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Leganés
Club Deportivo Leganés
Full name Club Deportivo Leganés, S.A.D.
Nickname(s) Lega, Pepineros (Cucumber Growers)
Founded 1928
Ground Estadio Municipal de Butarque
(Capacity: 10,954)
Chairman Flag of Spain María Victoria Pavón
Manager Flag of Spain Asier Garitano
Current League La Liga 
2017–18 La Liga, 17th
Website Club home page
Leganés 2017-18 homeLeganés 2017-18 awayLeganés 2017-18 third
Football current event Current season

Club Deportivo Leganés, S.A.D. is a Spanish football team from Leganés, in the Madrid outskirts. Founded on 26 June 1928 it currently plays in the Primera División, holding home games at Estadio Municipal de Butarque, which seats 10,954 spectators.

Team colours are white shirts with blue stripes, and white shorts.

History

Leganés played the vast majority of its existence in the lower leagues. In 1977 the club regained promotion to the fourth division, where it had played before for seven years when the category was still the third level.

After a steady progression, Leganés reached the new division three in 1987, being promoted to the second division six years later and maintaining its league status for 11 seasons; during this timeframe, it collected two consecutive eighth places (best) from 1995–97.

In the 2015–16 season, for the first time in their history, Leganés earned promotion to La Liga, which was sealed on 4 June 2016 with a 1–0 away win against CD Mirandés.

Fans

The fans have friendly relation with ultras group Gate 12 of Egaleo FC, the towns of Egaleo and Leganés happen to be twinned too. Their biggest rival is Getafe with whom they contest the South Madrid Derby.

External links

Template:CD Leganés squad

La Liga 2018-19

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