Josu Uribe

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Josu Uribe
Personal information
Full name Jesús Uribesalgo Gutiérrez
Date of birth (1969-05-25) 25 May 1969 (age 49)
Place of birth Gijón, Spain
Club information
Current team
Mensajero (manager)
Teams managed
Years Team
1993–1994 Lealtad
1994–1996 San Martín Sotrondio
1996–1997 Real Titánico
1997–1998 Astur
2000–2002 Ribadesella
2002–2003 Las Palmas
2003–2004 Getafe
2004–2006 Elche
2006–2007 Hércules
2007–2008 Alavés
2009 Ribadesella
2009 Eibar
2009–2010 Cultural Leonesa
2011 Panserraikos
2012 Girona
2013–2015 Avilés
2016– Mensajero

Jesús Uribesalgo Gutiérrez (born 25 May 1969), commonly known as Josu Uribe, is a Spanish football manager, currently in charge of CD Mensajero.

Club career

Born in Gijón, Asturias, Uribe began coaching at the age of 21, managing youth sides at local Sporting de Gijón.[1] Subsequently, he coached in amateur senior football, his first achievement being leading Ribadesella CF to the third division in the 2001–02 season, a first-ever for the club.

As a result, Uribe moved straight into the second level with UD Las Palmas. In the 2003–04 campaign, he was in charge of Getafe CF as they reached La Liga for the first time in their history, finishing in second position behind champions Levante UD and only losing six games in 42.

From 2004 to 2009, Uribe continued working in division two, with Elche CF, Hércules CF,[2] Deportivo Alavés[3] and SD Eibar,[4] being relegated with the latter after 15 games in charge. He spent 2009–10 with Cultural y Deportiva Leonesa, in the third division.

In 2011, Uribe had a fleeting spell in Greek football,[5] leaving Panserraikos F.C. after a few months due to the club's economic problems. In January 2012, he was appointed at Girona FC after the sacking of Raül Agné, with the Catalans ranking in 21st position (ouf of 22 teams)[1] but eventually avoiding second tier relegation.


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