Yannick Ferrera

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Not to be confused with Yannick Ferreira Carrasco.
Yannick Ferrera
Personal information
Full name Yannick Ferrera y Caro
Date of birth (1980-09-24) September 24, 1980 (age 34)
Place of birth Ukkel, Belgium
Club information
Current team
STVV
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2001 KSK Beveren
2001–2002 AFC Tubize
Teams managed
2004–2010 Anderlecht (youth)
2010–2011 Gent (assistant)
2011–2012 Al Shabab (assistant)
2012–2013 Charleroi
2013–... STVV

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

Yannick Ferrera (born 24 September 1980) is a Belgian football manager and former professional footballer.

Yannick Ferrera was born in Ukkel to Spanish parents and held Spanish citizenship until 1992, when he was naturalised as a Belgian.[1]

In his early twenties, Ferrera enjoyed a brief career as a professional footballer, playing for Belgian sides Beveren and Tubize.

In 2004 he was oppointed head coach of the Anderlecht youth team, which at that time included Romelu Lukaku and Adnan Januzaj.[2] In 2010 Yannick Ferrera joined the technical staff of AA Gent, serving under manager Michel Preud'homme, whom he later followed to Saudi Arabian club Al Shabab.[3]

In 2012, Ferrera became manager of first league team Charleroi.[4] One year later, he moved to STVV, which played in the Belgian Second Division.[5] Under his leadership STVV gained promotion to the highest level for the 2015-16 season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Charles, Dimitri (14 October 2013). "Aalsterse fans maken Ferrera uit voor makak". Voetbal België. Retrieved 13 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "The Belgofoot interview: Yannick Ferrera". Belgofoot.be. Retrieved 13 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "Yannick Ferrera volgt Preud'homme naar Al Shabab". Mediahuis. Het Nieuwsblad. 19 June 2011. Retrieved 13 August 2015. 
  4. ^ "Yannick Ferrera moet Charleroi in eerste houden". Mediahuis. De Standaard. 14 July 2012. Retrieved 13 August 2015. 
  5. ^ "Yannick Ferrera coacht tweedeklasser Sint-Truiden". Roularta Media Group. Sportmagazine. 24 May 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2015.