Leonardo Madelón

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Leonardo Madelón
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Personal information
Full name Leonardo Carol Madelón
Date of birth (1963-01-25) January 25, 1963 (age 54)
Place of birth Cafferata, Santa Fe, Argentina
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Belgrano de Córdoba
Youth career
San Lorenzo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1988 San Lorenzo 113 (8)
1988–1990 Unión 29 (1)
1990–1993 Rosario Central 68 (8)
Teams managed
1997–1998 Colegiales
1998–2000 El Porvenir
2001 Unión
2004 Nueva Chicago
2004–2005 Talleres de Córdoba
2006–2007 Olimpo
2007–2008 Rosario Central
2008–2009 Gimnasia y Esgrima (LP)
2010 Rosario Central
2010–2011 Quilmes
2011–2012 San Lorenzo
2013–2016 Unión
2016- Belgrano
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Leonardo Carol Madelón (born 25 January 1963) is a Argentine former footballer and current manager of Belgrano de Córdoba.


Madelón played club football for San Lorenzo, Unión de Santa Fe and Rosario Central between 1982 and 1993.

Coaching career[edit]

In 1997, he started his managerial career with Colegiales in the lower leagues of Argentine football. He then had a spell with El Porvenir before returning to his former club Unión de Santa Fe in 2001.

He then had an unsuccessful spell in charge of Nueva Chicago in 2004. He returned to management in 2006, and lead Olimpo to both Apertura and Clausura championships in the Primera B Nacional (second division) 2006–07 season, gaining automatic promotion to the Primera División.[1]

In 2007, he returned to his former club Rosario Central, and in 2008 he took over as manager of Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata. On 2 December 2009, the coach has quit Gimnasia and was replaced by Pablo Fernández.[2] In 2010, Madelón coached Rosario Central again, but could not help the team avoid relegation.

For the 2010 Apertura, Madelón replaced Hugo Tocalli as Quilmes manager.

Managerial titles[edit]

Season Team Title
Apertura 2006 Argentina Olimpo Primera B Nacional
Clausura 2007 Argentina Olimpo Primera B Nacional


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