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Spanish Tour 1922

In the summer of 1922, St.Mirren were invited to Spain by Barcelona FC, to take part in events to officially open their new £75,000 stadium at Les Cortes.

This was a big honour for the club and they decided to arrange more matches against other sides and make a full tour of the journey.
Whilst in Spain they were made welcome by several ex Paisley Mill workers and their colleagues from the nearby mill, owned by Paisley's own, J+P Coates
They provided hospitality before and after the matches in Barcelona, and much welcome support during the games.

 
In total Saints played seven matches on the tour and details of each period of the tour can be found on the links below.

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Les Cortes 1922

   

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This commerative poster hangs in the Nou Camp museum
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Barcelona Cup
Les Cortes foundation stone
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Displayed in Nou Camp Museum

Thanks to Keith McLevy for the picture of the stone.