When was the only and last time Valencia CF went to the Second Division

The mythical club Ché was only relegated to the Second Division once: in the 85-86 season

Valencia CF is one of the biggest clubs in Spain and Europe. The Ché club has won leagues, Copas del Rey, Spanish Super Cups, European Super Cups, Fairs Cups and UEFA Cups. His palmares is only missing the Champions League, which he reached in two finals, against Real Madrid and Bayern Munich. There is no doubt that Valencia CF is one of the most traditional clubs in Spain. In fact, the Ché club was only relegated to the Second Division once.

Valencia CF was only relegated to Second Division once

The only time Ché’s side lost the category and dropped down to the Second Division was in the 1985–86 season. In that season, Valencia finished in 17th place in the First Division, forcing them to play in the Second Division in the 1987–88 season. The Ché team completed its relegation by finishing with only 25 points and 24 negative points, while the championship had 18 teams in the First Division and was played with two points for each victory. The club went down that year, surpassing only Hércules and Celta at the table, who also lost the category. Naturally, Valencia CF recovered the category the following year. In this video you can see the impressions of the Valencian fans on TVE after the relegation to Second Division was completed.

Valencia completed its only relegation in April 1986

Valencia lost to Barcelona at the Camp Nou (3–0) on 12 April 1986, and a day later Cádiz and Betis equalized Ramón de Carranza, saving Cádiz from the fire. On the last day, Luis Casanova received exactly the team from Cádiz. Valencia beat him, but it was too late. In that Valencia team that was relegated to Segunda, players like Cabrera, Sixto, Subirats, Roberto, Fernando, Voro, Cuxart, Castellanos, Quique or Giner, among others.

It should be remembered that Valencia has won eight Copa del Rey titles, six LaLiga titles, one Spanish Super Cup, the UEFA Cup, the Fairs Cup and two European Super Cups, among others.

Source: Goal


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