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Celta de Vigo
Full name Real Club Celta de Vigo, S.A.D.
Elk-name(s) Os Célticos (The Celts/Celtics)
Os Celestes (The Sky Blues)
O Celtiña (The Little Celta)
Foondit 23 August 1923 (1923-08-23) (91 years ago)
Grund Balaídos
Vigo, Spain
(capacity: 32,500)
President Carlos Mouriño 1
Head Coach Eduardo Berizzo
League Primera División
2013–14 Primera División, 9t
Wabsteid Club hame page
Home colours
Away colours
Current season

Real Club Celta de Vigo (Galician pronunciation: [reˈal ˈkluβ ˈθelta ðe ˈβiɣo]), or simply Celta Vigo, is a Spainyie profeesional fitbaa 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]

The 2000 UEFA Intertoto Cup in the club trophy cabinet

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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