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Málaga CF.svg
Full name Málaga Club de Fútbol, S.A.D.
Nickname(s) Boquerones (Anchovies)
Founded 1948 (As Club Atlético Malagueño)
Ground La Rosaleda,
Málaga, Andalucia,
(Capacity: 28,963)
Chairman Spain Fernando Sanz
Manager Spain Juan Ramón Muñiz
League La Liga
2008-09 La Liga, 8th
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours
Current season

Málaga Club de Fútbol, S.A.D. is a Spanish football club based in Málaga, Andalusia. They currently play in Spain's La Liga.

Málaga CF is generally seen as the heir of CD Málaga, one of the most historical Andalusian football clubs, by being a near-identical looking football club that even shares the same fanbase and traditions, although in legal terms it's a different entity with a separate register and another founding date, the one of its former reserve team, Atlético Malagueño. As such, after the twenty seasons in La Liga, twenty-nine in Segunda División, and nine in Tercera División played by the now disappeared CD Málaga, the current Málaga CF has played seven seasons in La Liga three in Segunda División, three in Segunda División B and one in Tercera División. They also won the UEFA Intertoto Cup in 2002 and then they qualified for the following seasons UEFA Cup and reached the quarter-final stages.

In 2006 Lorenzo Sanz, a former Real Madrid president, purchased a 97% holding in the club and then appointed his son Fernando Sanz, the former captain of the team, as club president. The club has also its own reserve team, Atlético Malagueño.

The club also has a sizeable British following, mainly down to the large amount of British expats currently residing on the Costa del Sol.

Málaga participated in the Peace Cup 2009, held in Andalucia, with Sevilla, Huelva, Jerez and Málaga the host venues. Málaga were drawn against English team Aston Villa and the Mexicans Atlante. Málaga beat Aston Villa but lost to Atlante and finished bottom of their group.

Note: All related to former CD Málaga, here CD Málaga. Nowadays, Málaga CF do not have an official relationship with CD Málaga.





Honours CD Málaga

Note: CD Málaga material trophies and belongings are now possession of Málaga CF, placed in its display cabinet

Trofeo Costa del Sol

Between 1961 and 1983 the club organised its own summer tournament, the Trofeo Costa del Sol. The former CD Málaga won this competition themselves on three occasions, beating Real Madrid, Red Star Belgrade and Derby County in the finals. After a long time of inactivity from 1983 onwards, the competition was revived in 2003. Since then, the current Málaga CF has won the competition on two occasions, beating Newcastle United F.C. and Real Betis Balompie in the finals. The five trophies are currently placed together in Málaga CF display cabinet.


There is not a genuine Málaga cf supporter. People who support Málaga cf, have as their first team, wether Real Madrid (the vast majority) or Barcelona. But they also support Malaga CF since they live in Málaga.

In matchs taking place in its stadium "La Rosaleda" against andalusian teams (usually called derbys) they sing things like " a segunda oe, a segunda oe" as it happened last year against Real Betis Balompié (1-1 final score) and in the current year against Xerez CD (2-4 final score)

Shirt sponsor

On 27 August 2009, Málaga CF announced that they had signed a three year sponsorship agreement with gambling company William Hill, where the William Hill brand will be displayed on the front of the Málaga CF shirts.[1]

Current squad

The numbers are established according to the official website:www.malagacf.es and www.lfp.es

As of 15 January 2010 [2] Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Spain GK Francesc Arnau
2 Spain DF Jesús Gámez (captain)
3 Brazil DF Weligton
4 Spain DF Manu Torres
5 Spain FW Albert Luque
6 Spain MF Xavi Torres
7 Morocco FW Nabil Baha
8 Spain MF Fernando
9 Italy FW Fernando Forestieri (on loan from Genoa)
10 Spain MF Apoño
11 Spain MF Valdo (on loan from Espanyol)
12 Tunisia MF Selim Benachour
13 Uruguay GK Gustavo Munúa
14 Portugal DF Hélder Rosário
No. Position Player
15 Serbia DF Milan Stepanov (on loan from Porto)
16 Spain MF Edu Ramos
17 Portugal MF Duda
18 Nigeria FW Victor Obinna (on loan from Internazionale)
19 Denmark DF Patrick Mtiliga
20 Spain DF Manolo Gaspar
21 Spain MF Jordi Pablo Cruz Roja.svg
23 Ecuador FW Felipe Caicedo (on loan from Manchester City)
24 Spain MF Juanito
25 Spain GK Roberto Santamaría (on loan from Las Palmas)
27 Spain MF Daniel Toribio
32 Spain DF Iván González
35 Spain MF Javi López

Out on loan

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Spain MF Miguel Ángel (at Gimnàstic de Tarragona)
Spain DF Pedro Alcalá (at Real Unión)
Spain MF Pere Martí (at Real Murcia)
Portugal FW Edinho (at PAOK F.C.)


Recent seasons

Season Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Spanish Cup Europe Notes
1999-00 1D 12 38 11 15 12 55 50 48
2000-01 1D 8 38 16 8 14 60 61 56
2001-02 1D 10 38 13 14 11 44 44 53
2002-03 1D 14 38 11 13 14 44 49 46 3rd round UC quarter-final
2003-04 1D 10 38 15 6 17 50 55 51 Round of 32
2004-05 1D 10 38 15 6 17 40 48 51 3rd round
2005-06 1D 20 38 5 9 24 36 68 24 Round of 32 relegated
2006-07 2D 15 42 14 13 15 49 50 55 Round of 32
2007-08 2D 2 42 20 12 10 58 42 72 Round of 32 promoted
2008-09 1D 8 38 15 10 13 55 59 55 Round of 32

Season to season (Former CD Málaga)

  • As Club Deportivo Malacitano
Season Division Place Copa del Rey
1933/34 3rd
1934/35 5th
1935/36 5th
1939/40 3rd
1940/41 5th
  • As Club Deportivo Málaga
Season Division Place Copa del Rey
1941/42 4th
1942/43 5th
1943/44 1st
1944/45 2nd
1945/46 1st
1946/47 9th
1947/48 4th
1948/49 2nd
1949/50 12th
1950/51 13th
1951/52 1st
1952/53 15th
1953/54 3rd
1954/55 16th
1955/56 11th
1956/57 5th
1957/58 14th
1958/59 15th
Season Division Place Copa del Rey
1959/60 1st
1960/61 12th
1961/62 2nd
1962/63 16th
1963/64 9th
1964/65 2nd
1965/66 13th
1966/67 1st
1967/68 10th
1968/69 14th
1969/70 2nd
1970/71 9th
1971/72 7th
1972/73 10th
1973/74 7th
1974/75 16th
1975/76 3rd
1976/77 18th
Season Division Place Copa del Rey
1977/78 13th
1978/79 2nd
1979/80 18th
1980/81 6th
1981/82 3rd
1982/83 10th
1983/84 9th
1984/85 16th
1985/86 11th
1986/87 6th
1987/88 1st
1988/89 16th
1989/90 17th
1990/91 4th
1991/92 18th

Season to season (Current Málaga CF)

(From 1948 to 1994, Málaga CF was known as Club Atlético Malagueño)

  • As Club Atlético Malagueño (as reserve team of CD Málaga)
Season Division Place Copa del Rey
1948/49 Regional
1949/50 Regional
1950/51 12th
1951/52 14th
1952/53 16th
1953/54 15th
1954/55 7th
1955/56 11th
1956/57 12th
1957/58 7th
1958/59 5th
1959/60 6th
1960/61 7th
1961/62 4th
1962/63 2nd
1963/64 1st
1964/65 4th
1965/66 4th
1966/67 5th
Season Division Place Copa del Rey
1967/68 8th
1968/69 12th
1969/70 Regional
1970/71 13th
1971/72 11th
1972/73 19th
1973/74 Regional
1974/75 Regional
1975/76 Regional
1976/77 Regional
1977/78 14th
1978/79 12th
1979/80 11th
1980/81 15th
1981/82 4th
1982/83 12th
1983/84 6th
1984/85 4th
1985/86 5th
Season Division Place Copa del Rey
1986/87 9th
1987/88 2nd
1988/89 3rd
1989/90 5th
1990/91 6th
1991/92 4th
  • As Club Atlético Malagueño (as independent team)
Season Division Place Copa del Rey
1992/93 1st
1993/94 2ªB 18th
  • As Málaga Club de Fútbol
Season Division Place Copa del Rey
1994/95 1st
1995/96 2ªB 5th
1996/97 2ªB 5th
1997/98 2ªB 1st
1998/99 1st
1999/00 12th
2000/01 8th
2001/02 10th
Season Division Place Copa del Rey
2002/03 13th 2nd Round
2003/04 10th Round of 32
2004/05 10th 2nd Round
2005/06 20th Round of 32
2006/07 15th Round of 32
2007/08 2nd Round of 32
2008/09 8th Round of 32
2009/10 - Round of 16

Stadium information

Estadio La Rosaleda

Selected former players

(This list includes players of CD Málaga and current Málaga CF)

see also Cat:CD Málaga footballers
see also Cat:Málaga CF footballers

Selected former coaches

(This list includes managers of CD Málaga and current Málaga CF)

see also Cat:CD Málaga managers
see also Cat:Málaga CF managers


External links

Redirecting to Málaga CF


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