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A new project! The Rayo Vallecano A-Z guide (13th December, 2017)

I used to be a Barcelona fan, and switched to Rayo in 2013. However, it was an entire year before I became a "proper" Rayo fan. It took time to learn about the various intricacies of this fascinating club. Information was difficult to obtain, and the poorest side in La Liga were also the least heard of side.

We live in this information age, where a Google search is the sole obstacle to knowledge, where everyone supposedly knows everything, where Messi vs Cristiano debates rule Twitter - and yet a search for Rayo Vallecano yields nothing more than a Wikipedia page and a Twitter feed.

Nothing about the history of a historic club, the politics of a left-wing club, and the pride of a neighborhood club. This blog has always tried to change that, without any click-bait - which is admittedly an impossible task. But Google search rankings don't define anything, and this new project isn't going to change much in, well, any regard.

However, it might help someone learn a bit more Rayo. And that someone includes me - in the process of writing this guide I'm learning things about the club that I was completely oblivious to.

So, to you I ask the rhetorical question - do you want to become a Rayo fan, or at least find out the tenets of Rayo Vallecano? Well, then this announcement is for you...I will be starting an A-Z guide to Rayo Vallecano. There will be multiple editions, that pertain to famous Rayo players, transfer market business...you name it. The first one will start from tomorrow and continue through the new year, and it will be about Rayo's transfer business, in commemoration of the winter transfer window. Watch out for the most inspired signings to have graced the club, but also for the most underrated ones - for even at an underrated club such as Rayo Vallecano, some players can go under the radar.

And I promise you, in dire circumstances, when the big clubs don't satiate your appetite, this guide can be prescribed to indoctrine help non-Rayo-believers convert to Rayo-hood.

I hope you enjoy it!

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