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Luanco – Estadio Municipal de Miramar

There can’t be too many teams that started out playing on the local beach, but if any team were to start this way then it seems fitting of a club named Club Marino de Luanco. Formed in 1931, Marino played on the beach, tide permitting, until their first ground the Campo de La Garcivil opened on 20 March 1933 with a match More...

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By Chris Clements On Monday, June 13th, 2011

Aerial Photographs – Asturias

On the back of fotos from Cantabria and Madrid, here are some aerial snapshots of stadiums in Asturias. First we have the gargantuan Nuevo Estadio Carlos Tartiere, home of Real Oviedo. Next up is the refurbished More...

By Chris Clements On Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Pola de Siero – El Bayu

Over the past decade or so, many smaller clubs have moved to or redeveloped a stadium into a single stand arena. This has happened from Scotland down to Spain and whilst something is undoubtedly lost in the way More...

By Chris Clements On Saturday, May 14th, 2011

Gijón – El Molinón

El Molinón may well be the oldest stadium in Spain, but after its makeover in 2010, it’s not showing its age. In fact, unlike the rest of us, it is undoubtedly getting better with time. Real Sporting de Gijón More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Avilés – Estadio Román Suárez Puerta

 Are you ready for a rather complicated story? Allow me to introduce Real Avilés Club de Fútbol, a club that has taken on many monikers and mergers since being formed 1903 by students who were taught the game More...