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Club de Fútbol Villanovense is a Spanish football team based in Villanueva de la Serena, in the autonomous community of Extremadura. Founded in 1992 it plays in Segunda División B – Group 4, holding home matches at Estadio Romero Cuerda, with a capacity of 2,500 seats.

Villanovense
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Full nameClub de Fútbol Villanovense
Founded1992
GroundEstadio Romero Cuerda,
Villanueva de la Serena,
Extremadura, Spain
Capacity2,500
PresidentJosé María Tapia
Head coachJulio Cobos
League2ªB – Group 4
2017–182ªB – Group 4, 6rd

HistoryEdit

 
Original crest, used until 2017.

CF Villanovense was founded in 1992 with the aim to replace dissolved CD Villanovense. In the 2014–15 season, the club played for the first time the promotion play-offs to Segunda División, being eliminated in the first round by Bilbao Athletic.[1]

The following season, the team reached the last 32 of the Copa del Rey, where they faced reigning league, cup and European champions Barcelona. Despite holding the Catalans to a goalless draw in the first leg at home, they lost 6–1 on aggregate.[2]

In the 2016–17 season, Villanovense qualified again for the promotion play-offs, but after beating Fuenlabrada in the first round, they were eliminated by Racing de Santander.

Season to seasonEdit

Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
1992/93 5 Reg. Pref. 6th
1993/94 5 Reg. Pref. 14th
1994/95 5 Reg. Pref. 3rd
1995/96 5 Reg. Pref. 1st
1996/97 4 16th
1997/98 4 5th
1998/99 4 12th
1999/00 4 4th
2000/01 4 6th
2001/02 4 4th
2002/03 4 3rd
2003/04 3 2ªB 19th
2004/05 4 2nd
2005/06 4 1st
2006/07 3 2ªB 19th First round
2007/08 4 3rd
2008/09 4 3rd
2009/10 3 2ªB 17th
2010/11 4 1st
2011/12 3 2ªB 9th Second round
Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
2012/13 3 2ªB 16th
2013/14 4 1st
2014/15 3 2ªB 4th Second round
2015/16 3 2ªB 12th Round of 32
2016/17 3 2ªB 3rd
2017/18 3 2ªB 6th First round
2018/19 3 2ªB 12th Round of 32

Current squadEdit

As of 24 November 2017

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

No. Position Player
  GK Joaquín
  GK Leandro Montagud
  DF Óscar Arroyo
  DF José Espín
  DF Gonzalo Llerena
  DF Javi Barrio
  DF Javi Sánchez
  DF Pablo Molina
  DF José Tapia
  MF Xavi Annunziata
No. Position Player
  MF Carlitos
  MF Curro
  MF Diego Díaz
  MF Jacobo
  MF Kamal
  MF Luis García
  MF Ángel Pajuelo
  FW Allyson
  FW Juanjo
  FW Juan Belencoso

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "El Bilbao Athletic avanza a la siguiente ronda" [Bilbao Athletic advance to the next round] (in Spanish). El Correo. 1 June 2015. Retrieved 14 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Barcelona 6–1 Villanovense". BBC Sport. 2 December 2015. Retrieved 14 February 2017.

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