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Santander – La Albericia

Given their financial woes and general air of uncertainty, it came as a bit of a surprise to learn that Racing Santander has stomped up 190.000€ for a place in Segunda B for its reserve side. When you consider the lack of action in assembling a first team squad, you can’t help but feel that it’s money down the drain should the first XI More...

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By Chris Clements On Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
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Noja – La Caseta

Situated on the north east coast of Cantabria, Noja and its surrounding villages are better known for its beaches and mobile homes rather than its football (A sort of Burnham-on-Sea without the funfair and donkeys). More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, August 17th, 2011
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Santander – Estadio El Sardinero

I can’t help but feel that Real Racing Club de Santander’s Estadio El Sardinero has been getting away with for too long. You see whenever this slightly stodgy, but functional stadium is photographed More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, August 17th, 2011
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Santander – Campos de Sport de El Sardinero (1913-1988)

Isn’t it a shame that there are few, if any, examples remaining of stadiums from the first half of the twentieth century? Sure there are old stadiums that have been regenerated, refurbished and rebuilt, but are More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, June 8th, 2011
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Santander – Campo Municipal San Román

I was a little confused as to where Rayo Cantabria was playing its home matches. It wasn’t helped by their official website that made little or no reference to the fact that the club had taken More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, June 8th, 2011
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Aerial Photograghs – Cantabria

Here’s one for our friends in Cantabria. It features CD Bezana’s Municpal stadium, just to the west of Santander. A great picture from the 1980’s of Racing Santander’s old Estadio El Sardinero. More...

By Chris Clements On Saturday, May 21st, 2011
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Camargo – El Crucero

A request from Cantabria, so for one day only I bring you El Crucero, home to Fortuna Camargo. This small municipal ground is on the road out of the town of Camargo, on the way to Santander airport. Fortuna play More...

By Chris Clements On Monday, May 16th, 2011
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Escobedo – Estadio Eusebio Arce

Despite being one of Cantabria’s oldest club’s, Unión Montañesa Escobedo has spent most of its history in relative obscurity, emerging only every now and then to remind the footballing public that More...

By Chris Clements On Sunday, May 15th, 2011
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Tanos – Campo Municipal Santa Ana

This little stadium in the village of Tanos made a surprise return to Segunda B in 2010. It was a surprise as the resident club, Club Deportivo Tropezón was still playing in the Tercera. You see, due to the redevelopment More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, May 10th, 2011
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Torrelavega – El Nuevo Malecón

Like their namesake from Tarragona, Sociedad Gimnástica de Torrelavega can trace its roots to the formation of a multi-sports club. However, unlike their Catalan counterparts, Gimnástica didn’t wait 28 years More...

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