Edu Bedia

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Edu Bedia
Personal information
Full name Eduardo Bedia Peláez
Date of birth (1989-03-23) 23 March 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Santander, Spain
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
1860 Munich
Number 10
Youth career
1999–2007 Racing Santander
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 Racing B 44 (13)
2008–2012 Racing Santander 34 (0)
2011 Salamanca (loan) 19 (2)
2012–2013 Hércules 33 (5)
2013–2014 Barcelona B 39 (7)
2014– 1860 Munich 8 (0)
National team
2009 Spain U20 5 (0)
2009 Spain U21 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 October 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Bedia and the second or maternal family name is Peláez.

Eduardo 'Edu' Bedia Peláez (born 23 March 1989) is a Spanish footballer who plays for German club TSV 1860 München as a central midfielder.

Football career[edit]

Born in Santander, Cantabria, Bedia was a product of hometown's Racing de Santander's youth ranks, making his first-team (and La Liga) debut on 24 September 2008 by starting and playing the first half of a 0–2 away loss against Villarreal CF.[1] In a season where the main squad eventually escaped relegation while still having to compete in the UEFA Cup, he managed to appear in a further 16 official games, scoring goals against FC Honka and Real Murcia, the former in European competition.[2][3]

In January 2011 Bedia was loaned to UD Salamanca in Segunda División,[4] totalling 1,119 minutes of play during his five-month spell but suffering team relegation.[5] Subsequently returned to Racing and the top flight, he met the same fate at the end of the campaign.

Bedia competed in the second level in the following years, with Hércules CF[6] and FC Barcelona B.[7] On 16 June 2014, both he and Barça B teammate Ilie Sánchez signed with TSV 1860 München in the German 2. Bundesliga.[8]

Honours[edit]

Spain U20

References[edit]

  1. ^ "El 'Submarino' zanja en cuatro minutos" ['Submarine' gets it done in four minutes] (in Spanish). Marca. 24 September 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "El Racing continuará con su andadura europea" [Racing will continue walking in Europe] (in Spanish). Diario AS. 2 October 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "2–1. El Murcia remonta ante el Racing" [2–1. Murcia comes from behind against Racing] (in Spanish). Murcia.com. 29 October 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "Edu Bedia llega al Salamanca "para ganarse el puesto"" [Edu Bedia arrives at Salamanca "to earn his status"] (in Spanish). Marca. 3 January 2011. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "El Salamanca certifica su descenso en pleno festival culé" [Salamanca certifies relegation in the midst of culé festival] (in Spanish). Marca. 29 May 2011. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  6. ^ "Edu Bedia, octavo y último refuerzo del Hércules" [Edu Bedia, eighth and last Hércules signing] (in Spanish). Marca. 1 September 2012. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  7. ^ "Edu Bedia, nuevo fichaje para el Barça B" [Edu Bedia, new signing for Barça B] (in Spanish). Barcelona's official website. 25 July 2013. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  8. ^ "Klasse & Erfahrung Edu Bedia wird ein Löwe" [Class and experience Edu Bedia becomes a lion] (in German). TSV 1860 Munich. 16 June 2014. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "Edu Bedia e Iván Bolado, oro en los Juegos del Mediterráneo" [Edu Bedia e Iván Bolado, gold in the Mediterranean Games] (in Spanish). El Diario Montañés. 5 July 2009. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 

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