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Mancha Real – La Juventud

The majority of football fans in the North East of Andalcia were glad to see the back of the 2015-16 season. Local Big-wigs, Real Jaén were beset with financial problems that brought into question their very existence, whilst Linares Deportivo fought a season-long relegation battle, only staying in Segunda B following victory in the Relegation Play-offs. More...

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By Chris Clements On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Sevilla – Campo del Patronato Obrero

I can’t help liking Real Betis. It might be their role of underdog or their constant toing & froing between divisions. It could also be their classic green & white striped shirts or given my soft More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Sevilla – Campo de Nervión

There is much heated debate over the date on which Sevilla FC was founded. The club and a growing number of historians directly link the current club to one that was formed on 25 January 1890. Others point to More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Almeria – Estadio Municipal Juan Rojas

Following football in Almeria must be a similar experience to backing an outsider in the Grand National. It may clear a few hurdles, but sooner or later you know that it’s going to come crashing down. Over the More...

By Chris Clements On Monday, October 26th, 2015

Coria del Rio – Estadio Guadalquivir

There are a number of great stadiums within a stones throw of the Rio Guadalquivir, but none are as close or for that matter, as old as the one found in the small Andalucian town of Coria del Rio. Standing less More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

San Pedro de Alcántara – Estadio Municipal

The Estadio Municipal in San Pedro de Alcántara is the home of Union Deportiva San Pedro, a team founded on 7 February 1974. Given the financial issues that have seen many of the senior clubs in the locality either More...

By Chris Clements On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Jaén – Estadio de La Victoria

Before we take a look at the current home of Real Jaén Club de Fútbol, let me take you down memory lane or more precisely to the original Estadio de La Victoria, the club’s home from 1944 to 2001. Opened More...

By Chris Clements On Saturday, October 11th, 2014

Ayamonte – Estadio Ciudad de Ayamonte

Tucked away in the South-west corner of Spain, slap-bang on the Portuguese border, the city of Ayamonte is often by-passed by tourists as they head one way or the other across the Rio Guadiana. However,  they are More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Alcalá de Guadaíra – Estadio Ciudad de Alcalá

Hang out the bunting and book a marching band! I bring news of a new Spanish stadium! Actually it’s not that new and before I get too carried away, its development has resulted in the loss of one of my favourite More...

By Chris Clements On Friday, January 24th, 2014

Jaén – Nuevo Estadio de la Victoria

There are many examples of a club being lifted by a move to a new stadium. A new build can reinvigorate a club and the fresh surroundings can attract a wider fan base and generate more revenue. Then, every so often, More...