Roberto Fernández Bonillo
|Full name||Roberto Fernández Bonillo|
|Date of birth||5 July 1962|
|Place of birth||Betxí, Spain|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
From 1981 and during the next fourteen years, he played with Valencia and Barcelona, going on to amass La Liga totals of 439 games and 95 goals over the course of 15 seasons. He also had two spells at Villarreal, where he started his career.
Born in Betxí, Province of Castellón, Roberto started playing professionally with CD Castellón in 1979, after emerging through the ranks of neighbours Villarreal CF. After two years he moved to another club in the community, Valencia CF, proceeding to score an impressive 33 La Liga goals during his first four seasons combined but suffering relegation in 1986.
Subsequently Roberto signed for FC Barcelona, netting ten times in 40 matches in his debut campaign, including a penalty in a 2–1 home win against Real Madrid, which won that year's league ahead of the Catalans.
After being an essential unit as Barça won two vice-championships, two Copa del Rey trophies and the 1989 conquest of the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, Roberto returned to Valencia in 1990, helping the Che to two consecutive fourth league places and spending almost the entire 1993–94 on the sidelines, due to injury.
For the 1995–96 season Roberto re-joined another familiar team, now Villarreal which competed in the second level. He scored once in 36 appearances in his third year to achieve a first-ever promotion to the side, which was immediately relegated afterwards; he retired in 2001 at almost 39, after two seasons in division two with Córdoba CF.
Subsequently, after more than 700 official games, Roberto moved into coaching, being in charge of lowly Valencia B, Orihuela CF and UD Alzira in his native region. In the 2004–05 campaign he was one of four managers for Córdoba, who finished in 19th position and dropped down to the third division.
|1.||21 December 1988||Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán, Seville, Spain||Northern Ireland||4–0||4–0||1990 World Cup qualification|
|2.||14 November 1990||Strahov, Prague, Czechoslovakia||Czechoslovakia||1–1||3–2||Euro 1992 qualifying|
- Spain U21
- Lo que hay que tener (Whatever it took); El Mundo Deportivo, 24 May 1987 (Spanish)
- El vestuario ‘ché’, de uñas (‘Ché’ locker room, up in arms); El Mundo Deportivo, 24 November 1993 (Spanish)
- Roberto Fernández Bonillo – International Matches; at RSSSF
- ¡¡¡Campeones!!! (Champions!!!); El Mundo Deportivo, 30 October 1986 (Spanish)
- BDFutbol player profile
- BDFutbol coach profile
- National team data (Spanish)
- Roberto Fernández at National-Football-Teams.com
- Roberto Fernández – FIFA competition record
- CiberChe biography and stats (Spanish)