Football - U.D Marbella

The local football team is Unión Deportiva Marbella, who play in Group 9 of the Tercera División. During the 2011-2012 season the team finished 3rd in the league, but missed out on promotion to the Segunda B after losing in the playoffs.

Home games are played at the Estadio Municipal de Marbella, a 9,000 capacity stadium.