Jaume Elías

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Jaume Elias
Personal information
Full name Jaume Elias i Casas
Date of birth (1919-11-06)6 November 1919
Place of birth Barcelona, Spain
Date of death 18 September 1977(1977-09-18) (aged 57)
Place of death Barcelona, Spain
Playing position Defender
Youth career
CE Europa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1940–1943 RCD Espanyol 62 (0)
1943–1949 Barcelona 123 (0)
National team
1941-1947 Catalonia 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Elías and the second or maternal family name is Casas.

Jaume Elías i Casas (6 November 1919 – 18 September 1977) was a Spanish footballer who played for FC Barcelona between 1943 and 1949. During his career he also played for RCD Espanyol from 1940 until 1943.

Career[edit]

Elías was born in Barcelona in 1919 and began his career in the youth ranks of CE Europa. In 1940 he signed a contract with RCD Espanyol and won the Spanish Cup in his first season. In the following year RCD Espanyol reached the finals again but this time they were defeated by Valencia CF. In 1943 he left for FC Barcelona and in his time at Barcelona he played in 123 league matches and anchored a defensive line with teammate José Puig Puig. He left football in 1949 with only 30 years of age.

Honours[edit]

RCD Espanyol
Barcelona

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