Patrick John Monaghan

Interview with Villarreal USA on Derbi de la comunitat and Villarreal History

Interview with Villarreal USA on Derbi de la comunitat and Villarreal History

In this episode we bring 35 miles north to the small spanish city of Villarreal. The city lies in the Valencia community and the city has shown massive support for the club.  The club was primarily a small club who languished in the lower divisions but this is no longer the case. Since the turn of the 21st century the club has become a force and has played particularly well in europe.  Up until recently the club had more of a mutually beneficial relationship with Valencia superpower Valencia CF. However, the clubs performances has improved immensely and the club regularly competes for a spot in UCL. So to learn more about this rising club and the history of the derby we spoke with Zach of Villarreal USA. In this episode we discuss the history of the club and how they became a regional power and why the club continues to perform well. We touch on the relationship and state of the derby as well as Villarreals interesting presence in the U.S.   For U.S. Soccer fans you don't want to miss this valuable information on how the club is creating roots in the U.S. and launching academies. We even sneak in a Jozy Altidore reference!! So if you want to learn more about this legendary club look no further!! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration: 52 min

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