Luis Molowny

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Luis Molowny
Personal information
Full name Luis Molowny Arbelo
Date of birth (1925-05-12)12 May 1925
Place of birth Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Date of death 12 February 2010(2010-02-12) (aged 84)
Place of death Las Palmas, Spain
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1943–1944 Tenerife
1944–1946 Marino
1946–1957 Real Madrid 171 (89)
1957–1958 Las Palmas 3 (1)
National team
1950–1955 Spain 7 (2)
Teams managed
1957–1958 Las Palmas
1959 Las Palmas
1968–1970 Las Palmas
1969 Spain
1974 Real Madrid
1977–1979 Real Madrid
1982 Real Madrid
1985–1986 Real Madrid
1986–1990 Real Madrid (sport director)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Luis Molowny Arbelo (12 May 1925 – 12 February 2010) was a Spanish football (soccer) striker and coach.

Early life[edit]

He was born in Puerto de la Cruz, Canary Islands. He was the son of Raúl Molowny, who played for CD Tenerife in the 1920s.

Career[edit]

During his club career he played for Tenerife (1943–1944), Marino (1944–1946), Real Madrid (1946–1957) and Las Palmas (1957–1958).[1]

International career[edit]

He earned 7 caps and scored 2 goals for the Spain national football team from 1950 to 1955, and was part of the Spanish team that finished fourth in the 1950 FIFA World Cup.[2]

Coaching career[edit]

He later coached Spain for four games in 1969.[3]

He managed Real Madrid four times between 1974 and 1986. He won two consecutive UEFA Cup in 1985 and 1986. He was also its sport director between 1986 and 1990.[4]

He is tied with Leo Beenhakker at three trophies for the second most number of Spanish League trophies acquired by a Real Madrid manager.

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Preceded by
Keith Burkinshaw
UEFA Cup Winning Coach
1984–1985
and
1985–1986
Succeeded by
Gunder Bengtsson