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Villanueva de la Serena – Estadio Romero Cuerda

The summer of 1992 was not a good time for Villanueva de la Serena, a town of 25,400 inhabitants 65 miles east of the regional capital, Badajoz. CD Villanovense, the town’s senior club since formation in 1951 had just been relegated from Segunda B and with debts of 16 million pesetas, called it a day. Luckily the football loving residents of More...

by Chris Clements | Published 7 years ago

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Zafra – Nuevo Estadio de Zafra

Zafra has a population of 16,600 and lies in the deep south of Extremadura, around 85 miles north of Sevilla. The local team, Club Deportivo Diter Zafra was formed in 1930 and spent 8 seasons in Segunda B, four More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Jerez de los Caballeros – Manuel Calzado Galvan

Readers of these pages will know that I am not a fan of the football stadium/athletics track combination. However, for some smaller clubs, playing at the local municipal stadium is the only feasible option. And More...

By Chris Clements On Monday, February 14th, 2011

Almendralejo – Estadio Francisco de la Hera

I have, or should say had a soft spot for CF Extremadura. They hailed from Almendralejo, a small town of 33,500 inhabitants around 25 miles south east of of the regional capital Badajoz. Although it was not the More...