Valencia CF is one of the oldest professional football clubs in Spain. Valencia Club de Fútbol is the club’s full name. But the club is generally referred to as Valencia CF or simply Valencia.
The club's location is in the autonomous community of Valencia, Spain. It is the second professional football club from the community Valencia. Valencia CF has played their home games at the 55,000-seater Mestalla since 1923.
The club is popularly known for its two interesting nicknames. One is "Los murciélagos," which means "The Bats," and the other is "Los Che."
5 March 1919 is the foundation date of Valencia. But the officially revealed on 18 March 1919, Octavio Augusto Milego Díaz was selected as the club's first president by a coin toss. On 21 May 1919, the club played its first competitive match against Valencia Gimnástico and lost 1–0.
Valencia CF won the Regional Championship titles in 1923 and was eligible to play in the domestic Copa del Rey for the first time in its history.
The Spanish Civil War stopped the progress of the Valencia team until 1941, when Valencia won the Copa del Rey titles, beating RCD Espanyol in the final. The club lifted its first La Liga championship trophy in the 1941–42 season.
Although winning the Copa del Rey was more respectable than the championship at that time. The club maintained its regularity to capture the league title in the 1943–44 season and the 1946–47 league edition.
Valencia CF started the 1999–00 season by winning the Spanish Super Cup, beating another giant, FC Barcelona. The club finished third in the league.
But the enormous success came in the UEFA Champions League. Valencia reached the European Cup final for the first time in its history. However, Valencia lost the final against Real Madrid in 0–3.
The current badge of Valencia features the iconic bat that sits at the top of the badge, which has since been rumored to be the focus of legal quarreling with DC Comics.
The story behind the bat started in 1238 when King James of Aragon I was fighting to secure Valencia from the Moors. It is said that the bat had spread wings across with blessing when the King entered the newly liberated city.
A football is placed in the middle of a yellow-red striped background, representing the Spanish flag into the bat-shield shape.
Black and white are the primary colors of Valencia's home kit. They wear a black and white shirt with black shorts while socks are white.
Goncalo Guedes is the top icon performer of Valencia in La Liga this season. Guedes has scored nine goals with five assists. Carlos Soler is also the best performer scoring seven goals and two assists.
Hugo Duro found net six times while he provided one assist. Jose Gaya also tries to help the team with his capacity, scoring three and assisting two.
Ex-Spanish striker Jose Bordalas is the head coach of Valencia at present. He joined on 27 May 2021 and trying to do well. Óscar Álvarez is the assistant coach, and José Manuel Ochotorena served as the goalkeeping coach in Valencia.
Valencia won La Liga titles six times (1941–42, 1943–44, 1946–47, 1970–71, 2001–02, 2003–04), Copa del Rey eight times (1941, 1948–49, 1954, 1966–67, 1978–79, 1998–99, 2007–08, 2018–19).
Valencia has won one Supercopa de España, and one Copa Eva Duarte. The club has won two UEFA Super Cups, two Inter-Cities Fairs Cups, one UEFA Cup, one UEFA Intertoto Cup, and one UEFA Cup Winners Cup.
1941-42 seasons are the most memorable moments for Valencia. On 29 June 1941, Valencia won a 3-1 victory over RCD Espanol and lifted their first Copa del Rey trophy.
In 1941-42 seasons f the Spanish La Liga, Valencia won the championship title, earning 40 points from 26 matches, where Real Madrid sat behind Valencia with 33 points.
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Valencia now stands twelfth in the point table, earning 30 points from 24, just two points behind Osasuna to enter the top ten. With all that's happened to leave Valencia in this position, it becomes pretty difficult to say where Valencia ended this season.