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López Caro earns Madrid chance

Published: Tuesday 20 December 2005, 17.45CET
Real Madrid CF caretaker coach Juan Ramón López Caro will stay in charge until the end of the season on the recommendation of Emilio Butragueño.

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Published: Tuesday 20 December 2005, 17.45CET

López Caro earns Madrid chance

Real Madrid CF caretaker coach Juan Ramón López Caro will stay in charge until the end of the season on the recommendation of Emilio Butragueño.
Real Madrid CF caretaker coach Juan Ramón López Caro will stay in charge until the end of the season on the recommendation of vice-president Emilio Butragueño.

'Full of enthusiasm'
"I'm really pleased," López Caro said. "I'm full of enthusiasm and aware of the responsibility I now have. Real Madrid are a great club and I will have some great players at my disposal." The 42-year-old was handed the job on a temporary basis earlier this month following the dismissal of Vanderlei Luxemburgo.

Four years
López Caro has been at Madrid for four years and steered the B team, Castilla, to promotion to the second division last term. The Merengues, who host Real Racing Club Santander on Wednesday, are third in the Primera División, eight points behind leaders FC Barcelona. They will meet Arsenal FC in the UEFA Champions League first knockout round early next year.

Last updated: 20/12/05 17.06CET

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