Miguel España

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Miguel España
Personal information
Full name Miguel España Garcés
Date of birth (1964-01-31) 31 January 1964 (age 55)
Place of birth Mexico City, Mexico
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1994 UNAM 342 (10)
1994–1995 UANL 33 (0)
1995–2001 Santos Laguna 187 (1)
2001–2003 UNAM 65 (0)
Total 627 (11)
National team
1984–1994 Mexico 81 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Miguel España Garcés (born January 31, 1964) is a Mexican football player and coach. He was a player of UNAM Pumas, and took over as coach after Hugo Sánchez stepped down as coach,[1] and he took them to the Copa Sudamericana 2005 cup final which they lost. España also played in the 1986 FIFA World Cup.

International career[edit]

España made 81 appearances and scored two goals for the Mexico national football team from 1984 to 1994.[2]

International goals[edit]

Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition Ref
1. November 11, 1984 Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago  Trinidad & Tobago 2–0 Win Friendly
2. October 6, 1987 Toluca, Mexico  Canada 4–0 Win Friendly

Managerial career[edit]

Currently he trains the Borregos Salvajes soccer team at the university Tecnológico de Monterrey Campus Ciudad de México.



Santos Laguna


  1. ^ "Desea Miguel España quedarse mucho tiempo en Pumas" [Miguel España wants a long stay in Pumas] (in Spanish). Es Mas. 5 November 2005. Archived from the original on 1 January 2010.
  2. ^ Passo Alpuin, Luis Fernando & Reyes Padilla, Macario (5 March 2012). "Mexico - Record International Players". RSSSF.

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