|Full name||José Balaguer Berga|
|Date of birth||1 December 1950|
|Place of birth||La Pobla de Vallbona, Spain|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 1⁄2 in)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
He is well known for his long-serving career in Valencia CF, where he amassed 9 seasons in the first team. After retiring in 1981, Balaguer worked as a manager.
Immediately after retiring Balaguer started working as a manager, initially being manager of the youth categories with Valencia CF. He was appointed head coach of Levante UD for the last 10 games of the 1997–98 season, failing to avoid relegation, however. He returned to Segunda División at his first attempt, being dismissed only in January 2002. In February 2003, he was appointed Gimnàstic de Tarragona manager.
- El Levante destituye a Pepe Balaguer, su segundo técnico en esta temporada (Levante removes Pepe Balaguer, their second manager in this season); Diario de Avisos, 31 January 2002 (Spanish)
- Granero, a la calle (Granero, shown the door); Mundo Deportivo, 4 February 2003 (Spanish)
- Pepe Balaguer: «El fútbol valenciano siempre ha dado grandes jugadores» (Pepe Balaguer: «The Valencian football always has created good players»); Levante-EMV, 12 December 2005 (Spanish)