RCD Carabanchel

Real Club Deportivo Carabanchel is a Spanish football club from the Carabanchel district in the city of Madrid, Spain. It is the third oldest team in the capital, after Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid, and the thirteenth oldest in Spain.

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Full nameReal Club Deportivo Carabanchel
Nickname(s)Carabancheleros, blanquinegros
GroundCampo de La Mina, Madrid
ChairmanJuan Medina Rando[2]
ManagerRoberto Sánchez Martín[3]
League3ª – Group 7
2018–193ª – Group 7, 14th
WebsiteClub website

The highest level reached by the club was the Segunda División B and on various occasions the team has come close to promotion to the Segunda División.


Real Club Deportivo Carabanchel was officially founded on September 8, 1906. It started playing sports teams friendlies against others in the capital city in the Alto and Bajo quarters of the district.

In 1916, Pedro Arranz became president, who gives the team a charter officers. Carabanchel also signed the same year Castellana in the Federation Cup, which began as a regional tournament. In 1927 amounts to the First Regional club, and proclaimed champion Castilla at amateur level in 1936, before the start of the Civil War.

In 1955, Carabanchel was promoted, for the first time in its history, to the Third Division to become a champion of the regional division. In season 1966–67, the Madrid team was crowned champions of their group in the Tercera earning the right to play CD Badajoz in the first play-off round, which it lost 12–1 on aggregate.

During the 1970s and 1980s the team went through various sporting crises, which were not resolved until 1988 when it returned to the third division. Carabanchel then improved, and finished in third place in the Madrid group in 1990. After several varying seasons, in 1994–95 Carabanchel qualified for the second phase of promotion to B, eventually losing to Cultural Leonesa.

Finally, in the 1995–96 season, Carabanchel were promoted to Segunda División B to finish third in regular season champion and its group for promotion. The club spent two years in the category of bronze in its first season, the team from Madrid to enter into a good season when finishing eighth, but in 1998 consume their descent to the finish next to last group.

Since then, Carabanchel fell into a deep economic crisis and sports even threatened the existence of the system: in 2006 the Third down to black and white, and without professional staff fell in 2008 he First Regional.

In the 2009/2010 season, the club renewed the project with a total change of the board after a motion of censure and creating a team to climb to third division two years. After winning that year's rise to preferences, in the 2010/2011 season promotion to the Third Division was achieved, along with Club Deportivo Colonia Moscardo.

Among its historic rivals are CD Colonia Moscardo in Usera, CD Puerta Bonita in Carabanchel, and Getafe CF.


The logo represents the Cross of Saint James, pattern Carabanchel, and the Royal Crown, granted by HM Juan Carlos I of Spain in 1997 in recognition of the club's history as one of the pioneers of football in Madrid. This coat is used since then as the officer.


Real Carabanchel's kit in season 2010–2011 is a white shirt and black shorts and socks, with the sponsorship of Limpiezas Garro, Joma and Junkers. Features of the shirt are the old coat and Cross of Saint James behind the current shield. At the same time they added the player's name.

The away kit is a shirt, shorts and blue socks. It also has a third kit of shirt, shorts and red socks.


R.C.D. Carabanchel plays its games in the stadium known as Campo de La Mina, with a capacity for 2,000 spectators.[4] This stadium is one of the oldest in the city. It was opened in 1916, when RCD Carabanchel obtained the official status.[5]

Season to seasonEdit

Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
1928–55 4 Regional
1955/56 3 5th
1956/57 3 8th
1957/58 3 10th
1958/59 3 14th
1959/60 3 15th
1960/61 4 Regional 1st
1961/62 3 6th
1962/63 3 14th
1963/64 3 5th
1964/65 3 9th
1965/66 3 13th
1966/67 3 1st
1967/68 3 8th
1968/69 3 14th
1969/70 3 8th
1970/71 3 19th First round
1971/72 4 Regional 8th
1972/73 4 Regional 1st
1973/74 3 13th Second round
Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
1974/75 3 7th Third round
1975/76 3 12th Third round
1976/77 3 16th First round
1977/78 4 7th Third round
1978/79 4 9th Second round
1979/80 4 17th Second round
1980/81 4 10th
1981/82 4 10th
1982/83 4 9th
1983/84 4 18th
1984/85 5 Preferente 5th
1985/86 5 Preferente 5th
1986/87 5 Preferente 3rd
1987/88 4 9th
1988/89 4 6th
1989/90 4 3rd
1990/91 4 14th Third round
1991/92 4 12th
1992/93 4 12th
1993/94 4 17th
Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
1994/95 4 3rd
1995/96 4 3rd
1996/97 3 2ªB 8th First round
1997/98 3 2ªB 19th
1998/99 4 12th
1999/00 4 19th
2000/01 5 Preferente 8th
2001/02 5 Preferente 3rd
2002/03 5 Preferente 3rd
2003/04 4 19th
2004/05 5 Preferente 1st
2005/06 4 17th
2006/07 5 Preferente 10th
2007/08 5 Preferente 14th
2008/09 6 1ª Aficio. 4th
2009/10 6 1ª Aficio. 2nd
2010/11 5 Preferente 2nd
2011/12 4 7th
2012/13 4 6th
2013/14 4 20th
Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
2014/15 5 Preferente 7th
2015/16 5 Preferente 6th
2016/17 5 Preferente 6th
2017/18 5 Preferente 1st
2018/19 4 14th


  1. ^ ""La Mina"". www.rcdcarabanchel.es. Retrieved 2020-02-14.
  2. ^ Telemadrid (2019-08-17). "Guía de la temporada 19/20 del grupo madrileño de Tercera División". Telemadrid (in Spanish). Retrieved 2020-02-14.
  3. ^ "Real Club Deportivo Axpo Carabanchel|| Futbol Regional Madrid". www.futmadrid.com. Retrieved 2020-02-14.
  4. ^ "La Mina :: Estadios y Pabellones ::". www.lapreferente.com. Retrieved 2020-02-14.
  5. ^ País, Ediciones El (2010-01-11). "Reportaje | El Carabanchel vuelve a La Mina". El País (in Spanish). ISSN 1134-6582. Retrieved 2020-02-14.

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