Benito Joanet is confirmed dead at the age of 84.
Benito was best known as a Spanish football player (RCD Espanyol).
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RT @footballespana_: Former goalkeeper Benito Joanet, who managed #Espanyol among a number of other clubs, has passed away after testing…
RT @footballespana_: Former goalkeeper Benito Joanet, who managed #Espanyol among a number of other clubs, has passed away after testing…
RT @footballespana_: Former goalkeeper Benito Joanet, who managed #Espanyol among a number of other clubs, has passed away after testing…
RT @footballespana_: Former goalkeeper Benito Joanet, who managed #Espanyol among a number of other clubs, has passed away after testing…
Former goalkeeper Benito Joanet, who managed #Espanyol among a number of other clubs, has passed away after testing…
Benito Joanet, manager during the 91/92 season has sadly passed away. R.I.P.
Benito Joanet
Personal information
Full nameBenito Joanet Giménez[1]
Date of birth(1935-09-16)16 September 1935
Place of birthEsplugues de Llobregat, Spain
Date of death22 March 2020(2020-03-22) (aged 84)
Place of deathAlicante, Spain
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Playing position(s)Goalkeeper
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1954–1955Espanyol0(0)
1957–1959Real Zaragoza0(0)
1959–1964Espanyol62(0)
1960–1961Terrassa (loan)4(0)
1964–1965Europa16(0)
1965–1971Deportivo de La Coruña127(0)
Total209(0)
Teams managed
1977–1979Hércules
1980–1982Castellón
1983Antequerano
1983–1985Cádiz
1985Mallorca
1986–1987Castellón
1987–1988Hércules
1988–1989Tenerife
1989–1990Espanyol
1990–1991Salamanca
1992Las Palmas
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Benito Joanet Giménez (16 September 1935 – 22 March 2020) was a Spanish football player and manager.
Contents
1 Playing career
2 Coaching career
3 Death
4 References
Playing career
Born in Esplugues de Llobregat, Joanet played as a goalkeeper for Espanyol, Real Zaragoza, Terrassa, Europa and Deportivo de La Coruña.
Coaching career
After retiring he became a football manager, taking charge of Hércules, Castellón, Antequerano, Cádiz, Mallorca, Tenerife, Espanyol, Salamanca and Las Palmas.
Death
Joanet died on 22 March 2020 from coronavirus.
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