José Quirante

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José Quirante
Personal information
Full name José Quirante Pineda
Date of birth (1883-05-10)May 10, 1883
Place of birth Alicante, Spain
Date of death May 30, 1964(1964-05-30) (aged 81)
Place of death Barcelona, Spain
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1901–1909 FC Barcelona 40 (18)
1906–1908Real Madrid
1910 RCD Espanyol
1910–1912 FC Barcelona
1912 FC Casual
Teams managed
1928–1929 Unión Sporting Club de Madrid
1929–1930 Real Madrid CF
1930–1933 Sevilla FC
1933–1935 Real Murcia
1939–1940 Hércules CF
1940–1941 Málaga CF
1941–1942 Cádiz CF
1947–1948 Real Betis
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

José Quirante Pineda (10 May 1883[1] in Alicante, Spain – 30 May 1964 in Barcelona, Spain)[2] was a soccer player and manager. He coached Real Madrid during the first Spanish league season.

He played for FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. When playing for Real, he did not give up his attachment to Barcelona. He was the first footballer to play for the two rivals.[3]

He also coached Unión Sporting Club de Madrid, Sevilla FC,[4] Real Murcia, Hércules CF, Málaga CF, Cádiz CF and Real Betis.