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López Caro accepts Vaslui baton

Published: Monday 14 June 2010, 15.30CET
Former Real Madrid CF boss Juan Ramon López Caro has been named as the new coach of Romanian side SC Vaslui following his predecessor Marius Lăcătuş's decision to move to Spain.
López Caro accepts Vaslui baton
Juan Ramon López Caro had been working as Spain's Under-21 coach ©Sportsfile
Published: Monday 14 June 2010, 15.30CET

López Caro accepts Vaslui baton

Former Real Madrid CF boss Juan Ramon López Caro has been named as the new coach of Romanian side SC Vaslui following his predecessor Marius Lăcătuş's decision to move to Spain.

UEFA Europa League play-off hopefuls SC Vaslui have named former Real Madrid CF boss Juan Ramon López Caro as their new coach, challenging him to win next season's Romanian title.

The 47-year-old replaces Marius Lăcătuş, who led Vaslui to a best-ever third placed finish in Romania's top division last term before deciding to move to Spain with his family. López Caro has been charged with winning the Romanian title next season by the club's ambitious owner Adrian Porumboiu, who also expects to see Vaslui in the UEFA Europa League group stage.

López Caro came to global attention after he stepped up from a role with Madrid's reserve team to replace Vanderlei Luxemburgo as Los Merengues coach from December 2005 to July 2006. He has since coached Real Racing Club, Levante UD and RC Celta de Vigo, and worked as Spain Under-21 coach from 2008 until taking on his new posting.

 

Last updated: 17/06/10 15.57CET

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