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Aranda de Duero – Estadio El Montecillo

The town of Aranda de Duero has witnessed several attempts at establishing a successful senior team. The closest any club has come until recently was Sociedad Gimnástica Arandina, although the one season (1980-81) that the club spent in Segunda B is probably inappropriate use of the word successful. Gimnástica went to the great football league in More...

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By Chris Clements On Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Segovia – Estadio de La Albuera

Gimnástica Segoviana Club de Fútbol was founded on 28 June 1928 as Sociedad Deportiva Gimnástica Segoviana and it has spent all but a couple of seasons in either the regional leagues or the Tercera. The pinnacle More...

By Chris Clements On Sunday, May 15th, 2011

Miranda de Ebro – Estadio Municipal de Anduva

Back in 2012, Club Deportivo Mirandés captured the imagination of the Spanish public with a magnificent run to the semi finals of the Copa del Rey. After defeating three teams from La Primera on route, CD Mirandés More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

Ávila – Estadio Adolfo Suárez

Formed in 1923, Real Ávila Club de Fútbol has spent the majority of its time in the Tercera or regional leagues, but in the late 1980’s they reached Segunda B and stayed for 8 years. They have fleetingly More...

By Chris Clements On Sunday, March 27th, 2011

León – Estadio Reino de León

On 20 May 2001, after two and a half years stuck out on the southern ring road at Estadio Puente Castro, Cultural Leonesa returned to the centre of the city and the newly built Estadio Antonio Amilivia. They played More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

León – La Puentecilla & Estadio Puente Castro

Is there a Spanish equivalent of Rovers or Wanderers? El Vagabundo? El Viajero? Maybe not, but Cultural Leonesa are on their seventh permanent ground in 88 years, not to mention three other temporary solutions More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

La Bañeza – La Llanera

La Bañeza!… Where the hell is that? Well if you must ask it’s around 30 miles south west of León. Frankly, I’m surprised you don’t know. Anyway, do you want to know some more about the More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Ponferrada – El Toralin

Spain experienced a mini boom in stadium design & build for a decade from the mid-nineties and the municipality of Ponferrada joined in the fun in 1999, when they decided to build a sports complex a mile or More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Ponferrada – Campo de Santa Marta & Fuentesnuevas

Compared to neighbouring Galicia and Asturias, football came late to this part of Castile y León, but Ponferrada was a pioneer for the province and friendly matches were a regular feature on Saints Days from the More...