What is the relationship between Athletic Bilbao and Racing Santander?



What is the relationship between Athletic Bilbao and Racing Santander?

[25] [26] [27] [28] Bilbao is the closest city to Santander (approximately 100 kilometres (62 mi)), and the relationship between Racing and Athletic has been described in the past as ‘the duel of the North’, [29] [30] although the rivalry is dormant as Racing have not played in the top division since 2012.

What is the name of the Football Club in Santander?

Club website. Real Racing Club de Santander, S.A.D. (Spanish pronunciation: [reˈal ˈraθiŋ kluβ ðe santanˈdeɾ]), also known as Racing de Santander (pronounced [ˈraθin de santanˈdeɾ]) or simply Racing, is a Spanish football club based in Santander, in the autonomous community of Cantabria.

Why did Real Santander change their name to Real Madrid?

[4] [5] During the period of Francoist Spain, the club was renamed Real Santander in 1941, because of the prohibition on non-Spanish names. The name was restored in 1973 as the team returned to the first division one year after nearly relegating, under young manager José María Maguregui.

When was Santander Racing Club founded?

It was officially founded on 14 June, as Santander Racing Club, appearing in its first tournament during that summer (Luis Redonet Trophy) and being admitted to the Northern Federation on 14 November, eventually merging with Santander Football Club. Santander Racing Club squad of 1922.