• Editorial
    VALENCIA FOOTBALL… ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST!

    ##Valencia have a very unhealthy appetite when it comes to football managers. Since the turn of the century they have, on average, almost gorged their way through at least two head coaches a season. To make matters worse, the “outcasts” from Valencia have gone on to prove their worth at future clubs. Nuno at Wolves, […]

  • Sports
    VALENCIA FOOTBALL…’LA LIGA’ TO FINISH THE SEASON

    ##It is official. The remaining eleven league games of the season will be played and La Liga will complete all fixtures from the 2019-2020 campaign. Even before the June start date had been confirmed, by the Spanish government, the President of La Liga (Javier Tebas) had issued a stark warning to clubs and players on […]

  • 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 […]

  • Sports
    VALENCIA FOOTBALL…WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD?

    With the coronavirus continuing to bite into large chunks of the La Liga season until June, the back pages of the tabloid newspapers have become increasingly fanciful and desperate with their transfer gossip… in an attempt to fill their pages and engage the readers. Valencia Football Club have not avoided this unwanted attention with Rodrigo, […]

  • Editorial
    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH MARIO KEMPES ‘EL MATADOR’

    MARIO KEMPES 24/7 Valencia:What are your memories of the 1978 World Cup? Mario Kempes: I genuinely believe that winning a World Cup is the greatest possible achievement for a football player. On top of that, I had the great fortune to win it in my own country of Argentina…which is the most emotional feeling of […]

  • 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 […]

  • Sports
    VALENCIA FOOTBALL (APRIL 2020)…WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

    In January, Valencia fans were optimistic about the year to come. Fighting for European recognition and trophies on three fronts, all associated with the club felt this year could at least match the success of 2019… when Marcelino and his team had given the supporters the Copa Del Rey. Very soon, a determined Granada side […]

  • Sports
    VALENCIA FOOTBALL…A BUSY FEW WEEKS

    As the local sports journalist Kike Mateu is one of the first cases to confirm positive for the Coronavirus in Valencia, the premier football club in this city are themselves struggling to ward off a losing bug that has seen them fall to defeats in the last four away matches. Mateu who is regularly seen […]

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