Pablo Asensio

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Pablo Asensio
Personal information
Full name Pablo Asensio
Date of birth (1973-01-03) 3 January 1973 (age 42)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Macclesfield

Pablo Asensio (born 3 January 1973) is a former professional footballer and current first team coach at Whitehawk FC

Asensio started his playing career aged 5 with Gimnasia y Esgrima de La Plata before moving to Racing Club de Avellaneda. After a short spell in Brazilian Football Asensio played League level football in Europe for sides in Greece and Spain retiring aged 31 in 2002 due to ankle injuries.

Asensio moved to England in September 2002 and worked towards completing his UEFA Pro Licence 'A' coaching badge which he received at the end of 2011.

After moving to England Asensio has held first team coaching roles at Droylsden F.C. [1] in 2008 and at Accrington Stanley F.C. between 2007 and 2009.[2] before a short spell managing Atlètic Ciutadella CF in the Spanish Segunda División B which he had to stand down from in September 2009 due to not holding the UEFA Pro license. Asensio has also gained experience observing at Leeds United F.C. and Tottenham Hotspur F.C. through his mentor in coaching, Gus Poyet. After spending a season as First Team Coach at Southport, helping the part-time side to 8th place, he was appointed to the same role at Macclesfield on 17 October 2012, after having joined the club in August on a part-time basis. Asensio injured his hand in the dressing room, and had to visit hospital for attention after the 1-1 draw with Newport County on 13 October 2012.

Asensio is the director of Asensio Sport Group, which offers coaching staff to professional clubs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bloods boss hails Asensio arrival
  2. ^ Patterson handed Stanley role