With 101 years of football history behind it, the people of Laredo have never had such a thrilling season.. Now his club lands on the King's Cup to face the Huesca. And they do it through the big door. New benches, lighting and storage for stadium material San Lorenzo, with a capacity of 3,000 spectators. Currently in Third Division Group III, The club has proclaimed the category three times and this year is on the same track (it is a leader with 38 points). too He has experience in the KO tournament, although this year you can rub your elbows with the big from the first minute.
In Laredo, they have lived the passion of football since 1918, when Olympia was founded.. However, the economic troubles ended with a club that would resurface from its own ashes a year later, in 1927. So a group of friends decided they just wanted to have fun with a ball in their feet. With great enthusiasm and effort, the team and the board were formed. Charleston started to roll. Although they had to go through an official name change (foreigners were banned in the dictatorship), for the county, your team will always be & # 39; The Charles & # 39 ;. Even for your most special partner you have, nothing more and nothing less, 107 years! This is having history. Like the one of Laredo: Story to do. Jose Miguel San Román, its president, faces the AS test.
José Miguel San Román, in the AS test:
1. The new Copa del Rey is …
A great idea I think it was time for modest clubs to be encouraged so that they could choose to play games that will be historic for them.
2. Who do you dream of facing in this new format?
Athletic Club, Racing Santander or any Basque Country team like Real, Eibar, Alavés … It would be our biggest dream.
3. Which Spanish soccer player have you signed up for on your team?
If we had the resources, we would go one level further. That's what interests us most. Specifically names I can't say is not so much for names but for posts.
4. Choose: Reach the Copa del Rey semifinals or climb this season.
Of course, the climb. Laredo has been trying to climb Second B eight years ago and is essential to us.
5. Define your club in three words.
History, humility and pride.
6. Define the place your club represents in three words.
Beauty, naturalness and strength.
7. What does your team play?
Laredo usually pretends to have the ball and dominate. In our league in Cantabria, we are one of the teams with the most possession, we are dominant.
8. What is your best memory of Copa del Rey?
The best memory I have of Copa del Rey is when, so many years ago, we spent two rounds. In the first round we eliminated Racing de Santander, Palencia in second and lost in third against Cadiz, with a last-minute goal from Dani Güiza. This cup was impressive and historic.
9. Eliminating the rival would be a feat, which is the biggest thing he remembers in football?
I saw how Zaragoza won the Copa del Rey final with a spectacular Nayim goal; I saw how Liverpool won a European Cup losing 3-0 in the first half; I've seen a lot of Real Madrid actions, tracking qualifiers they had practically lost in their stadium …
10. The new Copa del Rey invites you to dream, do you dare to challenge if you win the trophy?
If Laredo wins the World Cup, our delusion is to have some fields that are appropriate for the century we live in and that much of everything we talk about economically was meant to create stronger and better grassroots football.
El Laredo, in data
Full name: Laredo Sports Club.
Locality representing: Laredo (11,148 inhabitants).
Usual stage: San Lorenzo (3,000 spectators).
Category: Group III of the Third Division.