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Sociedad Deportiva Huesca, S.A.D., is a Spanish football club in Huesca, in the autonomous community of Aragon. Founded in 29 March 1960, SD Huesca plays in the Segunda División, after relegation from La Liga where they finished 19th in the 2018–19 season. As recently as 2004, they were still participating in Tercera División (the 4th Tier of Spanish Football). SD Huesca play their home games at Estadio El Alcoraz, which seats 7,638 spectators.[2]

Huesca
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Full nameSociedad Deportiva Huesca, S.A.D.[1]
Nickname(s)Oscenses
Azulgranas
Los de la cruz de San Jorge
Founded29 March 1960; 59 years ago (29 March 1960)
GroundEl Alcoraz, Huesca,
Aragon, Spain
Capacity7,638[2]
OwnerFundación Alcoraz
PresidentAgustín Lasaosa
Head coachMíchel[3]
LeagueSegunda División
2018–19La Liga, 19th (relegated)
WebsiteClub website
Current season

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HistoryEdit

In 1910 Huesca CF was born, with Santos Solana as president. 16 years later it folded – after it had joined the Royal Spanish Football Federation in 1922 – but in 1929 CD Huesca, being renamed Unión Deportiva in 1940, took its place, but the club again disappeared in 1956 due to financial problems. Lorenzo Lera was the first associate of the club, which was enrolled in the Federation with the blaugrana colours as its founding members were Barcelona supporters.

One of the first games of written reference was a local derby against Bosco FC, a 3–5 loss. In the mid-1920s the club turned professional and, in 1926, a match against Barcelona was played at the Villa Isabel, in a 2–2 draw; In 1951, Huesca first reached Segunda División.

On 29 March 1960 Sociedad Deportiva Huesca was born, first playing in Segunda División B in 1977. In 2006 the club finished second in the Copa Federación de España, losing to Puertollano; in that same season it narrowly avoided relegation to Tercera División, after a dramatic play-off against Castillo.

In the 2006–07 campaign the club reached the play-offs for promotion to the second level, having lost a two-legged final against Córdoba CF. In the following season, it returned to the "silver category".

2008–09's second division was a regular one for Huesca, with the new league status being maintained with many rounds left. Rubén Castro, loaned by Deportivo La Coruña, was one of the most important players during the campaign, scoring 14 times, ninth-best in the league.

Relegation followed at the end of the 2012–13 season, but the club returned to the Segunda División in 2015 after a first-place finish and eventually a two-leg play-off victory over Huracán Valencia.

After the 2016–17 season, Huesca qualified for the promotion play-offs to La Liga for the first time ever, but was eliminated in the semifinals by Getafe. In the 2017–18 season, Huesca was promoted to La Liga for the first time in their history after winning 2–0 against Lugo.[4] On 4 May 2019, Huesca were relegated back to the Segunda División after only one season in La Liga.[5][6]

on 28 May 2019 Huesca were raided by the police and other authorities in connection with alleged illegal activities including match fixing. there is no suggestion at this stage that huesca or anyone at the club are guilty. this matter is currently ongoing. if found to be guilty the future of the club at this stage remains unclear.

Season to seasonEdit

Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
1960/61 4 Pref.
1961/62 3 11th
1962/63 3 2nd
1963/64 3 4th
1964/65 3 2nd
1965/66 3 3rd
1966/67 3 1st
1967/68 3 1st
1968/69 3 9th
1969/70 3 5th First round
1970/71 3 13th Second round
1971/72 3 12th Third round
1972/73 3 13th First round
1973/74 4 Pref. 1st
1974/75 3 16th Third round
1975/76 3 2nd First round
1976/77 3 8th Second round
1977/78 3 2ªB 12th Second round
1978/79 3 2ªB 13th Second round
1979/80 3 2ªB 14th First round
Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
1980/81 3 2ªB 17th
1981/82 3 2ªB 16th
1982/83 3 2ªB 12th
1983/84 3 2ªB 19th First round
1984/85 4 1st
1985/86 4 2nd First round
1986/87 4 7th First round
1987/88 4 7th
1988/89 4 4th
1989/90 4 1st
1990/91 3 2ªB 13th Fourth round
1991/92 3 2ªB 18th Third round
1992/93 4 1st Second round
1993/94 4 1st
1994/95 4 2nd
1995/96 3 2ªB 15th First round
1996/97 3 2ªB 16th
1997/98 4 17th
1998/99 4 5th
1999/00 4 2nd
Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
2000/01 4 4th
2001/02 3 2ªB 19th
2002/03 4 2nd
2003/04 4 4th
2004/05 3 2ªB 10th
2005/06 3 2ªB 16th
2006/07 3 2ªB 2nd
2007/08 3 2ªB 2nd Second round
2008/09 2 11th Second round
2009/10 2 13th Third round
2010/11 2 14th Third round
2011/12 2 13th Third round
2012/13 2 21st Third round
2013/14 3 2ªB 7th Second round
2014/15 3 2ªB 1st Round of 32
2015/16 2 12th Round of 32
2016/17 2 6th Round of 32
2017/18 2 2nd Second round
2018/19 1 19th Round of 32
2019/20 2

StadiumEdit

During the 1971–72 season Huesca decided to build a new football stadium, the team's third in its history, located in the hills of San Jorge. In Estadio El Alcoraz (7,638-seats capacity), the 1974 Amateur Cup of Spain final took place.

Training facilitiesEdit

  • Name: Ciudad Deportiva San Jorge
  • Size: 100 x 64 m.
  • Grass: Artificial (since 2005)
  • Address: Extension Ricardo del Arco, s / n. – Phone: 974 24 29 25

Current squadEdit

As of 9 July 2019.[7]

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

No. Position Player
7   MF David Ferreiro
11   MF Álex Gallar
12   DF Javi Galán
14   DF Jorge Pulido (captain)
16   DF Luisinho
23   MF Damián Musto (on loan from Tijuana)
25   GK Aleksandar Jovanović
  GK Álvaro Fernández
  GK Ander Bardají
No. Position Player
  GK Antonio Valera
  DF Miguelón (on loan from Villarreal)
  MF Eugeni
  MF Joaquín Muñoz
  MF Mikel Rico
  FW Dani Escriche
  FW Serdar Gürler
  FW Jonathan Toro
  FW Juan Peñaloza

Youth teamEdit

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

No. Position Player
26   DF Nacho Uche
27   DF Javier Almerge
No. Position Player
28   DF Javito

Out on loanEdit

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

No. Position Player

Club officialsEdit

Current technical staffEdit

Position Staff
Head coach   Míchel
Assistant coach   Jaime Ramos Hernández
Goalkeeping coach   Adrián Mallén
Fitness coach   Sergio Pardo
Technical assistants   José Ortega
  Adrián Sipán
Chief of medical services   Juan Carlos Galindo
Physiotherapists   Javier Luis Bail
  Jorge Marco
Physical readapter   Víctor Escamilla
Chiropodist   Antonio Gómez
Kit men   Chera
  Samuel Sánchez
Delegate   Luis Miguel Lasaosa

Last updated: 9 April 2019
Source: SD Huesca

Board of directorsEdit

Office Name
President Agustín Lasaosa
Secretary Pedro Ibaibarriaga
Directors José Abarca
Sergio Alfonso
Carmelo Bosque
Sergio Gracia
José Antonio Martín
Agustín Pueyo
Manuel Torres
General director Jose Luis Ortas
Documentation secretary Maite Franco
Projects and resources department Luis Sanclemente
Sporting director Emilio Vega
Academy director Ramón Tejada
Women's team director Azucena Garanto
Medical director Juan Carlos Galindo
Infrastructure and production director Luis Sanclemente
Financial director Carlos Laguna
Marketing and commercial director Daniel Oliván
Operations and services director Agustín Pueyo
Comunication director Jara Echeverría
Digital development director Azucena Garant

Last updated: 9 April 2019
Source: SD Huesca

CoachesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SOCIEDAD DEPORTIVA HUESCA" (in Spanish). SD Huesca. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Así es el nuevo Alcoraz: un estadio 'inglés' para una ciudad de Primera" [That is the new Alcoraz: an 'English' stadium for a city of La Liga] (in Spanish). Heraldo de Aragón. 13 September 2018. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Huesca appoint Michel as their new coach". Marca. 1 June 2019.
  4. ^ "El Huesca es de Primera" [Huesca are in the Primera]. Diario AS (in Spanish). 21 May 2018. Retrieved 9 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Rayo Vallecano relegated to the Segunda Division". Football Espana.
  6. ^ "Huesca relegated after being thrashed 6-2 by Valencia". Reuters UK.
  7. ^ "Primer equipo" [Pantilla] (in Spanish). SD Huesca. Retrieved 24 October 2018.

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