The Valencian club is known as the yellow submarine and for years competed in the lower divisions. However, 1998 saw its debut in the first division, the highest division in Spanish football. Currently, and from 2013 onwards, it competes with the best teams in the country and is proud to be fighting for the top classification places.
It reached second place in the 2007-08 League, and won the IFFHS (International Federation of Football History and Statistics) title of best world team of the month in December 2004.
Spanish third division: 1969-70. First Regional Champion of the Valencian Community: 1935-36, 1954-55 and 1966-67. UEFA Intertoto Cup: 2003 and 2004. Runner-up League (First Division): 2007-08. Best world team of the month: December 2004.