Valencia

  • La Liga: No rest for weary Atletico as Valencia trip looms 25-04-2014 11:19 AM

    Atletico Madrid must put their Champions League ambitions to one side when they look to maintain their surprise La Liga title surge in a tough trip to Valencia on Sunday. They are on the verge of winning their first league title for 18 years and breaking the stranglehold of the...
  • Valencia seal historic win to reach Europa League semi-finals 11-04-2014 08:22 AM

    Valencia fought back from a three-goal first-leg deficit on Thursday to beat Basel 5-0 and qualify for the Europa League semi-final, while competition favorite Juventus advanced after a tense 2-1 win at home to Lyon. Pablo Alcacer scored a hat trick in Valencia, with the third coming in extra time...
  • Argentina's Ever Banega joins Newell's on loan from Valencia 02-02-2014 12:46 PM

    Argentina midfielder Ever Banega has joined Newell's Old Boys on loan from Valencia for the rest of the season looking for regular playing time to prepare for the World Cup finals. "The loan will be effective until June 30, 2014 with an option to buy the midfielder's full transfer rights,...
  • Valencia stun Barcelona 3-2 in Spanish league 01-02-2014 10:48 PM

    Madrid: Barcelona stumbled to a 3-2 home loss against Valencia on Saturday, giving Atletico Madrid a chance to move into sole possession of first place in the Spanish league. The Spanish champion's decision not to sign a defender during the January transfer window may have backfired after Valencia took advantage...
  • Valencia set to sign Keita, loan out 3 forwards 30-01-2014 08:22 PM

    Valencia: Struggling Valencia have signed former Barcelona midfielder Seydou Keita and loaned out three forwards. Valencia say Keita will play for the club until the end of the season - with an option to extend - if he passes his medical. Keita has been playing with Chinese club Dalian Aerbin....
  • Valencia get Chile forward Eduardo Vargas on loan 24-01-2014 07:53 PM

    Valencia: Valencia say Chile forward Eduardo Vargas will join on loan from Napoli until the end of the season. Valencia say the deal will go through once Vargas passes a medical exam with team doctors. The 24-year-old Vargas says he is "very proud that a club as important as Valencia...
  • Malaga draw 0-0 with Valencia in Spanish league 18-01-2014 08:27 AM

    Spain: Malaga and Valencia failed to start the second-half of the Spanish league seasons with a victory, playing to a 0-0 draw on Friday. The teams took a total of 28 shots, including a combined 10 on goal, but couldn't score at La Rosaleda Stadium. Malaga nearly broke through in...
  • High-flying Atletico knock Valencia out of Cup 15-01-2014 08:40 AM

    Barcelona: Second-half headers from Diego Godin and Raul Garcia gave holders Atletico Madrid a 2-0 win over Valencia and a place in the King's Cup quarter-finals by 3-1 on aggregate. Atletico, fresh from a draw with Barcelona at the weekend that kept them level on points with the champions at...
  • Manchester United lift gloom with 2-0 win over Swansea 12-01-2014 01:45 AM

    England: Manchester United lifted the gloom around Old Trafford by beating Swansea 2-0 in the Premier League on Saturday, ending a three-match losing run that pushed the English champions to the brink of a crisis. The relief was clear inside the iconic stadium after Antonio Valencia and Danny Welbeck scored...
  • Atletico draw 1-1 at Valencia in Copa del Rey 08-01-2014 09:58 AM

    Valencia: Atletico Madrid drew 1-1 at Valencia on Tuesday to claim an away-goal advantage in the last 16 of the Copa del Rey, just days before its key Spanish league clash against Barcelona. Atletico midfielder Raul Garcia put the cup holders ahead by nodding in the ball following Vicente Guaita's...
  • Valencia hire Juan Pizzi as new coach 26-12-2013 07:55 PM

    Spain: Valencia have hired Juan Antonio Pizzi as coach, their fourth in the last year and a half. The 45-year-old Argentine replaces interim coach Nico Estevez, who took over after Miroslav Djukic's six-month tenure ended with his firing last week. Valencia are in 11th place in the Spanish league and...
  • Valencia offered cash injection by Singapore billionaire 23-12-2013 10:56 AM

    Barcelona: Debt-ridden Valencia have an offer on the table from Singapore billionaire Peter Lim to pump money into the club with a view to becoming one of the top sides in Europe. Club president Amadeo Salvo has been searching for investors with Spanish banking conglomerate Bankia, which is owed 300...
  • Jese Rodriguez earns Real Madrid vital victory over Valencia 23-12-2013 09:31 AM

    Madrid: Jese Rodriguez came off the bench to earn Real Madrid a crucial 3-2 victory over Valencia at Mestalla on Sunday night. In what was Nico Estevez's first league game in temporary charge of Valencia, following the exit of Miroslav Djukic on Monday, the hosts showed plenty of character to...
  • Miroslav Djukic fired as Valencia coach 16-12-2013 11:16 PM

    Spain: Valencia fired coach Miroslav Djukic on Monday, a day after a humbling 3-0 loss at Atletico Madrid that left them in the middle of the Spanish league standings. Club president Amadeo Salvo made the announcement that Djukic would not complete the contract he signed last offseason to guide the...
  • Valencia face prospect of sale to repay debt 12-12-2013 12:09 PM

    Valencia: Valencia are facing the prospect of being sold in order to pay back the club's debts of nearly 300 million euros ($415 million). The six-time Spanish league champion has been unable to keep up with loan repayments to Spanish bank Bankia, and few alternatives have appeared. "Up to now,...
  • Tottenham, Valencia, Sevilla advance in Europa League 29-11-2013 08:21 AM

    Barcelona: Spanish sides Valencia, Sevilla and Real Betis booked their spots in the Europa League's round of 32 on Thursday, while Tottenham locked up first place in their group with a fifth victory in as many matches. Tottenham claimed top spot in Group K by winning 2-0 at Tromso after...
  • Rooney sparkles as Man Utd crush Leverkusen 5-0 to advance 28-11-2013 08:21 AM

    Leverkusen: Wayne Rooney set up three goals as Manchester United cruised to a 5-0 victory at Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday, booking their Champions League knockout stage spot and snapping the Germans' eight-game home winning streak in the competition. Rooney tormented Leverkusen with pinpoint passes throughout the game and found Antonio...
  • Valencia sign teenage defender Vezo from Setubal 05-11-2013 11:16 AM

    Valencia: Valencia has signed Portuguese defender Ruben Vezo from Setubal, with the teenager set to join the Spanish club in January. The 19-year-old Vezo was in Valencia on Monday to undergo a medical and sign a four-year deal. Financial terms were not released, except that Setubal will earn 25 per...
  • Costa, Villa fire Atletico past Athletic 2-0 04-11-2013 09:27 AM

    Madrid: Diego Costa and David Villa delivered again for Atletico Madrid, whose Spanish league title charge continued to gain strength on Sunday with a 2-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao. Villa enjoyed Atletico's best opportunities at the Vicente Calderon Stadium and put the hosts ahead after 32 minutes by volleying Juanfran's...
  • Dos Santos helps Villarreal beat Valencia 4-1 27-10-2013 11:55 PM

    Barcelona: Mexico forward Giovani Dos Santos scored two goals and set up the opener as Villarreal rolled past Valencia 4-1 to strengthen their hold on fourth place in the Spanish league. The home victory in the regional derby lifted Villarreal to within two points of third-place Real Madrid after they...
  • Youzhny beats Ferrer to win Valencia Open 27-10-2013 11:07 PM

    Valencia: Mikhail Youzhny beat top-seeded David Ferrer 6-3, 7-5, to win the Valencia Open on Sunday. The 31-year-old Russian dominated the No. 3-ranked Ferrer throughout, breaking the defending champion and home town favourite four times on the indoor hard court. Youzhny took a one-set lead by breaking Ferrer twice early...
  • Ferrer beats Almagro to reach Valencia Open final 27-10-2013 11:11 AM

    Spain: Defending champion David Ferrer beat former winner Nicolas Almagro 6-2, 6-3 to advance to the Valencia Open final on Saturday. Ferrer will play Mikhail Youzhny on Sunday after he defeated Dmitry Tursunov 6-2, 6-4 in an all-Russian semifinal. "Youzhny is a good player," Ferrer said. "He has a good...
  • Ferrer beats Janowicz to reach semis at Valencia 25-10-2013 11:51 PM

    Valencia: Defending champion David Ferrer beat fifth-seeded Jerzy Janowicz of Poland 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 on Friday to advance to the semi-finals of the Valencia Open. The top-seeded Ferrer used his speed and ground game to overcome Janowicz's powerful serve with key breaks to finish the first set and then start...
  • David Ferrer beats Julien Benneteau, advances at Valencia Open 25-10-2013 09:02 AM

    Valencia: Top-seeded David Ferrer made the Valencia Open quarter-finals by easing past Julien Benneteau of France 6-2, 6-1 on Thursday. Benneteau squandered four break points against the Spaniard and, as Ferrer acknowledged afterwards, "the score doesn't reflect how tough this match was." The match had tense rallies in the first...
  • Isner loses to Jeremy Chardy at Valencia Open 24-10-2013 11:09 PM

    Valencia: American John Isner lost to Jeremy Chardy of France 7-6 (7), 6-3 Thursday at the Valencia Open. Top-seeded David Ferrer reached the quarter-finals by easing past Julien Benneteau of France 6-2, 6-1. Benneteau squandered four break points against the Spaniard. Other winners included fifth-seeded Jerzy Janowicz of Poland, who...
  • David Ferrer beats Monfils in Valencia Open 23-10-2013 11:34 PM

    Valencia: Top-seeded David Ferrer eased into the second round of the Valencia Open by beating Gael Monfils of France 6-3, 6-2 on Wednesday. Monfils looked to be in pain during the second set but continued playing. Ferrer said he could see Monfils was struggling but that he "tried to concentrate...
  • Nicolas Almagro beats Pablo Andujar 6-2, 6-3 in Valencia 22-10-2013 09:24 PM

    Valencia: Nicolas Almagro beat fellow Spaniard Pablo Andujar 6-2, 6-3 to make a successful start to his bid for a third title at the Valencia Open on Tuesday. The third-seeded Almagro, who won here in 2006 and 2007, reeled off winners to break Andujar five times and easily advance to...
  • Bautista Agut beats Anderson in first round of Valencia Open 22-10-2013 09:19 AM

    Valencia: Spanish qualifier Roberto Bautista Agut upset eighth-seeded Kevin Anderson of South African 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3 on Monday in the first round of the Valencia Open. Anderson finished with 15 aces but was broken twice in the final set as Bautista Agut wrapped up the win in 2 hours,...
  • Valencia confirm Adil Rami loan to AC Milan 17-10-2013 04:33 PM

    Madrid: La Liga club Valencia have agreed to loan their out-of-favour France defender Adil Rami to AC Milan once the next transfer window opens in January and the Serie A side have also taken an option to buy the 27-year-old. "Until the market opens, Rami has Valencia CF's permission to...
  • Valencia negotiating with AC Milan for Adil Rami loan 10-10-2013 11:02 PM

    Spain: Valencia say they are close to a deal to send France defender Adil Rami to AC Milan on loan. Valencia club president Amadeo Salvo tells Europa Press news agency "the negotiations with Milan are going well. They may be done shortly." Rami has been suspended by Valencia for one...