From Thievy's goal to Sergio Araujo's

Jonathan Viera hugs Sergio Araujo, after the yellow goal against Valladolid in the class of 2015. / CANARY ISLANDS7

The Frenchman was the first player to score a goal for UD in this current playoff format. The Argentine, the last, the one with the rise in 2014-2015. Las Palmas, if they draw or win this Sunday in Gijón, would play their fourth promotion to the First Division with Miguel Ángel Ramírez as president

PETER GARCIA The Gran Canarian palms

The 2009-2010 season was the last in which the top three teams were promoted directly from the Second Division to the First Division. Real Sociedad, Hércules de Alicante and Levante managed to climb that year. UD Las Palmas remained in seventeenth position. The season began with the Croatian Sergio Kresic on the bench and ended with Paco Jémez, avoiding the team's relegation on the last date with the
1-0, goal by Venezuelan striker Salomón Rondón against Gimnástic de Tarragona, at the Gran Canaria Stadium.

UD Las Palmas disputed its first promotion promotion of the Miguel Ángel Ramírez era, in the 2012-2013 season.

As of the 2010-2011 season, it was established in our league
the current format to ascend. That is to say, the first two in the regular phase of 42 days go up directly, while those classified in 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th positions would compete for promotion facing each other in two two-legged qualifying rounds (semi-finals and final), and only one would go up .

Granada was the first team to go up, beating Elche in the grand final (0-0 and 1-1). That year there were penalties to break ties and the goal in the opposite field was worth double. Later, priority in promotion was given to the highest ranked team in the domestic competition.

In the 2011-2012 financial year,
Real Valladolid won promotion promotion with Djukic on the bench, beating AD Alcorcón de Anquela. The two Galician clubs had been promoted directly: Deportivo de La Coruña and Celta de Vigo.

With Sergio Lobera on the bench, UD Las Palmas achieved its first qualification for the promotion playoffs in the 2012-2013 campaign. It was classified in sixth place, behind Almería, Girona and Alcorcón. Elche and Villarreal went up automatically.

Therefore, and
French striker Thievy was the first Las Palmas player to score a goal. It occurred in the first leg, at the Gran Canaria Stadium, against Almería (1-1). In the second leg, the Andalusians prevailed in extra time by two goals to one. Christantus had made it 1-1 in the 85th minute, forcing extra time, but was later sent off. The Brazilian Charles sentenced at the end with 2-1.

In the following season, they are
Carlos Aranda, Asdrubal and Apoñothe players who manage to score in the promotion.
Las Palmas leaves Sporting de Gijón out in the semifinals (1-0 and 0-1). In addition, that year he had also won the two games of the regular league against the Asturian team, being curiously
Abelardo Fernández in the coach of the Gijonese in the final phase. Gijón had started the season with Sandoval. Las Palmas, two dates before the end of the league, changed the bench. Sergio Lobera and Juan Carlos Socorro were replaced by Josico and Javi Guerrero.

In the final against Córdoba, a goalless draw at El Nuevo Arcángel. In the second leg, Apoño made it 1-0 before the fans invaded the field Canarians, the misfortune of the final play with the Cordovan equalizer and the great disappointment for the yellow parish.

A year later, with Paco Herrera on the bench,
Sergio Ezequiel Araujo, current AEK Athens footballer, scored the first goal, in Zorrilla against Real Valladolid, and it was also the Argentine who put the icing on the cake with his goal in the final against Real Zaragoza (2-0). Roque Mesa, in the first part, had placed the 1-0, precisely to Bono, current Sevilla goalkeeper and winner of the Zamora Trophy.

Four days earlier, at La Romareda in Zaragoza, Jonathan Viera was the yellow player to score the goal in the 3-1 loss.
UD Las Palmas, who only won one match out of four, achieved promotion thirteen years later. In total there have been nine goals scored by UD Las Palmas in those seasons where they played the playoff for promotion to the highest category. If everything goes as it should, this Sunday he would qualify to play his fourth promotion to go up.

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