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Nájera – Campo Municipal de La Salera

Being escorted up an unmarked track to a clearing in the woods, doesn’t normally end well. You’ve seen it happen in the gangster/devil-worship/badger-baiting movies (No? Just me eh?). Thankfully, there is nothing gruesome in this particular corner of La Rioja, but actually something quite wonderful. You see, the people of Nájera have conjured More...

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By Chris Clements On Monday, October 26th, 2015

Coria del Rio – Estadio Guadalquivir

There are a number of great stadiums within a stones throw of the Rio Guadalquivir, but none are as close or for that matter, as old as the one found in the small Andalucian town of Coria del Rio. Standing less More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Lloseta – Camp Municipal Es Puig

Deep in the middle of Mallorca, a footballing revolution is occurring. Granted, it’s a small one, but a revolution all the same. Over the past few seasons, three clubs within 9 miles of each other have reached More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

La Pobla de Mafumet – Camp Municipal

It’s 1940 and a broken Spain is struggling to recover from the Civil War. Its population are experiencing the grim reality of the military dictatorship. It’s no different in the Catalan village of La More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Santa Cruz de La Palma – Estadio Virgen de Las Nieves

Santa Cruz de La Palma is a city on the edge. On the edge of Europe, on the edge of a rain forest and so far as its football stadiums are concerned, on the edge of reason. You may already be aware of CD Mesanjero’s More...

By Chris Clements On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

San Pedro de Alcántara – Estadio Municipal

The Estadio Municipal in San Pedro de Alcántara is the home of Union Deportiva San Pedro, a team founded on 7 February 1974. Given the financial issues that have seen many of the senior clubs in the locality either More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Alicante – Ciudad Deportiva Villafranqueza

It was a sort of unrequited rivalry, that between Alicante Club de Futbol and Hércules CF. Whilst the team that bore the city’s name sat in the shadow of its bigger and more successful neighbour, Hércules’ More...

By Chris Clements On Sunday, March 8th, 2015

Sant Francesc Xavier de Formentera – Estadio Municipal

Formentera – That idyllic island off the Southern tip of Ibiza. Renowned for its pristine beaches and easy-going lifestyle. Throw-in a spot of naturism and some historic links to the 1960’s music scene More...

By Chris Clements On Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Villalonga – Campo Novo San Pedro

Last Night I Dreamt Of San Pedro This slideshow requires JavaScript. You can see more pictures of San Pedro and dozens of other Galician grounds at Campos Gallegos  More...

By Chris Clements On Saturday, February 14th, 2015

Guadalajara – Estadio Pedro Escartin

I know of two clubs called Club Deportivo Guadalajara. The first happens to be one of the biggest clubs in Mexico and has 11 league titles to its name, and then there is this one. Formed on 10 January 1947 and tucked More...