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Great article on Athletic Bilbao

Never realised the reason Bilbao and Atletico Madrid wear red and white is purely by accident and because of Southampton. An amazing club because of their unflinching principles, especially in today’s climate.

Enjoy.

https://www.football365.com/news/celebrating-a-rare-corinthian-flourish-in-bilbao

posted 1 week, 6 days ago

sevilla is a lovely city

the (not v well known) historical cities surrounding madrid are v good too..toledo, and the 2 mountain cities, segovia and avila

posted 1 week, 6 days ago

There’s a lot of nice little towns on the way from Valencia to Barcelona I had the pleasure to see

Villarreal, Castellon, Benicassim, Tarragona etc

Such a great train journey right next to the sea

posted 1 week, 6 days ago

200 for Steve Smith. Absolute legend.

posted 1 week, 6 days ago

one of the real gems of spain, is the place nobody from outside of spain (and probs portugal) knows

extremadura.....birthplace of many of the conquistadors

posted 1 week, 6 days ago

I've been to Mérida and Badajos, and one or two villages there whose names I have forgotten. It was in 1973 so a long time ago. But it is certainly different to the coast, more wild, rugged;

posted 1 week, 6 days ago

It’d be up there with Jinky and Jungle.

posted 1 week, 6 days ago

What a player Matt le Tiss was, I loved watching him. And his own man, didn't follow trends, just his own thoughts and wants.

posted 1 week, 6 days ago

I didn't know the connection either Robb, but there are loads of teams in Europe and South America that owe the origins to the UK.

posted 1 week, 6 days ago

comment by manusince52 (U9692)
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What a player Matt le Tiss was, I loved watching him. And his own man, didn't follow trends, just his own thoughts and wants.
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Along with Andy Coke and Lee Sharpe he was my fave player as a kid. Scored the type of goals that only he could score and I doubt we’ll see again.

posted 1 week, 6 days ago

You often see Le Tissier off his titts at Jumpin Jaks bar in Bournemouth (which was a horrible western themed bar from what I can recall) on Friday nights, the day before a game.

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