Francisco Gamborena

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Francisco Gamborena
Patxi Gamborena.jpg
Gamborena after winning the 1924 Copa del Rey Final with Real Unión
Personal information
Full name Francisco Gamborena Hernandorena
Date of birth 14 March 1901
Place of birth Irún, Spain
Date of death 30 July 1982
Place of death San Sebastián, Spain
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1915–1934 Real Unión
National team
1921–1933 Spain 20 (0)
Teams managed
1939 Hércules
1940–41 Alavés
1941 Zaragoza
1941–42 Real Sociedad
1947–1948 Real Oviedo
1949–1950 Real Jaén

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Francisco Gamborena Hernandorena, also known as Patxi Hernandorena (14 March 1901 – 30 July 1982), was a Spanish footballer who played as a midfielder.

He spent his entire club career from 1915 to 1934 with Real Unión in his hometown of Irún in the Basque Country, winning the Copa del Rey in 1924 and 1927.

Gamborena made his international debut for Spain on 9 October 1921 in a 2–0 home friendly win over Belgium in Bilbao's Estadio San Mamés. He played 20 internationals, including at the 1924 and 1928 Olympic tournaments, and his last match was a 13–0 win over Bulgaria on 21 May 1933,[1] Spain's record victory.

After his retirement, he had brief spells in management at six Spanish clubs between 1939 and 1950.


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