José María Silvero

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José María Silvero
Personal information
Full name José María Silvero
Date of birth (1931-09-21)September 21, 1931
Place of birth Corrientes Province, Argentina
Date of death August 2, 2010(2010-08-02) (aged 78)
Place of death La Plata, Argentina
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1952–1961 Estudiantes de La Plata 198 (1)
1962–1966 Boca Juniors 103 (0)
1967 Chicago Spurs 85 (0)
Teams managed
1970–1971 Boca Juniors
1972 Estudiantes de La Plata
1976 Rosario Central

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

† Appearances (goals)

José María Silvero (September 21, 1931 – August 2, 2010) was an Argentine professional football defence player and coach. He played with Estudiantes de La Plata (198 matches) and with Boca Juniors (103 matches).[1] He played in the NPSL for the Chicago Spurs in 1967.[2][3] Upon retirement he managed several teams, most notably Boca Juniors, which he guided to the Nacional 1970 first division title.[4]

Silvero managed other clubs in Argentina: Defensores de Cambaceres (before Boca), Rosario Central, Estudiantes de la Plata, Atlanta, Colón, and Lanús. Outside Argentina he managed Club Sport Emelec in Ecuador, and Unión Española in Chile.[5]

After quiting management, he was the general coordinator of the "Osvaldo Zubeldía" management school in La Plata.[6]


As player
As coach