Valencia architects of their own downfall as they self-destruct against Real Madrid

When will these Jekyll-and-Hyde performances from Valencia end? A quality first-half display quickly descended into a nightmare in the second as the team completely capitulated in the last 30 minutes against Real Madrid. Yet again, much of it was our own doing.

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The secret ingredient bonding Valencians to their football club

It was just a week to Christmas in 2019 and at a hospital in Valencia, the likes of Goncalo Guedes, Cristiano Piccini and Ferran Torres entered a ward. But football was not on the agenda that day. Instead, their appearances were meant to bring some Christmas cheer to the patients spending the festive season in […]

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Why the LaLiga referees are always blowing the whistle on Eliaquim Mangala

When Eliaquim Mangala’s contract ended with Manchester City last year, it was not difficult for the French centre-back to decide where he wanted to play next. He returned south to the Mediterranean coast of Spain – back to Valencia, where he once spent a year on loan. “I was here 3 years ago, and I […]

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It’s time for Africa as Valencia open football academy in Morocco

Morocco is now home to Valencia’s first football academy in Africa following its launch in the western city of Marrakech.  It will be the fourth continent of Valencia’s burgeoning international network, which spans across Asia (Japan), North America (the United States and Canada) and Europe (Portugal, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Estonia and Greece). […]

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Valencia did not get suitable offer for Rodrigo from Barcelona: Anil Murthy

The January transfer window has closed, and Valencia entertained plenty of media chatter on Barcelona’s interest in star striker Rodrigo Moreno and the signing of former Roma captain Alessandro Florenzi. Club President Anil Murthy shared some insights in an exclusive interview with Batzine’s Justin Kor in Valencia. The Rodrigo saga Despite rampant media speculation that […]

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