Tag Archives: Murcia

Rest In Peace: Jose Maria Zarraga

3 Apr

Former Real Madrid midfielder Jose Maria Zarraga passed away today at the age of 81. In tribute, the team will wear black arms bands at tomorrow’s match.

Zarraga player for Los Blancos from 1949 – 1962. During his time with the squad, they won the league 6 times, 2 Latin Cups, 5 European Cups (only Francisco Gento has won more European Cups with six), the Intercontinental Cup and the Spanish Cup. He played 306 games with Real and scored 96 goals. He also played for La Roja and went on to manage Murcia & Malaga.

– Lozil

Something We Can Be Proud Of

18 May

In a week that has brought some unhappy moments from/for our team, we can at least be proud of this. Today we played a match vs. Selección de Murcia to benefit the people affected by the Lorca earthquake.

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Real Madrid Plays Charity Match To Benefit Murcia & Lorca

15 May

Murcia native Pedro Leon

From Realmadrid.com / Translation by Michael J. O’Donnell

Real Madrid will face a team of players from Murcia captained by Jose Antonio Camacho on 18 May at Nueva Condomina Stadium (20:00 CET) in order to gather proceeds for those affected by the Lorca earthquake.

The Culture and Tourism Council of the Autonomous Government of Murcia has accepted Real Madrid CF’s proposal, by which the club put itself at the disposal of the regional government to help in any way it could.

Before the game kicks-off, Real Madrid players will visit areas affected by the earthquake to get to know the damage first-hand.