Real Club Deportivo Mallorca, S.A.D. (Spanish: [reˈal ˈkluβ ðepoɾˈtiβo maˈʎoɾka], Catalan: Reial Club Deportiu Mallorca [rəˈjal ˈklub dəpuɾˈtiw məˈʎɔɾkə], Royal Sporting Club Mallorca), commonly known as Real Mallorca or just Mallorca is a Spanish football club based in Palma on the island of Mallorca in the Balearic Islands. Founded on 5 March 1916 they currently play in the Segunda Division, holding home games at the Visit Mallorca Stadium with a 23,142-seat capacity.
The club had its peak in the late 1990s and early 2000s, reaching a best-ever 3rd place in La Liga in 1999 and 2001 and winning the Copa del Rey in 2003 following final defeats in 1991 and 1998. Mallorca also won the 1998 Supercopa de Espana and reached the 1999 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Final.
Mallorca traditionally play in red shirts with black shorts and socks.
The Early Years
Founded on 5 March 1916, what would later become RCD Mallorca was registered at the Spanish Football Federation under the name of Alfonso XIII Foot-Ball Club.