• History
    JOHAN CRUYFF AND LEVANTE UD

    JOHAN CRUYFF AND LEVANTE UD One of the greatest football players of all time, thrice (1971, 1973, 1974) Ballon d’Or winner, many tend to forget that besides his glorious contributions to Ajax Amsterdam and FC Barcelona and to the Netherlands national team, Johan Cruyff left his mark in the humble city of Valencia…possibly in the […]

  • Sports
    VALENCIA FOOTBALL

    ” OUT ON A LIM “ Make no mistake about it, Valencia are in absolute turmoil both on and off the pitch and are well and truly in a relegation battle to maintain their La Liga status for next season. The club started their new year in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Manager […]

  • Sports
    VALENCIA FOOTBALL

    ANNUS HORRIBILIS 2016 has been a horrible year for Valencia fans and at the moment the signals do not look good for any signs of improvement in 2017. The club continues to haemorrhage badly, both on and off the pitch, and decisions made at the top level continue to bamboozle and astound the socios and […]

  • Sports
    VALENCIA FOOTBALL

    PRANDELLI LOOKS TO BE A POSITIVE INFLUENCE The early feedback both on and off the pitch regarding Valencia’s newest recruit, the manager Cesare Prandelli, seems to be a positive one as Los Che look to move up the table and compete for a European spot as the season progresses. The Italian took charge of his […]

  • Sports
    Patience is required

    Valencia Football: PATIENCE IS REQUIRED! Arsene Wenger celebrated twenty years in charge of Arsenal last month and during that time Valencia have had nineteen different managers take charge of a competitive game! The latest victim of impatience was Pako Ayerstaran, who was relieved of his managerial duties on the 20th September, just four league games […]

  • Sports
    Villarreal vs. Liverpool

    THE BRITISH INVASION OF THE YELLOW SUBMARINE  There are certain circumstances in life that put the judgement of even the greatest of legends in question. Legendary Liverpool manager Bill Shankly led the ‘Reds’ from 1959 to 1974 and raised Liverpool FC from second division to the heights of English football. Under him, Liverpool FC won […]

  • Sports
    Levante Cricket Club in Valencia

    The ancient and magnificent game of cricket, beloved of English folk and of all the peoples with whom they have mingled, has taken root in Valencia. Her fertile soil and benign climate has proved stimulating and supporting of the tender shoots that emerged in 2012 when a group of pioneering aficionados began to knock a […]

  • Johan Cruyff and Levante Ud

    In the wake of the recent passing away of Johan Cruyff, one of the greatest football players of all time and thrice (1971, 1973, 1974) Ballon d’Or winner, many tend to forget that, besides his glorious contributions to Ajax Amsterdam and FC Barcelona and to the Netherlands national team, he left his mark in the […]

  • Sports
    They keep stealing our bikes!

    It’s a plague with no end. And it looks like the authorities aren’t taking any action to solve the problem, which means the buck stops with us. Everybody knows that the vast majority of stolen bikes go to the famous rastro market which sets up before dawn every Sunday near the football stadium. It goes […]

  • Places
    Benitatxell and Cumbres del Sol

    This leg of the route starts at the entrance to a town called Benitatxell  where, just before entering the town, there is a road that heads towards the left, towards the mountain that you can see in front of you. It’s a hard route at this point, be ready to climb various steep ascents, but […]

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