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Valencia say 35% of squad, staff tested positive for coronavirus

03 March, 2020 2:36 pm 2:36 pm

(Reuters) – La Liga side Valencia have said more than a third of their playing and backroom staff have tested positive for the coronavirus but that all cases were currently asymptomatic. The club had reported five cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, with Argentina’s Ezequiel Garay and France’s Eliaquim Mangala both confirming they were among those … Read More

France international Mangala tests positive for coronavirus

03 March, 2020 2:14 pm 2:14 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – France international Eliaquim Mangala said that he is one of the five players and staff of La Liga side Valencia who have tested positive for the coronavirus. The 29-year-old’s team mate Ezequiel Garay on Sunday became the first La Liga player to contract the virus that has affected a host of global … Read More

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Messi finishes Europe’s top scorer for third straight year

05 May, 2019 10:34 am 10:34 am

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Lionel Messi has become the first player to win Europe’s Golden Shoe award for three straight years after his nearest challenger Kylian Mbappe failed to score the four goals he needed in Paris St Germain’s final league match of the season. Messi earned the honour, which goes to the leading scorer in … Read More


Nerveless Ramos gives Spain winning start

03 March, 2019 9:49 am 9:49 am

VALENCIA (Reuters) – Spain captain Sergio Ramos scored another “Panenka” penalty to give his side a 2-1 home win over Norway on Saturday in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier but it was a far from convincing display from Luis Enrique’s side. Spain made a slick start and took the lead at Valencia’s Mestalla stadium when … Read More

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Valencia to face Barca in Copa final after seeing off Betis

03 March, 2019 9:34 am 9:34 am

VALENCIA (Reuters) – Valencia set up a Copa del Rey showdown with Barcelona as they reached the final for the first time in 11 years by beating Real Betis 1-0 at a bouncing Mestalla on Thursday where a second-half Rodrigo Moreno strike gave them a 3-2 aggregate win. Valencia, who lifted the trophy on their … Read More

Tepid Man United held to goalless draw by Valencia

10 October, 2018 8:45 am 8:45 am

MANCHESTER (Reuters) – Manchester United were held to a 0-0 draw by Valencia in a dour Champions League Group H clash on Tuesday which piled more pressure on their under-fire manager Jose Mourinho amid reports linking former Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane to his job. It was another frustrating outing for United and Mourinho, who … Read More