CD Baskonia is a Spanish football club from the Basque town of Basauri. The club was founded in 1913 playing in the 2007/ 08 season in the Tercera División, Group 4 mid-1950s, the club played several years in the Segunda División, the club currently acts as a second training team of Athletic Bilbao. To change the youth players of Athletic usually first for a season to Baskonia before División Segunda B may ran for Athletic B.
In the Basque town of Basauri Club Deportivo Baskonia in 1913 was established. After the beginning of the 20th century from a small farming village an industrial town of 50,000 inhabitants was also got the CD Baskonia buoyancy. Mid-1950s was the club six years in a row playing in the Segunda División. The term Baskonia derives from the word " Vasconia ", which represents the Latin name for today's Basque Country. The Basques use for several years, the term " Baskonia ", although the club officially still " Basconia " is the name and a name change has not occurred.
Cooperation with Athletic Bilbao
In June 1997, graduated CD Baskonia an agreement with Athletic Bilbao, so that the club since then acts as a second team of Athletic Training. The youth players 18-21 play first they switch to Athletic B at Baskonia before. Although the club 2005/2006, the rise of places he could reach in the play-offs not compete because Athletic B in Segunda División B and was not allowed to play two teams of a club in the same league.
CD Baskonia plays in the Estadio de Lopez Cortazar, which has a capacity of 8,500 spectators.
- 2004/2005: Tercera División - 8th Place
- 2005/2006: Tercera División - 4th place ( Play-Offs non-runner )
- 2006/2007: Tercera División - 5th Place
- 2007/2008: Tercera División - 5th Place
- Seasons League 1: 0
- Seasons League 2: 6
- Seasons league 2B: 8
- Seasons League 3: 43
- Best Place Liga 2: 8 (1958 /59)
- Worst Place Liga 2: 30 (1962 /63)
- Rise in Segunda División 1956-57
- Tercera División champions ( 4): 1957, 1985, 1998, 2003
Well-known former coach
- Spain Javier Clemente
Well-known former players
- Spain Iribar
- Spain Unai Expósito
- Spain Fernando Llorente
- Spain Francisco Yeste
- Spain Daniel Aranzubia
- Spain Luis Prieto
- Fernando Amorebieta Venezuela
- Football club in the Basque Country
- Sport ( Basque Country )