MALAGA NEWS

Rubi was unhappy with the refereeing as Levante lost to Malaga and had their top-flight relegation confirmed but ‘we’ve gone down with dignity.’
The RFEF’s Appeals Committee has dismissed Atletico Madrid’s appeal for Diego Simeone’s three-match ban to be upheld.
Diego Simeone has been given a three-game touchline ban after a ball was thrown onto the pitch in Atletico Madrid’s win over Malaga.
Real Betis reportedly approached Malaga’s Javi Gracia about taking over next season and got a positive response, only to delay and miss out.
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone accepted his dismissal in Saturday’s 1-0 win against Malaga but hinted he did not throw the ball.
Diego Simeone has spoken of his “admiration and respect” for Sergio Ramos and would “choose” the defender, despite his criticism of the Atletico Madrid boss.
Paco Jemez says Rayo Vallecano ‘know we have to suffer’ after dropping two points against Malaga to remain in danger of relegation.
Javi Gracia expects the unexpected from Rayo Vallecano and says Malaga aren’t going to relax before the end of the season.
Ernesto Valverde hailed Athletic Bilbao’s “incredible heart” as Sunday’s 1-0 win at Malaga moved them up to fifth in La Liga.
Ernesto Valverde accused La Liga of “victimising” its Europa League representatives as Athletic Bilbao prepare for an early kick-off against Malaga.
Granada boss Jose Gonzalez insisted “I can’t play everyone” after he dropped Adalberto Penaranda for Friday’s goalless draw with Malaga in La Liga.
Liverpool have reportedly made an offer for Malaga’s Ignachio Camacho that comes in below his release clause.
Javi Gracia insists “no-one will make me change my mind” that Malaga’s priority is ensuring survival, not Europe, ahead of Sunday’s match against Espanyol.
Guillermo Ochoa has no problems fighting for his place at Malaga and says he’ll always return to the city after the birth of his second child.
Javi Gracia has urged his Malaga side to be wary of the threat posed by a new-look Real Betis on Saturday. “They’re a different team to before…”
Javi Gracia said he feels ‘at home’ at Malaga and that was a major reason why he renewed his contract.
Javi Gracia has signed a new contract with Malaga, tying him to La Rosaleda until the summer of 2019.
Guillermo Ochoa hailed Malaga’s fans for their continued support after he made his first home start in La Liga on Friday against Sporting Gijon.
Javi Gracia previewed Malaga’s visit of Sporting Gijon on Friday as a must-win. “If there’s a game we need points from and the players need support in...”
Goalkeeper Guillermo ‘Memo’ Ochoa says it was his decision to remain at Malaga despite not getting any playing time.
Malaga goalkeeper Carlos Kameni has undergone surgery on a torn meniscus and the club reports the procedure was a success.
Javi Gracia has warned Malaga that they must only focus on themselves as “pointing the finger isn’t going to make things better”.
La Liga has informed Spain’s Anti-Violence Commission of offensive chanting during Real Madrid-Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad-Malaga over the weekend.
Gary Neville revealed he was “grateful” for Carlos Kameni’s blunder during Valencia’s 2-1 win at Malaga in La Liga on Wednesday.
Gary Neville wants to see Valencia perform for 90 minutes against Malaga as they did for 70 minutes against Athletic Bilbao.
Real Betis are considering who will have the bench next season and Malaga’s Javi Gracia appears to be the favourite.
Eusebio Sacristan expects Real Sociedad and Malaga to engage in an ‘even game’ despite his side struggling with injuries.
Marcelo admitted Real Madrid’s 1-1 draw with Malaga in La Liga on Sunday “tasted like a defeat” but made it clear “we’ll keep fighting” for the title.
Sergio Ramos warned Real Madrid that “one more slip-up will end our title hopes” after Sunday’s 1-1 draw at Malaga in La Liga.
Zinedine Zidane insisted “La Liga isn’t lost, in any way, shape or form” for Real Madrid after Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Malaga.

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