Javier Aguirre

  • Uruguay beat Japan 20 in international friendly September 5, 2014

    Sapporo: Uruguay spoiled Javier Aguirre's debut as Japan coach, beating the Asian champions 20 on Friday in a friendly. Edinson Cavani gave the visitors the lead in the 34th minute, taking advantage of poor defending by Tatsuya Sakai and beating goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima with a sliding kick. Another weak clearing attempt allowed...
  • World Cup 2014: Javier Aguirre set to replace Zaccheroni as Japan coach June 30, 2014

    Tokyo: Mexican Javier Aguirre is set to become Japan's new coach following the resignation of Alberto Zaccheroni, local media reported on Monday. The Japan Football Association said no formal decision has been made, but Nikkansports newspaper reported Aguirre is expected to travel to Japan in July to sign a $2.45 million...
  • Coach Javier Aguirre to leave Espanyol after disappointing campaign May 16, 2014

    Espanyol coach Javier Aguirre will leave at the end of the season when his contract expires after an indifferent campaign in which Barcelona's second club flirted with relegation. Winless since the end of March, Espanyol are 12th with one game left, six points above the drop zone in a crowded lower...
  • Espanyol beat 10man Mallorca 32 at home January 19, 2013

    Barcelona: Espanyol beat 10man Mallorca 32 at home in the Spanish league on Friday as the Barcelonabased side confirmed their turnaround under coach Javier Aguirre. Simao Sabrosa scored a free kick to give Espanyol the lead in the 17th minute, but Giovani Dos Santos equalised in the 35th and former...