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New Wave – Celta’s new plans for the Estadio Balaidos

There have been plans to rebuild the Estadio Balaidos since Celta Vigo suffered the embarrassment of a failed UEFA inspection in 2003. However, relegation, finance and local opposition, including one appeal from the Director General of the huge Citroën factory just across the road from the Rio stand, scuppered hopes. Vigo was also included as a venue More...

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By Chris Clements On Saturday, January 28th, 2012
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Vigo – Campo Municipal de Barreiro

Tucked away in the hilly, green suburb of Lavadores is the Campo Municipal de Barreiro, home to Real Club Celta de Vigo B. Opened in 1965, the ground also plays host to Gran Peña Fútbol Club, one of the city’s More...

By Chris Clements On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
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Vigo – Estadio Balaidos

If you were ever searching for concrete proof of Spain’s diverse cultural mix, then travel to Vigo on its north-western Atlantic seaboard. More working class than the showy La Coruña or saintly Santiago de More...

By Chris Clements On Friday, July 29th, 2011
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Vigo – O Vao

If there is a more idyllic location to watch football in Spain than Coruxo FC’s O Vao ground, then I’ve yet to encounter it. Admittedly, it can be a bit bracing when a Force 9 blows in off the Atlantic More...

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