Spain - List of Foundation Dates of Clubs

Recreativo (Huelva)              23 Dec 1889 
Athletic (Bilbao)                       1898
Palamos CF                              1898       [see also Catalonia - List of Foundation Dates]
FC Barcelona                     29 Nov 1899       [see also Catalonia - List of Foundation Dates]
RCD Espanyol (Barcelona)         28 Oct 1900       [see also Catalonia - List of Foundation Dates]
Real Madrid CF                   18 Mar 1902
UE Rubí                                 1902
Atletico Madrid                  26 Mar 1903  [1]
CE Sabadell                             1903       [see also Catalonia - List of Foundation Dates]
RC Deportivo (La Coruña)          2 Mar 1904
CD Badajoz                              1905
SD Beasain                              1905
Las Palmas Marino FC             12 May 1905
SD Ponferradina                         1905
Real Sevilla FC                  14 Oct 1905
Real Sporting (Gijon)                   1905
Gimnastica Torrelavega                  1907
CE Europa (Barcelona)                   1907
Real Betis Balompié (Sevilla)    12 Sep 1907
SD Levante (Valencia)                   1909
Real Sociedad (San Sebastian)     9 Sep 1909  [2]
Cadiz CF                         10 Sep 1910
Real Murcia                             1910
Mérida CP                           May 1912
CD Basconia (Basauri)                   1913
RC Racing (Santander)                   1913
UE Sant Andreu (Barcelona)              1913
Gimnastic (Tarragona)                   1914  [3]  [see also Catalonia - List of Foundation Dates]
CD Premia                               1915
Real Unión (Irún)                       1915
RCD Mallorca (Palma)              5 Mar 1916
Sestao SC                               1916
CF Barakaldo                            1917
CD Carabanchel                          1917
CD Elgoibar                             1917
CD Cieza                                1917
Racing (Ferrol)                         1917
Caudal D (Mieres)                       1918
CP Cacereño                             1919
Valencia CF                      18 Mar 1919
UE Figueres                      13 Apr 1919       [see also Catalonia - List of Foundation Dates]
CA Osasuna (Pamplona)            20 Nov 1920
D Alavés (Vitória)                      1921
CD Castellón                     30 Aug 1921
Ontinyent CF (Valencia)                 1921
UD Melilla                              1921
CF Gava                                 1922       [see also Catalonia - List of Foundation Dates]
Gernika                                 1922
Hércules CF (Alicante)              Sep 1922
Vélez CF (Vélez Málaga)                 1922
CD Mensajero (S.Cruz de Tenerife)       1922
Real Jaen CF                            1922
UD Casetas                              1922
CD Tenerife (S.Cruz de T.)       8 Aug  1922

[1] also known as Atlético Aviación during their history
[2] also known as Donostia CF during their history
[3] club founded 1886 but football section only in 1914

Ceuta and Melilla Foundation Dates
 
Sociedad Deportiva Ceuta         21 Dec 1932       [dissolved 1956]
Melilla CF                       15 Aug 1940       [founded as CD Tesorillo; dissolved 1976]
Unión Deportiva Melilla [1]       6 Feb 1943       [dissolved 1956] 
AD Ceuta FC                       9 Jul 1956       [founded as Club Atlético de Ceuta]
Unión Deportiva Melilla [2]      29 Jun 1976       [founded as Gimnástico Melilla Club]
  
 
Women Club Foundation Dates

1968  CD Parroquía de Ramón Llull Palma de Mallorca [merged 2008 with CD Son Cotoner to Sporting Ciutat de Palma]
1970  CD Sondika                                    [founded as Maiona de Sondika] 
      RCD Espanyol de Barcelona
1979  Sporting Club de Huelva 
1980  Club Atlético de Madrid Féminas               [founded as Atlético Villa de Madrid]
      Oviedo Moderno CF                             [founded as México-La Corredoria CF]
1981  Añorga Kirol Kultur Elkartea San Sebastián
      Oiartzun Kirol Elkartea
1982  CE Sabadell FC
1988  FC Barcelona
      León FF                                       [founded as Puente Castro C] 
198?  CD Oroquieta Villaverde Madrid
1991  SD Eibar                                      [founded as Eibartarrak FT]
1992  Sevilla FC
      CD Son Cotoner Palma de Mallorca              [merged 2008 with CD Parroquía de Ramón Llull to Sporting Ciutat der Palma]
      Club Atlético Málaga
1993  Levante UD Valencia                           [founded as Instituto Politécnico San Vicente Ferrer] 
1995  CFF Irex Puebla de Calzada                    [merged 2008 with AD Las Mercedes de Almendralejo to Estremadura Femenino CF Almendralejo]
1996  CEF San Gabriel Barcelona
      CD Nuestra Señora de Belén Burgos
      AD Torrejón CF
1997  Fundación Albacete Nexus Energía Albacete
1998  FC Levante Las Planas Barcelona
1999  UD Collerense Palma de Mallorca
      Valencia Féminas  CF
      Deportivo Córdoba FS
2000  Rayo Vallecano de Madrid
2001  Granada CF
2002  Athletic Club Bilbao
      CD Transportes Alcaine Zaragoza
2003  Círculo Sollerense Sóller                     [founded as CF Sóller]     
2004  Real Sociedad de Fútbol San Sebastián
2008  Sporting Ciutat de Palma                      [merger of CD Parroquía de Ramón Llull and CD Son Cotoner]
      Estremadura Femenino CF Almendralejo          [merger of AD Las Mercedes de Almendralejo and CFF Irex Puebla de Calzada]
2009  Real Valladolid CF                            [dissolved 2011]


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