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Toledo – Estadio Salto del Caballo

Toledo is a city that has been steeped in history from Roman times, but little of any consequence has been the product of its football clubs. 50 miles south of Madrid, football came to the capital of Castile-La Mancha at the turn of the twentieth century and by the 1920’s many modest clubs had sprung up. Some of the leading teams came from the More...

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By Chris Clements On Friday, June 17th, 2011

San Sebastián de los Reyes – Estadio Nuevo Matapiñonera

This is the story of Unión Deportiva San Sebastián de los Reyes, but from here on in, we will refer to them as Sanse. The club was founded in 1971 and played their home matches at the original Estadio Municipal More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Segovia – Estadio de La Albuera

Gimnástica Segoviana Club de Fútbol was founded on 28 June 1928 as Sociedad Deportiva Gimnástica Segoviana and it has spent all but a couple of seasons in either the regional leagues or the Tercera. The pinnacle More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Navalcarnero – Estadio Municipal Mariano González

Navalcarnero is a small town some 30 kilometres to the south west of Madrid. Nothing remarkable in that, but for the stadium aficionado (AKA geek), it has something rather special tucked away in its southern More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

Pontevedra – Estadio Municipal de Pasarón

Back in 2005, Pontevedra Municipal Council decided to redevelop the ageing stadium that stood just north of the Río Lérez. Given that the resident club Pontevedra Club de Fútbol had just won promotion to La Segunda, More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Ponferrada – El Toralin

Spain experienced a mini boom in stadium design & build for a decade from the mid-nineties and the municipality of Ponferrada joined in the fun in 1999, when they decided to build a sports complex a mile or More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Ferrol – A Malata

After 72 years in the centre of town at the Campo Infernino, Racing Club de Ferrol moved a mile north west to the edge of the Ria de Ferrol, where the municipality had built A Malata. This ever expanding sports More...

By Chris Clements On Sunday, February 27th, 2011

Abegonda (La Coruña) – Campo El Mundo del Fútbol

El Mundo del Fútbol is the training academy of Galicia’s leading football club Real Club Deportivo La Coruña. Situated 12 miles south east of La Coruña near the small town of Abegonda, the facility consists More...

By Chris Clements On Friday, February 25th, 2011

Cerceda – O Roxo

Deep in the Galician countryside, 20 miles south of La Coruna, is the village of Cerceda. Around 5,000 people live in this rural idyll where the peace and quiet of this rustic setting is only broken from the noises More...