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    VALENCIA FOOTBALL…TREADING WATER

    The same disappointments and failings continue to haunt Valencia CF. Their ability to successfully close out games remains elusive, and a winning mentality mindset is still out of reach. New Year’s Eve in 2021 and Valencia lose 2-1 to Espanyol after starting brightly and taking the lead. The opponent’s winner is scored two minutes from […]

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    (FOOTBALL) VALENCIA / LEVANTE … DERBY OF LEGENDS IN 2023 TO COMMEMORATE THE CENTENARY OF MESTALLA!

    LAYHOON ANNOUNCES TO VALENCIA VETERANS A DERBY OF LEGENDS IN 2023… TO COMMEMORATE THE CENTENARY OF MESTALLA More than 150 former players and members of the Valencia CF Footballers Association have celebrated the traditional mass of the deceased and the Christmas meeting. Valencia CF goalkeeper Jaume Doménech, director of the Association, celebrated his contract renewal […]

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    VALENCIA FOOTBALL…HOME AND AWAY

    Despite the international break, Valencia continue to look like two completely different sides when playing at home and when playing away from the Mestalla. When hosts the team exudes confidence and plays sexy, attacking football that has the home fans brimming with content after the final whistle blows. Outside of Valencia, the team have emulated […]

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    VALENCIA FOOTBALL… LOOKING FOR THE END PRODUCT!

    In the three league games that Valencia have played so far, this season, they have deserved some sort of reward from every one of them. The football has been swift, decisive and well-controlled until it reaches the opponent’s penalty box, and then things go woefully awry. With no goals to date in open play, the […]

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    VALENCIA FOOTBALL… READY FOR ACTION!

    Valencia CF have made a decent start to their tenure under their new manager, Gennaro Gattuso. The signs are already evident from the first four friendlies that the players are beginning to gel and enjoy the tactics of the feisty Italian. Gattuso’s debut in charge was against the German outfit, Borussia Dortmund, at the Cashpoint […]

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    WILL ‘GATTUSO’ HAVE THE BITE TO BRING TROPHIES TO VALENCIA?

    Once again, Valencia enter the forthcoming season with a new face in charge of the playing staff. Gennaro Gattuso is the 22nd different coach for Valencia this century, and the 10th since Peter Lim took ownership of the club in the summer of 2014. Gattuso, who has the nickname of “the snarling dog” from his […]

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     CRICKET IN VALENCIA

    On the back of the recent test match at Trent Bridge in Nottingham between England and New Zealand, it is worth revisiting the cricket scene in Valencia. One of the premier clubs in Spanish cricket is Levante CC. Founded in 2012 when a handful of expats started playing under ‘Puente de La Exposición’ of Valencia, […]

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    VALENCIA   FOOTBALL….CLEAN UP AND HOLD ON!

    Valencia Football Club continues to be in the news despite the lack of activity on the field. The latest drama came when President Anil Murthy was relieved of his duties by Peter Lim. Not long after, José Bordalás was sacked as first-team coach of  Valencia CF. The position of Murthy had become untenable after the […]

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    VALENCIA FOOTBALL… ANOTHER DIFFICULT SEASON

    Valencia fans have another fruitless season to endure after their last chance of silverware ended in heartbreak a few weeks ago. A hard fought Copa Del Rey Final culminated with Real Betis and Valencia all square after 120 minutes of entertaining football. During the first ninety minutes both sides had excellent opportunities to win the […]

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