Back from the Brink: The Story of La Cultu Leonesa

In the summer of 2015, La Cultural y Deportiva Leonesa were getting desperate. The club needed 200,000€ as soon as possible or faced being liquidated. They began to look to the outside for help and their saviours came in the most unlikely form, Aspire Academy. Aspire- a Qatari government initiative designed to create players capable of competing at a World Cup- took control of the small side from León and things have been, mostly, on the up ever since.

Full article available at

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s