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La Pobla de Mafumet – Camp Municipal

It’s 1940 and a broken Spain is struggling to recover from the Civil War. Its population are experiencing the grim reality of the military dictatorship. It’s no different in the Catalan village of La Pobla de Mafumet. Most of its 525 inhabitants scratch a living from agriculture, selling their produce at markets 5 miles to the south in More...

by Chris Clements | Published 2 years ago

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Barcelona – Mini Estadi

The history of the reserve teams of FC Barcelona is a tangled affair, with stories of mergers, fans alliances and teams going their separate ways, before the current structure was established in 1970 when FC Barcelona More...

By Chris Clements On Monday, October 20th, 2014

Figueres – Estadi Municipal de Vilatenim

Here’s a cautionary tale from one of Catalunya’s footballing backwaters. The story of a small town club hitting the big time, before losing it all thanks to one man’s ego. Special thanks to Liam More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Barcelona – Nou Camp Municipal de Cornellá

Barcelona and its satellite towns have to be the number one location in Europe to feed a stadium addiction. In addition to the major attractions such as the Camp Nou, Estadi Olimpic and the Estadi Cornellá-El Prat, More...

By Chris Clements On Friday, February 28th, 2014

Barcelona – Estadi Catalá / Camp de Foixarda

From time to time Twitter can be, well how can I put it…  a bit shit. Don’t get me wrong, I like Twitter. It can be good and it can be fun. It has also proved extremely useful when promoting this website, More...

By Chris Clements On Monday, July 15th, 2013

Olot – Estadi Municipal d’Olot

Set in the foothills of the Pyrenees and in the middle of La Garrotxa Volcanic Park, Olot is not your stereotypical location for Spanish regional football. This small town of 32,000 inhabitants has been home to More...

By Chris Clements On Monday, September 3rd, 2012

Palamós – Estadi Palamós Costa Brava

Founded in 1898, a full year before their more illustrious cousins FC Barcelona, Palamós Club de Futbol is the oldest football club in Catalunya. Formed by Gasper Matas, a student who learnt the game whilst in More...

By Chris Clements On Saturday, May 19th, 2012

El Prat de Llobregat – Estadi Sagnier

El Prat de Llobregat is a modest, working class town that’s wedged between Barcelona International Airport and the Rio Llobregat. Tucked away in one of its suburbs, in the shadow of a huge hypermarket is the More...

By Chris Clements On Monday, September 12th, 2011

Lleida – Camp d’Esports

Over the years, the senior football clubs of Lleida have experienced many trials and tribulations, but throughout their ups and downs there has remained one constant, the Camp d’Esports. Built as a gift to More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Girona – Municipal de Montilivi

Think of Catalunya and too many people just think of Barcelona. However, around an hours drive north east of the regional capital is the wonderful ancient city of Girona. It stands high on a fortified hill above More...