Raúl Riancho

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Raúl Riancho
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Personal information
Full name Raúl Ruiz González-Riancho
Date of birth (1960-02-13) 13 February 1960 (age 58)
Place of birth Ontaneda, Cantabria, Spain
Teams managed
Gimnástica de Torrelavega (assistant)
Racing de Santander (fitness coach)
2006–2008 Levante (assistant)
2009–2014 Rubin Kazan (fitness coach)
2014–2016 Dynamo Kyiv (assistant)
2016–2018 Ukraine (assistant)
2018 Spartak Moscow (assistant)
2018 Spartak Moscow

Raúl Ruiz González–Riancho (born 13 February 1960) is a Spanish football fitness coach. From October to November 2018, he was the interim manager of Spartak Moscow.


He started his career in Gimnástica de Torrelavega as physical trainer and assistant coach working alongside Manuel Preciado Rebolledo. After that he worked for Racing de Santander, Levante UD, and FC Rubin Kazan.[1]

In February 2014, he signed a contract with the Ukrainian side FC Dynamo Kyiv as fitness coach and assistant for Serhiy Rebrov. Here he worked until 30 June 2016.[2]

On 15 July 2016, he was appointed as assistant coach of the Ukraine national football team to help the head coach Andriy Shevchenko.[3]


  1. ^ Raul Ruiz Gonzalez RIANCHO: “Football is constantly in my head”. Official FC Dynamo Kyiv Website. 2016-07-13.
  2. ^ Ріанчо: Розмова з Суркісом закінчилася на тому, що мені сказали подумати (in Ukrainian). ua-football.com. 2016-07-13.
  3. ^ Andriy Shevchenko is appointed as Ukraine head coach. Official Website of the Football Federation of Ukraine. 2016-07-15.

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