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Celta de Vigo
Full name Real Club Celta de Vigo, S.A.D.
Nickname(s) Os Célticos (The Celts/Celtics)
Os Celestes (The Sky Blues)
O Celtiña (The Little Celta)
Foondit 23 August 1923; 94 years ago (1923-08-23)
Ground Balaídos
Vigo, Spain
Ground Capacity 32,500
Preses Carlos Mouriño1
Heid Coach Antonio Mohamed
League La Liga
2017–18 La Liga, 13t
Wabsteid Club wabsteid
Current saison

Real Club Celta de Vigo (Galician pronunciation: [reˈal ˈkluβ ˈθelta ðe ˈβiɣo]), or simply Celta Vigo, is a Spainyie profeesional fitbaw club based in Vigo, Galicie, currently playin in the Primera División. It wis foondit on 23 August 1923 follaein the merger o Real Vigo Sporting an Real Fortuna Foot-ball Club. Elk-namit Os Celestes (The Sky Blues), they play in sky blue shirts an white shorts. The club's hame stadium is Balaídos, which seats 29.800 spectators.[1]

Celta Vigo hae played mony saisons in La Liga, but hae niver wan a league title or the Copa del Rey. Ane o their best saisons wis 1970–71, when they feenished unbeaten at hame an wur kent as the "giant-killers." Celta came saxt that saison an qualifeed for the UEFA Cup for the first time. Mair recently, the club feenished in their best-iver poseetion o fowert in 2002–03, qualifeein for the 2003–04 UEFA Champions League, whaur they wur eliminatit bi Arsenal.

Celta Vigo B[eedit | eedit soorce]

Celta de Vigo B is Celta's youth team. It wis foondit in 1996 an plays in the Tercera División.

Honours[eedit | eedit soorce]

Naitional titles[eedit | eedit soorce]

Winners (3): 1935–36, 1981–82, 1991–92
Runners-up (4): 1968–69, 1975–76, 2004–05, 2011–12
Runners-up (3): 1947–48, 1993–94, 2000–01

European titles[eedit | eedit soorce]

Winners (1): 2000

Regional titles[eedit | eedit soorce]

Winners (6): 1923–24, 1924–25, 1925–26, 1929–30, 1931–32, 1933–34
  • Asturian-Galician Championship
Winners (1): 1934–35
Winners (2): 2007, 2008

Youth titles[eedit | eedit soorce]

Runners-up (2): 2008–09, 2012–13

Friendly[eedit | eedit soorce]

Winners (22): 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2012
Winners (16): 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013
Winners (1): 1999
  • Trofeo Xacobeo
Winners (1): 1999

Individual[eedit | eedit soorce]

1947–48 – Spain Pahiño (23 goals)
1992–93 – Spain Santiago Cañizares (30 Goals/36 Games – Coef. 0.83)
2002–03 – Argentinae Pablo Cavallero (27 Goals/34 Gemmes – Coef. 0.79)
2005–06 – Spain José Manuel Pinto (28 Goals/36 Gemmes – Coef. 0.78)

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

1.^ Carlos Mouriño is the plurality shareholder, with 35%, and as such is the club president.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Gunther Lades. "Stadium profile at". Fussballtempel.net. Retrieved 2012-03-24. 
  2. "Spain – List of Champions of Galicia". Rsssf.com. 30 July 2004. Retrieved 2012-03-24. 

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