Oldest Football Club in Spain

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Little did we know that one of the founders of the oldest football Club in Spain found his finally resting place in the cemetery at the end of the Old Manse drive!

Recent guests at the Old Manse had traveled from Huelva in Andalucia to find the grave of  William Alexander MacKay who moved from the Highlands in 1883. Whilst working for Rio Tinto Company he started Recreativo de Huelva, a sports recreation club, which today is better known as Real Club Recreativo de Huelva.

One of the club's claims to fame is in the 2006 season they beat Real Madrid 3 - 0

Thanks Linda and Neale (and their lovely cat) for your hospitality, all you suggestions, advise and recommendations for dinner. Your house is really cosy and stylish and it was a pleasure to come back in the afternoon for a cup of tea together and a good chat in the warmth of the lounge. We hope to have the opportunity to come back soon.
Moira and Marco, Lecco, Italy
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