CHENEWS 2.7.2015

#CheNews Dramatic days in Valencia. Amadeo Salvo announced his exit as the executive president: Out of respect for all, but especially VCF & fans, I must say that I Monday told Lay Hoon that I want to leave Despite the constantly shaking microphone, Salvo handled the presser as one would expect, which he started by announcing his father’s cancer as a family reason & concluded by ensuring that VCF still are in good hands. VCF do not exist without Valencianistas. Several key employees in the GloVal project will follow the ex-president out of VCF: – Board-member Manuel Peris, who earlier …

Phil Neville replace Cathro at Valencia

When Scot Ian Cathro left the club after only a year due to personal issues, Nuno’s coaching staff was left one short. Nuno brought with him Cathro, assistant manager Rui Silva and fitness coach Antonio Dias, while legendary goalkeeper coach Ochoterrena was already at the club. Cathro’s role was more of the tactical kind, advising Nuno on Valencia and it’s opponents. While Cathro and Nuno goes back some years, one might question; then why Phil Neville now? The story is one that started with Peter Lim’s keen interest in the game of football. One team that always stood out to …

#Chenews 24.06.2015

The summer is progressing and some people start to go on holiday. That is not true for Valencia or the many journalists that follow them – and of course not for us at Chescandinavia either. Today’s #Chenews gives you the latest updates. The selected goalkeeper is closing in on a move The story of Gerónimo Rulli does not seem to stop producing surprises. From the very beginning the transfer looked difficult, as the player had stated his intention to stay with Real Sociedad where he was on loan last season. Then it emerged that Valencia, not Real Sociedad had come …

CheNews 18.6.2015

Season has ended, but Valencia fans rarely can relax throughout the summer. #CheNews First, the recently opened season-ticket sales. After the first 2 weeks of the campaign “SÍ”, Valencianistas have indeed said “YES” with more than 17.000 renewals & 3.000 sign-ups. Rufete has been threatened as the sports-director, since coach Nuno wants control over the academy and transfers – Rulli-Vietto-Vidal-Kouyate-Song have all been subject to Rufete’s interest but them denied by Nuno. Last night, it was reported in the radio program Sillas Gol that Rufo had told his closest friends about his desires to leave Valencia. Even the more reliable …

CHENEWS 4.6.2015

#CheNews Rafa Benítez, arguably the biggest coach in modern VCF, has made the headlines lately. Wednesday, Rafa was presented as Ancelotti’s replacement in Real Madrid. With Morientes rumored as his assistant, the royal club will almost seem bearable. Almost. A few days earlier, Rafa’s Napoli had failed to defeat Lazio at home, which also can impact VCF because of a possible opponent from Italy in the Champions League playoffs: Brügge, Monaco, Panathinaikos, Fenerbahçe, CSKA, Young Boys, Rapid, Sporting, Sparta, Ajax, Lazio. Who to hope for? Feghouli will be offered a 4 year extension on his contract that expires next year. …

CHENEWS 16.05.2015

#CheNews Season finale in Mestalla tomorrow. Read everything here! As the player strike has been cancelled or in worst-case postponed until next season, Valencia have two match-balls to qualify for Champions League in a fair way. The first one at our home Mestalla against Celta Vigo. Club boss Peter Lim and his family just arrived in Valencia this morning to follow the team preparations. He clearly knows the vitality of this game. Valencia once again have all players ready except the banned Rodrigo, so we might expect this team: Alves; Barragán, Mustafi, Otamendi, Gayà, Fuego, Parejo, Feghouli, Gomes, Piatti, Paco …

CHENEWS 28.4.2015

#CheNews An agent for José Gayà has confirmed that they have agreed upon the new contract with Valencia, once again making a fool of the Madrid media after posing the left-back in a Real Madrid shirt. All other contract renewals except Dani Parejo are said to be progressing. Piatti is back in training this Tuesday, leaving Nuno with a full squad ahead of Thursday game in Vallecas. The little Argentinean had a hamstring injury. Valencia-B are continuing their terrible season-end with a 0-1 loss at home to Reus. Curro started with the following team: Jaume, Akapo, Alberto, Ayala, Ruiz, Zahibo, …

#Chenews 24.04.15 – New Parejo deal still unresolved

The captain’s contract Dani Parejo has had, in numbers, a really good season at Valencia. In addition to being chosen captain at the beginning of the season, he has been a given starter for Nuno as long as he has been fit. Before this success Valencia had made their intentions to renew the player known. Parejo has been debated among fans for a while and there are both fierce defenders and those who feel he is just not good enough. I for one think he is both as portrayed in this article. Valencia seem to be in the same dilemma …

CHENEWS 21.04.2015

#CheNews Main-sponsor could turn out to be Austrian: Red Bull. In two days, Valencia have planned respectively post-season & pre-season games in their facilities. The post-season game will be played at New York Red Bulls ultimo May, while the pre-season cup in Austria will feature also Salzburg, Werder Bremen & not at least Koeman’s Southampton. Revenge. Gayà has ordered his agent Toldrá to resume contract talks with Valencia. Player want to stay, according to several sources such as his friend Roberto Ibáñez: Gayà is very valencianista. I am sure. He wants to stay & he will sign a new contract”. Otamendi is likely …

CheNews 18.04.2015 – Building a fort at Camp Nou

#Chenord #SillyChe is here! Barcelona – Valencia Valencia return to Camp Nou after having emerged victorious from the last battle in the city of tapas and tourists. This time the battle, for Valencia, is one to ensure the third place and with that direct qualification to Chapions League. Financially as well as far as reputation is concerned, that is key to land the kind of players Peter Lim is said to have in mind. Barcelona on their side are fighting  off a late challenge from Real Madrid for the league title and cannot really afford too many slip ups. The …