• Sports
    VALENCIA FOOTBALL…FALLEN OFF THE PACE

    ##When Gabriel Paulista was interviewed pitchside, after another crushing away defeat for Valencia at Getafe, he looked totally dejected. Struggling to contain his emotions, he finally broke down into tears when asked how the club had gone from Champions League Football to being in a relegation dog fight in such a short period of time. […]

  • History
    JOHAN CRUYFF AND LEVANTE UD (A DUTCH GENIUS IN VALENCIA)

    ##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…. STILL CAUSE FOR CONCERN

    ##Valencia registered a welcome win over Comunidad rivals Elche in their last match before the transfer window closed in Spain. However, the fact remains that there are several factors in the team’s play that still remain to be a cause for concern. The first department that needs addressing is the heart of the defence. In […]

  • Sports
    VALENCIA FOOTBALL… TIPPING POINT

    ##Valencia Football Club enter into 2021 with a mid-season crisis on their hands. Lingering at the foot of the table, and devoid of confidence, experience and discipline… the club have now reached their tipping point at which to salvage something from this campaign. The last league game in 2020 against Granada, in Andalusia, highlighted their […]

  • Editorial
    VALENCIA BOOKS…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 […]

  • BOOKS
    VALENCIA BOOKS (FOOTBALL) / ‘HISTORIAS DEL LEVANTE UD…’

    ##«HISTORIAS DEL LEVANTE UD. 110 años de resistencia (1909-2019)» Felip Bens • José Luis García Nieves Marking the occasion of the 110th anniversary of the foundation of Levante UD, García Nieves and Bens, with the encyclopedic ‘Historias del Levante UD’, have written an impressive selection of the 40 most emotional episodes and characters in the […]

  • Editorial
    VALENCIA FOOTBALL…YOUNGSTERS HOLDING THEIR OWN

    ##As the year 2020 nears a close, Valencia supporters and the owners continue to be at loggerheads with each other off the field. However, on the pitch the youthful nature of the side gains experience from every match. Numerous players are showing maturity beyond their years, which bodes well for the future. Real Madrid were […]

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