Valencia CF Femenino

Valencia CF Femenino, previously AD DSV Colegio Alemán, is a Spanish women's football team from Valencia.

Valencia CF Femenino
Full nameValencia Club de Fútbol Femenino
Founded1998 / 2009
GroundCiudad Deportiva de Paterna
Valencia, Spain
Capacity3,000
PresidentSalvador Belda
Head coachIrene Ferreras
LeaguePrimera División
2016–173rd
WebsiteClub website

History

A modest club founded back in 1998 within the German School in Valencia (DSV), Colegio Alemán attained promotion to the Superliga Femenina for the 2007–08 season. Both in it and the following season the team ranked third from last, tightly avoiding relegation. On 26 May 2009 the club announced an agreement had been reached with Valencia CF to turn Colegio Aleman's teams into VCF's women section.[1]

On 1 July María Martí represented Valencia CF Femenino at the club's new kits presentation.[2] The refounded team debuted on September 6 with a 0–2 loss again local powerhouse Levante UD. The team ended the first stage of the newly reformed competition second to last in the 7 teams group. Classed in a less demanding group Valencia ended the second stage one spot higher, equivalent to an overall 18th position among 22 teams, with 28 points from 7 wins, 4 draws and 13 losses.

Valencia improved significantly next year. Ending the first group in the 4th spot, just 3 points short from qualifying to the title contenders group, Valencia topped its group in the second stage, ending the season in an overall 10th position with 17 wins in 28 matches. With this result Valencia qualified for the Copa de la Reina for the first time in its history. They were defeated by Real Sociedad in the first round on the away goals rule.

Valencia had a bad start the following year, becoming the second team to lose the championship's first nine matches after Corderex La Antigua in 2004.[3] In January 2012, with Valencia standing in relegation positions with 3 wins and 1 draw in 18 matches, new coach Xavi Tamarit was sacked and replaced by Cristian Toro.[4] The team improved subsequently and won 7 of the next 15 matches to secure its spot in Primera in the second to last week.[5]

Current squad

As of 9 July 2019[6]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Spain GK María Pi
2 Netherlands DF Mandy van den Berg
3 Spain DF Paula Nicart
4 Mexico DF Mónica Flores
5 Spain DF Marta Carro
7 Namibia MF Zenatha Coleman
8 Spain MF Sandra
10 Spain FW Mari Paz
13 Netherlands GK Jennifer Vreugdenhil
14 Spain MF Carol
18 Colombia MF Natalia Gaitán
20 Spain MF Gio Carreras
21 Spain MF Naiara Beristain
No. Position Player
24 Spain MF Alejandra
25 Spain GK Enith Salón
26 Spain MF Laura Pascual
27 Spain MF Claudia Jiménez
29 Spain DF María Ortiz
30 Spain DF Cristina Cubedo
Spain DF Bea Beltrán
Spain DF María Jiménez
Spain DF Berta Pujadas
Argentina MF Flor Bonsegundo
Switzerland MF Viola Calligaris
Spain FW Asun Martínez
United States FW Cara Curtin

Source: LaLiga

Former internationals

Competition record

  • As DSV Colegio Alemán
Season Div. Pos. W D L GF GA Pts Top scorer(s) Goal Copa de la Reina Promotion
2005–06
2006–07 1st 22 2 2 93 15 68 1–0 Gure Txokoa, 2–0 Atlético Málaga
2007–08 12th 6 4 16 36 59 22
2008–09 14th 8 1 21 39 81 25 Mateos 20
  • As Valencia CF
Season Div. Pos. W D L GF GA Pts Top scorer(s) Goal Copa de la Reina Promotion
2009–10 17th 7 4 13 52 55 25 Mateos 22
2010–11 10th 17 2 9 67 52 53 Mateos 17 First round
2011–12 13th 10 1 23 37 83 31 Mateos 12
2012–13 13th 9 3 18 29 52 30 Mateos 9
2013–14 6th 15 6 9 45 27 51 Vilas 17 Quarterfinals
2014–15 4th 17 8 5 58 25 59 Vilas 21 Runner-up
2015–16 6th 15 4 11 65 30 49 Vilas 19 Semifinals
2016–17 3rd 20 8 2 69 11 68 Vilas 28 Semifinals
2017–18 5th 14 8 8 49 32 50 Vilas 15 Quarterfinals
2018–19 8th 8 11 11 41 53 35 Round of 16

References

  1. ^ [1] Archived 2009-07-07 at the Wayback Machine AD DSV Colegio Alemán
  2. ^ [2] Diario Marca
  3. ^ Primera: The nine stats of Week 9. Futfem.com
  4. ^ Cristian Toro, new coach of Valencia Féminas. Marca
  5. ^ Valencia Femenino keeps the category. Nostresport
  6. ^ "Valencia CF Femenino Squad". Valencia CF Official. Retrieved 31 August 2017.

External links

2016–17 Valencia CF (women) season

The 2016–17 season was the eighth season of Valencia CF's women's team. In it Valencia attained its best result in Primera División, a third position, and was the team with the fewest goals against in the championship – 11 in 30 games.On April 23, 2017 the team played for the first team in the Mestalla stadium. A crowd of 17,000 attended a record 6–0 victory over its major rival Levante.

2017–18 Levante UD Femenino season

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2017–18 Valencia CF Femenino season

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2018–19 Primera División (women)

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