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Newell's Old Boys
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Full name Club Atlético Newell's Old Boys
Nickname(s) La Lepra an Pechofrios ("The Liprosy")
Foondit 3 November 1903; 115 years ago (1903-11-03)
Ground Estadio Marcelo Bielsa,
Rosario, Argentinae
Ground Capacity 38,000[1]
Chairman Guillermo Lorente
Manager Gustavo Raggio
League Primera División
2014 Final 12th
Wabsteid Club wabsteid

Club Atlético Newell's Old Boys is an Argentine sports club based in Rosario, Santa Fe. The club wis foondit on 3 November 1903, an is namit efter Isaac Newell, ane o the pioneers o Argentine fitbaw. Newell's is best kent for its fitbaw team, that plays in the Argentine Primera División, the tap diveesion o the Argentine league seestem.

Oreeginally a member o Rosario's Fitbaa Association, Newell's affiliatit tae the Argentine Fitbaa Association (AFA) in 1939. Thay hae wan AFA's Primera División sax times throuoot thair history. Newell's haes been twice Copa Libertadores runner-up (in 1988 an 1992) an aw.

The club's fitball stadium is the Estadio Marcelo Bielsa, namit efter the team's umwhile player an manager Marcelo Bielsa (twice champion, an runner-up o ane Copa Libertadores). Newell's plays the Rosario derby against Rosario Central, a club wi which thay hae a huge historical rivalry.

Newell's is notable for its youth diveesions an aw, bein the club wi maist naitional titles in AFA's youth tournaments.[2] Ither sports practisit at the club are basketbaw, boxin, field hockey, mairtial airts, roller skeitchin an volleybaw.

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