Sunday September 22 2019
Valencia CF fans protest over Peter Lim ownership

Valencia CF supporters have been protesting about Peter Lim's ownership of the club ahead of today's La Liga clash with Leganes.

Supporters gathered outside the Estadio Mestalla, with banners of 'Lim Go Home' and chanted for the club's owner to leave his role at the club with immediate effect.

Lim has endured a fractured relationship with supporters following his purchase of the club back in 2014, with a purchase of a controlling 70% stake of shares in the club.

Wednesday September 18 2019
Valencia CF midfielder Dani Parejo confirms support for Albert Celades

Valencia CF captain Dani Parejo has offered his full support to new manager Albert Celades.

Reports in Spanish media outlets had been rife with allegations that the Valencia CF squad were angry with the dismissal of former boss Marcelino earlier this month, and that senior players were unhappy with Celades taking over the reins.

Celades' tenure kicked off with a 5-2 defeat away at FC Barcelona in La Liga, but they pulled off a gutsy 1-0 win at Chelsea in the Champions League and Parejo stated after the game that Celades has the squad's backing.

Wednesday September 11 2019
Official: Celades new Valencia Coach

Valencia have officially hired Albert Celades as their new Coach after firing Marcelino, with a contract through to June 2021.

The new tactician turns 44 later this month and it is his first major management role after being Coach of the Spain Under-16, Under-17 and Under-21 sides.

He had been working on the Real Madrid staff from August-October 2018 with Julen Lopetegui.

Saturday May 25 2019
Marcelino: This is an unforgettable night

Valencia CF boss Marcelino was full of praise for his side after they secured their first Copa del Rey title since 2008.

Los Che ended Barcelona's hopes of a second successive domestic double with a 2-1 win over Ernesto Valverde's side at the Estadio Benito Villamarin.

The win is Valencia's first major honour in over a decade and the former Villarreal manager encouraged fans to enjoy their celebrations in Andalusia.

"Tonight is an unforgettable night, for me, the players and for the fans.

Friday April 19 2019
Marcelino: Valencia still a long way from Europa League final

Valencia boss Marcelino Garcia Toral has warned his side are still ‘a long way’ from this season’s Europa League final.

Los Che will face Arsenal in the last four of the competition having defeated Villarreal 5-1 on aggregate at the quarter-final stage.

“Baku is still a long way away for us, we will be facing one of the competition favourites,” Marcelino told his post-match press conference, as cited by Marca.

Wednesday April 3 2019
Marcelino: We put in a complete performance against Real Madrid

Valencia boss Marcelino was full of praise for his players after they beat Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid 2-1 in their La Liga clash at the Mestalla on Wednesday night.

The win lifts Los Che up into fifth place in the table, as they look to chase down a second successive top four finish at the end of the campaign, and the former Villarreal manager was delighted at full time.

"We played very well throughout the game. 

"It was a very complete performance and we restricted them to virtually no chances for the whole game.

Saturday January 5 2019
Valencia boss Marcelino: Players looked like dancers on icy Alaves pitch!

Valencia boss Marcelino claimed ‘the players looked like dancers trying not to fall’ on Alaves’ icy pitch during his side’s 2-1 Liga defeat on Saturday.

Alaves leapfrogged Real Madrid into fourth place and opened a nine-point lead over Valencia as Borja Baston and Tomas Pina goals cancelled out Dani Parejo’s early finish.

The result left Los Che down in 11th, nine points adrift of the Basques, but Marcelino was more angry with the slippery Mendizorroza turf.

Wednesday December 12 2018
Valencia bow out with Manchester United victory

Marcelino felt ‘it was time for Peter Lim to see us win a game live’ after Valencia beat Manchester United 2-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Phil Jones’ own goal and a Carlos Soler strike ensured Valencia went into the Europa League on a high, while denying United the chance of topping Group H.

“What counts here is winning and unfortunately we’ve picked up only a few points,” the Coach said after the game.

Tuesday November 27 2018
Valencia exit with 'anger' after Manchester United handball

Valencia boss Marcelino spoke of his ‘anger’ after his side left the Champions League with what he felt was a Manchester United handball on Tuesday.

Mario Mandzukic’s tap-in earned Juventus a 1-0 victory over Valencia, but Los Che still had a chance of reaching the knockout stages as United seemed to be heading for a goalless draw with Young Boys ahead of the two sides’ match at Mestalla.

Tuesday November 27 2018
Marcelino: 'Valencia need to win at Juventus'

Valencia Coach Marcelino Garcia Toral believes his side must win away to Juventus if they want to reach the knockout stages of the Champions League.

Los Che sit four points behind Juve and two from Manchester United in the standings in their group, while they travel to Turin on Tuesday night.

“It’s a game in an important competition against one of the candidates to win it,” Marcelino told reporters at his pre-match press conference.

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