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2018/2019 Season

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19 Rayo 1 0 3 3
20 Leganes 0 1 4 1
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Rayo postpone Zozulya decision


Zozulya delays Rayo decision


Rayo Vallecano's stadium closed amid safety concerns

Gab Marcotti and the FC crew weigh in on the Spanish Footballers' Association's staunch opposition to playing a league game outside of Spain.
Gab Marcotti details how playing in the United States can benefit all La Liga clubs, not just headline acts Barcelona and Real Madrid.

Rayo Vallecano's Vallecas stadium will be closed until at least mid-October because of safety concerns regarding renovation work, it was agreed at a meeting between the community of Madrid, La Liga and the club on Monday.

The match between Rayo and Athletic Bilbao, scheduled for Saturday, has been postponed and the games against Alaves and Espanyol are at risk too.

Options being discussed include reversing the fixtures so Rayo play away, or holding them behind closed doors.

"Today the community...

Rayo Vallecano earn La Liga promotion with victory over Lugo

MADRID -- Rayo Vallecano earned promotion to Spain's top division after beating Lugo 1-0 on Sunday.

Alex Moreno's goal for the hosts in the 40th minute sealed Rayo's return to La Liga after two seasons in the Spanish second division.

Huesca had already secured promotion last weekend with a 2-0 victory at Lugo.

The third team to move up will be the winner of a two-round playoff between the four teams that finish the season from third to sixth.

Malaga, Las Palmas and Deportivo La Coruna were all relegated...

Real Madrid's Raul de Tomas targets new contract after loan success

Raul De Tomas, pictured playing for Real Valladolid, is the second-top scorer in the Segunda Division.

Real Madrid striker Raul de Tomas has said he hopes his impressive form on loan at Rayo Vallecano will earn him a contract extension at the Bernabeu.

De Tomas, 23, is the second-top scorer in the Segunda Division with 20 league goals, having spent the previous two campaigns on loan at Cordoba and Real Valladolid.

"I'm a Real Madrid player until 2019," he told Onda Cero radio. "My contract ends next year.

"We'll see what happens, but it will depend on me and my performances. My dream would be to...


Ex-Mexico star Nery Castillo retires, opens store for anglers in Greece

Nery Castillo played for Mexico from 2007-09.

Former Mexico international Nery Castillo has announced his retirement from the sport to take on a new venture, Nery's Fishing, a store in Greece dedicated to anglers.

Castillo, 32, who in 2007 helped Mexico to a runner-up Gold Cup finish as well as third place in the Copa America, last played football in 2014 for Rayo Vallecano. During his time with Shakhtar Donetsk from 2007-11, he played on loan at Manchester City as well as with Major League Soccer side Chicago Fire.

The winger's most successful...