Ernesto Valverde (2014)
|Surname||Ernesto Valverde Tejedor|
|birthday||February 9, 1964|
|place of birth||Viandar de la Vera , Spain|
|Years||station||Games (goals) 1|
|1986-1988||Espanyol Barcelona||72 (16)|
|1990-1996||Athletic Bilbao||170 (44)|
|Stations as a trainer|
|1997-2003||Athletic Bilbao (youth teams)|
|1 Only league games are given.|
Ernesto Valverde Tejedor (born February 9, 1964 in Viandar de la Vera , province of Cáceres ) is a Spanish football coach and former football player . From 2017 to 2020 he was head coach of FC Barcelona .
He began his club career at Deportivo Alavés . Further stations were Sestao SC , Espanyol Barcelona , FC Barcelona , the return to the Basque Country for Athletic Bilbao and finally the retirement as an active player at RCD Mallorca in 1997.
His greatest success was winning the 1989 UEFA Cup and the 1990 Copa del Rey with FC Barcelona. As a player in city rivals Espanyol, he was never able to do this, with whom he failed in the 1988 UEFA Cup final at Bayer 04 Leverkusen .
Valverde has made an appearance for the Spanish national team during his time at FC Barcelona .
As a coach, he first coached some youth teams at his ex-club Athletic Bilbao before he took over the first division team in 2003. In the 2004/2005 season he achieved a sensational 5th place with the team traditionally only made up of Basques, which could not be repeated in the following period without the coach.
After a year break, the commitment to Espanyol Barcelona should follow in 2006 . There, too, he was immediately successful. He led his team to the UEFA Cup final, losing for the second time in his career with Espanyol.
From June 2008 to June 2009 he was the coach of the Greek record champions Olympiacos Piraeus . In the following season Valverde succeeded Manuel Pellegrini at the Spanish first division club Villarreal; Pellegrini, for his part, became the new coach at record champions Real Madrid. At Villarreal he was dismissed after the 20th match day of the 2009/10 season, when they lost 2-0 at home to CA Osasuna and slipped to tenth place in the table.
On April 20, 2012 it was announced that Valverde, who celebrated the third Greek championship and the second cup win with Olympiacos, would leave the club after the 2011/12 season for personal reasons.
On December 3, 2012 Valverde succeed the dismissed two days earlier Mauricio Pellegrino at Valencia on. At the end of the 2012/13 season , Valencia missed the Champions League qualification due to a defeat on the last day of the game, after which Valverde was sacked. For the 2013/14 season Valverde took over the coaching position at the Basque club Athletic Bilbao .
In the 2017/18 season he was coach of FC Barcelona . He celebrated two championship titles and a cup victory with the Catalans before he was dismissed in January 2020 - in first place in the table. Previously, the club was eliminated in the semifinals of the Spanish Supercup against Atletico Madrid .
Success as a player
Success as a trainer
- Ernesto Valverde in the database of transfermarkt.de
- Ernesto Valverde in the database of weltfussball.de
- spiegel.de: The Basque principle
- marca.com: Ernesto Valverde será el nuevo entrenador del Espanyol
- diepresse.com: UEFA Cup finals: After nineteen years, tears flowed again
- marca.com: Ernesto Valverde se convierte en el nuevo entrenador del Olympiacos
- ESPN: Villarreal sack coach Valverde after Osasuna defeat , January 31, 2010
- uefa.com: Valverde follows Lienen
- Valverde leaves Olympiacos
- valenciacf.com: Official communication ( Memento of March 2, 2013 in the Internet Archive )
- kicker.de: Djukic replaces Valverde in Valencia
- athletic-club.net: Valverde, nuevo entrenador del Athletic , June 20, 2013 (Spanish)
- Message on the FC Barcelona website, accessed on May 29, 2017 (English)
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Valverde Tejedor, Ernesto (full name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||spanish soccer coach|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 9, 1964|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Viandar de la Vera , Spain|