The constant debate about the beginnings of football in information numbers list Spain, at least in its best-known reference, involves a team from the Rías Baixas and another from Andalusia, each one making such an important mark, because as they say, the same story always information numbers list has at least two versions. For sure there is no record that allows knowing where and when the first “official” match was played , the only thing that is clear is that both Huelva (with the now-defunct Río Tinto Football Club) and information numbers list Vilagarcía de Arousa owe such honor to their English influences.
It had always been said that the cradle information numbers list of Spanish football was from Huelva and from Minas Gerais. The relationship of those from the south with the English was forged thanks to the Riotinto and Tharsis information numbers list mines, sold to them in 1873. The hustle and bustle of the outsiders in those years brought with it an inescapable mix of cultures. And the great mark that the British were about to leave in our information numbers list country went through one of their greatest entertainments already at that time: a game of ball and feet that they called “football”.
The fervent attraction of this sport information numbers list among the masses did not take long to become noticeable, and that was how on December 23, 1889, the oldest football club in Spain was created: the Cpa Email list Huelva Recreation Club , information numbers list founded by a British doctor named W. Alexander Mackay. Although a few years earlier, in 1879, the mine workers had information numbers list already created their particular football t