FC Barcelona B

The FC Barcelona B, FC Barcelona Atlètic earlier, the second team of FC Barcelona. The team was founded in 1970 and currently plays in the Segunda División.

As a reserve team of a professional football clubs, it is the team not allowed to play in the same league as the first team to take part even in the Spanish Cup. The FC Barcelona B plays its home matches at the Mini Estadi, which has a capacity of 15,276 spectators.


Founded in 1934 SD España Industrial was the first team to officially regarded as reserve team of FC Barcelona. This club renamed itself in 1956 in CD Condal order because it wanted to take part as an independent team in the premier league in season 1956/57. After re-entering the FC Barcelona Condal CD served from 1968 again as a reserve team.

In 1970 let to merge the then president of FC Barcelona, ​​the CD Condal and the youth team Atlètic Catalunya decided. The resulting team was initially FC Barcelona Atlètic called until it its present name FC Barcelona B received in 1991; 2008-2010 was the team again in the meantime FC Barcelona Atlètic.

Since the existence of the team Barcelona B was in almost half of all seasons of the Spanish second division and was an integral part of the Spanish professional football. Unlike in Germany, also a B- team first division may compete in the second division. Each player has a professional contract because the team not acting as a mere youth team. In 1999, the team was relegated from the second division last to the third tier, Segunda División B, the decreases. After eight years in the Segunda División B was followed in the 2006/07 season of relegation to the Tercera División. Under the then-new coach Josep Guardiola the team managed it for a year as First Place the immediate resurgence. Guardiola was then appointed head coach of the first team and Luis Enrique took over his position.

In the 2009/10 season Barcelona Atlètic reached the second place in the Segunda División B and qualified for the play-offs for the Segunda División. After the team prevailed in the relegation final against local rivals UE Sant Andreu, the team has been playing the 2010/11 season back in the Spanish second division. In his first season second division for eleven years Barcelona B then took third place, the best finish in club history. Since the 2011/12 season the team of Eusebio Sacristán is trained.

League membership

  • Seasons Segunda División: 21
  • Segunda División B seasons: 18
  • Tercera División seasons: 4
  • Seasons Divisiones Regional: 1
  • Best place in Segunda División: 3rd in the 2010/11 season


  • Promotion to the Segunda División ( 5): 1974, 1982, 1991, 1998, 2010
  • Segunda División B champions ( 3): 1982, 1991, 2002
  • Tercera División champions ( 2): 1974, 2008

Squad 2013/14 season

Well-known former players

The following former players denied more than 50 league games for the first team or more than 10 internationals. Players in bold are active for the first team.

  • Spain Ramón Calderé
  • Spain Francisco Carrasco
  • Spain Albert Celades
  • Spain Paco Clos
  • Spain Iván de la Peña
  • Mexico Giovani dos Santos
  • Spain Albert Ferrer
  • Spain Gabriella
  • Spain Luis García
  • Spain Gerard
  • Spain Josep Guardiola
  • Spain Daniel Guiza
  • Spain Juan Carlos Rojo
  • Spain José Vicente Sánchez
  • Spain Sergi
  • Cameroon Patrick Suffo
  • Spain Víctor Valdés
  • Spain Xavi