CD Mirandés

Full name Club Deportivo Mirandés
Nickname(s) Los Rojillos (The Reds) Jabatos (Young Wild Boar)
Founded 1927
Ground Anduva, Miranda de Ebro,
Castile and León, Spain
Ground Capacity 5,759
Chairman Ramiro Revuelta
Manager Álvarez de los Mozos (interim)
League Segunda División
2014–15 8th
Website Club home page

Club Deportivo Mirandés is a Spanish football team based in Miranda de Ebro, Province of Burgos, in the autonomous community of Castile and León. Founded on 3 May 1927 it plays in Segunda División, holding home matches at Estadio Municipal de Anduva.


Mirandés' origins can be traced to the beginnings of the 20th century, with clubs such as El Deportivo Mirandés (1917), Sporting Club Mirandés (1919), Deportivo SC (1919) and Miranda Unión Club (1922) all being its predecessors. Club Deportivo was founded as such on 3 May 1927, playing its first game on 4 June in the Saint John of the Mountain Festival, against Arabarra, winning 1–0 courtesy of a Fidel Angulo goal; the team's first president was Arturo García del Río, with the organization's initial capital consisting of 666 shares of 15 pesetas each.

Mirandés' first squad

From 1944–77 Mirandés competed in Tercera División, with the exception of three seasons spent in the regional leagues.[1] In 1977–78 it moved to the newly created Segunda División B, lasting five years, twice unsuccessful in the promotion playoffs. On 28 December 1977 the team faced Mario Kempes and Valencia CF at home in the Copa del Rey, losing 2–4;[2] future Real Madrid player and La Liga manager Miguel Ángel Portugal played with the team during this decade.

In 1986, Mirandés was one of the founders of the La Rioja Football Federation. Three years later, the club won its first major trophy, conquering the fourth level championship under 23-year-old manager Juan Manuel Lillo.[3] The team went on to fluctuate between divisions three and four in the following years, again experiencing the odd visit to the regional levels (two seasons).

Mirandés returned to the third division in the 2008–09 campaign, following two seasons in which the club finished the regular season top of the table only to fall short in the playoffs. In the decisive match, the team won against Jerez Industrial CF 3–2 at home (4–2 on aggregate).[4]

In 2011–12, Mirandés started the league with a run of 833 minutes without conceding a goal, eventually losing its first match in the 18th game.[5] In the season's domestic cup, the club reached the semifinals – becoming only the third third-tier team in history to reach that stage – after disposing of top level sides Villarreal CF, Racing de Santander and RCD Espanyol.[6][7][8] Finally, the team was promoted for the first time ever to Segunda División, after defeating CD Atlético Baleares in the playoffs.

Season to season

Season Division Place Copa del Rey
1944/45 7th
1945/46 6th
1946/47 8th
1947/48 10th
1948/49 8th
1949/50 13th
1950/51 6th
1951/52 7th
1952/53 3rd
1953/54 18th
1954/55 4th
1955/56 11th
1956/57 15th
1957/58 2nd
1958/59 5th
1959/60 6th
1960/61 10th
1961/62 6th
1962/63 5th
Season Division Place Copa del Rey
1963/64 6th
1964/65 10th
1965/66 15th
1966/67 Regional
1967/68 12th
1968/69 Regional
1969/70 Regional
1970/71 9th
1971/72 10th
1972/73 16th
1973/74 15th
1974/75 5th
1975/76 8th
1976/77 6th
1977/78 2ªB 4th
1978/79 2ªB 3rd
1979/80 2ªB 11th
1980/81 2ªB 9th
1981/82 2ªB 18th
Season Division Place Copa del Rey
1982/83 14th
1983/84 10th
1984/85 13th
1985/86 8th
1986/87 3rd
1987/88 2ªB 18th
1988/89 1st
1989/90 2ªB 14th
1990/91 2ªB 17th
1991/92 5th
1992/93 3rd
1993/94 6th
1994/95 18th
1995/96 Regional 3rd
1996/97 Regional 1st
1997/98 10th
1998/99 16th
1999/00 3rd
Season Division Place Copa del Rey
2000/01 2nd
2001/02 6th
2002/03 1st
2003/04 2ªB 3rd Round of 32
2004/05 2ªB 16th Round of 16
2005/06 2nd DNP
2006/07 1st DNP
2007/08 1st First round
2008/09 2nd First round
2009/10 2ªB 13th DNP
2010/11 2ªB 2nd DNP
2011/12 2ªB 1st Semifinals
2012/13 15th Third round
2013/14 19th Second round
2014/15 8th Third round
Season Division Place Copa del Rey
2015/16 15th Quarterfinals
2016/17 Second round

Current squad

As of 19 August 2016

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Spain GK Sergio Pérez
3 Spain DF Gorka Kijera
4 Spain MF Carlos Lázaro
5 Spain DF Fran Cruz
6 Spain DF Álex Ortiz
7 Spain MF Iker Guarrotxena
8 Spain FW Marco Sangalli
9 Spain FW Abdón Prats
10 Spain MF Alain Oyarzun (on loan from Real Sociedad)
11 Spain MF Dani Provencio
12 Spain FW Pedro Martín (on loan from Celta)
13 Spain GK Roberto
No. Position Player
14 Spain MF Maikel Mesa
15 Spain DF Carlos Moreno
16 Spain MF Íñigo Eguaras
17 Spain MF Álvaro Bustos (on loan from Sporting Gijón)
18 Spain DF Jon Aurtenetxe
19 Spain FW Fofo
20 Spain DF Ruymán
21 Spain MF Néstor Salinas
22 Spain DF Pau Cendrós
23 Spain MF Javi Hervás
24 Spain MF Rúper



Mirandés – Burgos

Mirandés plays home games at Estadio Municipal de Anduva. Owned by the Miranda de Ebro Town Hall, it was inaugurated on 22 January 1950, and has a capacity of 6,000 spectators (mostly seated), with a dimension of 105×69 meters of natural grass.

Additionally, it also held other sporting events, most notably the under-21 match between Spain and Poland in 2006 (0–1).[9]

Prior to this stadium, the club played its matches in other settings. During its first year of life, it played at Campo de Kronne, which was located between the Carretera de Logroño and the Avenida República Argentina. The following year the team moved to another ground and, on 26 May 1928, the first game at Campo de La Estación took place, against Club Ciclista de San Sebastián, with the team remaining there until 1950.

Famous players

Note: this list includes players that have appeared in at least 100 league games and/or have reached international status.

See Category:CD Mirandés footballers

Famous managers

See also


  1. "Los 50 y 60. Años en tercera" [50s and 60s. Years in Tercera] (in Spanish). CD Mirandés. Retrieved 1 February 2012.
  2. "Mirandés-Valencia 1977" (in Spanish). Miranda Deportiva. 22 June 2010. Retrieved 27 January 2012.
  3. "Los 80 y 90. Crisis" [80s and 90s. Crisis] (in Spanish). CD Mirandés. Retrieved 27 January 2012.
  4. "El Mirandés asciende a Segunda B al ganar al Jerez Industrial" [Mirandés promotes to Segunda B after defeating Jerez Industrial] (in Spanish). El Correo. 29 June 2009. Retrieved 27 January 2012.
  5. "El Mirandés encaja la primera derrota de la temporada" [Mirandés loses first game of season] (in Spanish). Marca. 18 December 2011. Retrieved 27 January 2012.
  6. "El teatro de los sueños existe" [The theatre of dreams is real] (in Spanish). El País. 24 January 2012. Retrieved 25 January 2012.
  7. "Minnows Mirandes stun Espanyol". ESPN Star Sports. 25 January 2012. Retrieved 27 January 2012.
  8. Mirandés' miracle run in Copa del Rey captures Spain's imagination; Sports Illustrated, 1 February 2012
  9. "Spanish Under 21". Soccer-Spain. Retrieved 1 February 2012.

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