Manuel Romero (footballer)
|Full name||Manuel Romero Paz|
|Date of birth||28 May 1950|
|Place of birth||Madrid, Spain|
|Date of death||23 November 2020(aged 70)|
|Place of death||Torrejón de Ardoz, Spain|
|2004–2005||Atlético Madrid (youth)|
|2005–2006||Atlético Madrid C|
|2006||Atlético Madrid B (interim)|
|2006–2007||Atlético Madrid B (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Born in Madrid, Romero's first professional club was Getafe Deportivo, in Segunda División. He made his debut for the club on 5 September 1976, starting in a 2–3 away loss against CF Calvo Sotelo, and scored his first goal on 31 October, netting the last in a 1–1 draw at UE Sant Andreu.
After a spell at CD Cobeña, Romero joined Atlético Madrid's setup: after a year in charge of the Juvenil squad, he was named manager of the C-team in Tercera División, being later an interim manager and an assistant of the reserves.
Romero died on 23 November 2020, aged 70.
- "3–2: Un tiempo para cada equipo en Puertollano" [3–2: One half for each team in Puertollano] (in Spanish). El Mundo Deportivo. 6 September 1976. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
- "1–3: Decidió el mejor contraataque de la Real" [1–3: Real's best counter decided it] (in Spanish). El Mundo Deportivo. 7 May 1979. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
- "El Palencia, nuevo en Segunda "A"" [Palencia, new in Segunda "A"] (in Spanish). El Mundo Deportivo. 15 August 1979. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
- "Temporada 1993/94: Segunda División 'B' Grupo I" [1993/94 season: Segunda División 'B' Group I] (in Spanish). Tomelloso's official website. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
- "Entrenadores" [Managers] (in Spanish). Alcorcón's official website. Archived from the original on 9 August 2015. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
- "El Aviación bajará de la nube ante el Rayo" [Aviación will leave the clouds against Rayo] (PDF) (in Spanish). El Mundo Deportivo. 28 August 2005. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
- "Manuel Romero, de dimitido a técnico del filial" [Manuel Romero, from dismissed to manager of the reserves] (in Spanish). ABC. 14 January 2006. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
- "El Atlético despidió a Sosa Espinel como técnico del B" [Atlético sacked Sosa Espinel as manager of the B's] (in Spanish). Diario AS. 23 January 2007. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
- "Muere Manolo Romero, exentrenador del Alcorcón y del Atlético de Madrid" [Dies Manolo Romero, former Alcorcón and Atlético Madrid manager] (in Spanish). Marca. 23 November 2020. Retrieved 25 November 2020.