List of football clubs in Spain
This is a list of men's association football clubs in Spain. Currently the governing body of football in Spain is the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), which is in charge of its national teams and its leagues, with the highest one being La Liga. RFEF was founded in 1909 and is a member of both FIFA and UEFA.
La Liga teams 2019–20 season
Segunda División teams 2019–20 season
Segunda División B
Segunda División B teams 2019–20 season
Primera División Femenina teams 2019–20 season
- Played every season in La Liga.
- The former Agrupación Deportiva Almería played in Segunda División for the first time in the 1978–79 season. The current Unión Deportiva Almería did it in the 1995–96 season.
- The former Club de Fútbol Extremadura played in Segunda División for the first time in the 1954–55 season. The current Extremadura Unión Deportiva did it in the 2018–19 season.
- The former Club Deportivo Málaga played in Segunda División for the first time in the 1934–35 season. The current Málaga Club de Fútbol did it in the 1998–99 season.
- The former Reyfra Atlético Club played in Segunda División B for the first time in the 1977–78 season. The current Atlético Madrid B did it in the 1992–93 season.
- The former Societat Esportiva Eivissa-Ibiza played in Segunda División B for the first time in the 2007–08 season. The current Unión Deportiva Ibiza did it in the 2018–19 season.
- Not to be confused with Melilla CD which currently plays in Tercera División.
- After the dissolution of the original Burgos Club de Fútbol which first played in Segunda División B in the 1982–83 season, two successors rose: A new Burgos Club de Fútbol S.A.D. was founded with the same name, and the former Gimnástica Burgalesa Club de Fútbol changed its name to the current Real Burgos Club de Fútbol which currently plays in Tercera División. The clubs first played in the division in the 1997–98 and 1985–86 seasons respectively.
- In 2013, after the dissolution of the original Unión Deportiva Salamanca which first played in Segunda División B in the 1985–86 season, three successors rose at once: Salamanca Athletic Club, Club Deportivo Club de Fútbol Salmantino (adopting the original Salamanca's reserve team's name) and Unionistas de Salamanca Club de Fútbol. Salamanca Athletic was never registered to play in any RFEF competition, causing its disappearance in 2016. Salmantino went through two name changes before adopting its present identity, changing to Club de Fútbol Salmantino in 2017 and finally, Salamanca Club de Fútbol in 2018. Unionistas remained unchanged for the teams' Segunda División B debuts coming in the same 2018–19 season. All of the mentioned teams shared the same Helmántico Stadium stadium and facilities during their existence.
- Not to be consfused with SD Logroñés which currently plays in Tercera División.
- Located in Andorra.
- The former Orihuela Deportiva Club de Fútbol played in Segunda División B for the first time in the 1984–85 season. The current Orihuela Club de Fútbol did it in the 2002–03 season.
- The former Club Deportivo Badajoz played in Segunda División B for the first time in the 1977–78 season. The current Club Deportivo Badajoz 1905 did it in the 2017–18 season.
- After the dissolution of the original Cartagena Club de Fútbol in 1952, the local Cartagenera Football Club renamed to Unión Deportiva Cartagenera and a new Fútbol Club Cartaganova was founded in 1995. Cartagenera changed its name twice: To Club Deportivo Cartagena in 1961 and to Cartagena Fútbol Club in 1974, its present-day name; the club went on to become the reserve team of the newer Fútbol Club Cartagena two times from 2002 to 2014, going back and forth from an independent club to a B-team. Club Deportivo Cartagena also went through a name change in 2003 where it adopted its latest name of Fútbol Club Cartagena. Cartagena Fútbol Club debuted in Segunda División B in the 1980–81 season while the newer Fútbol Club Cartagena did it in the 1998–99 season.
- In 2000, after the dissolution of the original Club Polideportivo Mérida which debuted in Segunda División B in the 1980–81 season, its reserve team Mérida Promesas took over as the main club in the city and renamed as Mérida Unión Deportiva, they went on to firstly play in Segunda B during the 2001–02 season. After this club's disappearance, another club was founded in its place, this one called Mérida Asociación Deportiva which still stands today and debuted in the division in the 2015–16 season. All of the mentioned clubs shared the same Estadio Romano during their existence.
- Formerly known as Granada Club de Fútbol B, changed to Club Recreativo Granada in 2018.
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