Juan Sara

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Juan Sara
Personal information
Full name Juan Manuel Sara[1]
Date of birth (1976-10-13) 13 October 1976 (age 40)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
Almirante Brown
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1997 Almirante Brown
1997–1998 Nueva Chicago
1998–1999 Hradec Králové 7 (0)
1999–2000 Cerro Porteño
2000–2003 Dundee 88 (28)
2003 Coventry City (loan) 3 (1)
2004 Reggiana 2 (0)
2004–2005 Shelbourne 0 (0)
2005 Huracán 2 (0)
2006 Vaduz 30 (21)
2007 Gallipoli 2 (0)
2007 Lucena 6 (2)
2008 Locarno 24 (17)
2009 Cerro Porteño 7 (1)
2010 River Plate Puerto Rico 2 (4)
2010–2011 Lobos de la BUAP 32 (22)
2011–2012 Correcaminos UAT 27 (11)
2012–2013 Ferro Carril Oeste 6 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Juan Manuel Sara (born 13 October 1976 in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine footballer who plays as a striker. He also holds Italian nationality.

Career[edit]

Sara was playing with Argentine side Almirante Brown and Nueva Chicago, Czech side Hradec Králové, Paraguayan side Cerro Porteño before move to Scotland.

Sara moved to Scottish side Dundee in 2000. Sara played 88 league matches during his three-and-a-half years with the Dark Blues but left in November 2003 due to Dundee's threat of administration. Having previously had a short loan spell with Coventry City,[2] where he scored once against Nottingham Forest.[3]

Sara moved on to Reggiana in December 2003.[4] Sara played the rest of that season before joining Irish side Shelbourne in August 2004,[5] where he played for a year. In July 2005, Sara moved back to his homeland with Huracán but stayed for only a few months, joining Liechtensteiner side Vaduz in January 2006. After a year with them, Sara moved to Italy with Gallipoli, again spending only a few months before his departure in June 2007. Sara joined Lucena shortly afterwards, then returned to Challenge League for Locarno. On 20 January 2009 joined to Cerro Porteño.[6][7] On March 2010, he was loaned to River Plate Puerto Rico of the Puerto Rico Soccer League.

Miscellany[edit]

In 2001 Sara attended a recording session to provide a reading of The Serenity Prayer which was used as a basis for the track Sara's Song (I Thank God) as part of the album It's My Dundee[8] to provide funds for the Dundee F.C. youth development fund.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Juan Sara". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 25 March 2017. 
  2. ^ "Coventry sign Sara". BBC Sport website. 10 January 2003. 
  3. ^ "Nottm Forest 1–1 Coventry". BBC. 13 February 2003. Retrieved 28 March 2010. 
  4. ^ "Sad Georgi heads home". Evening Telegraph. 24 December 2003. 
  5. ^ "Shels suffer UEFA Cup blow". BBC Sport website. 15 September 2004. 
  6. ^ http://www.football.ch/sfl/de/News-CL.aspx?vNews=1&newsID=1
  7. ^ "El Ciclón con dos postulantes a ocupar el puesto de "9" y "Cachi" mete presión". Cerro Porteño. 29 January 2009. Retrieved 16 February 2009. 
  8. ^ "It's My Dundee – Sara's Song". Joe Covenant Lamb. 
  9. ^ "Dundee CD Project". http://dfcdelicious.homestead.com.  External link in |publisher= (help)

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