Supporters Clubs dinner at Piles
What was supposed to be a quiet dinner for the supporters clubs of Aquest Any Sí de les Piles (Tarragona) and the PB la Safor (Valencia), turned into a big party for the supporters clubs of Tarragona and Valencia.
Three coach loads of Valencians came to the picturesque village of Piles at lunchtime on Saturday
20th February made up of members of the Safor, Almoines, Oliva, Vallbarça, Miramar, Teulada,
Ondara, Benissa and Llíria supporters clubs. 120 people from 9 clubs in the Valencia region who had
come to celebrate the dinner with members of clubs from the host club and others from the
The dinner for nearly 200 people was accompanied by speeches, videos, visits from club
directors and the presence of the three trophies won last season. It was real supporters clubs
Jaume Ferrer and Jacint Borràs
Representing FCBarcelona was club vice-president Jaume Ferrer and director and
President of Barca Barça Atlètic, Jacint Borràs, who experienced the fine atmosphere between the
supporters clubs at first hand.
Fireworks and a chorus of the Barca hymn got the proceedings underway as the three trophies
were carried into the supporters club clubhouse amidst much cheering from the members. Piles Mayor
Magí Balcells welcomed everybody to his town and after the dinner was eaten a series of Barca
products were raffled off and a commemorative souvenir was presented to all the clubs present.
Host club President Jordi Castells then thanked the Directors and organisers of the act,
whilst Salva Torres on behalf of the Consell Consultiu de València and Pere Cols, President of the
Agrupació de Penyes de Tarragona Nord praised the number of members at the dinner.
Jacint Borràs and Jaume Ferrer closed proceedings and were presented with a souvenir by the
supporters clubs as a thanks for attending the meal on what was also a match day.
At 17-00 all present set off for the Nou Camp to enjoy the team’s 4-0 win over Racing.