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Pamplona – Estadio Mutilnova

I have sung the praises of Pamplona’s multi-sports clubs & their facilities on these pages before. Back in 2014, Agrupación San Juan came within a few minutes of completing a league campaign unbeaten. Their subsequent failure to navigate the play-offs may have taken the shine off their season, but there is no doubt that the facilities provided More...

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By Chris Clements On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Mancha Real – La Juventud

The majority of football fans in the North East of Andalcia were glad to see the back of the 2015-16 season. Local Big-wigs, Real Jaén were beset with financial problems that brought into question their very existence, More...

By Chris Clements On Monday, May 30th, 2016

Sagunto – Camp Nou de Morvedre

Twenty miles north of Valencia lies the town of Sagunto, which until 2016, was lost in football’s hinterland. That has now changed thanks to Atlético Saguntino’s promotion to Segunda B. Atlético won More...

By Chris Clements On Monday, May 30th, 2016

Boiro – Campo Municipal de Barraña

Located on the Barbanza peninsula and tucked away on the northern coast of the Ria de Arosa, the community of Boiro (it’s made up of 8 parishes and about 100 villages) appears to be your archetypal footballing More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

Zaragoza – Campo de Fútbol La Almozara-El Carmen

Imagine my delight when a club from one of Europe’s great cities, that wears its blue & white quartered shirts with pride, won promotion via the play-offs. No, not Bristol Rovers (Although I was pretty More...

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 Sunday, April 12th, 2015

Alicante – Estadio José Rico Pérez

The Estadio José Rico Pérez is a monument to the visionary President of Hércules CF, who saw in the early 1970’s that Alicante was at the centre of the Costa Blanca’s economic boom, and wanted his beloved More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Socuéllamos – Estadio Paquito Jiménez

I really want Socuéllamos to be the sort of town where you could find a Charles Bronson-type character, just sat playing his harmonica as you arrive at the railway station. In reality it is just another small town More...

By Chris Clements On Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

Somozas – Campo Municipal de Pardiñas

Deep in the Galician countryside lies the small village of Somozas. Now, before you build too romantic a picture of its location, let me inform you that this is no rural idyll. Somozas is a dominated by a huge recycling More...

By Chris Clements On Monday, May 26th, 2014

Leioa – Campo de Sarriena

It’s been a long time coming. 89 years to be precise, but in September 2014, Sociedad Deportiva Leioa will become the latest, in what seems to be a never-ending line of small Basque clubs to reach Segunda B. Founded More...