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España 82 – Barcelona – Estadi de Sarriá

The second stadium in Barcelona to host games at the 1982 World Cup was RCD Espanyol’s old Estadi de Sarriá. This compact and atmospheric stadium stood barely a mile to the east of Barcelona’s Camp Nou and whilst it and Espanyol were almost perpetually in Barça’s shadow, for a few days in July 1982, Sarriá shone like a beacon. The More...

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By Chris Clements On Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
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Barcelona – RCDE Stadium

Many people questioned the wisdom of RCD Espanyol when they revealed that their new stadium would be built on a strip of industrial wasteland by the banks of the Rio Llogbregat in the satellite town of Cornellà-El More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
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Barcelona – Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys

The history of the Estadi Olimpic has two very distinct periods. The first ran from the late 1920’s to the mid 1950’s and a second, more familiar phase, that started with the redevelopment of the site More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
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Barcelona – Estadi de Sarrià

Prior to the advent of day-time television and 2-4-1 offers in the union bar, students could be a resourceful bunch. Take for example the students who formed RCD Espanyol way back on 28 October 1900, as a sports More...

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