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Sa Pobla – Nou Camp de Sa Pobla

Whilst Unión Deportiva Poblense’s proposed elevation to Segunda B for the 2017-18 could could have been viewed as fortuitous, this club based in the small town of Sa Pobla does have pedigree, and an impressive home. More of which to follow, but first let’s have a look at the origins of the game in this corner of north east Mallorca. Football More...

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By Chris Clements On Thursday, June 15th, 2017

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 More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Pamplona – Estadio Mutilnova

I have sung the praises of Pamplona’s multi-sports clubs & their facilities on these pages before. Back in 2014, Agrupación San Juan came within a few minutes of completing a league campaign unbeaten. More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Mancha Real – La Juventud

The majority of football fans in the North East of Andalcia were glad to see the back of the 2015-16 season. Local Big-wigs, Real Jaén were beset with financial problems that brought into question their very existence, More...

By Chris Clements On Monday, May 30th, 2016

Boiro – Campo Municipal de Barraña

Located on the Barbanza peninsula and tucked away on the northern coast of the Ria de Arosa, the community of Boiro (it’s made up of 8 parishes and about 100 villages) appears to be your archetypal footballing More...

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...