Spain - List of Champions of Levante, Valencia and Murcia


The "Federación de Futbol de Levante" was founded in 1919, with the teams of the regions of Valencia (provinces of Castellón, Valencia and Alicante) and Murcia (provinces of Murcia and Albacete), and organized the "Campeonato Levante".

In 1925 it was divided in two separate Associations:
1)"Federación Valenciana de Fútbol" (with clubs from Castellón, Valencia and the town of Alcoy)
2) "Federación Murciana de Fútbol" (over Alicante, Murcia and Albacete).

Each of them organized a Regional Championship. They all were also the qualifying phase of the a href="spancuphist.html">Spanish Cup.

Previously, from 1909 to 1916, the teams from the city of Valencia played several tournaments, but they were not fully official.


Winners

Year        Champions Levante       Champions Valencia      Champions Murcia
1918-19     CD Aguilas (unofficial?)
1919-20     final not played between 
            R Gimnástico (Valencia)
            and Cartagena FC
1920-21     RS Levante (Murcia)
1921-22     España FC (Valencia)
1922-23     Valencia FC 
1923-24     C Natación de Alicante
1924-25 (1) Valencia FC 
1925-26                             Valencia FC             Real Murcia FC
1926-27                             Valencia FC             Real Murcia FC
1927-28                             Levante FC (Valencia)   Real Murcia FC
1928-29                             CD Castellón            Real Murcia FC
1929-30                             CD Castellón            Real Murcia FC
1930-31                             Valencia FC             Real Murcia FC
1931-32                             Valencia FC             Murcia FC
1932-33                             Valencia FC             Hércules FC (Alicante)
1933-34                             Valencia FC             Murcia FC
1934-35 (2) Levante FC (Valencia)
1935-36 (3) Hércules FC (Alicante)
1936-37 (3) Valencia FC
1937-38                            Valencia FC (unofficial) not played due to War
1938-39                            not played due to War    not played due to War
1939-40                            Valencia FC              Real Murcia FC

Notes:

(1) At the start of the "Campeonato de Levante" 1924-25 all the Murcian teams
    withdrew.
(2) In 1934-35 the Championship was called "Campeonato Levante-Sur", played by
    teams of the regions of Valencia, Murcia and Andalucia.
(3) In 1935-36 and 1936-37 the "Campeonato Levante" was rebuit with the teams of    Valencia and Murcia.
    In 1936-37 four Valencian clubs played also in the Mediterranean League and
    "Copa de España Libre" (which Levante FC won).  These were not Spanish
    League or Cup due to the Civil War.


Number of wins


Campeonato Levante

 2 Valencia FC

 1 CD Aguilas
   España FC (Valencia)
   Hércules FC (Alicante)
   RS Levante (Murcia) 
   Levante FC (Valencia)
   C Natación de Alicante

Campeonato de Valencia

 7 Valencia FC (and one more unofficial)

 2 CD Castellón

 1 Levante FC (Valencia)

Campeonato de Murcia

 9 Real Murcia FC (includes Murcia FC)

 1 Hércules FC (Alicante)


Name changes

1) C Natación de Alicante merged with other clubs in 1922 to form Hércules CF
   (Alicante)
2) Levante FC and R Gimnástico FC merged in 1939 to form UD Levante (Valencia)
3) Real Murcia FC changed name to Murcia FC during the period 1931-39.

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Prepared and maintained by Carles Lozano Ferrer for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Carles Lozano Ferrer (ferrer@economistes.com)
Last updated: 18 Jan 2000

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