. 5th
2001/02 6 1ª Reg. 5th
Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
2002/03 6 1ª Reg. 7th
2003/04 6 1ª Reg. 2nd
2004/05 5 Reg. Pref. 7th
2005/06 5 Reg. Pref. 2nd
2006/07 5 Reg. Pref. 1st
2007/08 4 20th
2008/09 5 Reg. Pref. 2nd
2009/10 5 Reg. Pref. 6th
2010/11 5 Reg. Pref. 1st
2011/12 4 18th
2012/13 5 Reg. Pref. 6th
2013/14 5 Reg. Pref. 5th
2014/15 5 Reg. Pref. 1st
Season Tier Division Place
2015/16 4 6th
2016/17 4 2nd
2017/18 3 2ªB 15th
2018/19 3 2ªB

Current squadEdit

As of 3 September 2018[17]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1   GK Markel Areitio
2   DF Branimir Cipetić
3   DF Roger Escoruela
4   DF José Hernández
5   DF Julen López
6   DF Kaiser
7   MF Jaime Dios
8   DF Kike Pina
9   FW Ibrahima Dieng
10   MF Txaber Ajuriagoikoa
11   MF Miguel Ángel Atienza
No. Position Player
12   DF Urko Iruretagoiena
13   GK Quique Cebriá
14   DF Alex Malón
15   DF Miguel Marí
17   MF Luis Lara
18   MF Xesc Regis
19   MF Alain Ribeiro
20   FW Koldo Obieta
21   MF Ángel López
23   DF Sergio Camus

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Historia" [History] (in Spanish). CD Vitoria. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "El filial CD Vitoria jugará sus partidos como local en Eibar" [Vitoria moves to Unbe Sports Complex in Eibar] (in Spanish). SD Eibar. 8 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Campo de fútbol La Vitoriana" [La Vitoriana football field] (in Spanish). Vitoria-Gasteiz City Council. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  4. ^ "El Alavés B se salva a costa de golear al Vitoria" [Alavés B saved by thrashing Vitoria]. El Correo (in Spanish). 4 May 2008. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  5. ^ "El CD Vitoria será filial de la SD Eibar" [CD Vitoria will be the affiliate of SD Eibar] (in Spanish). SD Eibar. 9 June 2015. Archived from the original on 1 July 2015. Retrieved 29 June 2015.
  6. ^ "El CD Vitoria será el filial del Eibar" [CD Vitoria will be the subsidiary of Eibar] (in Spanish). El Diario Vasco. 9 June 2015. Retrieved 6 March 2018.
  7. ^ "EL CD Vitoria renueva su convenio con S.D. Eibar hasta 2020". CD Vitoria. 19 February 2016. Retrieved 27 June 2017.
  8. ^ "El Eibar podría tener un filial en Tercera a partir de la próxima temporada" [Eibar could have a subsidiary in Tercera from next season] (in Spanish). Diario Vasco. 27 May 2015. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  9. ^ "El SD Eibar refuerza el fútbol base con la compra del Urkomendi" [Eibar strengthens their academy by acquiring Urkomendi)] (in Spanish). Palco23.com. 15 June 2016. Retrieved 29 January 2017.
  10. ^ "Campos de fútbol Olaranbe" [Olaranbe football fields] (in Spanish). Vitoria-Gasteiz City Council. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  11. ^ "El CD Vitoria jugará en Olaranbe los partidos de Segunda B" [CD Vitoria will play its Segunda B matches at Olaranbe]. Gasteiz Hoy (in Spanish). 21 July 2017. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  12. ^ "El Aurrerá acusa al Ayuntamiento de ceder Olarambe al filial del Eibar (Gipuzkoa)" [Aurrerá accuses the City Council of transferring Olarambe to the subsidiary of Eibar (Gipuzkoa)] (in Spanish). Kirol express. 22 July 2017. Retrieved 23 July 2017.
  13. ^ "El Eibar consolida su estrategia con la base" [Eibar consolidates its strategy with the base]. Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). 18 May 2018. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
  14. ^ "El Eibar presume de cantera" [Eibar boasts a quarry]. Marca (in Spanish). 15 June 2018. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
  15. ^ "El CD Vitoria se muda a Llodio para sus partidos de Segunda B" [CD Vitoria moves to Llodio for its Segunda B games] (in Spanish). Gasteiz Hoy. 13 August 2018. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  16. ^ a b "Fran Garagarza califica de "sobresaliente" la temporada del primer equipo" [Fran Garagarza describes the first team's season as "outstanding"] (in Spanish). SD Eibar. 12 June 2019. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  17. ^ "Plantilla" [Squad] (in Spanish). CD Vitoria. Retrieved 16 December 2015.

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