José Martínez Cervera

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José
Personal information
Full name José Antonio Martínez Cervera
Date of birth (1983-06-10) 10 June 1983 (age 35)
Place of birth Barcelona, Spain
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current team
Olot
Youth career
Damm
Sàbat
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2005 Peralada
2005–2013 Girona 216 (2)
2013–2014 Omonia 13 (0)
2014–2015 Murcia 32 (0)
2015– Olot 98 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 May 2018

José Antonio Martínez Cervera (born 10 June 1983), known simply as José, is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for UE Olot as a right back.

Football career[edit]

Born in Barcelona, Catalonia, José spent most of his career with Girona FC in his native region, representing the club in the second, third and fourth divisions of Spanish football. He appeared in 38 games in the 2012–13 season (including four in the playoffs), helping the team to the fourth position in the second level and scoring his first goal as a professional on 31 March 2013, in a 1–2 away loss against CD Numancia.[1]

In the summer of 2013, 30-year-old José moved abroad for the first time, signing with Cyprus's AC Omonia. He returned to his homeland at the end of one sole campaign in the First Division, going on to compete in the lower leagues until his retirement.[2][3]

On 26 August 2017, in the third tier season opener, José played the entire 0–2 home defeat to CE Sabadell FC, with his brother Ángel coming on as a second-half substitute for the opposition.[4]

Personal life[edit]

José's younger brother, Ángel, was also a footballer. Both shared teams in the 2010–11 season.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Un Regalón mantiene al Numancia con ilusión" [Big gift ("Regalón" in English) as Numancia keep the illusion]. Marca (in Spanish). 31 March 2013. Retrieved 10 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "José Martínez y Rubén Sánchez, los primeros fichajes del Murcia" [José Martínez and Rubén Sánchez, Murcia's first signings]. Marca (in Spanish). 14 July 2014. Retrieved 22 September 2017. 
  3. ^ "José Martínez, nou reforç de l'Olot" [José Martínez, new Olot addition]. El Garrotxi (in Catalan). 7 July 2015. Retrieved 22 September 2017. 
  4. ^ "El Sabadell toma Olot" [Sabadell take Olot] (in Spanish). Vavel. 27 August 2017. Retrieved 22 September 2017. 
  5. ^ "Ángel Martínez, nuevo jugador del Girona" [Ángel Martínez, new Girona player]. Marca (in Spanish). 31 July 2010. Retrieved 10 December 2012. 

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