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Elche – Estadio Manuel Martinez Valero

Okay, the story so far… The town of Elche and its football club are on the up and progressive president Manuel Martinez Valero wants to move the club to a new stadium. What could go wrong? Well quite a bit actually. For starters, the local municipality would not allow the whole of the Altabix site to be developed, nor would they contribute to the More...

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By Chris Clements On Wednesday, November 30th, 2011
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Oviedo – Estadio Carlos Tartiere (2000- )

There have been many examples in the past couple of decades, of a club’s move to a new stadium bringing about an upturn in its fortunes.  More often than not, the more comfortable surroundings and improved income More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011
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Getafe – Coliseum Alfonso Pérez

Top flight football in Madrid had always been the dominion of the big two. There was the occasional interruption from Rayo, from the south east neighbourhood of Vallecas, but the suburbs? No, that just didn’t More...

By Chris Clements On Monday, November 14th, 2011
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Córdoba – Estadio Nuevo Arcángel

Through the ages, the city of Córdoba has had its fair share of ups and downs. Roman and Islamic occupation saw the city’s stature grow, so much so that by 1000AD it was the largest city in the world with More...

By Chris Clements On Friday, August 19th, 2011
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Soria – Estadio Nuevo Los Pajaritos

In the far east of the Region of Castile-León lies Soria, one of Spain’s smallest and it has to be said, sleepiest provincial capitals. The town’s senior team, Club Deportivo Numancia de Soria, takes More...

By Chris Clements On Friday, August 19th, 2011
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Almeria – Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos

At the start of the millennium, Almeria won the right to host the 2005 Mediterranean Games. This meant the development of a new stadium, much closer to the city centre than the existing Estadio Juan Rojas, which More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, August 17th, 2011
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Girona – Municipal de Montilivi

Think of Catalunya and too many people just think of Barcelona. However, around an hours drive north east of the regional capital is the wonderful ancient city of Girona. It stands high on a fortified hill above More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, August 17th, 2011
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Palma – Iberostar Estadio / Son Moix

With the crumbling Estadi Lluis Sitjar having its fate sealed by FIFA’s all-seater ruling, Real Mallorca needed to find alternative accommodation. Fortunately they found an ally in the shape of the local municipality. More...

By Chris Clements On Friday, July 29th, 2011
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Tarragona – Nou Estadi de Tarragona

Club Gimnàstic de Tarragona, or Nàstic as they like to be known, can trace its roots back to 1886, when as the name suggests, a gymnastics club was formed for the middle classes in Tarragona. Other sports such More...

By Chris Clements On Thursday, July 28th, 2011
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Zaragoza – La Romareda

As you cross the Rio Ebro and head south along the wide avenidas towards its centre, the city of Zaragoza treats you to some magnificent sites. Its graceful fusion of Moorish, medieval and more recent styles of More...

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