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Gustavo Biosca Pagés (29 February 1928 – 1 November 2014) was a Spanish football player and manager.

Gustau Biosca
Personal information
Full name Gustavo Biosca Pagés
Date of birth (1928-02-29)29 February 1928
Place of birth L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
Date of death 1 November 2014(2014-11-01) (aged 86)
Place of death Barcelona, Spain
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)[1]
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1948–1949 España Industrial
1949–1958 Barcelona 137 (3)
1958–1959 Condal 7 (0)
Total 146 (4)
National team
1956 Spain B 1 (0)
1951–1954 Spain 11 (0)
Teams managed
1970–1971 Pontevedra
1972–1973 Sant Andreu
1973 Real Valladolid
1974–1975 Sabadell
1976–1978 Spain U21
1978–1979 Terrassa
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Born in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Catalonia, Biosca played as a defender for España Industrial, Barcelona and Condal.[1][2]

He made his international debut for Spain in 1951, earning a total of 11 caps,[1] including 2 in FIFA World Cup qualifying matches.[3]

As a coach, he managed Pontevedra, Sant Andreu, Real Valladolid, Sabadell, the Spanish under-21 national team and Terrassa.[4]

Later life and deathEdit

Biosca died on 1 November 2014, at the age of 86.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Gustau Biosca". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Player profile". BDFutbol. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  3. ^ Gustau BioscaFIFA competition record
  4. ^ "Manager profile". BDFutbol. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  5. ^ Moisés Llorens (1 November 2014). "Murió Biosca, el capitán del Barça 'de les Cinc Copes'". Futbol.as.com. Retrieved 1 November 2014.