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Founded in 1900 in Barcelona, Espanyol currently play their home matches at the RCDE Stadium, which seats up to 40,000 spectators.
Domestically, Espanyol have won the Copa del Rey four times, most recently in 2006.
In international competitions, the club reached the UEFA Cup finals in 1988 and 2007.
He has a long-standing rivalry with Barcelona.
Originally known as Sociedad Española de Football, the name was changed to Club Español de Fútbol in 1901.
In 1906 the club folded for financial reasons and most of the players joined the X Sporting Club, who had come to win the championship.
Campionat de Catalunya three times in a row before disappearing in 1908 and merging with the Spanish Jiu-Jitsu Club and effectively relaunching as Club Deportivo Español, and in 1910 they adopted their current colors.
Espanyol is one of several Spanish football clubs that have received the patronage of the Spanish Crown and thus have the right to use "Real" in their names and the royal crown on their badge.
This right was granted to Espanyol in 1912 by Alfonso XIII and the club subsequently became known as Real Club Deportivo Español.
After the abdication of the same king in 1931 and the proclamation of the Second Spanish Republic, due to the ban on royal symbols, the club adopted a more Catalan-republican friendly name - Club Esportiu Espanyol.
After the Spanish Civil War the name was returned.
In February 1995, the club used the Catalan spelling of its name.
The word "Deportiu" in Reial Club Deportiu Espanyol de Barcelona is a Catalanized form of the original word "Deportivo", even though the correct word in Catalan is "Esportiu".
This choice was made in order to retain the initials "RCD" in the club name.