Betis

Real Betis Balompie, commonly referred to as Real Betis (pronounced [reˈal ˈβetis]) or Betis, is a Spanish professional football club based in Seville in the autonomous community of Andalusia. Founded in 1908, it plays in La Liga, having won the Segunda Division in the 2014–15 season. It holds home games at Estadio Benito Villamarin in the south of the city with 60,720-seat capacity.

Real Betis won the league title in 1935 and the Copa del Rey in 1977 and 2005. Given the club's tumultuous history and many relegations, its motto is ¡Viva el Betis manque (aunque) pierda! ("Long live Betis even when they lose!").

History

The name "Betis" is derived from Baetis, the Roman name for the Guadalquivir river which passes through Seville and which the Roman province there was named after. Real ('Royal') was added in 1914 after the club received patronage from King Alfonso XIII.

Foundation

Betis' city rivals Sevilla FC were the first club in Sevilla, founded in October 1905, while a second club, Espana Balompie were established in September 1908.

This page also has a version in other languages:  Реал Бетис (russian)

Betis
mirror.co.uk
15:59, 18 Jan
Hector Bellerin sends message to Mikel Arteta as he opens up on his Arsenal exit
Hector Bellerin sends message to Mikel Arteta as he opens up on his Arsenal exit
talksport.com
13:49, 16 Jan
Sevilla vs Real Betis clash abandoned after player hit with 'metal pole'
Sevilla vs Real Betis clash abandoned after player hit with 'metal pole'
marca.com
21:26, 13 Dec
Europa League draw: Who did Barcelona, Sevilla, Betis and Real Sociedad get?
Europa League draw: Who did Barcelona, Sevilla, Betis and Real Sociedad get?
marca.com
22:24, 09 Dec
Possible opponents for Barcelona in the Europa League
Possible opponents for Barcelona in the Europa League
mirror.co.uk
15:25, 14 Nov
Gareth Bale slammed for "making fun" of Real Madrid after Wales appearance
Gareth Bale hasn't played for Real Madrid since August after picking up a hamstring injury and made his comeback in Wales' 5-1 victory against Belarus on Saturday
talksport.com
16:49, 03 Nov
Ferencvarosi v Celtic live commentary: Postecoglou's men face must win clash
Celtic will guarantee European football after Christmas if they seal back-to-back wins over Ferencvarosi this week.
bundesliga.com
23:25, 29 Oct
Bayer Leverkusen vs. Wolfsburg: probable line-ups, match stats and LIVE blog!
Florian Wirtz will be tasked with ending Bayer Leverkusen's four-game winless run when they welcome Wolfsburg to the BayArena on Saturday (kick-off: 3.30pm CEST).
mirror.co.uk
22:27, 28 Oct
Simeone red card and dramatic finish are latest blows to Atletico title defence
A trip to winless Levante represented an opportunity for Atletico Madrid to regain ground in the quest to retain their Spanish league title. Dropped points against Alaves and Real Sociedad in recent weeks had left Diego Simeone and his team playing catch-up, and things got worse for them as their relegation-battling opponents salvaged a point with a last-minute penalty.
talksport.com
10:01, 19 Oct
Celtic v Ferencvarosi live stream and kick-off time: Hoops face key UEL tie
Celtic face a must-win Europa League clash this afternoon as they welcome Ferencvarosi.
talksport.com
08:17, 19 Oct
Why are Celtic playing Ferencvaros in the Europa League at 3.30pm on a Tuesday?
Celtic take on Hungarian outfit Ferencvaros in the Europa League this week - but the tie will take place on a TUESDAY afternoon.
talksport.com
12:08, 15 Oct
Newcastle target Fekir reveals Klopp said he 'loved' him before Reds dream ended
Nabil Fekir might finally get his long-awaited chance at a Premier League move three years after his Liverpool dream collapsed.
mirror.co.uk
11:26, 14 Oct
Nabil Fekir recalls Jurgen Klopp chat right before Liverpool transfer collapsed
Nabil Fekir has recalled chatting to Jurgen Klopp moments before his transfer to Liverpool in 2018 collapsed amidst controversy. After interviewing with the club, having a fee agreed with then team Lyon and even chatting to Klopp, Fekir's proposed deal fell through. The French attacker opened up about his failed transfer to Liverpool as speculation mounts he could be making a January move to Saudi-backed Newcastle United.
mirror.co.uk
10:28, 14 Oct
Ex-Liverpool target Fekir drops hint in response to Newcastle transfer interest
Real Betis star and former Liverpool target Nabil Fekir is the latest high-profile player to be touted with a move to NewcastleUnited following their Saudi-led takeover. The Magpies now boast greater riches than any other club in world football as a result of the change in ownership, formerly under Mike Ashley's reign - they are now in the hands of Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund.
talksport.com
11:05, 13 Oct
Bellerin hints he has no intention to return to Arsenal and could stay at Real Betis
Hector Bellerin's future at Arsenal looks in doubt with the right-back indicating that he sees himself staying at Real Betis - the club he has supported since he was a boy.
mirror.co.uk
20:45, 12 Oct
Bellerin drops cryptic Arsenal exit hint as he opens up on pay cut decision
Hector Bellerin has all but confirmed that he will leave Arsenal at the end of the season as he opened up on his decision to take a pay cut to secure a move to Real Betis. The full-back lost his place in the Gunners' starting XI towards the end of last season as Arsenal looked to sell the Spaniard in the summer.
talksport.com
14:20, 11 Oct
Meet Gavi the 'complete player' - Barcelona and Spain's next big thing, aged 17
A few weeks ago Pablo Martín Páez Gavira (aka Gavi) was known by followers of the Barcelona academy, but that was about it. Now he is the talk of world football at just 17 years old.
goal.com
20:37, 05 Oct
Villarreal striker Dia out indefinitely after suffering knee injury
The 24-year-old will miss several Yellow Submarine games after picking up a knock during training that saw him miss Real Betis game
goal.com
19:58, 05 Oct
'Emery really helps me to perform' - Danjuma hails Villarreal coach
The forward has applauded the Spaniard's impact for his impressive run since he joined the Yellow Submarine
goal.com
20:52, 03 Oct
Danjuma stands out with brace in Villarreal's win over Real Betis
The 24-year-old dazzled in front of goal as Unai Emery's side bagged their second win in the Spanish top-flight this campaign
sportsmole.co.uk
21:18, 30 Sep
Result: Bayer Leverkusen coast to comfortable victory over Celtic
Celtic's rebuilding work will continue after they suffered a 4-0 Europa League defeat by Bayer Leverkusen at Parkhead.
sportsmole.co.uk
19:21, 30 Sep
Preview: Mallorca vs. Levante - prediction, team news, lineups
Levante will continue their search for a first La Liga win of the season on Saturday, when they travel to take on Mallorca.
sportsmole.co.uk
18:51, 30 Sep
Preview: Osasuna vs. Rayo Vallecano - prediction, team news, lineups
Newly-promoted Rayo Vallecano will look to stretch their winning run to four La Liga games on Saturday, when they travel to take on Osasuna.
sportsmole.co.uk
03:30, 30 Sep
Ange Postecoglou hails 'great pedigree' of Bayer Leverkusen before Celtic clash
Ange Postecoglou is under no illusions about the size of the task that awaits Celtic when they face Bayer Leverkusen on Thursday night.
sportsmole.co.uk
23:01, 28 Sep
Preview: Ferencvaros vs. Real Betis - prediction, team news, lineups
Ferencvaros and Real Betis will face each other for the very first time when they lock horns in the Europa League group stage on Thursday night.
sportsmole.co.uk
15:37, 28 Sep
Preview: Celtic vs. Bayer Leverkusen - prediction, team news, lineups
After suffering defeat against Real Betis in their opening Europa League game earlier this month, Celtic will be seeking their first three points in Group G when they host Bayer Leverkusen on Thursday night.
marca.com
16:18, 27 Sep
Who should Luis Enrique consider for his next Spain squad?
To be announced on Thursday, September 30
goal.com
16:13, 26 Sep
Ansu Fati scores in first Barcelona appearance in 10 months
The 18-year-old winger came on with just 10 minutes left and managed to fire in his side's third goal of the game
goal.com
11:33, 25 Sep
Ansu Fati returns to Barcelona squad after 10-month absence
The 18-year-old forward, who has been sidelined by injury since November 2020, is in contention to face Levante on Sunday
sportsmole.co.uk
15:21, 24 Sep
Preview: Real Betis vs. Getafe - prediction, team news, lineups
Getafe's search for their first points of the 2021-22 La Liga campaign will continue on Sunday evening when they make the trip to Seville to take on Real Betis.
mirror.co.uk
09:15, 23 Sep
Ansu Fati returns as Lionel Messi's successor hands Barcelona boost
Barcelona teenage star Ansu Fati is set to return to action after 10 months on the sidelines having recovered from a serious knee injury. The 18-year-old forward sustained the injury in a league match against Real Betis in November last season and had several setbacks along his road to recovery. The forward had to undergo multiple surgical operations after initial treatment was unsuccessful - ruling him out of the majority of the 2020/21 campaign.
sportsmole.co.uk
08:29, 23 Sep
Thursday's La Liga predictions including Cadiz vs. Barcelona
Granada vs. Real Sociedad (Thursday, 6.30pm) Granada's search for a first league win of the season continues on Thursday, as they play host to Real Sociedad. Roberto Moreno's side looked set to defeat Barcelona last time out but were pegged back in the dying minutes, seeing them remain without a victory in La Liga, while their visitors have enjoyed a strong start and sit in fifth spot after five games.
sportsmole.co.uk
00:55, 22 Sep
Preview: Osasuna vs. Real Betis - prediction, team news, lineups
Osasuna will look to continue their impressive start to the La Liga season on Thursday, when they welcome Real Betis to the Estadio El Sadar.
sportsmole.co.uk
12:44, 21 Sep
Preview: Cadiz vs. Barcelona - prediction, team news, lineups
Barcelona will look to bounce back from a slightly underwhelming start to the season on Thursday, when they make the trip to Cadiz.
sportsmole.co.uk
01:00, 21 Sep
Preview: Espanyol vs. Alaves - prediction, team news, lineups
Alaves will continue their search for a first point of the season on Wednesday, when they make the trip to take on Espanyol.
sportsmole.co.uk
22:56, 20 Sep
Inter Milan 'keen to offload Alexis Sanchez'
Inter Milan are reportedly keen to do away with Alexis Sanchez amid the Chilean's poor fortunes at San Siro.
sportsmole.co.uk
16:04, 19 Sep
Result: Celtic slip up on the road again as Andrew Shinnie secures win for Livingston
Andrew Shinnie's first-half strike consigned Celtic to a sixth defeat in seven away games under Ange Postecoglou as their poor record at Livingston continued.