Javier Delgado Prado

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Javier Delgado
Personal information
Full name Luis Javier Delgado Prado
Date of birth (1968-07-28) 28 July 1968 (age 48)
Place of birth Alajuela, Costa Rica
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Real España (manager)
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1997 Alajuelense 194 (11)
1997–1998 Municipal
1998–1999 Santa Bárbara 39 (8)
1999–2003 Alajuelense 95 (14)
National team
1992–2000 Costa Rica 33 (2)
Teams managed
2003–2006 Alajuelense
2006–2008 Herediano
2008 Puntarenas
2009–2010 Ramonense
2011–2012 Municipal
2012–2013 Cartaginés
2014– Real España
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Javier Delgado Prado (born 28 July 1968) is a former professional football player and coach.

Club career[edit]

Delgado spent the majority of his career at hometown club Alajuelense, but had a spell abroad at Guatemalan side Municipal and a season at Santa Bárbara.

International career[edit]

Delgado made 33 appearances for the Costa Rica national football team,[1] including qualifying matches for the 1998 FIFA World Cup.[2]

Managerial career[edit]

He started his managerial career with his beloved Liga in 2003, but they released him in February 2006 citing insufficient results.[3] In December 2006, Delgado took the reigns at Herediano[4] but was sacked by them in March 2008.[5] Delgado then took charge of Puntarenas in May 2008, four weeks after leaving Herediano,[6] but left the club in October 2008 citing personal reasons.[7] He joined Ramonense in September 2009[8] and later moved abroad to his former club Municipal, who dismissed him in September 2012.[9]

In November 2012 he was appointed by Cartaginés,[10] leaving them in March 2013[11] and in August 2014, Delgado replaced Hernán Medford as manager of Honduran side Real España.[12]


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