Elche CF or Elche Club de Fútbol is a football team of the city of Elche that currently participates in the Liga BBVA. This team was founded in 1922 after the merger of all the clubs of the city, such as Sporting, Illice and Gimnástica de Elche. In 1959 they achieved promotion to First Division and remained there for 12 seasons. Their biggest accomplishment is being runner-ups for the Spanish Cup in 1969. Their classic rival is Hércules Club de Fútbol, a team from the neighboring city of Alicante. Elche holds home matches at the Estadio Martínez Valero stadium, with capacity for 36,017 viewers, which makes it the largest football field of the Alicante Province. In its track record we can find having won the Liga’s Second Division tournament twice and being runner-ups for the Spanish Cup three times. Don’t miss the chance to see Elche games live. Buy your tickets today!