The official website for European football

Racing part ways with Muñiz

Published: Saturday 20 June 2009, 17.36CET
Real Racing Club Santander have agreed to release coach Juan Ramón López Muñiz from his contract, a year after the 40-year-old joined the club from Málaga FC, with whom he achieved promotion to the top flight.
Racing part ways with Muñiz
Racing will be looking for a new coach after the departure of Juan Ramón López Muñiz ©Getty Images

UEFA.com features

Equal Game Conference on anti-discrimination fight
  • Equal Game Conference on anti-discrimination fight
  • Kosovo: emerging from the shadows
  • Your Move: a mascot with a difference for UEFA EURO 2020
  • Rome Congress and 2020 hosts - UEFA Direct 183 out now
  • Hampden will roar
  • Nike on the ball with exclusive UEFA Women's Football deal
  • UEFA’s 2017/18 Annual Report – now online
  • 'Make your dream a reality ...'
  • Investigatory Chamber opens investigation into Manchester City
  • The UEFA Academy – UEFA's commitment to learning
1 of 10
Published: Saturday 20 June 2009, 17.36CET

Racing part ways with Muñiz

Real Racing Club Santander have agreed to release coach Juan Ramón López Muñiz from his contract, a year after the 40-year-old joined the club from Málaga FC, with whom he achieved promotion to the top flight.

Real Racing Club Santander have agreed to release coach Juan Ramón López Muñiz from his contract, a year after the 40-year-old joined the club.

Málaga promotion
The former Sporting Gijón, Rayo Vallecano and CD Numancia defender took up the reins at El Sardinero last summer, having just earned promotion to the top flight with Málaga FC. Muñiz led Racing into their inaugural UEFA Cup campaign, which ended at the group stage, and they finished the Liga season in 12th after avoiding relegation with one match left to play. Muñiz began his coaching career with UD Marbella in 2006.

Last updated: 20/06/09 20.47CET

Related information

Team profiles

https://www.uefa.com/memberassociations/news/newsid=840108.html#racing+part+ways+with+muniz