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Real España Club was a football club from Mexico Citymarker team that played in Mexican first division. España was one of the most popular teams at the time Romántica of Mexican football. During the Amateur era they won 14 League titles and 4 Mexican Cups. After the professionalisation of football, España won another 2 major titles, the 1943-44 Cup where they beat Atlante 6-2 in the final, and the league in 1944-45 ahead of Puebla F.C. under manager Rodolfo Muñoz.



España club was founded 20 March 1912, product of a separation of the previous club Mexico FC which had been founded on 1910 by Alfredo B. Cuellar, Jorge Gómez de Parada and Alberto Montaña . In San Pedro of the Pines Cricket was the main sport, two years later, in order to play football, 6 young Spanish emigrants would undertake the project to create a new club and would form Real Club España. Francisco Aryan, Ramon Lance, Pedro Batgay, Delio Bonet, Enrique Escalada and Francisco Gómez were the founders.

Amateur era

España's success began immediately, the year after the foundation the club won its first league title In 1914 they won their first double but it would not stop there, the club won a total of 14 amateur league championships and four cups between 1912 and the professionalisation of Mexican football in 1943.


When the professional Mexican first division was created in 1943, Real España Club was one of the favourites but they lost the title to Asturias F.C.. The next season 1944-45 saw the club win championship number 15, nevertheless, this title along with the Cup obtained in 1943 against Atlante, would be the only trophies obtained by España in the professional era. In 1950 the España football team retired from Mexican first division.

Atlético Español

For the season 1971-72 Club Necaxa was taken over by Spanish directors. With the intention to remember the great team that was the España Club, they decide to change to the name of the team to Atlético Español, even copying the colors of the uniform of the defunct team. The name change was never popularly accepted and after 10 years it was changed back to Necaxa.

Present time

At present Real España still exists, their facilities continue in Mexico Citymarker and the club offers the option to play several sport activities like rowing and tennis, among others. The football team has been left in the past and only some fields, photographies and trophies survive.



  • League Amateur of the Federal District (14): 1913-14, 1914-15, 1915-16, 1916-17, 1918-19, 1919-20, 1920-21, 1921-22, 1923-24, 1929-30, 1933-34, 1935-36, 1939-40, 1941-42
  • Mexico Cup (4): 1914-15, 1916-17, 1917-18, 1918-19
  • Match "of the Centenario": 1921


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