On this day in 1905 Sevilla FC was founded. On Monday the 14th of October the Andalusian club, which has experienced plenty of success over the course of its history, and become one of the country’s best beloved football teams as a result, celebrates its 108th anniversary.
Having spent 70 of a possible 83 seasons in the Liga BBVA, the Seville outfit sits in seventh place in the Spanish topflight’s historic league table, with a total of 2,565 points.
Not so long ago the club experienced the most successful period of its history, between 2006 and 2010, when the first team won six of the ten available titles. The highlight of those years were the successive UEFA Cup victories (2005/06 and 2006/07), the two Copa del Rey titles (2006/07 and 2009/10) and the 2006 European Super Cup.
Over the club’s 108 year history it has called the Campo del Mercantil, the Estadio Reina Victoria and the old Estadio de Nervión home, and has seen legends of the game like Diego Armando Maradona, Davor Šuker, Juan Arza, Antonio Puerta, José María Busto and Frédéric Kanouté wear the famous red and white strip.