Espanyol Barcelona

Espanyol Barcelona
full name Reial club Deportiu
Espanyol de Barcelona
pointed name (n) Pericos
based 28. October 1900
stadium olympia stadium Montjuic
of places 55,000
president Daniel Sánchez Llibre
coach Miguel fishing rod Lotina
league Primera División
2004/05 5. Place
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RCD Espanyol Barcelona (Catalan Reial club Deportiu Espanyol, Spanish material club Deportivo Español, German royal of Spanish Sportverein) is a soccer association from the Spanish metropolis Barcelona.

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the club became to 28. October 1900 of students of the University of Barcelona based. Espanyol is to material Madrid the largest rival of the fiber plastic Barcelona. The name Espanyol (“Spanish” in Catalan language) is to show that the association of Spanish origin is. At establishment times of the association the majority of the soccer clubs in Spain von Ausländern was operated.

Espanyol - initial member of the Primera division in the year 1928 - is one of the Spanish associations, which carry the Spanish king and the title material ( “royally”) in the name and in the coat of arms as a patron. This privilege goes back on the Spanish king Alfonso XIII from Spain, which bequeathed this honour to the association 1912.

The Maskottchen of the association is a Wellensittich, the Perico (katal. Pericu) or Periquito, in the association colors blue-white. This gives the trailer shank of the club its name.

Ricardo Saprissa, a well-known player into the 1920er-Jahren, emigrated later to Costa Rica and was there one the joint founder of Deportivo Saprissa.


Espanyol plays 1997/98 in the olympia stadium Montjuic ( 55,000 places ) for the season, after the club for financial reasons had to sell its stadium area in the quarter Sarrià. The building project of a new stadium was begun in the autumn 2004 in the suburb Cornellà and is to be inaugurated in the season 2006/2007.


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