La Rosaleda Stadium

La Rosaleda Stadium

Located in Malaga, in Andalucia, La Rosaleda is the home ground for local team Malaga CF. As well as hosting World Cup matches in 1982, it is also the venue for the annual Costa del Sol Trophy Cup and has been used for a number of Spanish internations ties. With a capcity of 30,044, it is the fourth largest stadium in Andalusia.

The La Rosaleda Stadium hosted three fixtures in the 1982 FIFA World Cup. These matches were Group 6 first round ties. The games involved Scotland, Soviet Union and New Zealand.


Location: Malaga

Capacity: 34,411

Construction: 1936 - 1941, Renovated 1982, 2000, 2010

Matches: Scotland 5 : 2 New Zealand (June 15), Soviet Union 3 : 0 New Zealand (June 19), and Soviet Union 2 : 2 Scotland (June 22).


World Cup 1982 Venues : Santiago Bernabeu, Vicente Calderon, Camp Nou, Sarria, Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, Benito Villamarin, San Mames, Jose Zorrilla, La Rosaleda, Luis Casanova, La Romareda, Martinez Valero, Carlos Tartiere, El Molinon, Jose Rico Perez, Balaidos and Riazor.