HISTORY OF A 100-YEAR-OLD CLUB

A HISTORY TO SAVE AND CONSERVE

08/13/1922
Jaén FC was founded by Dr. Juan Nogales.

1929

The club was reconstituted under the name of Sociedad Olímpica Jiennense.

10/29/1944
The Old La Victoria Stadium opened with the match Olímpica 2-2 Algeciras CF 

1950-1963

Ángel María Arregui played 13 seasons at Real Jaén (until 1963). He is the greatest white scorer and is considered the best player in the history of the team.

1953/1954

Real Jaén debut in 1st Division.

10/06/1957

FC Barcelona and Real Jaén played the first official match of the Camp Nou in front of 90,000 spectators.

06/10/1967

  AS Roma, Queens Park Rangers, CD Málaga and Real Jaén played the first edition of the "Olive Tree Trophy". Since then, 37 more editions have been played.

06/17/2001

Last game played at the Old La Victoria Stadium. Real Jaén 0-2 Real Betis, on the last match of the Season (2nd Division).

09/02/2001

The New La Victoria Stadium was inaugurated in Second Division. The first match was Real Jaén 3-1 Club Polideportivo Ejido.

06/21/2009

Maximum historical attendance in a match played in Jaén. 20,000 people attended La Victoria in a promotion playoff final

(Real Jaén 1-2 Villarreal B).

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1923

The Club obtained the title of "Real" and changed its name to Real Jaén Football Club.

1940-1942

The club won the South Federation Cup 1940/41 and of the Regional League 1941/42 (same League with different denomination).

09/05/1947

The Spanish Football Federation authorized the name of Real Jaén CF, the name of the Club in its beginnings.

1952

Real Jaén won their first national title: the Federation Cup. They defeated UD Orensana 3-1 in a final played at Madrid Metropolitan Stadium.

04/10/1956

Real Jaén promoted for the second and last time to the First Division, where they remained until 1958.

09/07/1958

Real Jaén and Sevilla FC played the opening match of Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium in Seville. The match ended with a draw (3-3).

06/25/2000

Real Jaén promoted to 2nd Division at O Couto stadium (Ourense) in one of the most epic promotions in the Club's history.

07/01/2001

The Club completed its conversion into a Sports Public Limited Company (SAD).

04/15/2009

Real Jaén won their 2nd Federation Cup by defeating Rayo Vallecano "B" in Vallecas Stadium (1-4).

06/30/2013

Last promotion to Second Division.