F.C. Barcelona B

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Barcelona B
Full name Futbol Club Barcelona "B"
Nickname(s) Barça B
Founded 12 June 1970 (1970-06-12) (47 years ago)
as FC Barcelona Atlètic
Ground Mini Estadi, Barcelona,
Catalonia, Spain
(capacity: 15,276)
Chairman Josep Maria Bartomeu
Coach Gerard López[1]
League Segunda División B
2015–16 10th
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

F.C. Barcelona B is the reserve team of F.C. Barcelona. They compete in the Segunda División B, the third division of Spanish association football, after being relegated from the Segunda División in the 2014-15 season finishing in 22nd place.

History[change | change source]

Barça B was originally founded on 1 August 1934, as Societat Esportiva Industrial Espanya.[2] It was owned by a textile company of the same name. In 1945, the company agreed with FC Barcelona to make the club Barça's reserve team.[2] They were promoted to La Liga in 1953, but decided to stay in Segunda División. In 1956, they won promotion again, and since teams with names of companies were not allowed, they changed their name to CD Condal.

In 1970, they decided to merge Condal with Atlètic Catalunya and formed Barcelona Atlètic.[2] They reached Segunda División B and Segunda División after 1974. In 1991, Barcelona Atlètic was then renamed FC Barcelona B.[2] In 2008, they were named Barcelona Atlètic once again when Pep Guardiola brought them to Segunda División B, and then once again named FC Barcelona B when they were promoted to Segunda División.[2]

League position[change | change source]

Season Division Place
1970–71 3rd 4th
1971–72 3rd 19th
1972–73 Regional 1st
1973–74 3rd 1st
1974–75 2nd 10th
1975–76 2nd 6th
1976–77 2nd 20th
1977–78 2nd B 5th
1978–79 2nd B 4th
1979–80 2nd B 14th
1980–81 2nd B 3rd
1981–82 2nd B 1st
1982–83 2nd 11th
1983–84 2nd 7th
1984–85 2nd 9th
Season Division Place
1985–86 2nd 13th
1986–87 2nd 13th
1987–88 2nd 8th
1988–89 2nd 17th
1989–90 2nd B 2nd
1990–91 2nd B 1st
1991–92 2nd 6th
1992–93 2nd 8th
1993–94 2nd 8th
1994–95 2nd 6th
1995–96 2nd 14th
1996–97 2nd 19th
1997–98 2nd B 1st
1998–99 2nd 20th
1999–00 2nd B 11th
Season Division Place
2000–01 2nd B 9th
2001–02 2nd B 1st
2002–03 2nd B 2nd
2003–04 2nd B 8th
2004–05 2nd B 11th
2005–06 2nd B 6th
2006–07 2nd B 19th
2007–08 3rd 1st
2008–09 2nd B 5th
2009–10 2nd B 2nd
2010–11 2nd 3rd
2011–12 2nd 8th
2012–13 2nd 9th
2013–14 2nd 3rd
2014–15 2nd 22nd
Season Division Place
2015–16 2nd B 10th

Honours[change | change source]

Winners (4): 1981–82, 1990–91, 1997–98, 2001–02
Winners (2): 1973–74, 2007–08

Current squad[change | change source]

As of 21 September 2015[3]
No. Position Player
Spain GK Adrián Ortolá
Cameroon GK Fabrice Ondoa
Spain GK José Aurelio Suárez
Spain GK Jokin Ezkieta
Spain DF Sergio Juste (3rd captain)
Spain DF Robert Costa (4th captain)
Cameroon DF Frank Bagnack
Spain DF Rodrigo Tarín
Spain DF Sergi Palencia
Spain DF Joan Campins
Nigeria DF Elohor Godswill
Spain DF Xavier Quintillà
Spain DF Álex Grimaldo (captain)
No. Position Player
Spain MF Juan Antonio Ros
Spain MF Sergi Samper (vice-captain)
Spain MF Gerard Gumbau
Spain MF Pol Calvet
Cameroon MF Wilfrid Kaptoum
Cameroon MF Lionel Enguene
Republic of Macedonia MF David Babunski (5th captain)
Spain MF Juan Cámara
Argentina MF Maxi Rolón
Spain MF Aitor Cantalapiedra
Cameroon FW Jean Marie Dongou
Spain FW Dani Romera

References[change | change source]

  1. "Gerard López, nuevo entrenador del Barça B". Larazon. 2015-07-22. Retrieved 2015-10-22. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "History of FCBarcelona reserve teams". FC Barcelona. Retrieved 2015-10-22. 
  3. "Barça B". FC Barcelona. Retrieved 2015-08-26. 

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