Philippe Montanier is French former footballer and manager. Montanier is one of a number of managers to have played as a goalkeeper in their earlier career, others include Leonid Slutsky, Walter Zenga. Montanier played as a goalkeeper for Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 sides, including Caen, Toulouse, Gueugnon and he managed US Boulogne from 2004 and was named Ligue 2 best manager in 2009. After achieving promotion to Ligue 1, he left Boulogne for Valenciennes FC, Montanier was offered job as Spanish La Liga club Real Sociedad manager. He signed a contract with the club on 4 June 2011. On 21 May 2013 it was announced that he would not extend his contract at Real Sociedad, on 27 June 2016 he was appointed manager of Nottingham Forest, currently playing in the Championship. His first game in charge came on 6 August where his side beat newly promoted Burton Albion F. C. 4-3 at the City Ground. On 14 January 2017 Montanier was relieved of his duties following a run of 2 points from a possible 21, as of 14 January 2017 Real Sociedad official profile LÉquipe career stats Worldfootball profile
Chris Coleman (footballer)
Christopher Patrick Coleman, OBE is a Welsh professional football manager and former player who is the current manager of the Wales national team. As a player, Coleman usually played in defence, while occasionally appearing as a forward. He won 32 caps playing for Wales, Colemans playing career ended at the age of 32, when his leg was broken in a car crash. Following this, he started his coaching career, in his first full season as manager of Fulham, Coleman guided the club to ninth place in the 2003–04 Premier League. After leaving Fulham, Coleman was appointed manager of Real Sociedad and he returned to England to manage Coventry City, but was dismissed in May 2010 following a poor run of results. Coleman managed Greek side Larissa for the first half of the 2011–12 season before resigning due to troubles at the club. Coleman was born in Swansea to an Irish father and he started school at St Josephs Roman Catholic Primary School and went to Bishop Vaughan RC School. As a child, he grew up a keen supporter of Liverpool – his favourite player being Emlyn Hughes, the first professional team he was contracted to was Manchester City, aged 16, although he left them, citing homesickness as the major reason.
He is married to TV presenter Charlotte Jackson and they had a son at the end of 2014. Coleman was previously married to Belinda, with whom Coleman has four children - Sonny,23, Christy,21, Faraday,18, his oldest child, is a football agent. In June 2010, Coleman worked as a commentator for ITV at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa and he has worked as a commentator and pundit for Sky Sports. On 20 October 2016 Chris Coleman was awarded the Freedom of the City of Swansea Coleman was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2017 New Year Honours for services to football. Coleman made his first professional appearance for his hometown club Swansea City aged 17, in the autumn of 1987 and he made nearly 200 appearances for the south Wales club and helped win the Welsh Cup in 1989 and 1991. After spending four years with Swansea, Coleman was signed by Crystal Palace in 1991 for a fee set by a Football League tribunal at around £270,000. After making 143 appearances, scoring 16 goals in that period – a 1 in 9 record explained by the fact that manager Steve Coppell often used Coleman as a centre forward.
Palace finished 10th in Colemans first season at Selhurst Park, and they won promotion as Division One champions at the first attempt, but went straight back down again despite reaching the semi-finals of both cups that season. Coleman was sold to Blackburn Rovers, the league champions. While at Palace, he was capped for Wales at senior level for the first time, in 2005, Palace supporters voted Coleman into their Centenary XI. Coleman joined Premier League champions Blackburn Rovers for a fee of £2.8 million
Javier Iruretagoyena Amiano, Irureta for short, is a Spanish retired football forward and manager. He had a playing career with Atlético Madrid and Athletic Bilbao. Irureta managed several Spanish top flight clubs, most notably Deportivo de La Coruña and he is the only person to have coached both the two major Galician and Basque sides. Irureta was born in Irun, making his debut for local team Real Unión in 1965. Two years he helped it reach the second division play-offs, during his time at the club he was part of a team that won two La Liga titles and a Copa del Rey, playing alongside the likes of Adelardo, Luis Aragonés and José Eulogio Gárate. After eight seasons at Atlético, Irureta returned to the Basque Country, the highlight of his career there was winning two runners-up medals in 1977 – Spanish and UEFA Cups, as among his teammates were veteran José Ángel Iribar and an emerging José Ramón Alexanko. Irureta retired in 1980 aged 32, with more than 400 official matches to his credit, Irureta won six caps for Spain in a three-year span.
However, he did not experience a successful time with the national side, towards the end of his playing career, Irureta played one game for the Basque Country national team. In the 1994–95 campaign he returned to Athletic Bilbao, coached neighbours Real Sociedad. However, Iruretas greatest successes came with Deportivo de La Coruña where he spent seven years, Irureta was appointed at Real Betis in June 2006 on a one-year contract, being sacked on 21 December after the clubs poor start to the season. He stated, My contract has been rescinded by mutual agreement and we could have continued like this for much longer but it wasnt good. Eventually he took over at Real Zaragoza, replacing Víctor Fernández and he was quickly replaced by former Zaragoza goalkeeper Manolo Villanova, whom at the time coached SD Huesca. com Spain stats at Eu-Football
Reial Club Deportiu Espanyol de Barcelona, commonly known as RCD Espanyol, or simply as Espanyol, is a professional sports club based in Barcelona, Spain. Founded in 1900, the plays in La Liga, the highest division of Spanish football. It has won the Copa del Rey four times, most recently in 2006, the team compete in the Derbi barceloní against FC Barcelona. Espanyol play at the 40, 500-capacity Estadi Cornellà-El Prat, having played at grounds including the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys. Espanyol was founded on 28 October 1900 by Ángel Rodríguez Ruiz, the clubs original home was in the well-off district of Sarrià and was initially known as the Sociedad Española de Football. One year later, the changed its name to Club Español de Fútbol. Espanyol was the first club in Spain to be formed exclusively by Spanish fans of the game, the club originally played in bright yellow shirts, with the colour of the shorts being left to the individual player. A friend of the club owned a textile business and happened to have an abundance of yellow material left over from a job.
In 1910, the changed its name to Club Deportivo Español and chose blue and white stripes as shirt colours. The club were successful from the beginning, winning the Campionat de Catalunya in 1903. In 1906, the club folded due to financial reasons and most of the joined the X Sporting Club. This club won the Campionat de Catalunya three times between 1906 and 1908, in 1909, this club was effectively relaunched as Club Deportivo Español, and in 1910, they adopted their present-day colours. Espanyol are one of several Spanish football clubs granted patronage by the Spanish crown and thus entitled to use Real in their names and this right was granted to Espanyol in 1912 by Alfonso XIII and the club subsequently became known as Real Club Deportivo Español. After the Spanish Civil War, the name reverted, the club took the Catalan spelling for its name in February 1995. The word Deportiu in Reial Club Deportiu Espanyol de Barcelona is a Catalanised form of the original word Deportivo and this choice was made in order to retain the initials RCD in the clubs name.
In 1994, Espanyol created its reserve team, Espanyol B, with their win in the Copa del Rey the previous season, Espanyol entered the UEFA Cup. Following a 5–3 aggregate success against Slovak side Artmedia Bratislava, they were drawn in Group F alongside Ajax, Belgian minnows Zulte Waregem, Espanyol were group winners, victorious in all four of their ties. Their opponent in the Round of 32 was Livorno, who had just scraped into the knockout stages, Espanyol were 4–1 victors on aggregate, recording a 2–1 win in Tuscany and finishing the job 2–0 in Barcelona
John Benjamin Toshack MBE is a Welsh former footballer and football manager who most recently managed Wydad Casablanca. He has managed several clubs including Swansea City, who he took from the Fourth Division to the First in four seasons. As a player, he is remembered for being part of the Liverpool side of the 1970s, Toshack was born in 1949 in Cardiff, Wales, to a Scottish father and Welsh mother. He attended Canton High School for Boys in Canton, Toshack started his footballing career with Cardiff City, signing for them as a 16-year-old. After four years at Cardiff City, Toshack was signed by Bill Shankly for Liverpool on 11 November 1970, already a full international, Shankly paid £110,000 for the striker. Toshack made his debut 3 days on the 14th in the goalless draw with Coventry City at Anfield. His first goal came a week on the 21st in a remarkable Merseyside derby at Anfield, with the game 0–0 at half-time Everton thundered into a 2–0 lead just after the start of the second half. 69 minutes in Steve Heighway scored from an angle on the left at the Kop end.
In 1971, Kevin Keegan joined Liverpool from Scunthorpe United and Keegan struck up an almost telepathic partnership with Toshack winning everything in the air and Keegan finishing the knock downs. They were a delight for commentators as their names rolled off the tongue easily, one piece of commentary by David Coleman went Toshack, Keegan. Such was their fame, the football magazine Shoot likened them to the comic book crimebusters Batman, by the time Keegan left for German side Hamburg SV he had scored exactly 100 goals with a large percentage of them being set up by Toshack. During his time with Liverpool Toshack scored 96 goals, he was part of the team won the First Division in 1973,1976 and 1977, the FA Cup in 1974. Toshack played for Wales at schoolboy, under-23 and full international level earning 40 caps and scoring 13 goals, Toshacks playing career was blighted by injuries and he was transferred to Swansea City as player-manager in 1978, where he succeeded Harry Griffiths. He was a success at the Vetch Field, taking them from the Fourth Division all the way to the First Division in four seasons.
However, they were relegated the year and suffered a second successive relegation. In 1984, Toshack was appointed manager of the Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon and his greatest success as a manager so far came in Spain, where he managed Real Madrid twice, Real Sociedad three times, as well as Deportivo La Coruna and Real Murcia. He has managed the Turkish side Beşiktaş J. K, french side AS Saint-Étienne and Italian side Catania. Toshack was appointed manager of Wales for the first time in 1994, despite this, he was appointed to the post for a second time in November 2004
Fulham Football Club is a professional association football club based in Fulham, Greater London, England. Founded in 1879, they play in the Championship, the tier of English football. They are the football team from London to have played in the Premier League. The club has spent 25 seasons in English footballs top division, the latter spell was associated with former chairman Mohamed Al-Fayed, after the club had climbed up from the fourth tier in the 1990s. The club has produced many English greats, including Johnny Haynes, George Cohen, Bobby Robson, Rodney Marsh and they play at Craven Cottage, a ground on the banks of the River Thames in Fulham which has been their home since 1896. Fulhams training ground is located near Motspur Park, where the clubs Academy is situated, Fulham were formed in 1879 as Fulham St Andrews Church Sunday School F. C. founded by worshipers at the Church of England on Star Road, West Kensington. Fulhams mother church still today with a plaque commemorating the teams foundation.
They won the West London Amateur Cup in 1887 and, having shortened the name from Fulham Excelsior to its present form in 1888, one of the clubs first ever kits was half red, half white shirts with white shorts worn in the 1886–87 season. Fulham started playing at their current ground at Craven Cottage in 1896, the club gained professional status on 12 December 1898, the same year that they were admitted into the Southern Leagues Second Division. They were the club from London to turn professional, following Arsenal. They adopted a red and white kit during the 1900–01 season, in 1902–03, the club won promotion from this division, entering the Southern League First Division. The club won the Southern League twice, in 1905–06 and 1906–07, Fulham joined The Football League after the second of their Southern League triumphs. The clubs first league game, playing in the Second Divisions 1907–08 season, the first win came a few days at Derby Countys Baseball Ground by a score line of 1–0. Fulham finished the three points short of promotion in fourth place.
The club progressed all the way to the semi-final of that seasons FA Cup, in the semi-final, they were heavily beaten, 6–0, by Newcastle United. This is still a loss for an FA Cup semi-final game. Two years later, the won the London Challenge Cup in the 1909–10 season. Fulhams first season in Division Two turned out to be the highest that the club would finish for 21 years, until in 1927–28 when the club were relegated to the 3rd Division South, created in 1920
International Standard Book Number
The International Standard Book Number is a unique numeric commercial book identifier. An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation of a book, for example, an e-book, a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, the method of assigning an ISBN is nation-based and varies from country to country, often depending on how large the publishing industry is within a country. The initial ISBN configuration of recognition was generated in 1967 based upon the 9-digit Standard Book Numbering created in 1966, the 10-digit ISBN format was developed by the International Organization for Standardization and was published in 1970 as international standard ISO2108. Occasionally, a book may appear without a printed ISBN if it is printed privately or the author does not follow the usual ISBN procedure, this can be rectified later. Another identifier, the International Standard Serial Number, identifies periodical publications such as magazines, the ISBN configuration of recognition was generated in 1967 in the United Kingdom by David Whitaker and in 1968 in the US by Emery Koltay.
The 10-digit ISBN format was developed by the International Organization for Standardization and was published in 1970 as international standard ISO2108, the United Kingdom continued to use the 9-digit SBN code until 1974. The ISO on-line facility only refers back to 1978, an SBN may be converted to an ISBN by prefixing the digit 0. For example, the edition of Mr. J. G. Reeder Returns, published by Hodder in 1965, has SBN340013818 -340 indicating the publisher,01381 their serial number. This can be converted to ISBN 0-340-01381-8, the check digit does not need to be re-calculated, since 1 January 2007, ISBNs have contained 13 digits, a format that is compatible with Bookland European Article Number EAN-13s. An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation of a book, for example, an ebook, a paperback, and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, a 13-digit ISBN can be separated into its parts, and when this is done it is customary to separate the parts with hyphens or spaces.
Separating the parts of a 10-digit ISBN is done with either hyphens or spaces, figuring out how to correctly separate a given ISBN number is complicated, because most of the parts do not use a fixed number of digits. ISBN issuance is country-specific, in that ISBNs are issued by the ISBN registration agency that is responsible for country or territory regardless of the publication language. Some ISBN registration agencies are based in national libraries or within ministries of culture, in other cases, the ISBN registration service is provided by organisations such as bibliographic data providers that are not government funded. In Canada, ISBNs are issued at no cost with the purpose of encouraging Canadian culture. In the United Kingdom, United States, and some countries, where the service is provided by non-government-funded organisations. Australia, ISBNs are issued by the library services agency Thorpe-Bowker
Juan Manuel Lillo
Juan Manuel Juanma Lillo Díez is a Spanish football manager. Having entered the business before his 20s, he became the youngest manager ever to coach a La Liga side. Born in Tolosa, Lillo began coaching local Amaroz KE at just 16 and, four years later, afterwards he moved to CD Mirandés in that level, and led the side to promotion to Segunda División B in the 1988–89 season, as champions. Lillo spent the 1991–92 campaign at Cultural y Deportiva Leonesa, advocating a 4–2–3–1 formation and he became the youngest coach to attain the national coaching badge in Spain. Lillo made his name as a manager at UD Salamanca, joining the club in mid-1992 at the behest of the chairman, Juan José Hidalgo. In his first season he finished second in the level, narrowly missing out on promotion playoffs. Lillo had spells in the top division, in the 1996–97 season he worked with Real Oviedo. After a year-and-a-half break, Lillo returned to take the reins of Real Zaragoza – the team had qualified for the UEFA Cup the previous season, and manager Txetxu Rojo moved to Athletic Bilbao.
Lillo did not return to coaching quickly, he worked as a commentator for television channel Antena 3. From 2003 to 2005 he coached in Segunda División, with Ciudad de Murcia and Terrassa FC, in 2005 Lillo went to Mexico, joining Dorados de Sinaloa and resigning mid-season. Following the incident, Lillo spent the two years away from football until he was appointed as the new head coach of Real Sociedad in April 2008. Despite losing only once during his tenure, he saw the club fail to reach a spot after finishing in sixth position. In late December 2009, Lillo replaced Hugo Sánchez at the helm of struggling UD Almería, after helping the Andalusian team finish 13th, his link was renewed for a further season. On 20 November 2010, following a 0–8 home loss against FC Barcelona, Lillo was sacked by Almería who were placed in the relegation zone, eventually being relegated after a four-year stay. After several years of inactivity, he was appointed at Colombian club Millonarios FC, being fired on 2 September 2014 after four consecutive Primera A losses and elimination in the Copa Sudamericana.
On 8 October 2015, Lillo joined Jorge Sampaolis staff at the Chilean national team, Juan Manuel Lillo manager profile at BDFutbol