The Sevilla Fútbol Club to German Sevilla FC is a football club based in the southern Spanish city of Seville, who plays in the Spanish Primera División.
The crew of the Sevillistas wearing white and at away games usually red jerseys at home games. In 1958 they opened the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium, has the capacity for more than 45,000 spectators. The fans of Sevilla FC are called Sevillistas. As an enemy of Sevilla FC valid city rivals Real Betis and their direct encounter is called Derbi sevillano.
The Estadio Sanchez Pizjuan Sevilla FC and was part of the venue for the World Cup in Spain in 1982 - at that time still with a capacity of 70,000 seats, because there were more standing ranks. It is near the eastern outskirts of Seville, within walking distance to the Santa Justa central station.
The club also has its own radio station, Radio Sevilla FC, a television station and a newspaper Televisión Sevilla FC Sevilla FC Periódico.
The second team of the club plays since the 2007 /08 season again under its traditional name Sevilla Atlético (formerly Sevilla FC B). The Sevilla FC is currently (as of 05 /2009) is one of three Spanish side, who are debt-free.
The club was founded on 14 October 1905 and was one of the founding clubs of the Primera División. After 1940 and 1943, respectively the 2nd place was reached, the Sevilla FC was able to celebrate in 1946 the Spanish league title. The club was in the following years, twice runner-up (1951 and 1957 ), but so far could not connect to these placements. The Spanish cup competition, Copa del Rey, Sevilla FC won in 1935, 1939, 1948, 2007 and 2010. 1955 and 1962, the final was reached. The Sevilla FC was in season 1957/58 the first club from Andalusia, who played in the European Cup.
In the season 2004/2005, the Sevilla FC should have qualified by a hair the first Andalusian club for the Champions League, but just city rivals Betis sat down at the last moment before the Sevilla FC on the final qualifying place in the Primera División.
On 10 May 2006 Sevilla in Eindhoven won the final of the UEFA Cup of the season 2005/2006 against the English club Middlesbrough FC, Full Time the meeting was 4:0. Even the final of the European Super Cup was won: the Stade Louis II of Sevilla FC defeated on August 25, the Champions League winners FC Barcelona 3-0.
Since 27 April 2006 day of the second leg of the UEFA Cup semi-final FC Sevilla - FC Schalke 04, both fan bases are close friends.
On 16 May 2007 succeeded the Sevilla FC as a second team in the history of the UEFA Cup by Real Madrid 1985/86 to defend the title. The Andalusians sat in the Spanish final at Hampden Park in Glasgow to a 2-2 ( 1-1, 1-1 ) after extra time only 3-1 in a penalty shoot-out against the league competitors and in this competition undefeated until then RCD Espanyol Barcelona through.
In June 2007 Sevilla FC won the cup final against Getafe CF 1-0 in the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu in Madrid. In August 2007, Sevilla Real Madrid defeated in the match for the Supercopa de España.
On August 25, 2007, the first matchday of the 2007/08 season, there was a tragic incident: In the match against Getafe ( 4-1 ) suffered Antonio Puerta 30 minutes into the collapse. His teammates kept him from swallowing his tongue; according to the following exchange he burst in the cabin together again, where he suffered a cardiovascular arrest, in consequence of which he died three days later.
The Sevilla FC was appointed according to IFFHS for the best club in the world in the years 2006 and 2007 and is currently the only club in the world to receive this award in two consecutive years.
On May 19, 2010 Sevilla FC won the Camp Nou in Barcelona with a 2-0 win over Atletico Madrid for the fifth time in the Copa del Rey.
In the Spanish Supercup final 2010 Sevilla lost to a 3-1 in the first leg, the second leg with 0:4 against FC Barcelona. In the 2010/11 season would retire in the play -off round of the Champions League against SC Braga. In the group stage of the Europa League the Andalusians were playing against the French first division side Paris Saint- Germain, the German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund and Karpaty Lviv the Ukrainian representatives. In the group stage could take second place in the table. In the Round of however, was eliminated by the eventual winners FC Porto. In the league, the team finished fifth.
Thus, the team played in the play-off round of the Europa League. There, however, the team was eliminated by the German Bundesliga club Hannover 96.
In the 2013/14 season the team will play again in the Champions League and reached the second round. After a dramatic return in the second round in the derby against Real Betis ( officially: Real Betis Balompié ) won by Sevilla FC 4-3 on penalties. In the quarterfinals, the opponents of FC Porto.
- Copa del Rey: 1935, 1939, 1948, 2007, 2010
- Spanish Champion: 1946
- UEFA Cup: 2006, 2007
- UEFA Super Cup: 2006
- Supercopa de España: 2007
Squad 2013/14 season
Well-known former players
- Matías Almeyda Argentina
- Argentina Ricardo Daniel Bertoni
- Argentina Diego Maradona
- Argentina Diego Simeone
- Argentina Javier Saviola
- Brazil Luis Fabiano
- Brazil Adriano
- Dani Alves Brazil
- Bebeto Brazil
- Brazil Julio Baptista
- Spain Juan Arza
- Spain José Antonio Reyes
- Spain Sergio Ramos
- Spain José Mari
- Spain Jesús Navas
- Spain Carlos Marchena
- Spain Manuel Jiménez
- Spain Antonio Puerta
- Uruguay Darío Silva
- Uruguay Marcelo Zalayeta
- Mali Frederic Kanoute
- Chile Iván Zamorano
- Croatia Robert Prosinečki
- Croatia Davor Šuker
- Greece Vasileios Tsiartas
- Congo Democratic Republic of Portugal Ariza Makukula
- Gerardo Torrado Mexico
- Netherlands Khalid Boulahrouz
- Russia Alexander Kerschakow
- Soviet Union Rinat Dassajew
- Germany Andreas Hinkel
Sevilla Atlético, the second team of Sevilla FC. Currently, in the 2011/12 season, the team plays in the Segunda División B. In the 2008/ 09 season she was the only B team in the Segunda División, the Spanish second division, but rose from the Table.