On holidays in Seville? This is a great destination that has things to do for all different preferences. So this time we will talk about the Sports in Seville.

Just as many other cities of Spain, the football (soccer) is one of the most popular sports in Seville. Right now, Seville has 2 football teams that play in the First division of the Spanish League: the Sevilla FC and the Real Betis

Sevilla FC was the first Sevillian team (founded in 1905). Until now, it has win 1 Spanish League, 5 Copas del rey and 2 UEFA Coups, among other championships. It plays at  Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán stadium.

toda espana sevilla deportes  Sevilla FC Real Betis Sport in Seville
With 2 teams playing in the Spanish League, Sevilla has football almost all year long.

The Real Betis team was founded some years later (1914), as a result of the fusion of 2 teams, the Sevilla Balompié and the Betis Football Club. The team has accomplished 1 Spanish League and 2 Copas del Rey. It plays at Benito Villamarin stadium.

Of course one of the most interesting sport events that you can go in Seville is the Derby between its 2 local teams, the Sevillian “clasico” Sevilla FC vs. Real Betis. The rivalry between the 2 teams began in 1915, when they play against each other for the first time. The excitement and the rivalry has continued to grow ever since.  

toda espana sevilla deportes  Sevilla FC Real Betis Sport in Seville

The next match between Sevilla FC and Real Betis  is going to be celebrated the next Sunday November 18, 2012, at Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán stadium (Sevilla Fútbol Club street, 25 minute walk from the Reales Alcázares).  The following Sevillian derby will be on April 2013, at the Real Betis stadium.

If not going to a derby, you can also go to any match of the Sevilla FC or the Real Betis… Excitement is guarranteed!!!

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