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Valencia – Estadi Ciutat de Valencia

Over the years, Valencia Club de Futbol has taken the starring role in the city’s footballing productions, whilst Levante Unión Deportiva has had to make do with a place in the chorus line. There has been the occasional cameo appearance during its 105 year history, but most of the time Levante has spent its time scratching a living in the lower leagues. More...

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By Chris Clements On Sunday, July 17th, 2011

Valladolid – Estadio Nuevo José Zorrilla

In the late 1970’s Gonzalo Alonso was president of Real Valladolid and he had an eye for an opportunity. With his beloved club on the verge of returning to La Primera after a sixteen year absence and the More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

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 More...

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 Sunday, May 15th, 2011

Miranda de Ebro – Estadio Municipal de Anduva

Back in 2012, Club Deportivo Mirandés captured the imagination of the Spanish public with a magnificent run to the semi finals of the Copa del Rey. After defeating three teams from La Primera on route, CD Mirandés 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...