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Tag archive for ‘Rayo Vallecano’
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Name: Rayo Vallecano
Founded: 1924
Official Website
President: Raúl Martín Presa
Manager: Paco Jémez

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Stadium: Vallecas
Built: 1976

By Jamie Kemp On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Fran Rico: Negativity from outside is expected with our current form

Speaking at a club press conference this morning, in the wake of their agonising 1-0 defeat against Rayo Vallecano, Granada midfielder Fran Rico says that the criticism of their current form is not something that More...

By Heath Chesters On Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Jémez: I think the same way whether we win or lose

Rayo Vallecano manager Paco Jémez acknowledged beating Granada was a difficult task, but feels more than happy with the efforts of his players, after they secured all three points at Nuevo Los Cármenes. Second-half More...

By Heath Chesters On Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Caparrós: We need to learn from these mistakes

Granada manager Joaquín Caparrós couldn’t fault the level of effort from his players, after the defeat against Rayo Vallecano, but underlined that basic mistakes are costing his team valuable points. Rayo More...

By Heath Chesters On Friday, October 17th, 2014

Granada 0-1 Rayo Vallecano: Manucho sinks Granada at the death

Neither side looked likely to take all three points, but after Rochina squandered a golden chance deep into injury time, Rayo Vallecano broke with the final attack of the game, Manucho smashing home and sealing More...

By Jen Evelyn On Friday, October 17th, 2014

André Gomes: We can beat any team if we play well

Valencia’s André Gomes is pleased with the current situation at the club, and in a press conference, the Portuguese midfielder spoke about his physical condition, as well as the club’s objectives in More...

By Heath Chesters On Friday, October 17th, 2014

Team News: Granada vs. Rayo Vallecano

Granada head into the game keen to turn around a run of three straight defeats, but they’ll face a stiff test against visiting Rayo Vallecano tonight at Nuevo Los Cármenes, with the Madrid side enjoying a More...

By Heath Chesters On Friday, October 17th, 2014

Caparrós: We need to have a really good game for our fans

Granada manager Joaqín Caparrós explained that there’s no problem with Piti, despite comments from the player suggesting that he’s struggling to adapt to a more defensive role, whilst certain that More...

By Jamie Kemp On Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Jémez: Caparrós is an expert in getting the most out of his teams

In today’s press conference ahead of their trip to Granada, Rayo Vallecano boss Paco Jémez spoke of his respect for his opposite number – Joaquin Caparrós – a man who he believes is an ‘expert’ More...

By Heath Chesters On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Amaya: Rayo Vallecano début will be a dream come true

Central defender Antonio Amaya is back in top shape, having suffered an unfortunate injury upon his return to Rayo Vallecano this summer. Ahead of Friday’s encounter at Granada in La Liga, he can’t More...

By Heath Chesters On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Piti: Rayo Vallecano won’t change their style against Granada

Granada forward Piti has admitted he’s finding playing a more defensive role difficult, but is keen to keep working hard and to improve this aspect of his game, whilst also hopeful that he can still be utilised More...

By Jen Evelyn On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Jozabed: I’m learning with great professionals at Rayo

Rayo Vallecano midfielder Jozabed Sanchez spoke in a press conference ahead of the weekend’s match against Granada, and stressed that the game will be challenging, whilst also speaking of his own feelings More...

By Jamie Kemp On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Rayo Vallecano won’t pay for Fatau to face parent club Granada

Rayo Vallecano will not include on-loan midfielder Mohammed Fatau in their squad to face Granada, as they would have to pay 100,000 euros for the Ghanian to play against his parent club. Mohammed Fatau is one of More...

By Jamie Kemp On Sunday, October 12th, 2014

Abdoulaye: I’m happy to learn a new style of play at Rayo

Abdoulaye Ba has been a near ever-present for Rayo Vallecano this season, after making the loan move from FC Porto in the summer – but the Senegalese defender doesn’t believes he’s taken a ‘step More...

By Jamie Kemp On Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Rayo’s “Lass” returns from international duty over Ebola fears

Rayo Vallecano winger “Lass” Bangoura has decided to return from international duty with Guinea over fears surrounding the Ebola virus. Guinea are scheduled to face off against Ghana in Casablanca (Morocco) More...

By Jamie Kemp On Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Tito: My desire for Rayo is still as great as it was on my first day

Rayo Vallecano right back Tito made his 100th official start for the club against Barcelona on Saturday, while he has assured everyone that he still has the same passion for the club as he did when he made his first. “The More...

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