Bernardo Gandulla

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Bernardo Gandulla
Gandulla 1940.jpg
Gandulla when playing for Boca Juniors in 1940.
Personal information
Full name Bernardo José Gandulla
Date of birth (1916-03-01)March 1, 1916
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date of death July 7, 1999(1999-07-07) (aged 83)
Place of death Buenos Aires, Argentina
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1934–1939 Ferro Carril Oeste
1939 Vasco
1940–1943 Boca Juniors 57 (26)
1944–1946 Ferro Carril Oeste
1947–1948 Atlanta
National team
1940 Argentina 1 (0)
Teams managed
1953 Defensores de Belgrano
1957–1958 Boca Juniors
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Bernardo José Gandulla, better known as Bernardo Gandulla (March 1, 1916 – July 7, 1999) was an Argentine football forward and head coach.[1] He died in Buenos Aires from respiratory problems.[1]

Career[edit]

Playing career[edit]

Born in Buenos Aires,[2] Bernardo Gandulla defended Ferro Carril Oeste from 1934 to 1939.[1] He moved to Brazilian club Vasco in 1939, but played few games for the team.[1] Gandulla returned to Argentina in 1940 to play for Boca Juniors.[1] He played 57 Argentine Primera División games and scored 26 goals for the club, winning the competition in 1940 and 1943.[1] He returned to Ferro Carril Oeste in 1944, leaving the club in 1946.[1] Gandulla played for Atlanta from 1947 to 1948.[2]

Coaching career[edit]

Gandulla was Defensores de Belgrano's head coach in 1953, winning the Primera División C in that season.[3] He was Boca Juniors' head coach from 1957 to 1958.[1]

Ball boy[edit]

He is well known in Brazil as his surname originated the term used in the country for the ball boy, which is gandulla.[1] Gandulla was part of Vasco's squad, but as he spent most of his time on the bench, he retrieved the balls during the games of his club.[4]

Titles[edit]

Player[edit]

Boca Juniors

Head coach[edit]

Defensores de Belgrano

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Gandulla" (in Portuguese). O Historiador. Retrieved March 2, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Gandulla fue crack y maestro de promesas" (in Spanish). La Nación. July 7, 1999. Retrieved March 2, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Argentina – Coaches of Championship Teams – Third Level". RSSSF. June 11, 2010. Retrieved March 2, 2011. 
  4. ^ Vickery, Tim (December 6, 2004). "Tevez – An Argentine in Brazil". BBC. Retrieved March 2, 2011.