Julen Castañeda

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Julen Castañeda
Personal information
Full name Julen Castañeda Nuin
Date of birth (1990-11-14) 14 November 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth San Sebastián, Spain
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Racing Santander
Youth career
Real Sociedad
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Real Sociedad B 88 (4)
2013–2015 Ponferradina 33 (1)
2016 Burgos 16 (1)
2016– Racing Santander 26 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 May 2017.

Julen Castañeda Nuin (born 14 November 1990) is a Spanish footballer who plays for Racing de Santander as a central defender.

Club career[edit]

Born in San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa, Castañeda played youth football with local Real Sociedad, making his senior debuts in 2010–11 season with the B-team, in Segunda División B.

On 14 July 2013, Castañeda signed a two-year deal with SD Ponferradina in Segunda División.[1] On 17 August he played his first professional game, starting in a 0–1 away loss against Córdoba CF.[2]

Castañeda scored his first goal in the competition on 9 November 2014, netting his side's second in a 3–3 home draw against Recreativo de Huelva.[3] He was released in 2015, and subsequently resumed his career in the third division by representing Burgos CF[4] and Racing de Santander.[5]


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