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What does Villarreal mean?

Villarreal ( Valencian: Vila-real) is a city in the province of Castellón which is part of the Valencian Community in the east of Spain . The town is located at 42 m above sea level, 7 km to the south of the provinces capital ( Castelló de la Plana ). Villarreal is separated from Castelló de la Plana by the Millars River.

When was Villarreal founded?

Founded in 1923, the club spent much of its history in the lower divisions of Spanish football, and only made their La Liga debut in 1998. In the 21st century, Villarreal gained some league stability, and the club made its first appearance in the UEFA Champions League in 2005.

Where do Villarreal CF play their home games?

They play their home games at the Estadio de la Cerámica, and have been touted as an example of a small but successful club. Villarreal CF was founded as Club Deportivo Villarreal on 10 March 1923 to promote all sports especially Football.

What is Villarreal FCs full name?

Full name Villarreal Club de Fútbol S.A.D. Nickname (s) El Submarino Amarillo (The Yellow Submar ... Founded 10 March 1923; 98 years ago ( 1923-03-10 ... Ground Estadio de la Cerámica Capacity 23,500 5 more rows ...

What does Vila-Real Mean?

Vila-real (Valencian: [ˈvila reˈal]; Spanish: Villarreal [ˌbiʎareˈal]) is a city in the province of Castellón, in the Valencian Community, Spain.

How do you spell the last name Villarreal?

Spelling variations of this family name include: Villarreal, de Villarreal, Villa Real, de Villa Real, Villareal and many more. Notable bearers of the family name Villarreal were Bartolomé González de Villaverde (1512-189), a Spanish notary and conquistador.

Why was Villarreal founded?

Villarreal was founded on 20 February 1274 by King James I of Aragon (hence its royal status), to strengthen his reconquest of Eastern Spain from the Moors. It was placed strategically on the ancient Via Augusta 65 km north from Valencia, and in the outskirts of the then-Muslim stronghold of Borriana.

What kind of jobs do Villarreal have?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Villarreal. 44% of Villarreal men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Villarreal women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Villarreal were Truck Driver and Housewife.

How old is Villarreal football club?

Founded in 1923, the club spent much of its history in the lower divisions of Spanish football and made their La Liga debut only in 1998. In the 21st century, Villarreal gained some league stability, and the club made its first appearance in the UEFA Champions League in 2005.

What does the F in Villarreal FC stand for?

In 1946, the new club joined the Valencian Football Federation and renamed itself as CAF Villarreal, where the F stood for Foghetecaz. The name changed again to the current Villarreal CF in 1954, with a badge similar to the present one.

What happened to Villarreal in the Champions League?

In their major European debut, Villarreal reached the semi-finals of the UEFA Cup, losing to neighbours and eventual champions Valencia. In the league, Villarreal finished in eighth place.

When did Villarreal CF change their name?

The name changed again to the current Villarreal CF in 1954, with a badge similar to the present one. They finished seventh and then fourth twice in the First regional league before being promoted to the Tercera Liga (Third Nationwide) as champions in 1956. They were relegated in 1960–61 after finishing 14th.

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