Monday August 26 2019
Jose Bordalas: If you have a Spanish flag, they call you fascist

Getafe boss Jose Bordalas has criticised Spanish culture and believes that those who carry the national flag are labelled as ‘fascists.’

The Coach was responding to a question in an interview with El Mundo in which he was asked why so few football personalities appeared to be political, with Pep Guardiola - who supports Catalan independence from Spain - the exception.

“Here it is not well thought of that people opt for something or give their point of view,” Bordalas explained in a wide-ranging interview.

Friday May 31 2019
Jose Bordalas to sign three-year Getafe contract

Getafe are set to agree a three-year contract with in-demand Coach Jose Bordalas in what would be a landmark move by the club, report Cadena Cope.

Bordalas guided the minnows to a fifth-place finish in La Liga, narrowly missing out on a Champions League spot, and was named Coach of the season for the league.

Wednesday May 22 2019
Jose Bordalas: I'm staying at Getafe

Getafe boss Jose Bordalas and club president Angel Martin insist the Coach will remain at Los Azulones for next season.

Bordalas guided the minnows to a fifth-place finish in La Liga, narrowly missing out on a Champions League spot, and was named Coach of the season for the league.

“There is no reason to think anything other than I’ll continue here,” Bordalas responded, as cited by Marca, when asked about his future.

Thursday May 2 2019
Getafe boss Jose Bordalas hit with two game ban

Getafe manager Jose Bordalas will watch his side's next two La Liga games from the stands after he was given a two game touchline ban by the league. 

The suspension comes into immediate effect, and he will be absent from the technical area for the home game against Girona this weekend, and the trip to the Camp Nou seven days later. 

Friday April 26 2019
Jose Bordalas: Getafe not talking of Europe

Getafe boss Jose Bordalas insists he will not talk about the club’s European chances despite being on course for Champions League qualification.

Los Azulones sit fourth in the standings with just four matches remaining - ahead of Sevilla on their head-to-head record with Valencia also in the running for a top four finish.

“People can talk about Europe, but I am forbidden from doing so,” Bordalas told reporters, as cited by El Mundo Deportivo.

Friday March 15 2019
Getafe boss Jose Bordalas: 'No problem with Valencia's Marcelino'

Getafe Coach Jose Bordalas insists he has ‘no problem’ with Valencia counterpart Marcelino ahead of this weekend’s crunch match.

The two clubs meet on Sunday afternoon in La Liga with each hopeful of a top four spot this season and a place in the Champions League next campaign.

A rivalry has developed between the two this year with ugly scenes after Valencia eliminated the Madrid-based team from the Copa del Rey quarter-finals in controversial circumstances in January.

Monday September 17 2018
Getafe boss Jose Bordalas 'frustrated' by VAR stoppages

Getafe Coach Jose Bordalas admits the nine minutes of added time because of VAR decisions were ‘frustrating’ as he hailed his ‘outstanding’ team.

Los Azulones secured an impressive two-goal victory at Sevilla on Sunday night but the second half was disrupted with a number of VAR stoppages which led to the lengthy period of stoppage time.

“It was frustrating because of the numerous VAR issues which prolonged the match,” Bordalas told reporters, as cited by press agency EFE.

Monday August 20 2018
Bordalas: Geta made it easy

Jose Bordalas rued his Getafe side ‘making it too easy’ for Real Madrid during Sunday’s 2-0 defeat in La Liga.

“It was a complicated game, but my feeling is that maybe we weren’t at the desired level of demand. We didn’t do what we’d set out,” the Coach said after the match.

“Nothing came off for us. They played very comfortably and we made it too easy for them.

Sunday August 19 2018
‘Madrid still great without Ronaldo’

Jose Bordalas has warned his Getafe side that Real Madrid remain just as ‘great’ without Cristiano Ronaldo.

Getafe have not beaten Madrid away from home since February 2008, which remains their only victory at the Santiago Bernabeu, and Bordalas asserted Sunday’s Liga opener was made no easier by Los Blancos no longer counting on Ronaldo’s goalscoring.

“Real Madrid will always be the favourites in derbies like these, before and after Cristiano Ronaldo,” the Coach said at a Press conference.

Tuesday April 3 2018
'The Virgin appeared to Betis' - Bordalas

Getafe Coach Jose Bordalas quipped that ‘The Virgin appeared’ in front of Real Betis as they somehow clung on to three points on Monday.

Los Azulones had a goal disallowed, saw a penalty saved, a free-kick hit the post and run along the line, and a late header controversially adjudged to not have crossed the line.

“The Virgin appeared to Betis and they survived,” Bordalas said of Betis after the match, as cited by Marca.

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