Roy Padilla (footballer)

Roy Arturo Padilla Bardales (born February 7, 1963 in La Lima) is a retired Honduran football midfielder.

Roy Padilla
Personal information
Full name Roy Arturo Padilla Bardales
Date of birth (1963-02-07) February 7, 1963 (age 58)
Place of birth La Lima, Honduras
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Position(s) Attacking midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1983 Marathón 3 (0)
1983–1985 Motagua 24 (1)
1985–1991 Marathón 90 (16)
1991–1992 Vida 12 (0)
1992–1993 Marathón 0 (0)
1993–1994 Deportes Progreseño 14 (0)
1982–1994 Total 143 (17)
National team
1982–1983 Honduras U-20 2 (0)
1983 Honduras Olympic 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2016
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2016

Club careerEdit

Padilla began his first steps at Atlético Alús in the lower leagues from San Pedro Sula. In 1982, he was signed by Marathón, making his first spell at the team. A year later, F.C. Motagua acquired his services. In 1985, he returned to Marathón, in which a headed goal gave his team the second championship in his history.

Padilla retired at Deportes Progreseño in 1994. He is now an electric technician.

International careerEdit

Padilla played in the youth national football teams of Honduras, more precisely the U-20 and U-23 categories. He never reached to play in the top category.

External linksEdit

  • [1] - La Prensa (in Spanish)