Valencia C.F. 2003/2004
Valencia C.F. Valencia Club de Futbol, s.a.d.
Official site http://www.valenciacf.es/
Also known as Ches, Los Pulos
Formed 1919
Chairman Jaime Orti
Club Honours
League Champions 1941-42, 1943-44, 1946-47, 1970-71, 2001-02
Super Cup Winner 1999
Copa del Ray Winners 1941, 1949, 1954, 1967, 1979, 1999
UEFA Cup Winners 1961-62, 1962-63
UEFA Cup Winners Cup Winner 1979-80
UEFA Super Cup Winner 1980-81
Manager Image Manager
Rafael Benítez
Born 1960/04/16, Madrid, Spain
Joined 2001/07/01
Club as manager/coach Castilla B Youth team (87-89)
R. Madrid Youth team B (89-91)
R. Madrid U-19 (91-93)
R. Madrid B (2a) (93-94)
R. Madrid 2nd coath (93-94)
R. Madrid B (2a) (94-95)
Valladorid (95-96)
Osasuna (2a) (96-97)
Extremadura (2a) (97-98)
Extremadura (1a) (98-99)
Tenerife (2a) (99-00)
Stadium Image Stadium
Estadio de Mestalla, Avda. de Suecia S/N.
Inauguration 1923/05/20
Pitch size 105 x 70 m
Capacity 52,000
Map Google maps, Maporama
Ticket Info Hotline 0207 413 3366
Home Kit Away Kit
Sponsor1 Sponsor2
Home Kit Away Kit Third Kit Sponsor Sponsor
Player Profile
# Name Position Born From Country
1 Santiago Cañizares Ruiz GK 1969/12/18 R.Madrid Spain
13 Andres Palop Cervera GK 1973/10/22 Villarreal Spain
25 David Rangel Pastor GK 1979/07/25 Valencia Spain
2 Mauricio Pellegrino DF 1971/10/05 Vélez Sarsfield Argentina
3 Fabio Aurelio Rodrigues DF 1979/09/24 Sao Paulo Brazil
4 Roberto Fabian Ayala DF 1973/04/14 A.C.Miln Argentina
5 Carlos Marchena López DF 1979/07/31 Benfica Spain
12 Javier Garrido Ramírez DF 1979/07/01 Valencia B Spain
15 Amedeo Carboni DF 1965/04/06 A.S.Roma Italy
17 David Navarro Pedrós DF 1980/12/27 Valencia Spain
23 Cristobal Emilio Torres Ruiz
(Curro Torres)
DF 1976/12/27 Tenerife Spain
31 Vicente Verdejo Coloma DF 1980/01/19 Hércules Spain
6 David Albelda Aliques MF 1977/09/01 Valencia Spain
8 Ruben Baraja Vegas MF 1975/07/11 At.Madrid Spain
14 Vicente Rodríguez Guillén MF 1981/07/16 Levante Spain
16 Ernesto Fabián Canobbio MF 1980/03/08 Peñarol Uruguay
18 Jorge López Montaña MF 1978/09/19 Valencia Spain
19 Francisco Joaquin Perez (Rufete) MF Spain
22 Gonzalo De los Santos da Rosa MF 1976/07/19 Málaga Argentina
26 Jaime Gavilán Martínez MF 1985/05/12 Valencia Spain
27 Miguel Albiol Tortajada MF 1981/09/02 Valencia B Spain
36 Líbero Parri Romero MF 1982/01/18 Villarreal Spain
38 César Soriano Ferrero MF 1983/04/23 Valencia Spain
39 Raúl Albiol Tortajada MF 1985/09/04 Valencia Spain
7 Ricardo Oliveira FW 1980/05/01 Santos Brazil
9 Salvador Ballesta Vialcho
(Salva Ballesta)
FW 1975/05/25 At.Madrid Spain
10 Miguel Ángel Angulo FW 1977/06/23 Villarreal Spain
11 Juan Ginés Sánchez Moreno FW 1972/02/15 Celta de Vigo Spain
20 Miguel Angel Ferrer (Mista) FW 1978/11/12 Tenerife Spain
21 Pablo César Aimar FW 1979/11/03 River Plate Argentina
24 Francisco Muñoz Llompart (Xisco) FW 1980/05/09 Valencia Spain
25 Mohamed Lamine Sissoko FW 1985/01/22 Auxerre France
29 Borja Criado Malarriaga FW 1982/04/16 Valencia B Spain
37 John Alieu Carew FW 1979/09/05 Valencia Norway
Tecnical Staff
@ Rafael Benitez 1960/04/16 1a. Entrenador
@ Jesus García Pitarch 1963/11/14 Sports Director
@ Francisco Ayestarán 1963/02/05 Physical Coach
@ Antonio López 1957/05/28 2a. Entrenador
@ Jose Manuel Ochotorena 1961/01/16 Goalkeeper Coach
@ Manuel Maciá 1947/08/11 Delegado
@ Dr Jorge Candel 1958/01/23 Medical Staff
@ Juan Ángel Ballesteros 1969/07/17 Physiotherapist
@ José Flores 1968/10/25 Physiotherapist
Bernardo España 1938/05/01 Masseur
@ José Manuel López 1978/05/07 Masseur
Transfer Zone
In
07/30/2003 Nestor Fabian Canobbio (Uru) MF Penarol (Uru) Undisc. 06/2007
07/01/2003 Salva Ballesta (Spa) ST Bolton (Eng) Loan return -
06/29/2003 Momo (Mali) FW Auxerre (Fra) ? 06/2008
Out
08/30/2003 Gonzalo De Los Santos (Uru) MF At.Madrid (Spa) Loan 06/2004
08/30/2003 John Carew (Nor) ST AS Roma (Ita) Loan 06/2004
08/28/2003 Kily Gonzalez (Arg) ST Inter Milan (Ita) Free 06/2007
07/01/2003 Miroslav Djukic (S&M) CD Un-attached - -
UEFA Cup
1st. Round
09/24/2003 v AIK Solna (Swe) (A) 10
10/15/2003 v AIK Solna (Swe) (H) 10
2nd. Round
11/06/2003 v Maccabi Haifa F.C. (Isr) (H) 00
12/11/2003 v Maccabi Haifa F.C. (Isr) (A) 40
3rd. Round
02/26/2004 v Besiktas J.K. (Tur) (H) -
03/03/2004 v Besiktas J.K. (Tur) (A) -
Valencia C.F. 2002/2003
Player Profile
# Name Position Country
1 Santiago Canizares Ruiz G Spain
13 Andres Palop Cervera G Spain
25 David Rangel Pastor G -
2 Mauricio Pellegrino D Argentina
3 Fabio Aurelio Rodrigues D Brazil
4 Roberto Fabian Ayala D Argentina
5 Miroslav Djukic D Yugoslavia
12 Carlos Marchena Lopez D Spain
15 Amedeo Carboni D Italy
23 Cristobal Emilio Torres Ruiz (Curro Torres) D Spain
31 David Navarro Pedros D Spain
34 Javier Garrido Ramirez D -
6 David Albelda Aliques D Spain
8 Ruben Baraja Vegas M Spain
14 Vicente Rodriguez Guillen M Spain
16 Dennis Serban M Romania
18 Cristian Alberto Gonzalez (Kily Gonzalez) M Argentina
19 Francisco Joaquin Perez (Rufete) M Spain
20 Miguel Angel Ferrer (Mista) M Spain
21 Pablo Cesar Aimar M Argentina
22 Gonzalo De los Santos da Rosa M Argentina
7 John Alieu Carew F Norway
9 Salvador Ballesta Vialcho (Salva Ballesta) F Spain
10 Miguel Angel Angulo F Spain
11 Juan Gines Sanchez Moreno F Spain
Tecnical Staff
@ Rafael Benitez Entrenador
@ Jesus Garcia Pitarch Director Deportivo
@ Francisco Ayestaran Preparador Fisico
@ Antonio Lopez Segundo Entrenador
@ Jose Manuel Ochotorena Entrenador de Porteros
@ Manuel Macia Delegado
@ Dr Jorge Candel Medico
@ Juan Angel Ballesteros Fisioterapeuta
@ Jose Flores Fisioterapeuta
Bernardo Espana Utillero
@ Jose Manuel Roma Utillero
TRANSFER ZONE
In
11/25/2002 Massimo Oddo Lazio loan
Out
01/30/2003 Ballesta Salva Bolton loan
01/29/2003 Luis Garrido Cordoba loan
09/03/2002 Adrian Ilie Alaves free transfer
09/02/2002 Diego Alonso Racing de Santander loan
Primara Liga
09/01/2002 v Mallorca (A) 20
09/14/2002 v Recreativo Huelva (H) 30
09/22/2002 v Malaga (A) 22
09/29/2002 v Rayo Vallecano (H) 30
10/05/2002 v Celta de Vigo (H) 01
10/20/2002 v Atletico Madrid (A) 11
10/26/2002 v Athletic de Bilbao (H) 51
11/03/2002 v Espanyol (A) 10
11/10/2002 v Real Betis (H) 11
11/17/2002 v Osasuna (A) 01
11/24/2002 v Valladolid (H) 20
12/01/2002 v Alaves (A) 11
12/08/2002 v Racing (H) 20
12/15/2002 v Villarreal (A) 20
12/21/2002 v Deportivo La Coruna (H) 01
01/04/2003 v R. Madrid (A) 14
01/12/2003 v R. Sociedad (H) 22
01/19/2003 v Barcelona (A) 42
01/26/2003 v Sevilla (H) 10
02/02/2003 v Mallorca (H) 10
02/09/2003 v Recreativo Huelva (A) 11
02/16/2003 v Malaga (H) 20
02/23/2003 v Rayo Vallecano (A) 40
03/02/2003 v Celta de Vigo (A) 11
03/09/2003 v Atletico Madrid (H) 01
03/16/2003 v Athletic de Bilbao (A) 01
03/23/2003 v Espanyol (H) 11
04/06/2003 v Real Betis (A) 02
04/13/2003 v Osasuna (H) 10
04/20/2003 v Valladolid (A) 01
04/27/2003 v Alaves (H) 30
05/04/2003 v Racing (A) 12
05/11/2003 v Villarreal (H) 12
05/18/2003 v Deportivo La Coruna (A) 21
05/25/2003 v R. Madrid (H) 12
06/01/2003 v R. Sociedad (A) 11
06/15/2003 v Barcelona (H) 13
06/22/2003 v Sevilla (A) 30
Copa del Ray
1/16 de Final
11/06/2002 v Alicante (A) 33
1a Randa
09/11/2002 v Gimnastic (A) 00
UEFA Champions League
Quarter Finals
04/09/2003 v Internazilnale (A) 01
04/22/2003
v Internazilnale
(H)
21
Group Stage 2
11/27/2002
v Ajax
(H)
11
12/10/2002
v Arcenal
(A)
00
02/18/2003 v Roma (A)
10
02/26/2003
v Roma
(H)
03
03/11/2003 v Ajax (A) 11
03/19/2003
v Arcenal
(H)
21
Group Stage 1
09/17/2002
v Liverpool
(H)
20
09/25/2002
v Spartak Moscow
(A)
30
10/02/2002 v Basel (H)
62
10/22/2002
v Basel
(A)
22
10/30/2002 v Liverpool (A) 10
11/12/2002
v Spartak Moscow
(H)
30