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

Neale and Linda are fantastic. They are great hosts who took time to help me with lots of local info for my Scottish roadtrip. I decided to stay an extra night so I could explore the local area before moving on. The b&b is stunning and has a very homely feeling. I would definately stay again and have already recommended this place to my friends and family
Simon, Crawley - September 2019
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