SD Ponferradina

The Sociedad Deportiva Ponferradina is a Spanish football club from the town of Ponferrada, León. The club, founded in 1922 currently plays in the Segunda División.


SD Ponferradina was founded in 1922 by the first president of the club Eustaquio Lopez Boto. Together with Cultural Leonesa Ponferradina is the highest -playing team from the Castile and León. Both play in group II Segunda División B. In his more than 80 years of tradition, the first and only time the promotion to Segunda División that. However, in Spain's second highest league, the team could not keep, so they had to join the back to the 2B as third last. Here we reached the first place in the 2007/ 08 season, but failed in the promotion round to the Segunda División at FC Alicante. Two years later succeeded to return to the second division after the team's 2009/10 season second in the Segunda División B, Group 1 after ausschaltete and in the subsequent play-offs UE Sant Andreu on penalties. The finale to the third league championship against FC Granada Although they lost 0-1, but the team had risen as runner-up.


Ponferradina plays at the Estadio El Toralín, which has a capacity of 8,300 spectators. The stadium was opened on 5 September 2000 against Celta Vigo.

This stadium replaced the old square where Ponferradina from 1975 to 2000 played at least a quarter of a century.


Status: End of Season 2012/13

  • Seasons League 1: -
  • Seasons League 2: 3
  • Seasons league 2B: 17 (2x Champion)
  • Seasons League 3: 46 (3x Champion)
  • Best league position: 7th ( Segunda División: 2012 /13)


  • Promotion to the Segunda División: 2005/ 06, 2009/10, 2011/12
  • Segunda División B Champion ( 2x): 2004/ 2005, 2007 /08
  • Tercera División Champion (3x): in 1957/58, 1965/66, 1986/87