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Huesca – Estadio El Alcoraz

Huesca may be Aragón’s second city, but until recently it was not home to Aragón’s second team. In fairness, Real Zaragoza dominate all things football in this region and next best has often been a distant runner-up. Andorra FC, CD Binefar and even Zaragoza B have held the mantle and for a few years in the early 1950’s Union Deportiva More...

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By Chris Clements On Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Madrid – Estadio de Vallecas

In May 2011 Rayo Vallecano was 22 million euros in debt. It had just entered bankruptcy and the players had gone unpaid for much of the season, but the barrio of Vallecas in the south east of Madrid was full of More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Reus – Camp Nou Municipal de Reus

One of the benefits of developing this website is that you build an integral knowledge of exactly where a particular city is in Spain. This proves particularly useful when you avoid flying Ryanair to Barcelona, More...

By Chris Clements On Saturday, June 4th, 2011

Sevilla – Ciudad Deportiva José Ramón Cisneros Palacios

The 1960’s were not great time for Sevilla Fútbol Club.The first team struggled to keep pace in La Primera and were eventually relegated at the end of the 1967-68 season. As for the reserve team, who had More...

By Chris Clements On Saturday, May 21st, 2011

Santa Cruz de la Tenerife – Heliodoro Rodriguez Lopez

Football has been played on the Canary Islands since the last decade of the 19th century, but the participation of its football clubs in any of the national championships was simply not practical until the introduction More...

By Chris Clements On Saturday, May 14th, 2011

Gijón – El Molinón

El Molinón may well be the oldest stadium in Spain, but after its makeover in 2010, it’s not showing its age. In fact, unlike the rest of us, it is undoubtedly getting better with time. Real Sporting de Gijón More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

Lugo – Estadio Anxo Carro

Club Deportivo Lugo has always played second or even third fiddle, when the footballing rations have been dealt out in Galicia. Deportivo La Coruña and Celta Vigo are the region’s big-wigs, and from time More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Alcorcón – Municipal Santo Domingo

Agrupación Deportiva Alcorcón has undergone an incredible transformation. Between 2009 & 2012, the club went from suburban nobodies to an established team in La Segunda. Along the way they famously knocked More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Cádiz – Estadio Ramón de Carranza

Cádiz is the oldest inhabited city in Iberia and is also home to the Spanish navy and one of southern Europe’s largest commercial ports. All crammed onto a thin strip of land on Spain’s southern Atlantic More...

By Chris Clements On Saturday, April 30th, 2011

Lorca – Estadio Francisco Artés Carrasco

Sometimes, you have to wonder whether it is worth it? All that effort, money and stress and what do you have to show for it? However, before you get too depressed about the club you follow, spare a thought for More...