RCD Mallorca

Real Club Deportivo Mallorca (Catalan Reial Club Deportiu Mallorca ) is a Spanish football club based in Palma de Mallorca. The club was founded on March 5, 1916. Currently plays RCD Mallorca in the Segunda División.

Mallorca plays in red shirts, black shorts and black socks. Play their home games, the club since 1999 at the Iberostar Estadi (formerly Son Moix and the ONO Estadi ) from that sums 23,142 spectators. Previously, the club played at the Estadio Lluís Sitjar, built in 1945, was used until 2007 by the B team and is now broke.


The second oldest club in the Balearic Islands for CD Atlético Baleares was founded by Adolfo Vázquez. He called the first club to the king Junta Directiva del Alfonso XIII FBC. Later, the club was then to Real Sociedad Alfonso XIII, to be then renamed in 1931 for political reasons in Club Deportivo Mallorca. The word Real was then added in 1949.

RCD Mallorca played in its history 26 years in La Liga, 29 years in the Segunda División, two years in the Segunda División 2 and 11 years in the Tercera División.

Best Merits of RCD were winning the Spanish Cup in 2003 and the final participation in the European Cup Winners' Cup, in 1999 when they defeated Lazio 1-2.

In the 2004/2005 season, the descent was only on the final day prevented thanks to the return of the success coach Héctor Cúper. With a 17th place Majorcans their demands were not meet.

On 20 May 2010 it was announced that Gregorio Manzano will leave the club for financial reasons. RCD Mallorca is said to have 60 million euro debt. The UEFA announced on 22 July 2010 that Majorca was excluded from the current season of the Europa League. The reason of the association was to the high indebtedness of the association. In November 2010, the German manager Utz Claassen grew as an investor in a Mallorca and taking care of a director at sponsorship and marketing.


President Mateu Alemany gave 93 percent of its shares in August 2008 from a investment group. According to Spanish media, the purchase price should be 4 to 5 million euros. Alemany had bought his shares in the club for 1.5 million euros from the contractor Vincente Grande. The new owner is the Grupo Safin, a consulting and accounting firm.


  • Finalist European Cup Winners' Cup: 1999
  • Spanish Cup Winner: 2003
  • Finalist: 1991, 1998
  • Spanish Super Cup Winner: 1998
  • Finalist: 2003
  • Segunda División champions South: 1960, 1965

Well-known former players


Squad of the 2013/14 season