Club Deportivo Alaves is a football team from the Spanish Basque Country that plays in the Segunda Division.


The team was relegated from La Liga after the 2005-06 season but have had ten seasons in the Spanish top flight and reached the UEFA Cup final in 2001.

Alaves were promoted back to La Liga in 2022-23 after winning the playoffs in the Segunda Division.


They are based at Estadio Mendizorroza, which seats 19,840.

Country Spain Spain
City Vitoria-Gasteiz
Founded 1921
Ground Mendizorrotza
Nickname Babazorros
Coach Luis Garcia Plaza

The club slipped to Spain’s third tier in 2009-10 but climbed the divisions within three seasons back to La Liga in 2016-17 where they contended for six seasons until relegation in 2021-22.