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Muñoz steps in at Recreativo

Published: Wednesday 4 July 2007, 21.00CET
RC Recreativo de Huelva have named Víctor Muñoz as their new coach following the recent departure of Marcelino García to rivals Real Racing Club Santander.

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Published: Wednesday 4 July 2007, 21.00CET

Muñoz steps in at Recreativo

RC Recreativo de Huelva have named Víctor Muñoz as their new coach following the recent departure of Marcelino García to rivals Real Racing Club Santander.

RC Recreativo de Huelva have named Víctor Muñoz as their new coach following the recent departure of Marcelino García to Real Racing Club Santander.

Successful campaign
The 50-year-old coach, who has arrived with his assistant Raúl Longhi and physiotherapist Manuel Luis Lapuente, joins a Recreativo team who narrow missed out on a European spot last season, finishing their league campaign in eighth position, following promotion to the Primera División. An ex-Spanish international, Muñoz has coached RCD Mallorca, Villarreal CF, Real Zaragoza and took charge of Greek team Panathinaikos FC in October 2006. He left in May after the club's third-place finish was not enough to secure a 2007/08 UEFA Champions League place.

Last updated: 04/07/07 21.45CET

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