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Nájera – Campo Municipal de La Salera

Being escorted up an unmarked track to a clearing in the woods, doesn’t normally end well. You’ve seen it happen in the gangster/devil-worship/badger-baiting movies (No? Just me eh?). Thankfully, there is nothing gruesome in this particular corner of La Rioja, but actually something quite wonderful. You see, the people of Nájera have conjured More...

by Chris Clements | Published 2 months ago

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Calahorra – Polideportivo Municipal La Planilla

The Romans liked what they saw of Calahorra. Arriving in 189BC they renamed the town Calagurris and made it a ‘Civis Romanus’, building baths, a circus maximus and an amphitheatre. The city also minted More...

By Chris Clements On Thursday, August 18th, 2011

Logroño – Estadio Nuevo Las Gaunas

This impressive stadium replaced the lovable, but rather rickety Campo de Futbol de Las Gaunas. When work originally started on the Estadio Nuevo Las Gaunas back in 1997, Club Deportivo Logroñés had just been More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Logroño – Campo de Futbol de Las Gaunas

One look around the old Campo de Futbol de Las Gaunas and you could practically chart the progress of the then resident club, CD Logroñés. Such was the haphazard development of the ground, that a total of 6 covers More...

By Chris Clements On Monday, June 6th, 2011

Logroño – Mundial 82

Logroño is a city with a population of 150,000 and ever since its most successful club, Club Deportivo Logroñés got into financially choppy waters at the end of the 1990’s, no fewer than four clubs have More...

By Chris Clements On Saturday, May 21st, 2011

Alfaro – La Molineta

Club Deportivo Alfaro is a club from the very east of the Region of La Rioja and one that has in the past decade, stepped out of the shadows cast buy the various incarnations that have come out of Logroño . It More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Haro – Estadio El Mazo

You may not know it, but this is Club Haro Deportivo’s golden era. The club from the heart of the wine making region of La Rioja is experiencing the most successful period in its history. Has this slipped More...