Why did one of football’s rising stars leave Arsenal for Valencia?

Yunus Dimoara Musah was midway through a training session with the England Under-18 squad in late 2019 when he realised he had improved significantly. He found that he was half a second quicker on the ball, read the game better, and all-round tactical nous and positional discipline that little bit sharper.   “I’ve noticed the difference […]

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The magic of La Cantera shines the way forward for Valencia

A big-money signing might get a club through the season, but he might also place it on a downward financial spiral. This is a problem that has afflicted many clubs – just think Leeds United. Yet, there is the perennial problem of clubs breaking the bank in the transfer window while neglecting its youth players. […]

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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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Los Che support Valencia city’s Covid-19 battle with Peter Lim donation

With protective gear supplies rapidly depleting in Spain, Valencia owner Peter Lim has donated 50,000 face masks and 300 thermometers to local hospitals, as the club vows to do all it can to aid the city’s fight against Covid-19. The FFP2 face masks provide better protection against the infection than surgical masks, and will give […]

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Potential loss of TV money from Covid-19 would hit all European football clubs: Anil Murthy

Drastic cuts in television money due to the Covid-19 pandemic would deliver the greatest blow to European elite football, said Valencia president Anil Murthy. So if the major leagues are unable to complete the season, the impact on the clubs could potentially be severe. “No football, no TV money,” said Murthy. “Financially, this will be disastrous to all clubs […]

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