John Toshack( football player, coach)
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Biography John Toshack
Born March 22, 1949 in Cardiff. Most popular Welsh striker, then well-known coach. Was yarkovyrazhennym ram Frontline. Since 1966, the club played for Cardiff City (Wales), which won the Cup three times in Wales (159 games scored 75 goals). Before the season 1970/71 was bought for 110 thousand pounds by the legendary Bill Shankly, . directed the "Liverpool", . the place of departed Roger Hunt, . although in the fit is not right, . subsequently was shock tandem with Kevin Kiganom, . before whom trembled the protection of most rivals,
. In eight seasons spent in the English club, became the champion of the country (three times), winner of the FA Cup, 2-times winner of the UEFA Cup (1973, 1976) and the European Super-77, as part of Liverpool has 236 matches and scored 96 goals.
. Unfortunately, Toshack, football has failed to its rich collection of awards to add the highest European trophy - Champions Cup
. In the victorious final of 1977, he was not involved - Bob Paisley did not dare to enter into the composition just before reeling from the trauma of a football player (despite his fierce desire to play).
. Season 1977/78 Toshack is already basically composed spent on the bank, why, and left Liverpool
. Season 78/79 Toshack met the playing coach of the Welsh club Swansea City, "being able within a short time to withdraw team from fourth to first division of English football and three times in a row to win a Cup in Wales. It is here exhibited extraordinary coaching ability "Iron Welshman", as nicknamed him when he was coach.
. For Wales played 40 games, scored 13 goals (1968-80), has repeatedly been her captain.
. He worked as a coach in the Portuguese "Sporting" (1984), the Spanish "Real Sociedad" (1985-89, 1991-94, Cup Spain-87), Real Madrid (1989-90, Champion of Spain), Deportivo La Coruna (1995 -- 97), Besiktas (1997-99, Cup Turkey.
. In 1999 he arrived in the capital of Spain and his first words were encountered before: "It starts with the second era of John Toshack at Real Madrid
. He became the eighth president of the club when Lorenzo Sens coach at the Royal Club: