Miguel Montes Busto

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Miguel Montes Busto
Personal information
Full name Miguel Ángel Montes Busto
Date of birth (1940-02-28)28 February 1940
Place of birth Oviedo, Asturias, Spain[1]
Date of death 20 May 2019(2019-05-20) (aged 79)
Place of death Gijón, Asturias, Spain
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959–1961 Real Gijón 40 (8)
1961–1962 Las Palmas 2 (0)
1962–1969 Real Gijón 178 (47)
1969–1971 Real Oviedo 46 (10)
Total 266 (65)
Teams managed
1980–1981 Palencia
1996–1997 Sporting de Gijón
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Miguel Ángel Montes Busto (28 February 1940 – 20 May 2019) was a Spanish football player and manager.

Montes Busto was born in Oviedo, Asturias. He played as a forward. He spent twelve seasons in the Segunda División between 1959 and 1971. He played for Real Gijón, Las Palmas and Real Oviedo. After retiring from playing, he managed Segunda División side Palencia, many Segunda División B clubs and Sporting de Gijón in La Liga.[1]

Montes Busto died on 20 May 2019 in Gijón, Asturias, at the age of 79.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Miguel Montes Busto at BDFutbol. Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  2. Rodríguez, J. R. (20 May 2019). "Fallece Miguel Montes, uno de los legendarios del Sporting". Diario AS (in Spanish). Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  3. Álvarez, Iván (20 May 2019). "Fallece el exjugador del Sporting Miguel Angel Montes". El Comercio (in Spanish). Retrieved 20 May 2019.