Miguel Ángel Brindisi

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Miguel Angel Brindisi
Personal information
Date of birth (1950-10-08) 8 October 1950 (age 64)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Playing position Attacking midfielder/striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1976 Huracán 320 (155)
1976–1978 Las Palmas 92 (29)
1978–1980 Huracán 29 (11)
1981–1982 Boca Juniors 78 (27)
1983–1984 Nacional ? (?)
1984 Racing Club 14 (2)
1985 Municipal ? (2)
Total 533 (223)
National team
1969–1974 Argentina 46 (17)
Teams managed
1986 Alumni de Villa María
1987–1988 Municipal
1989–1991 Barcelona SC
1991 Espanyol
1991–1992 Las Palmas
1994–1997 Guatemala
1994–1995 Independiente
1998–1999 Espanyol
2001–2003 Huracán
2003 Racing Club
2003–2004 Lanús
2004–2005 Boca Juniors
2005–2007 Comunicaciones
2008 Atlas
2008–2009 Jaguares
2010–2011 Huracán
2013 Independiente
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 April 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Miguel Ángel Brindisi de Marco (born 8 October 1950) is an Argentine football coach and former attacking midfield player. He played for the Argentine national team at the 1974 FIFA World Cup and currently works as a manager.

Playing career[edit]

Born in the Almagro neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Brindisi played most of his career in two spells at Club Atlético Huracán, but he also had spells with Spanish side UD Las Palmas, Uruguayan side Nacional and Argentine teams Boca Juniors and with Racing Club during their spell in the 2nd division.

Brindisi was part of two Argentine championship winning sides, his first title was the 1973 Metropolitano with Huracán and his second was the 1981 Metropolitano with Boca.

Brindisi was the Argentine Primera's top scorer in the Metropolitano tournament of 1972 with 21 goals.

Brindisi played for the Argentina national team making 46 appearances and scoring 17 goals.[1]

Titles and awards as a player[edit]

Season Club Title
1972 Metropolitano Argentina Club Atlético Huracán Primera Division Argentina Topscorer: 21 goals
1973 Metropolitano Argentina Club Atlético Huracán Primera Division Argentina
1981 Metropolitano Argentina Boca Juniors Primera Division Argentina

Managerial career[edit]

Brindisi made his debut as a head coach with Club Alumni de Villa María in 1986 his next club was CSD Municipal of Guatemala, which he led to the Liga Nacional de Guatemala title in 1987 and 1988. The next club team Brindisi took charge of was Barcelona Sporting Club in Ecuador where he lad the team to the national championship in 1989 and 1991 and to the Libertadores Cup finals in 1990. He then had spells in charge of RCD Espanyol and UD Las Palmas in Spain. After managing in Guatemala several years[2] he went on to become coach of the Guatemala national team, of which he was in charge during the 1994 World Cup qualification process and on a second tenure in 1997.[3] Brindisi took over at Club Atlético Independiente in the Primera division, he helped the club to win three titles; Clausura 1994, Supercopa Sudamericana 1994 and Recopa Sudamericana 1995. Brindisi then had a spell in charge of his former club and Independiente's fiercest rivals; Racing Club, and a period in charge of Huracán. Brindisi took over at Club Atlético Lanús in 2003, then became manager of Boca Juniors in July 2004, but resigned after only 22 games following a defeat to River Plate. He then became manager of Comunicaciones in 2005.

Brindisi was the Head Coach of Chiapas of Mexico and was fired on 5 May 2009.

He was appointed as the manager for Huracán in September 2009[4] and was resigned due to serious danger of relegation on the 2010/11 seasons.

Titles as a manager[edit]

Season Club Title
1987 Guatemala CSD Municipal Liga Nacional de Guatemala
1988 Guatemala CSD Municipal Liga Nacional de Guatemala
1989 Ecuador Barcelona Sporting Club Campeonato Ecuatoriano de Fútbol
1991 Ecuador Barcelona Sporting Club Campeonato Ecuatoriano de Fútbol
Clausura 1994 Argentina Club Atlético Independiente Primera Division Argentina
1994 Argentina Club Atlético Independiente Supercopa Sudamericana
1995 Argentina Club Atlético Independiente Recopa Sudamericana

References[edit]

  1. ^ rsssf: Argentina record international players
  2. ^ (Spanish) "Guatemala, 100 años de fútbol — Municipal". Prensa Libre. Archived from the original on 9 December 2006. Retrieved 10 December 2006. 
  3. ^ (Spanish) "Guatemala, 100 años de fútbol — Técnicos en la historia". Prensa Libre. Archived from the original on 19 November 2006. Retrieved 10 December 2006. 
  4. ^ (Spanish) "Brindisi reemplazó a Rivoira a pura velocidad". Clarín. Retrieved 21 September 2010. 

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