Mazarrón FC started the New Year in fine style with an excellent 3-2 home win over high flying Cartagena FC UCAM. A goal from Raul in the second minute of added time, his second of the game, sparked wild celebrations from players and spectators alike.

los amigos Mazarron players celebrate Cartagena victoryHowever, they missed a great opportunity to progress further up the league the following week with a disappointing 1-1 draw at home against lowly Montecasillas.

Following the wholesale postponement of all fixtures in the Preferente Autonomica because of the dreadful weather on the weekend of 14th/15th December, the Murcia Federation has extended the season by one week and all the original fixtures have been moved back by one week.

Revised forthcoming fixtures:
Sunday 5th February – Balsicas Atletico – home
Sunday 12th February – CD EL Esparragal – away
Sunday 19th February – FC Cartagena – home
Sunday 26th February – Racing Murcia City – away
Sunday 5th March – SFC Minerva – home

los amigos Squad PhotographMazarron’s home games are normally played on Sundays with varying kick off times. Admission is €3 with juveniles under 16 free. Los Amigos de Mazarrón FC also organise a supporters’ coach at €8 for members and €10 for non-members. Full details of all games, dates and kick off times are advertised in the local media, on www.mazarronfc.es, on Los Amigos de Mazarrón FC Facebook page fb.me/mazarron2016 and on posters at various points throughout Camposol and Mazarrón.

Los Amigos Luncheon Club outings resumed after the Christmas break with a return visit to the Hotel Venta El Puerto in Banos y Mendigo on Tuesday 24th January when members and friends enjoyed an excellent meal. For details and availability of this and all future events please email Maggie at hairinspain@gmail.com

We are staging another Race Night as part of our Gala Week celebrations, at The Club House, Camposol C on Saturday 18th March with the first race at 7.15pm. Admission, which includes a Race Card and a lucky draw, is €3 and there will be eight races to enjoy. Bar snacks will be available to purchase. The event is kindly sponsored by Westfield Health.

los amigos Joint Sponsors Mazarron Entertainments with Celebrity Guests at 2016 Dinner (2)At the time of writing only a handful of tickets remain for the 8th Los Amigos de Mazarrón FC Gala Evening and Dinner to be held on Tuesday 21st March at the Hotel la Cumbre, Puerto de Mazarrón. The Guest Speaker is Alvin Martin, former West Ham United and England central defender and the MC and Comedian is Gary Marshall. Musical entertainment will be provided by Woody and the event is sponsored by Ibex Insurance and Mazarrón Entertainments Group.

The Celebrity Golf Tournament at Camposol Club de Golf on Monday 20th March is virtually fully subscribed and is now considered a huge event on the local circuit. Both Alvin Martin and Gary Marshall will be taking part along with Los Amigos UK Ambassador Tony Currie and ex-Charlton Athletic midfielder Peter Reeves who lives in the Mazarrón area. The event is sponsored by Expat Pensions.

los amigos Hotel Las RampasThere are just a couple of rooms left for the Trip to the Costa Del Sol from 5th to 8th May staying for three nights at a three star hotel in Fuengirola. The trip will include an evening trip to Puerto Banus and a visit to the beautiful village of Mijas. The cost, including coach travel from Camposol, is €130 per person sharing a twin/double bedded room. A deposit of €50 per person is required and the balance must be paid in full by 1st March.

Los Amigos de Mazarrón FC weekly meetings are held every Thursday at The Club House, Camposol C at 4pm with the exception of the last Thursday of each month which is reserved for the Members’ Business Meeting and open to members only. Membership runs from 1st August and costs just 10€ which includes reduced coach travel and reduced prices to most of our social events. Whether you are interested in football or just wish to participate in the social events, just pop along to The Club House on a Thursday afternoon for a chat and a refreshing drink in beautiful surroundings and pick up a membership form. There really is something for everyone to enjoy. Tickets for all events can be obtained at the meetings or you can email pamada.1130@yahoo.co.uk for all information.