Squad news


22 Jul 2011
On Thursday the new Juvenil A squad started its pre-season; this is very important team at the youth system of Deportivo, because is trampoline to Fabril. So far there are three new signings, plus fifteen youngsters promoted from Juvenil B.

The new version of Deportivo Juvenil A was launched on Thursday to the football pitch as the team begun to train ahead the pre-season 2011/12. This is a team composed by 17 and 18-year-old players and that’s always the base of the future Deportivo B squads; that’s the reason why this this team is so important at the club.

For the second straight year the team will be coached by Jose Manuel Martinez 'Secho', and his main goal now is to change the disappointing third place of the last División de Honor competition. The plan for the new season is simple: to keep the best players and make them alternate with Fabril, later to promote the best players from Juvenil B and fill the gaps with new signings.

In this sense, seven players are staying from last season: keeper David Gómez, central defenders Pablo Ínsua and Uxio, midfielder Álvaro Queijeiro, winger/striker Iago Beceiro, plus attackers Luis and Álvaro Lemos. All of them will have the chance to play with Fabril at Tercera División.

Then fifteen players that have been promoted from Juvenil B are: goalkeeper Rodrigo, side defenders Marcos Castro and Roberto Suarez, central defenders Callón, Cardelle and gancio ‘Nacho’, midfielders Brais Garrido, Javi Rey, Aldan and Joaquin, wingers Juanpa, Manu Santiso and Gabi, plus strikers Denis and Eloy.

To emphasize the presence of strikers Denis López Real and VenezuelanU-17 international player Alejandro Eloy González. Denis was the top-scorer on last season scoring thirteen goals in thirty matches, while Eloy impressed so much with his performance that he is making the jump to Juvenil A despite joining the team until the last winter window.

Finally, the team is completed with the three new signings: winger Dani Martinez coming from Atletico Madrid, playmaker Óscar Novo, who is coming from Real Madrid, plus defender Borja Escoms Alonso, who was signed on Wednesday coming from Real Zaragoza.

The competition at Division de Honor starts on September 4 as the team visits Pontevedra Juvenil A and ends on April 15 (2012) hosting Lugo Juvenil A at Abegondo. For the pre-season the club already arranged four friendly matches: at Portonovo (August 6), at Olimpico (August 10), at Villestro (August 15) and at SD Arrabaldo (August 27).



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