Linense v Cádiz II Estadio Municipal de La Linea de la Concepcion / Segunda Division B - Grupo 4 / 1st December 2019 In my adopted hometown of Marbella, 'La Línea' is basically a byword for 'shithole' amongst the locals. I think it would be hard to argue a case for La Línea de la... Continue Reading →
Barcelona v Real Vallodolid Camp Nou / La Liga / 29th October 2019 Cruyff, Laudrup, Camp Nou, Rivaldo, tales of Kubala, Xavi and Iniesta together, Koeman in 92, Ronaldinho, Camp Nou, the shirt, Ronaldo, La Masia, El Clasico, the Dream Team, Pep, Romario and Stoichkov causing chaos on and off the pitch, Messi. I really... Continue Reading →
Atletico Malagueno v Loja CD El Estadio de Atletismo Ciudad de Málaga / Tercera División / 13th October 2019 I think I've gone a bit mad persisting and subjecting myself to the floundering efforts of sinking Málaga CF. Well, that madness was further confirmed this weekend. The morning after watching the big boys of Málaga... Continue Reading →
Málaga v Cádiz La Rosaleda / Segunda División / 12th October 2019 Another week and another Málaga drama. This week's problem? Not having enough players. I see nothing but bad news at this club. Despite the travails of Málaga CF, they actually find themselves with international footballers on their books: there is Munir for Morocco,... Continue Reading →
My first ever trip to the home of Málaga, La Rosaleda, and my first use of my Málaga season ticket. I fall in love with the ground, Keidi Bare and the Guiri Army and I'm told that Málaga will love me back too.
My first ever Málaga sees me head up to the beautiful village of Benahavis to watch them take on Melilla in a friendly.
Suppose this post is a sort prologue to things to come. This was about my trip to Gibraltar and the Victoria Stadium back in April 2019 - 2 days before I had my new job in Marbella confirmed. Lincoln Red Imps v Gibraltar United Victoria Stadium / Gibraltar League / April 2019 Gibraltar is weird.... Continue Reading →