Sunday October 22 2017
Preview: Celta-Atleti

The threat of postponement has overshadowed the build-up to Celta Vigo’s clash with Atletico Madrid on Sunday.

Marca reports Celta asked La Liga on Friday to suspend their match against Atleti after wildfires swept Portugal and Spain, causing damage to part of their Balaidos stadium [pictured], where the game was due to be played.

Sunday October 15 2017
Celta fine shows La Liga absurdity

Celta Vigo were fined by La Liga for low attendances at the start of the season, but Ed Peacock believes the League should be helping its clubs - not punishing them.

Celta Vigo were recently fined for low attendances at Balaidos. Surely there must be a better way for La Liga to deal with this, especially considering that O Celestes already have their own issues with their stadium to contend with.

Wednesday February 8 2017
Berizzo calls for stadium safety

Celta Vigo Coach Eduardo Berizzo wants Vigo mayor Abel Caballero to ensure the club’s Balaidos stadium is up to all the relevant safety standards.

The comments come in the wake of the damage to the roof inflicted on the city-owned stadium’s leading to Sunday’s La Liga clash between Celta and Real Madrid being postponed, with work already beginning to ensure all relevant renovations are carried out ahead of the club’s next home game – a Europa League clash with Shakhtar Donestk on 16th February.

Wednesday December 12 2012
Ronaldo aims to tick Balaidos off list

Cristiano Ronaldo is hoping to conquer another Spanish stadium when Real Madrid take on Celta Vigo this evening.

Madrid’s objective is to put one foot in the Copa del Rey quarter finals with a first leg win but Ronaldo has his own personal motivation, as a remarkable set of statistics published by Marca today reveal.

Friday October 26 2012
Mallo: Galician derby makes me tingle

Celta Vigo defender Hugo Mallo says he has a tingling feeling in his body before Saturdays’ Galician derby with Deportivo de La Coruna.

The northwest Spain outfits meet in La Primera for the first time in five years and Mallo says the clash at Balaidos is so special that it has left him experiencing different sensations in the lead-up to it.

“The week started by being quiet but as the days pass you start to get a tingling feeling in your stomach,” the 21-year-old told a Press conference.

Thursday August 16 2012
Oubina wary of Malaga threat

Celta Vigo captain Borja Oubina believes Malaga pose a great threat in Saturday’s La Liga opener despite their troubles at La Rosaleda.

The Costa del Sol club are in turmoil following owner Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser Al-Thani’s decision to put the club up for sale, with players, staff and other clubs having been owed money.

However, despite losing Santi Cazorla, Jose Salomon Rondon, Joris Mathijsen and Apono within the space of two weeks, Oubina still feels Manuel Pellegrini’s men will be at 100 per cent for the clash at Balaidos.

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