Published: 03/01/2018 11:20 - Updated: 03/01/2018 11:30

Viva Espana for Lybster FC?

 

Recre manager Carlos Hita with club official Alejandro López, who received the Lybster FC pennant when he visited the village in the summer. It is on display in the Huelva club museum. Picture: Recreativo de Huelva
Recre manager Carlos Hita with club official Alejandro López, who received the Lybster FC pennant when he visited the village in the summer. It is on display in the Huelva club museum. Picture: Recreativo de Huelva

 

A CAITHNESS rural football side could make their debut in Europe and playing in front of more than 20,000 fans against Spain’s oldest professional club.

Plans are shaping up to stage a friendly between Lybster and Recreativo de Huelva this summer in honour of the Spanish club’s founder, William Mackay, who came from the village.

A representative from Recreativo, known as Recre, has visited Lybster to discuss arrangements with officials of the Caithness Amateur Football Association Division Two champions, who are the oldest side in the county about the Caithness club to visit them this summer with the possibility of a match being played between the two sides.

Read more in today's Caithness Courier.   

http://www.johnogroat-journal.co.uk/SPP/Your-latest-Courier-and-Groat-29062011.htm

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