Sestao River Club

Sestao River Club is a Spanish football team based in Sestao, in the autonomous community of Basque Country. Founded in 1996 it plays in Segunda División RFEF – Group 2, holding home games at Estadio Las Llanas, with a capacity of 8,905 seats.[3]

Sestao
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Full nameSestao River Club
Founded1996
GroundLas Llanas, Sestao,
Basque Country, Spain
Capacity8,905[1]
PresidentÁngel Castro[2]
Head coachPablo Turrillas
League2ª RFEF – Group 2
2021–222ª RFEF – Group 2, 2nd of 18

HistoryEdit

Sestao River Club was founded in 1996, immediately after the disappearance of historic Sestao Sport Club, due to economic problems. It first reached the third division in 2004, going on to remain there for the vast majority of the following years.

In 2014 the club finished as champion of the group 2 of the Segunda División B, but failed to promote to Segunda División after being eliminated in the play-offs.

Club backgroundEdit

  • Sestao Sport Club – (1916–1996)
  • Sestao River Club – (1996–present)

Season by seasonEdit

 
Estadio Las Llanas, home of Sestao River.

Sestao Sport ClubEdit

Sestao River ClubEdit

Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
1996–97 7 2ª Reg. 1st
1997–98 6 1ª Reg. 2nd
1998–99 5 Reg. Pref. 1st
1999–2000 4 6th
2000–01 4 3rd
2001–02 4 2nd
2002–03 4 8th
2003–04 4 1st
2004–05 3 2ª B 18th First round
2005–06 4 1st
2006–07 3 2ª B 5th First round
2007–08 3 2ª B 10th First round
2008–09 3 2ª B 15th
2009–10 3 2ª B 17th
2010–11 4 3rd
2011–12 3 2ª B 10th
2012–13 3 2ª B 12th
2013–14 3 2ª B 1st
2014–15 3 2ª B 13th First round
2015–16 3 2ª B 6th
Season Tier Division Place Copa del Rey
2016–17 3 2ª B 19th Second round
2017–18 4 4th
2018–19 4 2nd
2019–20 4 2nd Second round
2020–21 4 3rd / 3rd
2021–22 4 2ª RFEF 2nd
2022–23 4 2ª RFEF

Current squadEdit

As of 21 September 2022

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   ESP Iván Crespo
2 DF   ESP Asier Grande
3 DF   ESP Álvaro Mateo
4 DF   ESP Aritz Huete
5 DF   JPN Daiki Niwa
7 MF   ESP Aitor Villar
8 MF   ESP Gorka Garai
9 FW   ESP Lander Yurrebaso
10 MF   ESP Asier Goti
11 FW   ESP Josu Juste
13 GK   ESP Hodei Oleaga
No. Pos. Nation Player
14 MF   ESP Iñigo Baqué
15 MF   ESP Gaizka Martínez
16 MF   ESP Anatz Elizondo
17 MF   ESP Aitor Aranzabe
18 MF   ESP Kepa Uriarte
19 DF   ESP Andoni Ugarte
20 MF   ESP Leandro Martínez
21 MF   ESP Urtzi Urzelai
22 DF   ESP Markel Etxeberria
DF   ESP Ander Blanco
DF   ESP Iñigo Sanclemente

Famous playersEdit

 
Sestao playing against SD Leioa in 2017

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Spain - Sestao River Club - Results, fixtures, squad, statistics, photos, videos and news - Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2020-10-27.
  2. ^ "Ángel Castro, presidente del River:". La Vanguardia (in Spanish). 2019-12-20. Retrieved 2020-10-27.
  3. ^ "The latest news from Sestao River: squad, results, table". www.besoccer.com. Retrieved 2020-10-27.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 43°18′40″N 3°00′34″W / 43.311044°N 3.009575°W / 43.311044; -3.009575