<![CDATA[RSS Málaga Club de Futbol]]> <![CDATA[Samu Castillejo to remain with Málaga CF until 2017/18]]>

Section: First team
Málaga Club de Fútbol and Samu Castillejo (Barcelona, 18/01/95) have reached an agreement for the player to stay with the Blue and Whites until 2017/18. The Martiricos outfit has renewed Castillejo’s contract during the season when at just 19 years old, he made his official debut with the first team following great success in La Academia.

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<![CDATA[Málaga CF mourns the death of Juan Cortés]]>

Section: Organisation
Málaga Club de Fútbol sends deepest condolences to the family and friends of Juan Cortés, who passed away this afternoon aged 83. Cortés was a dedicated journalist who played a fundamental role in the development of ‘Malagueño’ footballing history, under all of Málaga’s team names. General Secretary and manager of CD Málaga, Juan Cortés knew better than anyone how to transmit the ‘Malaguista’ history due to his amazing memory. It’s because of this, and Málaga CF’s deep sense of loss following the death of Juan Cortés, that he will remain an eternal part of Blue and Whites’ history.

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<![CDATA[Málaga CF – Rayo Vallecano match dedicated to children ]]>

Section: Organisation
Málaga Club de Fútbol and Málaga’s Provincial Government presented the II Children’s Day today, taking place on Sunday to coincide with Málaga CF’s match against Rayo Vallecano. Tickets for this game are priced at 5 euros for children, and there are numerous events taking place throughout the week aimed at youngsters. Club advisers, Francisco Martín Aguilar, Antonio Benítez and Ben Barek attended today’s press conference, along with Provincial Culture and Sports Delegate, Juan Jesús Bernal.

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<![CDATA[Camacho: “We need to give 100% against Rayo” ]]>

Section: Press conference
Blue and Whites’ midfielder, Ignacio Camacho took part in a press conference this morning at Málaga’s provincial government headquarters, to promote the II Children’s Day taking place on Sunday, coinciding with the Málaga CF – Rayo Vallecano match, and to talk about the team: “We’re a large squad and we all need to be match-ready. We performed well at the weekend, and maintained a high level of play. We now need to stay focused and work as hard as possible as we need to give 100% against Rayo.”

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<![CDATA[La Academia results]]>

Section: La Academia
Teams in Málaga Club de Fútbol’s youth ranks achieved the following results in matches last weekend. Despite conceding an early goal, Atlético Malagueño defeated CD Ronda by 2-1 thanks to goals from Álex Portillo and Rufo.

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<![CDATA[Málaga CF returns to training following victory in Córdoba]]>

Section: Training
Málaga CF was back to work this Monday morning at the Ciudad de Málaga athletics stadium, following Saturday’s win against Córdoba.

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<![CDATA[Reserve team defeats CD Ronda (2-1)]]>

Section: Atlético Malagueño
Another victory for Atlético Malagueño against CD Ronda puts them in a higher position in the table. The visitors opened the scoring in minute 4 of play with an impressive goal from Chikini in front of the area, but Atlético Malagueño turned the result around with goals from set pieces; Álex Portillo with a free kick and Rufo following a corner.

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<![CDATA[Samuel García: “More than scoring a goal – I’m pleased...]]>

Section: Press conference
The Málaga-born striker, who opened the scoring in tonight’s game following an outstanding pass from Camacho, scored the 1,200th goal in Málaga CF’s history: “It was really lucky I scored this goal, the 1,200th Málaga CF goal, but more than scoring a goal – I’m pleased with our victory.”

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<![CDATA[Javi Gracia: “The result could have been more favourable”...]]>

Section: Press conference
The Málaga CF coach analyses his team’s victory at the Nuevo Arcángel stadium: “We’ve got a lot of things to improve on as we needed to generate a lot of scoring opportunities in order to clinch two goals. The result could have been more favourable if we were more accurate with our chances, but overall I’m very pleased.”

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<![CDATA[Undisputed victory at the Nuevo Arcángel (1-2)]]>

Section: Report
Málaga Club de Fútbol defeated Córdoba Club de Fútbol by 1-2 in tonight’s 8th BBVA League game of the season at the Nuevo Arcángel stadium. With four Málaga-born players in the starting-11 (Recio, Samuel, Juanmi and Samu Castillejo), the ‘Malaguistas’ achieved their first away win of the season. Javi Gracia’s men had a great first half, up by 0-2 after 45 minutes thanks to a goal from Samuel, following an outstanding assist from Camacho, and an Amrabat penalty after a foul on Juanmi. The Blue and Whites generated good opportunities to increase their lead in the second half, but it was Ghilas in stoppage time who put the locals on the score board, with the match ending in a 1-2 win for Málaga CF.

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<![CDATA[Atlético Malagueño welcomes CD Ronda]]>

Section: Atlético Malagueño
Atlético Malagueño is playing host to Club Deportivo Ronda on Sunday 19th October at 11:30 a.m. at the ‘Federación Malagueña’ ground, for the 9th Third Division Group 9 match of the season.

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<![CDATA[More than 200 children take part in a day of football to promote...]]>

Section: Málaga C.F.Foundation
Málaga CF, via its Foundation and in collaboration with La Caixa’s Day of the Volunteer, brought together 200 children from the CaixaProfancia social institutions for a day of sport. Regional manager of CaixaBank in eastern Andalucía, Victorino Lluch; Blue and Whites’ player, Marcos Angeleri; Club adviser, Antonio Benítez; business development manager, José María Arrabal; assistant coordinator at La Academia, Francesc Arnau; and Málaga CF veterans and volunteers from both entities made this day happen, under the slogan ‘Come and share a smile.’

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<![CDATA[Warm welcome for Málaga CF in Córdoba]]>

Section: First team
Málaga Club de Fútbol is now in Córdoba, ahead of tonight’s match against Cordoba Club de Fútbol at the Nuevo Arcangel at 10 p.m. The Blue and Whites arrived at approximately 12:30 this afternoon and were welcomed by hundreds of fans at their hotel, where the team will remain until just before kick-off.

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<![CDATA[Javi Gracia: “We want to improve on our performance in our...]]>

Section: Press conference
Málaga Club de Fútbol coach, Javi Gracia held a press conference following this morning’s training session, to talk about the upcoming BBVA League clash with Córdoba Club de Fútbol: “They are a team that always tries to capitalise on their strengths and play great football. I want to see a positive image of our team tomorrow, full of ambition and eager to claim the points in play.”

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<![CDATA[Málaga CF and LFP present agreement with Sockatyes]]>

Section: Organisation
At the Ciudad de Málaga athletics stadium this morning, Málaga Club de Fútbol and the Professional Football League (LFP) presented the agreement with sponsor, Sockatyes for the ‘Malaguistas’ to wear the Asian brand on their team socks for two seasons.

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<![CDATA[Weligton and Samuel new to the line-up heading to Córdoba]]>

Section: List of called-up players
Málaga Club de Fútbol coach, Javi Gracia has announced the team line-up for Saturday’s 8th BBVA League match of the season against Córdoba Club de Fútbol at the Nuevo Arcángel stadium at 10 p.m. Weligton and Samuel return to the line-up for this game.

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<![CDATA[Final training session ahead of away match in Córdoba ]]>

Section: Training
Málaga Club de Fútbol was back in training this morning at the Ciudad de Málaga stadium, the final session before Saturday’s match in Córdoba.

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<![CDATA[Deportivo - Málaga CF’s rival in Copa del Rey knockout round...]]>

Section: First team
Málaga Club de Fútbol will face Real Club Deportivo de La Coruña in the knockout stage of the Copa del Rey. The first leg will take place on Wednesday 3rd December at the Riazor Stadium, and the return leg on Wednesday 17th December at La Rosaleda.

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<![CDATA[Chen: “This is another test in my career” ]]>

Section: First team
The Panamanian player has recently had surgery for the ligament injury to his left knee, and is now in recovery: “This is another test in my career. Things are going well. I’ve already started therapy and every day I’m moving closer to returning to the pitch.” Chen is grateful for the messages of support he’s received: “I’m so grateful for everyone’s best wishes via social media in Panama and Málaga. It’s a real motivation for me to keep working hard to get back on the pitch.”

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<![CDATA[Amrabat: “If the fans, players and coach all support each...]]>

Section: Press conference
The Blue and Whites’ striker talks about his substitution in the match against Granada CF: “I was angry when I was substituted and we lost 1-0. I thought we were playing well. Granada were just defending and we needed a goal. I wanted to help the team and I was disappointed at that time. I sat on the bench and threw my sweatshirt on the floor. It wasn’t a professional thing to do, and I apologise to the coach, my teammates and the fans. I’m not the type of person who goes in search of problems. I respect the coach and the decisions he makes and now we’re completely focused on the match in Córdoba.”

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