UD Lanzarote 2 Union Viera 1

The good start to the season continues as the Rojillos hold out the final 25 minutes with just 10 men in scorching heat to become one of only three teams to remain unbeaten.

Man-of-the-match-Echedey-UD Lanzarote

Lanzarote began the game superbly as they looked to get off the mark early against the Gran Canarian side.

The opening goal came in the 16th minute. Man of the match Echedey won the ball in midfield and put through on goal his Captain Rosmen, the striker drew the keeper then returned the pass unselfishly to Echedey who had the simple task of stroking the ball into the empty net and send his side 1-0 up.

The Rojillos were looking good value especially with the Colombian striker Mauri creating havoc for the Gran Canarian defence down the left flank. This lad looks exciting and will certainly score and create goals this season. At one point he beat a host of defenders and shot at goal which went into the side netting but really had he kept his composure he could have laid on a sitter to a team mate.

Unión Viera began to find their feet and were having some joy down the left wing. On one occasion a superb cross from the left found midfielder Joel but from eight yards he was unable to keep his strike down as the ball flew over the bar and Lanzarote went into the break with that slight advantage.

The second half began wonderfully for the Rojillos. Only three minutes into the second period and a poor defensive clearance found British boy Brad who on a half volley wonderfully struck the ball into the top left hand corner scoring his first goal for the Rojillos and in doing so doubling his sides lead to 2-0.

A couple of minutes later Rosmen could have killed the game off when he was put through by Echedey but unusually for the skipper he got caught in two minds whether to shoot or pass to Kennedy as he saw his effort go horribly wrong.

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Tono win the big game fishing event in Puerto Calero

Congratulations to team Tono for their results in the XXII Concurso de Pesca de Altura Puerto Calero.

Lanzarote Fishing’s boat Tono was declared winner of the big game fishing competition held in Puerto Calero last weekend. Captain Paul, first mate Ibon and Maria were crew with anglers Kenny and James on board.

It looks like Kenny has now shaken off his nickname of Blackie!   read more »

UD Telde 0, UD Lanzarote 0

A goalless draw this may have ended but Rojillos manager Adolfo Peréz may feel a little aggrieved that his side were wrongly disallowed a goal for offside, had a huge appeal for a penalty turned down and a 35 yard free kick from British lad Brad Cockerill which was brilliantly saved by the Gran Canarian keeper.

Brad & Louis UD Lanzarote

It wasn’t until the half hour mark that this game burst into life. A free kick on the far left wing was swept in and was then flicked on into the path of Rosmen, the tall striker finished off with a volley firing the ball home. It was a close call but following the video replay the Lanzarote captain was unlucky not to have put his side in front.

The home side had equal possession to Lanzarote but were not causing the Lanzarote number one Agoney any problems as the half ended.

The second half began as the first half had with both teams not creating much. On the hour mark Lanzarote were reduced to ten men when midfielder Marcos Cabrera picked up his second yellow card.

This did seem to inspire the Rojillos as  read more »

UD Lanzarote 1 Club Atletico Granadilla 0

A super start in their first home game for the Rojillos (The Reds), a solitary goal early in the second half against last season’s champions by the lively Colombian Mauri earnt the Rojillos their first maximum points.


Lanzarote began the match at a good pace and after just two minutes a good cross from Rosmen was agonizingly inches away from the boot of Mauri and Kennedy.

The hosts dominated the early exchanges and it wasn’t until the 20th minute that the Tenerife side imposed their first threat of danger, a good solo run by Josimar was abruptly ended when Rojillos defender Raúl slid in to claim the ball as the striker was about to unleash.

In the 37th minute the temperamental super Lanzarote winger again showed his dark side as he got involved in a brawl and was shown the red card, fortunately for Lanzarote the visitors also had a player sent off during the handbags at ten paces.

If it had been difficult to play in the intense heat at the start of play now both teams had to play the rest of the match with just ten men apiece whilst the heat was peaking in the mid 30´s.

Just before the break 18 year old Brad Cockerill had his first  read more »

Lanzarote Football Season 2014/15

Rojillos fans will be pleased to know that the fixtures list has now been confirmed for the 2014-2015 season in Lanzarote.


As always these dates could change throughout the season, depending on flight availability for visiting teams. We will confirm the next match date with each football report. Season tickets are €50 for adults and €30 for pensioners, children under the age of 15 are free.

Season tickets and kit can be purchased from  read more »

UD Lanzarote Team 2014/15

It’s possible that fans of our local football team U.D. Lanzarote will be able to meet the players on the beach in Puerto del Carmen on Monday 4th August at 19:30 as the squad are due to have a training session on the beach followed by a swim.

Lanzarote Football Market Stall

The team for 2014/15 follows the form from previous seasons with a combination of young players and experienced veterans. The Rojillos could include 3 British players this year Louis Kennedy we already know as the talented winger from last season, Brad Cockerill is 18 years old and a central midfielder who previously played with C.D. Tahiche, plus 21 year old winger Bradley Dickinson is currently trying out for the team. Adolfo Pérez will continue to lead the team as director for the third season in a row, Raico Vega has been named as the goalkeeper and Luis Arráez as central defender. Training commenced on  read more »

Motorsport Lanzarote - Slalom Tinajo 2014

The III Slalom Isla de Lanzarote – Tinajo 2014 motor racing event takes place on Saturday 26th July.


This event is part of the regional championship Campeonato Autonómico de Canarias, attracting a few drivers from Tenerife, Gran Canaria and La Palma.

Teams will compete over a distance of 4.7km on dirt tracks by the LZ-20 & LZ-67 roads between Tinajo and La Santa. Racing starts at 12:00 midday after the verification and team briefing, the cars will pass  read more »

Golf Tournament Ayuntamiento de Teguise 26th July 2014

Registration has opened for the X Torneo Ayuntamiento de Teguise golf tournament which will be held at Costa Teguise Golf on Saturday 26th July.

X Torneo Ayuntamiento de Teguise

The price of inscription is €10 plus green fee, players can register by telephone 928 590 512 until Thursday 24th July.

Mode: Stableford Individual

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