C.D. Numancia de Soria - last updated on 24 November 2008
(Courtesy of Johnny Beaufays)
Club Deportivo Numancia de Soria
Colours: Red and blue
- 1 (2007-08)
- 2 (1995-96, 1999-2000)
A bit of history:
Club Deportivo Numancia de Soria is a Spanish sports club from Soria. The club is named after the ancient Celtiberian town of Numantia near present-day Soria. Founded on April 9, 1945, the club competes in Spanish football's La Liga, after having been promoted from the Segunda División at the end of the 2007-08 season. The club plays in red shirts and blue shorts, and holds home games at the Nuevo Estadio Los Pajaritos, that seats 9,800 spectators. Following a loss against Sporting de Gijon. Numancia has reached a total of 200 Goals Against. 43rd on the All-Time list.
Besides football the club has other departments in sports such as volleyball, women's handball, and rhythmic gymnastics.
Having spent a long time in the Tercera División, the club made consistent progress, reaching the first division on three occasions, the latest occurring in 2008.
The club became first widely known in Spain in 1995-96, while still playing at the third level, for its extraordinary run at the Spanish Cup, eliminating three top flight clubs (Real Sociedad, Racing de Santander and Sporting de Gijón), only being knocked out in the quarterfinals by FC Barcelona, after taking the lead.
Club crests: (roll on the crest to get more information)
C.D. Numancia de Soria - Founded in 1945