Exterior of Sevilla's football stadium

Club Profile


The more glamorous and successful of the two clubs in this beautiful Spanish city, Sevilla is even more tucked into a neighborhood than their great rivals Real Betis.

LOCATION: Seville, Spain

CONTACT: sevillafc.es, +34 954 53 53 53, #SevillaFC

NICKNAMES: Los Rojiblancos or los Sevillistas



Sevilla Foot-Ball Club, as it was first called, was founded in 1890 by British citizens of the city. When, in March of that year, they beat Huelva, 2-0, it was the first official match played in Spain. Even as other Andalucian clubs were formed, including their great rivals Real Betis, Sevilla dominated local and regional competitions, and in…


Sevilla shares the Seville Derby, or simply El Gran Derbi, with neighbors Real Betis, whose stadium is just 2.5 miles away. It is among the most intense in Spain, and known all over Europe for its atmosphere. Historically, Sevilla and its Nervión neighborhood are associated with a more affluent class than Betis and its Heliopolis area, but those…

Women's Team

Sevilla Fútbol Club Femenino was founded in 2008 and rose quickly through the regional leagues, winning the second division in 2017. They have been in Liga F, the top tier, ever since. Home games are at Estadio Jesús Navas, an 8,000-seater at the club’s training facility. Check the club’s website for fixture information….


The club actually has two anthems, one dating from 1983 and the other from 2005, when they celebrated their centenary. The lyrics to each can be found on a supporters’ website at sevillistas101.com/himnos. This is the traditional one: The far more famous one is the centenary song, here from a Champions League game against…


The Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán is a simple, two-tiered affair with 43,000 seats, tucked right into a neighborhood with houses and bars across each street. It opened in 1958 with capacity of 77,000. In the 1982 World Cup, it hosted two group games and a semifinal (Brazil 4, New Zealand 0). It also hosted the 1982 European Cup (now Champions…

Going to a Game at Sevilla

GETTING THERE: There’s a Metro stop called Nervión about a block away; reach that on Line 1 from Puerta Jerez at the south end of the city’s main tourist district. The bus stop across the street from the stadium is Eduardo Dato. You can also walk it from the tourist center in about half an hour. PUBS: The most happening place we saw…

Sevilla Tickets

Most of their home games don’t sell out, but they often come close. Tickets, or entradas, can be bought on the club website at sevillafc.es/entradas.

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