Friendly against Northern Ireland, Palma

Son Moix stadium stands and pitch

Son Moix stadium. Credit: RCD Mallorca

The Spanish Football Federation announced on April 12 that the Spanish national selection will play Northern Ireland in Palma on Saturday 8 June.

The friendly match is in preparation for the upcoming European Championships in Germany and will be played at the refurbished Son Moix stadium, where the national team has played on six occasions.

Against Belarus in World Cup

The last time was eleven years ago, against Belarus in the classification for the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, 2014

This will be the 14th time Spain has played Northern Ireland. The last time was in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria in November 2007, when the score was 1-0.

Victory at home in Windsor Park

Prior to that, the Northern Irish team beat the Spanish side 3:2 at home in Windsor Park in 2006.

The match at Son Moix on 8 June kicks off at 9:30 pm

UEFA Championship match

The Spanish national team will then play against Croatia on Saturday 15 June in the UEFA European Championships to be held at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin.

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Annette Christmas

Annie Christmas loves language and communication. A long-time resident of Mallorca, she enjoys an outdoor life of cycling, horse riding and mountain walking, as well as the wealth of concerts and cultural events on the island. She also plays fiddle in a traditional Mallorcan dance troupe.