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Statistics - teams that were relegated for non-sporting reasons from the Segunda B (30th June, 2017)

Three months ago, the 31st of March to be exact, right here on this blog, I said: "I've been compiling some stats for a long time - so watch out in the coming days for them."

Oops.

Welcome to part 2 of this Statistics series. In part 1, I compiled of teams that never won away in the top three divisions since 1990. This is a list of teams that were relegated for non-sporting reasons from the Segunda B.

In one word: Madness.


1985-86: In group one, Deportivo Alavés (5th) and Palencia CF (7th) were relegated for economic reasons - their places were bought by San Sebastián CF (8th) and Pontevedra CF (9th) respectively.

1986-87: Mallorca Atlético (21st) gave up their seat and were relegated.

1988-89: In group two, CD Cala Millor (15th) were relegated for economic reasons and replaced by SD Ibiza. Also, FC Barcelona Aficionados (11th) were relegated to the Tercera because Barcelona Atlético were relegated to the Segunda B, and they were replaced by AEC Manlleu.

1989-90: In group three, Linares CF (7th) were relegated for not paying debts.

1990-91: In group three, AD Ceuta (7th) disappeared for economic reasons, and in group four FC Barcelona Atlético were also promoted to take up the place of Orihuela Deportiva CF.

1992-93: In group three, SD Ibiza (11th) were relegated for not paying debts. In group four, Racing Portuense (20th) retired from the competition (played the following season in the fifth tier).

1996-97: In group one, Real Madrid CF "C" (13th) was automatically relegated after the descent of Real Madrid CF "B" to Segunda B.

1999-00: In group four, CD Manchego (11th) disappeared for economic reasons.

2000-01: Polideportivo Almería (20th) retired from the competition (ceased to exist, two years later started playing in the seventh tier).

2001-02: In group two, Real Zaragoza "B" (3rd) did not take part in the promotion playoffs due to Real Zaragoza's relegation to the Segunda. Fifth place Terrassa FC took part instead and were the only team in the group to get promoted! In group three, Universidad LPGC CF (4th) didn't take part for the same reason, and fifth-place Getafe took part instead and...well the same thing happened. In group four, Granada CF (10th) were relegated for economic reasons.

2002-03: In group two, CD Aurrerá de Vitoria (15th) were relegated for economic reasons, and were replaced by Real Sociedad de Fútbol "B".

2003-04: In group one, CD Logroñés (15th) were relegated for economic reasons, and were replaced by Haro Deportivo.

2005-06: In group four, CD Badajoz (7th) were relegated for economic reasons.

2007-08: In group one, CD Logroñés (13th) were relegated for economic reasons.

2008-09: In group one, SD Ciudad de Santiago (13th) were relegated for economic reasons. In group two, Lorca Deportiva CF (2nd), Mérida UD (7th) and UD Fuerteventura (15th) were relegated for economic reasons. In group four, CD Linares (13th) disappeared for economic reasons.

2009-10: In group four, CF Atlético Ciudad (7th) and Águilas CF (20th) disappeared for economic reasons. Real Murcia CF "B" (13th) were relegated because of the relegation of the first team.

2010-11: In group one, Universidad de Las Palmas (5th) were relegated, and then disappeared, for economic reasons. Rayo Vallecano "B" (6th) dropped for economic reasons but entered bankruptcy law and were reinstated after appeal. AD Cerro de Reyes (20th) retired from the competition. In group two, Cultural Leonesa (15th) were relegated to the Tercera and CD La Muela (17th) to the Regional Preferente for not paying players. Sporting de Gijón "B" (19th) bought their way into not getting relegated. In group three, Alicante CF (9th) and CD Castellón (10th) were relegated to the Tercera and Benidorm CF (16th) to the Regional Preferente for not paying players - Benidorm CF would then cease to exist. RCD Mallorca "B" (19th) did was Sporting "B" did. In group four, Polideportivo Ejido (14th) did exactly what Rayo B did, and Jumilla CF (20th) were dropped three points for not having four professional players. They disappeared for economic reasons.

2011-12: In group one, Montañeros CF (18th) disappears for economic reasons. In group two, CF Palencia (16th) is relegated, and SD Lemona (19th) disappears, for economic reasons. In group three, CD Dénia (15th) is relegated for economic reasons. Orihuela CF (2nd) is relegated, and then reinstated at the last minute, creating a weird 21 team group three for 2012-13.  CF Sporting Mahonés (20th) retired from the competition and ceased to exist. In group four, CD Puertollano (11th), CD Badajoz (12th), AD Ceuta (14th) are all relegated for financial reasons - Badajoz ceases to exist and is refounded in the sixth tier, and AD Ceuta ceases to exist too. CF La Unión (18th) ceases to exist, Sporting Villanueva Promesas (19th) retired from the competition and is unregistered, Polideportivo Ejido (20th) retired too and folded.

2012-13: In group one, UD Salamanca (8th) folded, in group two Gimnástica de Torrelavega (13th) were relegated for economic reasons.

2013-14: In group one, CD Ourense (8th) folded, RC Celta de Vigo "B" (18th) bought their place. In group two, Real Madrid CF "C" (9th) were relegated because the B team was relegated to Segunda B. In group three, La Roda (17th) acquired Puertollano's vacant spot after they resigned to promote.

2015-16: In group three, Huracán Valencia (20th) was expelled from the competition due to not paying referees, and the club folded.

2016-17: In group three, Mallorca B were relegated because Mallorca were relegated to the Segunda B. 




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