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Farewell 2019 good friend 🇬🇧

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Real Mallorca fans could be forgiven for not wanting 2019 to end. A year that saw them unbeaten at Son Moix in the Segunda, mount an incredible remontada from 2-0 down to gain promotion to La Liga and then beat Real Madrid on the island. Yet, all good things come to an end. As we say farewell 2019 good friend, it is time to look forward to 2020 and Real Mallorca’s new year’s resolutions.
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Take Kubo: Time to Shine 🇬🇧

  • 20 de noviembre de 2019
  • Escrito por Alex Fitzpatrick
  • English RCDM

Whispers and rumours normally surround a transfer for weeks, but this one came as a bolt out of the blue. Pictures appeared on twitter of CEO Maheta Malongo and a young Japanese player, Takefusa Kubo walking through Mallorca airport on the morning of August 22nd. After an uninspiring transfer window for Mallorca, the club had pulled a rabbit out of the hat luring the highly rated youngster on loan from Real Madrid. Kubomania ensued on the island with fans dressing up in traditional Japanese Happi and press flocking from the far East. Yet Take, as he prefers to be called, has had to wait his turn, with substitute appearances and few starts. After his match winning moments against Villarreal almost two weeks ago it might just be Take Kubo’s time to shine.

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Salva Sevilla and the Young Pretender to his Throne 🇬🇧

  • 6 de noviembre de 2019
  • Escrito por Alex Fitzpatrick
  • English RCDM

After the relegation to the Segunda B, not many would have taken the gamble on moving down a division to join the newly relegated Mallorca. One man did, not just one division but two, with Salva Sevilla moving from Espanyol to Mallorca. Many eyebrows were raised but he has proved to be the talisman, a trusted leader and the literal centre of everything for Real Mallorca in the last two and a bit seasons. This Sunday Mallorca will face Villarreal without him and there is a new pretender to his throne.

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Woes on the Road; What does history tell us?🇬🇧

  • 29 de octubre de 2019
  • Escrito por Alex Fitzpatrick
  • English RCDM

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A healthy return of ten points in nine games meant Real Mallorca were on track to stay in La Liga. Yet one defeat, away to bottom side Leganes, has set the alarm bells ringing. It is now ten away games spanning six months since Real Mallorca won away from Son Moix. With such woes on the road, I turn to the history books to see what they tell us in the quest for La Liga survival.

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Real Madrid: Pitch Side Perspective 🇬🇧

  • 23 de octubre de 2019
  • Escrito por Alex Fitzpatrick
  • English RCDM

Real Mallorca pulled off arguably their finest victory in the last ten years on Saturday evening. In this week’s blog post, I’m going to take a look at where the game was won and lost as well as giving you a unique insight into what it looked like from my pitch side vantage point.

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Real Mallorca – Real Madrid, a trip down memory lane 🇬🇧

  • 16 de octubre de 2019
  • Escrito por Alex Fitzpatrick
  • English RCDM

Promotion brings many prizes and one such prize is the visit of Real Madrid to Son Moix on Sunday. Excitement around the island is unprecedented and demand for tickets has been at record levels, despite the extortionate prices for this game.

In this week’s Wednesday words, we take a trip down memory lane to look at Real Mallorca vs Real Madrid games in the recent memory, including good omens for Saturday’s game.

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