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Get To Know Girona

Travel Guide




Girona is a beautiful and ancient city located in Spain, and situated in the north of Barcelona. There are more than 100,000 inhabitants living in the town nowadays.

The city is really a quiet place and a lot of local and foreign people go to Girona to escape from the bustle of the city of Barcelona.

Girona possesses an extraordinary Jewish quarter and its strategic location served as a stronghold for many military events.

During the 12thcentury, many artists beautified the city with outstanding Romanesque buildings. However, between the 16th and 17th there was an increment of military buildings such as barracks and fortresses in order to protect the city.




Visitors can’t pass over the magnificent walled area that protected the Girona citizens from the Napoleon troops in 1808.

Another interesting building that has an excellent architectonic style is the Cathedral of Girona. The cathedral is the principal landmark of the city and it has two cloisters in the interior and many interesting features; it has baroque and Romanesque influences such as the carlemany tower.

In addition, tourists can find the Chapter Museum inside the cathedral; it has a large number of artworks and masterpieces. Next to the cathedral, there is the Art Museum. This magnificent place was before the former Episcopal Palace.

In addition, Girona has other medieval buildings in the entire area including the following:

  • The convent of Sant Domenec.
  • The church of Sant Feliu.
  • The Chapel of Saint Narci.
  • The Romanesque Chapel of Sant Nicolau.
  • The Monastery of Sant Pere de Galligant.
  • The Convent of La Mercé.

As any other important town, Girona has an attractive Jewish quarter with narrow and steeply streets. This singular neighborhood has a medieval atmosphere and its construction begun in the 9th century.

There are several of museums in the area; visitors can find a valuable collection of objects from the gothic era such as the Saint Carlemany sculpture and the Arab arc of Hixem II.



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Top 5 Ancient Wonders In Rome

The Ancient Wonders Of The Italy Capital



Italy is a country blessed with exquisite cities and Rome is the daddy of them all. There are just too many reasons to fall in love with Rome: the masterpieces around every corner; the shade-wearing, scooter-driving Romans; the operatic piazzas; and the cocktail of provinciality and sophistication.

They say that a lifetime’s not long enough for Rome, there’s simply too much to see. So the best plan is to choose selectively what to see, and leave the rest for next time.

If you like to travel through history, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s our pick of thehistorial Roman sights from a city packed to the brim with ancient wonders:





The most extraordinary of all Rome’s monuments. It’s not just the amazing completeness of the place, or its size, but the sense of its gory history that resonates: it was here that gladiators met in mortal combat and condemned prisoners fought off hungry lions.

Originally used to hold games that lasted 100 days and nights, the Colosseum was abandoned in the 6th century with the fall of the empire. Since then it has served as a fortress in the Middle Ages, been damaged several times by earthquakes and used as a quarry for travertine and marble.

Two thousand or so years from its beginning and it’s still hauling in the crowds. Don’t let the lengthy queue put you off, just pop down to the Palatine ticket office, buy your combined ticket there, and on returning march straight in.

Since 2010, there’s even more reason to visit the Colosseum – its underground passageways (where gladiators and beasts once awaited their fate) are now open to the public.




Palatine was ancient Rome’s Beverly Hills. Romulus killed his brother Remus and founded Rome here in 753 BC, and from 500 BC, Rome’s most affluent citizens set up residence in the area.

On entering the complex from Via di San Gregorio, head uphill until you come to the first recognisable construction, the stadio, probably used by the emperors for private games and events.

Adjoining the stadium to the southeast are the scant remains of the complex built by Septimius Severus, comprising baths and a palace. On the other side of the stadio are the ruins of the huge Domus Augustana, the emperor’s private residence.

Today the Palatine is a dreamy place to escape the crowds and have a picnic, a moss-green hill shaded by umbrella palms and dotted by imperial ruins.

Frescoes in Palazzo Massimo alle Terme

A treasure trove of classical art, the light-filled Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme is one of Rome’s finest museums, yet receives only a smattering of visitors.

The museum houses many gems including sculptures and marble friezes from the 2nd century BC to the 5th century AD, but the sensational mosaics and frescoes on the 2nd floor blow everything else away.

These include richly coloured frescoes from an Augustanera villa, such as the cubicula(bedrooms) with religious, erotic and theatre subjects, and landscape paintings from the triclinium (dining room), but the best is still to come: the garden paintings from Villa Livia, one of the homes of Augustus’ wife Livia Drusilla.

Excavated in the 19th century and displayed here in 1951, these stunning frescoes depict an illusionary garden with all the plants in full bloom.


Competition is fierce, but the Pantheon is surely ancient Rome’s most astonishing building. Considered the Romans’ most important architectural achievement, it was the largest dome in the world until the 15th century and is still the largest unreinforced concrete dome ever built.

Its harmonious appearance is due to a precisely calibrated symmetry – its diameter is exactly equal to the Pantheon’s interior height of 43.3m.

Light enters through the oculus, an opening in the dome that also served as a symbolic connection between the temple and the gods. (Rainwater also enters but drains away through 22 almost-invisible holes in the sloping marble floor).

Mithraic temple beneath San Clemente

Enter the Basilica di San Clemente, look around the 12th century church and then take steps down to a 4th-century church. Follow the steps down another level and you’ll walk along an ancient lane to a 1st-century Roman house that also contains a dark, 2nd-century temple to Mithras.

Mithraism was a cult that was hugely popular with the ancient Roman military. According to its mythology, Mithras, a young, handsome god, was ordered to slay a wild bull by the Sun. As the bull died, it gave life, as its blood flow caused wheat and other plants to grow.

Mithraic temples are always deep and dark, but the cult’s fascination with dank, dark caves doesn’t reflect a sinister undercurrent. Rather, its cave-temples represented the cosmos, because it was created from the earth.

Mystical and mysterious, this temple is all the more wonderful because of the journey here, through layers of history.

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Football Tickets: Performance Goals and Advice

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Club Secretary
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  • Provide the address and local authority of where you consider to be your home ground. If teams within your club play at grounds different to this, please provide the detail separately under List of Teams for Club section. You can find your ground address at by using ‘Pitch Finder’.
Mandatory Contacts
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Club Welfare Officer
  • All clubs with youth teams (Under 18 or below) must have a Club Welfare Officer (CWO).
  • The CWO must have an accepted Enhanced FA CRB check.
  • They must also have completed The FA Safeguarding Children and Welfare Officer Workshops.

For any enquiries regarding this, please speak to Val Hajialexandrou, County Welfare Officer on 01622 792 140

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  • Junior status clubs are clubs who have adult teams playing below Vandanel Kent County League Division 1.
  • The additional team levy is a charge to clubs with more than one team and excludes the first team. Each additional team that you affiliate will be required to pay an additional team levy in accordance with the clubs status.
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  • If you have teams playing 9 v 9 football then select the Mini Soccer Insurance.
  • Insurance premium, prices and benefits can be found on the reverse of the Affiliation Fee Schedule.
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  • It is compulsory for Intermediate Clubs to enter the Intermediate Challenge Shield.
  • Teams wishing to enter the Junior Cup (Saturday or Sunday) must complete an entry form.
  • Entries for the Junior Cup will not be accepted without a completed form.
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Entering Results & Team Sheet in the FA Full Time Website

Website Address      

the FA

On the home page enter South Suffolk where it says find your league and click on GO.


Then click on South Suffolk Youth Football League, this will take you to our league homepage


Once on the homepage you will be able to view fixtures, league tables and results. (It might be worth saving this page as a favourite)


In the top right hand corner of the homepage you will see the sign in option

If you click on sign in you will get the username & password option

Username………….……….……………….. (Not case sensitive)

Password……………….……………..……. (Letter,Letter,Number,Number , not case sensitive)

If you have more than 1 team in your club a drop down box will appear showing the leagues that your club have teams in, select the division your team is in and then click on the Results / Stats button

The following page will then appear, it should already have the result in if your score has been texted in , if not enter the score and the Referees mark (out of 100).

After you have entered the result and Referees Mark (out of 100), click on statistics.

The following screen will appear, enter the appropriate information and then click on Update stats for players.

You can then enter the Fair Play Points by clicking on  Switch to opposition team stats.

The following screen will appear.

Enter your marks out of 15 in the value box    (Your opposition will not be able to view these marks)

Once you have done this click on Finished Wizard

You can then sign out at the top of the screen

If you have any queries please contact :