Team Spotlight: RCD Mallorca and the fallen giant

Samuel Eto’o and Dani Guiza once graced RCD Mallorca’s Estadi de Son Moix, now they languish in the Segunda B division. In 2001, they beat Arsenal in the Champions League group stage, before finishing 5th in La Liga nine years later, but this season, the Vermilions were knocked out in the second round of the Copa del Rey to Lleida Esportiu. Mallorca were once mingling with the likes of Real Madrid and Barcelona at the summit of the Spanish top flight, but financial issues have seen them plummet to the…

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