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.