Spain becomes first country to have five teams qualify for UEFA Champions League
Spain becomes first country to have five teams qualify for UEFA Champions League

Spain on Wednesday became the first country to have five teams qualify for the UEFA Champions League after Valencia beat Monaco in their qualifying play-off.

Valencia tick key box in Peter Lim masterplan
Valencia tick key box in Peter Lim masterplan

Valencia`s progress to the lucrative Champions League group stage on Tuesday thanks to a 4-3 aggregate success against Monaco took them over a key hurdle in owner Peter Lim`s push to return the La Liga club to the continent`s elite.

Celtic, Monaco fail to make Champions League grade
Celtic, Monaco fail to make Champions League grade

A header by Markus Rosenberg and an own goal from Dedryck Boyata condemned Scottish champions Celtic to a second successive season without the riches to be accrued from the Champions League group stage as Malmo beat them 2-0 on the night and 4-3 on aggregate in their play-off on Tuesday.

Top 5 most expensive centre-backs in world football
Top 5 most expensive centre-backs in world football

Premier League big spenders Manchester City once again made headlines on Thurday after securing the services of Nicolas Otamendi in another big-money move.

Premier League 2015-16: Manchester City sign Valencia's Nicolas Otamendi
Premier League 2015-16: Manchester City sign Valencia's Nicolas Otamendi

Argentina defender Nicolas Otamendi has signed for Manchester City, the Premier League side announced on Thursday after a deal was agreed with his current side Valencia.

CL: Celtic in trouble, Sofiane Feghouli puts Valencia in driving seat
CL: Celtic in trouble, Sofiane Feghouli puts Valencia in driving seat

Celtic may come to regret not making Jo Inge Berget`s loan a permanent move as his double for Swedish side Malmo saw them only lose 3-2 away in their Champions League play-off first leg match on Wednesday and leave the Scottish champions hopes of a place in the group stage in the balance.

Nicolas Otamendi-less Valencia desperate for Champions League return
Nicolas Otamendi-less Valencia desperate for Champions League return

Valencia will have to cope without Argentine international Nicolas Otamendi as they attempt to move a step closer to ending a three-year absence from Champions League group action when they host Monaco on Wednesday.

Manchester United confident before Club Brugge tie, Celtic wary of Malmo
Manchester United confident before Club Brugge tie, Celtic wary of Malmo

Manchester United are heavy favourites to get the better of Club Brugge in the Champions League play-offs as they look to return to the group stage after missing out last season.

Valencia must keep a clean net in Monaco clash: Rodrigo Moreno

Spanish club Valencia striker Rodrigo Moreno has declared that his team can maximize its chances of securing a spot in the European Champions league football tournament by "keeping a clean net and going for all chances" during the qualifier play-off against French side Monaco next Wednesday.

Manchester United drawn to face Club Brugge in UCL play-offs
Manchester United drawn to face Club Brugge in UCL play-offs

Manchester United were given a kind draw in the Champions League play-offs as they were paired with Belgians Club Brugge on Friday.

Five dead, three missing in southern Philippines floods

 Five people have died and three more are missing as floods hit two southern Philippine cities, forcing about 400 residents to flee their submerged homes, officials said Wednesday. 

Australian keeper Ryan moves to Valencia
Australian keeper Ryan moves to Valencia

Australian international goalkeeper Matthew Ryan signed a six year contract with Spanish side Valencia from Belgian outfit Bruges on Tuesday.

Thomas Mueller Bayern Munich's hero as Germans beat Valencia in China
Thomas Mueller Bayern Munich's hero as Germans beat Valencia in China

Thomas Mueller put Bayern Munich on their way to a comfortable 4-1 victory over Valencia in a friendly in Beijing Saturday, with two stunning first half goals for the German champions.

No disruption after departures, says Valencia chairwoman
No disruption after departures, says Valencia chairwoman

Valencia`s Singaporean chairwoman said it was business as usual at the La Liga club despite the surprise departure of executive president Amadeo Salvo and two senior executives this week.

Sevilla sign French defender Adil Rami from AC Milan
Sevilla sign French defender Adil Rami from AC Milan

Europa League winners Sevilla have agreed terms to sign French defender Adil Rami from AC Milan, the Spanish club said on their website.

Valencia president Amadeo Salvo steps down

Amadeo Salvo resigned as president of La Liga club Valencia on Wednesday citing personal reasons, although Spanish media said his departure along with four other senior personnel was due to differences with Singaporean owner Peter Lim.

Valencia abort deal for Brazilian defender
Valencia abort deal for Brazilian defender

Valencia have aborted a move to sign Brazilian centre-back Rodrigo Caio, the Spanish club said.

Phil Neville named assistant coach at Valencia
Phil Neville named assistant coach at Valencia

Former England international Phil Neville has been appointed assistant coach of Valencia, the Spanish side announced on Sunday.

Valencia defender Otamendi opens door to big money move
Valencia defender Otamendi opens door to big money move

Valencia's Argentinean defender Nicolas Otamendi has opened the door for a possible transfer from the football club he helped to qualify for the Champions League last season.

Rodrigo makes Valencia move permanent
Rodrigo makes Valencia move permanent

Spanish international striker Rodrigo has joined Valencia on a permanent basis after spending last season on loan at the Mestalla from Benfica.