Walter Harris (football manager)

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Walter Harris
Personal information
Full name Walter Harris
Date of birth ?
Place of birth Birmingham, England
Date of death ?
Place of death ?
Teams managed
Years Team
1908–1909 Coventry City
19xx Athletic Bilbao
1922 Real Unión
1922 Basque Country
1922-192x Real Unión
1923 Celta de Vigo
1924 France (assistant)
1925–1928 Osasuna
1928 Alavés
1928–1929 Real Málaga
1932 Hércules
1932–1933 Atlético de Madrid

Walter Harris (born in Birmingham, England) is a former English football manager.

Football career[edit]

Harris also devoted to football, had a massage and bath business in Droitwich Spa. Possibly a player named Harris who had the Barcelona in 1906, it is the same then begin a career as coach Spanish clubs.[1][2]

Known in Spanish football as Mr. Harris, arrived in Spain in 1922 to coach the historic team Real Unión. In 1922 he was the coach of the Basque Country.[3] In 1924 he moved to Paris where he did work masseur and assistant manager of the France national team in the Paris Olympics of 1924, he lent a hand in the work of training to Tom Griffiths. His career is difficult to collect due to the few sources of information at the time. He had a tour of several Spanish clubs like Real Unión,[4] Athletic Bilbao,[5] Celta Vigo,[6] Osasuna, Alavés,[7] Real Málaga,[7] Atlético Madrid or Hércules.