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R.C.D. ESPANYOL: THE PITCH STRIKES BACK
by Karles Torra

Espanyol football club is nearing its centenary, and it retains the same philosophy which led to its creation. Founded by Barcelona businessmen, the club raised its mast as a rare beast in an area dominated by foreigners, mainly engineers and technicians who worked in the textile and cork industries. B.M.M, which in the past has reserved various sections for the history of F.C. Barcelona, reports in the following article the history of this other centennial club also closely related to the city.