Monday, August 29, 2016

Real Sporting Gijon Logo 1997 to Present.

The Spainish La Liga club, Real Sporting de Gijón from Gijón, Asturias and was founded on 1 June 1905. The club also known as Los Rojiblancos because of their red and white striped jerseys, their home ground is El Molinón stadium, the oldest professional football ground in Spain, in use since at least 1908. 

Real Sporting Gijón have worn red and white striped jerseys since their inception, being the first Spanish actual first division's team to wear red and white. The colors are those of the official flag of Gijón, which itself is based on the flag of the maritime province of Gijón, established in 1845.

Crest Since 1997
Image attached is the Sporting Gijon current official badge was used on the club. Their first official badge was introduced in the 1920s. It consisted of a traditionally shaped shield split into three sections, representing the club and the city. From 1931 to 1936, during the Spanish Second Republic, the badge consisted of a circular shield and had the royal crown in the top replaced by a mural crown. The club's badge is a triangle with red and white vertical stripes with 'S' (for Sporting) and 'G' (for Gijón) intertwined, in gold, across them. A crown in the top symbolizes the royal patronage

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