Álvaro Martínez Beltrán

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Álvaro
Personal information
Full name Álvaro Martínez Beltrán
Date of birth (1974-03-30) 30 March 1974 (age 43)
Place of birth Vitoria, Spain
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1985–1992 Aurrerá
1990–1991 → Olárizu (loan)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1993 Aurrerá
1993–1995 Bilbao Athletic 13 (0)
1995–1997 Aurrerá 25 (0)
1997–1998 Burgos 15 (0)
1998–2001 Lemona 78 (0)
2001–2004 Conquense 75 (0)
2004–2005 Benidorm 35 (0)
2005–2006 San Isidro 18 (0)
2006–2007 Cultural Leonesa 3 (0)
2007–2009 Villarrobledo 64 (0)
2009–2010 San José Obrero 35 (0)
Total 361 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Álvaro Martínez Beltrán (born 30 March 1974), known simply as Álvaro, is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

Football career[edit]

Born in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Álava, Álvaro began his career with local CD Aurrerá de Vitoria, promoting to the fourth division in his first season as a senior. In the 1993 summer he moved to Basque giants Athletic Bilbao, playing his only two years at the professional level with the reserve side in division two, being second-choice.

Álvaro returned to his first club in 1995, going on to represent in the following 14 years Burgos CF, SD Lemona, UB Conquense, Benidorm CF, CD San Isidro, Cultural y Deportiva Leonesa and CP Villarrobledo, in the third and fourth divisions. He retired at the end of the 2009–10 season after one year with amateurs AD San José Obrero (fifth category).[1]

During his playing career, Álvaro also served as youth goalkeeper coach in the clubs he played for. After his retirement, he also worked as a manager in youth sides.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carrera" [Career] (in Spanish). Official website. Retrieved 22 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Álvaro Martínez Beltrán se hace cargo del San José Obrero cadete provincial" [Álvaro Martínez Beltrán takes charge of San José Obrero infants] (in Spanish). Voces de Cuenca. 4 November 2011. Retrieved 22 May 2012. 

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