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Spanish Club Coruxo Opens Stadium To Victims Of Fires In Galicia

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 17 / 17

Spanish third division team Coruxo has "been forced to train away" from its complex this week because of the damage caused by "the fires that have ravaged parts of Galicia in northern Spain," while the club has offered its stadium to those seeking shelter, according to Adriana Garcia of ESPN.com.&nb...

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