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Manolo Jiménez
Personal information
Full name Manuel Jiménez Jiménez
Date of birth 21 January 1964 (1964-01-21) (age 46)
Place of birth    Arahal, Spain
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current club Sevilla (manager)
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
Sevilla B
Real Jaén
00? 0(?)
354 0(1)
009 0(0)   
National team
Spain U21
Spain U23
001 0(0)
001 0(0)
015 0(0)
Teams managed
Sevilla B

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

Manuel 'Manolo' Jiménez Jiménez (born 21 January 1964 in Arahal, Seville) is a former Spanish footballer, currently working as the manager of Sevilla FC.


Playing career

During his career, Jiménez, whom played as a left defender, appearing for Sevilla FC during 14 professional seasons: he made his first division debut playing one match in 1983–84, then proceeded to amass nearly 400 overall appearances with hometown club. He retired after one season with neighbours Real Jaén, in the second level.

Jiménez earned 15 caps for the Spanish national team; after earning his first cap on 12 October 1988, in a friendly match against Argentina, played in Seville, he was selected, being first-choice, for the 1990 FIFA World Cup squad.

Managerial career

During seven seasons, Jiménez was the coach of Sevilla's reserve team, Sevilla Atlético, leading it to the second division in 2006–07. On 27 October 2007, following the resignation of Juande Ramos, he was promoted to main duties, initially until the end of the 2007–08 season;[1] he guided the Andalusians to the fifth place, and "upgraded" to third in 2008–09, with a subsequent UEFA Champions League return.


Managerial stats

Team Nation From To Record
Played W D L Win %
Sevilla FC Spain 27 October 2007 Present 133 74 20 39 55.63
Sevilla Atlético Spain 1 July 2000 26 October 2007 297 139 88 70 46.80

* stats correct as of last update (17 March 2010).


  1. ^ Sevilla start Jiménez era in style;, 29 October 2007

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