Club Deportivo Leganes, S.A.D. is a Spanish football team from Leganes, in the outskirts of Madrid. Founded on 23 June 1928, it plays in the Segunda Division. It holds home games at the Estadio Municipal de Butarque, which seats 12,454 spectators.
The club was officially founded on 23 June 1928 by Felix Perez de la Serna. Its first president was Ramon del Hierro. However the club had to suspend operations in 1936 due to the Spanish civil war, where they remained inactive until they reformed on 4 September 1946.
Leganes played the vast majority of its existence in the lower leagues. In 1977 the club regained promotion to the fourth division, where it had played before for seven years when the category was still the third level.
After a steady progression, Leganes reached the new division three in 1987, being promoted to the second division six years later and maintaining its league status for 11 seasons; during this timeframe, it collected two consecutive eighth places (best) from 1995–97.