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Badajoz – El Vivero

This is the story of CD Badajoz, a pioneering and probably the most consistent club to hail from Extremadura, having spent over 20 seasons in the second division. Despite some near misses, it never made it to the Primera, and after a decade of under achievement, the grim reaper paid a visit and the club ceased to be. The Spiritual home of football More...

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By Chris Clements On Friday, December 7th, 2012
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Navalmoral de la Mata – Campo Municipal de los Deportes

Imagine, if you will, the world’s worst football pitch… ever. Then run a plough over it and flood the resultant mess and you will have created something akin to the old playing surface at the Campo Municipal More...

By Chris Clements On Monday, May 7th, 2012
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Arroyo de la Luz – Estadio Municipal

When you see what has happened to football clubs in the region of Extremadura over the past decade or so, you can’t help but worry when another little club emerges from a small provincial town and try their More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, August 17th, 2011
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Aerial Photos – Extremadura

Well hellfire and brimstone, what on earth was I thinking of? It’s been nearly three weeks since the last aerial photo montage! This collection looks at one of the lesser known regions of Spain, Extremadura. More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, August 17th, 2011
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Cáceres – Estadio Príncipe Felipe

Since its formation in 1918, Club Polideportivo Cacereño has played in four stadiums, but none have been as extraordinary as the Estadio Principe Felipe. To be honest, it is only the main stand that warrants a More...

By Chris Clements On Friday, June 24th, 2011
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Villanueva del Fresno – Estadio Municipal

Set in the deep south west of Extremadura and close to the border with Portugal, Villanueva del Fresno is the archetypal sleepy, one-horse town, that might just have made Sergio Leone’s short-list when location More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, February 16th, 2011
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Badajoz – Estadio Nuevo Vivero

For 107 years, the primary focus for football in in this city on the Portuguese border was Club Deportivo Badajoz. That heritage came to a calamitous end in the summer of 2012, and it could be argued that this new More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, February 16th, 2011
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Badajoz – Estadio Jose Pache

Running a professional football club in the region of Extremadura seems fraught with financial difficulties. CF Extremadura, Merida (Twice!), CD Badajoz, Sporting Villanueva and in January 2011 Cerro de More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, February 15th, 2011
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Mérida – Estadio Romano

So, what did the Romans ever do for Mérida? Well, quite a lot actually. For starters they made it the capital of Lusitania, the western most province in the Roman Empire. Thanks to its staggering collection of More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, February 15th, 2011
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Don Benito – Estadio Vicente Sanz

Okay, I admit that a bit of a pattern is developing on this tour of the Badajoz region. Stadium owned by the Municipality, athletics track, small stand, yada yada. Well, the formula is continued here in Don More...

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