Mas hombres menos nombres, Valencia ready to go for the new season

Despite the departure of four key players, Valencia president Anil Murthy believes the team remains strong and competitive in the new season. “Right now, we have a squad that is strong enough to compete,” he told Batzine. This season will be one of new beginnings for Los Che. Although Rodrigo Moreno, Ferran Torres, Francis Coquelin […]

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VAR and Valencia: A contentious relationship

The introduction of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system at the 2018 World Cup in Russia was a signal that the footballing world was being ushered into a new era. One where we wouldn’t need to debate the status of Diego Maradona as a god or a cheat for the (in)famous “Hand of God” incident, or have to listen to TV pundits talk about how the Premier League is the best league with the worst referees.

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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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