Valencia CF

Sport Soccer
Country Spain Spain
Home town Valencia
Founding year 1919
Leagues La Liga,
UEFA Europa League
Website www.valenciacf.com

Valencia Club de Futbol are one of the biggest and third most supported club in Spain. Based in the city of Valencia in the south-east of Spain in the Valencian Community region, the club have been consistently successful in Spain although they haven’t garnered as many trophies as they ought to have done. They have won 6 La Liga titles and one UEFA Cup so far in their history but did reach the final of the UEFA Champions League in two successive years at the start of this century.

Valencia CF was established in 1919 with Octavio Augusto Milego becoming the first ever president of the club. Valencia have won 6 La Liga titles, 7 Copa del Rey trophies, one UEFA Cup, two Inter Cities’ Fairs Cup, one UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup and two UEFA Super Cups. They won the Spanish first division title twice in three years in 2002 and 2004 under the leadership of Rafael Benitez and also clinched the UEFA Cup in 2004.

Valencia enjoyed one of their best periods in history under the former Real Madrid player Alfredo di Stefano in the early 1970s. The Argentine landed in Valencia in April 1970 and soon transformed the shape and altered the hue of the club. In his first full season as coach of Valencia in 1970-1971 he led Valencia to the Spanish title and narrowly lost the Copa del Rey to FC Barcelona at the Bernabeu. But Valencia couldn’t pick up much domestic league success since then until the first few years of the 21st century even after Argentine sorcerer Mario Kempes had alighted the city with his fascinating football in the mid-1970s.

Valencia reached the final of the coveted UEFA Champions League in 2000 and 2001 but unfortunately their Cup curse caught up with them and they lost both the encounters. Valencia lost the 2000 final to Spanish rivals Real Madrid 3-0 and were beaten on penalties by German giants Bayern Munich the next year.

The symbol of Valencia CF is the bat and there are two different reasons behind choosing such an emblem. One reason is simply that bats abound in Valencia and in the region surrounding it. Another reason cuts deeper and has historical allusion. As the theory goes, on October 9, 1238 when James I was about to enter the city of Valencia and to reclaim it from the Moors, a bat landed on top of his flag and James I construed it as a good luck omen. The bat was later added to his arms and subsequently to the Valencia emblem.

The club’s major achievements include:

  • 6 La Liga
  • 7 Copa del Rey
  • 2 Supercopa de Espana
  • 1 UEFA Cup
  • 1 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup

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Knight Toad

Knight Toad bet 503 credits @ 1.35 on Valencia CF to win against Levante -

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mr Sporter bet 114 credits @ 2.36 on Athletic Club Bilbao to win against Valencia CF -

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mr Sporter bet 107 credits @ 2.04 on Valencia CF to win against Villarreal CF -

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Match Results

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FC Barcelona won a game against Valencia (2 - 0) in the La Liga -

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Valencia won a game against Levante (3 - 0) in the La Liga -

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