Jorge Theiler

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Jorge Theiler
Personal information
Full name Jorge Walter Theiler
Date of birth (1964-05-12) 12 May 1964 (age 54)
Place of birth San José de la Esquina, Argentina
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Newell's Old Boys
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1989 Newell's Old Boys 222 (14)
1990–1991 River Plate 6 (0)
1991 St Gallen 7 (0)
1992 San Lorenzo 1 (0)
1993 Newell's Old Boys 4 (1)
National team
1983 Argentina U-20 6 (0)
–1987– Argentina ? (?)
Teams managed
2004 Libertad
2005 Instituto de Córdoba
2007–2008 Argentina U-15
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 2008

Jorge Walter Theiler (born 12 May 1964 in San José de la Esquina, Santa Fe) is an Argentine former footballer who played as a defender; he won the Primera División Argentina in 1987–88 with Newell's Old Boys.

Theiler came through the youth team of Newell's Old Boys to make his debut in 1983. He played in the 1983 FIFA World Youth Championship where the Argentina Under-20 team reached the final but lost to Brazil. He also played for the full national team and was part of the squad for Copa América 1987. Newell's won the 1987-88 Primera División.

In 1990 Theiler joined River Plate bet he never established himself in the first team, he then had a spell with St Gallen of Switzerland before returning to Argentina to join San Lorenzo de Almagro. In 1993, he returned to Newell's Old Boys.

After retiring as a player he went on to pursue a career in coaching. After working with the youth teams of River Plate and Newell's Old Boys he became the manager of Libertad of Paraguay in 2004 for three games. In 2005, he had a brief spell as the manager of Instituto de Córdoba.[1] In 2008, he was the manager of the Argentina Under-15 football team for the South American Under-15 Football Championship.[2]


Newell's Old Boys


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