José María López de Silva
|Full name||José María López Silva Sánchez|
|Date of birth||1 February 1983|
|Place of birth||Huelva, Spain|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 August 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
Born in Huelva, Andalusia, López Silva graduated from Valencia CF's youth setup, and made his senior debuts with the reserves in the 2002–03 campaign, in Tercera División. In the 2004 summer, he moved to CD Linares in Segunda División B.
López Silva continued to appear in the third level for the following four seasons, representing Burgos CF, CD Alcalá, Orihuela CF and Cádiz CF. With the latter he achieved promotion to Segunda División, contributing with three goals in 32 appearances.
On 30 August 2009, aged 26, López Silva played his first match as a professional, starting in a 0–1 home loss against UD Salamanca. He scored his first professional goal on 8 November, netting his side's first of a 2–2 home draw against Real Betis.
On 15 June 2011, López Silva signed a two-year deal with Córdoba CF, also in the second level. In his third campaign with the Andalusians he appeared in 40 matches and scored three goals, as his side returned to La Liga after a 42-year absence.
- El Orihuela CF ficha nuevos jugadores como el interior Juanjo y el extremo López Silva (Orihuela CF signs new players like the midfielder Juanjo and the winger López Silva); Orihuela Digital, 27 June 2007 (Spanish)
- El equipo amarillo presenta sus primeras caras nuevas de la pretemporada (The amarillo team presents their first new faces of the pre-season); La Voz Digital, 16 July 2008 (Spanish)
- El Salamanca saca provecho de su efectividad ante un poco acertado Cádiz (Salamanca takes advantage of their effectiveness against an unimpressive Cádiz); Marca, 30 August 2009 (Spanish)
- Ogbeche da un punto al Cádiz en el descuento (Ogbeche gives a point to Cádiz in the stoppage time); Marca, 8 November 2009 (Spanish)
- Caballero, López Silva y Astrain, primeros fichajes del Córdoba (Caballero, López Silva and Astrain, first signings of Córdoba); Marca, 15 June 2011 (Spanish)
- Slow start from Real Madrid; ESPN FC, 25 August 2014
- BDFutbol profile
- Futbolme profile (Spanish)
- Stats and bio at Cadistas1910 (Spanish)
- Soccerway profile