Espanyol Logo – The Real Club Deportivo Espanyol (officially and in Catalan, Reial Club Espanyol Deportiu SAD) is a club of football Spanish playing in the First Division. It was founded on October 28th of 1900 by a group of university Catalans who were studying at the University of Barcelona and its first Chairman Angel Rodriguez Ruiz. He was born under the name of the Spanish Football League because all components were Catalan or the rest of Spain, as opposed to some teams made up mostly of foreigners, as was the case of FC Barcelona. RCD Spanish is also the sixth oldest club in Spain.
Although their colors are white and blue, the first Spanish jerseys were yellow, as one of its managers gave the entity the sport since he had plenty of cloth of that color. Later changed to the colors mentioned above because it was believed that wearing the colors represented in heraldry Admiral Roger de Lauria. Since 1991, the club has a reserve team itself, the Real Club Deportivo Spanish B.
It is one of the sports organizations with more partners in Spain since 2009/10 season the club surpassed the figure of 35,500 subscribers, becoming the sixth team in First Division with more subscribers in that season. Has the legal form of sports corporation. The capital of the company amounts today to EUR 24,439,616.20 divided into 406,641 shares with a face value of EUR 60.10121, with subscribed and paid in full. The total number of shareholders is 13,431.