Deportes La Serena is a Chilean football club which was founded in 1955. They are affectionately known as Granates and papayeros. The club plays in the Chilean Football League.s First Division. Home games are played at Estadio La Portada.
Their home kit is red shirt and white shorts while the away kit is all white with a touch of red on the sleeves. Deportes La Serena won the Copa Chile in 1960 and became Second Division Champions in 1957 1987 and 1996.
In 2009, La Serena qualifying to the play-offs to this year and was eliminated by Colo-Colo in the global by 4-0.
Their stadium was opened on 26 August 1952 and at first it was a dirt field, filling in until November 1955, coinciding with the arrival of professionalism Deportes La Serena. He currently has a capacity of 18,500 fans.