Real Sociedad de Futbol commonly called as Real Sociedad or La Real, is a Spanish club in the city of San Sabastian, in Basque Country. The club has won La Liga title thrice and Copa del Rey twice. Real Sociedad plays their home matches in Anoeta stadium. Real Sociedad has also played in UEFA Champions League twice, in 2003-04 season they were knocked out by Lyon in the round of sixteen.
Real Sociedad was founded on 7 September 1909, by the students and workers of Britain. At first, they named it San Sabastian Recreation Club in 1904, it was a separate branch of the club and in 1905 the club participated in Copa del Rey. In 1909 the club registered for Copa Del Rey but there were some issues regarding the name and as a conclusion, the club was named Sociedad de Futbol on 7th September 1909.
In 1929 the club was a founder member of La Liga. In 1931 they changed the club’s name as Donostia Club de Ftubol with the advent of Second Spanish Republic, after the Spanish Civil War in 1939 they again changed the club’s name to Real Sociedad.
|Luis Llopis||Goalkeeping Manager||55|
|Karla Larbur||Conditioning Manager||51|
|Roberto Olabe||Sporting Director||52|
|Miguel Angel Moya||Goalkeeper||13|
|Robil le Normand||Defender||24|
Winners (2): 1980-81, 1981-82
Runners-up (3): 1979, 1987-88, 2002-03
Copa Del Rey
Winners (2): 1909, 1986-87
Runners-up (5): 1910, 1913, 1928, 1957, 1987-88.