• History
    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 most humble team of the […]

  • Sports
    VALENCIA FOOTBALL…ALL CHANGE AT THE MESTALLA

    ##Wednesday the 11th of September 2019 will live long in the memory for Valencia fans. It started off uneventful enough with business as usual, as Marcelino focused on his team selection for the forthcoming game with Barcelona. Then, by the mid-afternoon, respectable journalists had started suggesting the possibility of a major change at the helm […]

  • Editorial
    FROM SWANSEA TO VALENCIA…VETERANS FOOTBALL CLUB ON TOUR!

    ##24/7 Valencia: Can you tell us about your background and upbringing? Geoff Stockton of Swansea University Veterans Football Club: I was brought up in the coastal village of Mumbles on the Gower Peninsular. Gower was the first area of outstanding natural beauty in the UK. My grandfather was a coal miner from the Welsh valleys […]

  • Sports
    LEVANTE CRICKET CLUB OF VALENCIA WIN THE 2019 LEAGUE!

    ##The ancient and magnificent game of cricket, beloved of English-Speaking Folk all over the world, 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 ball about in any space large […]

  • Editorial
    VALENCIA FOOTBALL…START TO THE SEASON

    ##Valencia fans could be forgiven for having a feeling of “Déjà vu” as this season’s efforts to date mirror the same lukewarm fashion the team started last year’s La Liga campaign. Given what looked like a favourable opening batch of matches by the La Liga computer, the opportunity to hit the ground running with a […]

  • Editorial
    VALENCIA PEOPLE…RAFA LAHUERTA YÚFERA

    ##Rafa Lahuerta Yúfera is a Valencian writer, blogger and former member and founder of the Valencia CF supporter’s group Gol Gran. His book “La balada del bar Torino” (in reference to the bar in C/Barcelonina where  Valencia C.F. was founded back in 1919) was published to acclaim. It is more than just a book about […]

  • Editorial
    VALENCIA SPORTS…IT ´S NOT JUST FOOTBALL IN VALENCIA!

    ##With Valencia CF and Levante UD taking a well-earned summer break one can be forgiven for thinking that sport in the city is also in a little recess. In reality, nothing could be further from the truth. The World Padel tour makes its next stop in the city from the 7th until the 14th of […]

  • Sports
    WORLD PADEL TOUR – VALENCIA – JULY 2019

    ##RACKET SPORTS ARE ALL THE RAGE AT THE MOMENT As Wimbledon wows the tennis fraternity with its strawberries and cream, conservative traditions and iconic grass courts, Valencia concurrently hosts its very own major racket event by holding the latest stage of the World Padel Tour. Padel is one of the fastest growing sports in Europe […]

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