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Jacinto Quincoces

Jacinto Quincoces
Personal information
Date of birth (1905-07-17)17 July 1905
Place of birth Barakaldo, Spain
Date of death 10 May 1997(1997-05-10) (aged 91)
Place of death Valencia, Spain
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1920–1930 Deportivo Alavés
1930–1942 Real Madrid
National team
1928–1936 Spain 25 (0)
Teams managed
1941–1943 Real Zaragoza
1945 Spain
1945–1946 Real Madrid
1947–1948 Real Madrid
1948–1954 Valencia
1954–1955 Atlético Madrid
1956–1958 Real Zaragoza
1958–1959 Valencia
1960 Valencia

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Jacinto Francisco Fernández de Quincoces y López de Arbina (17 July 1905 in Barakaldo – 10 May 1997 in Valencia) was a Spanish football player and manager, as well as President of the Valencian Pilota Federation. He was a central defender and is regarded as one of the greatest defenders of the pre-war era.

He played 25 matches for the Spain national football team from 1928 to 1936,[1] and was part of Spain's 1934 FIFA World Cup team. He was Spain's national coach in 1945, taking charge for two matches.[2]


  • Playing career 1
  • Management career 2
  • President of the FPV 3
  • References 4

Playing career

Management career

President of the FPV

Since Quincoces was a Basque pelota pala player before of being a football professional, when his career finished, he was chosen by the Francoist authorities as the President of the Valencian Pilota Federation, believing that Basque and Valencian handball sports were the very same. Quincoces declared to the press several times that he was unwilling of this task, but while he was in charge (last 60s and first 70s) he promoted new measures that resulted in profit for the Valencian pilota, such as the beginning of the Youth Championships, compulsory for the trinquets that wanted to host professionals tournaments, this was the way pilotaris as Genovés I and Xatet de Carlet began.


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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Real Madrid C.F. captain
Succeeded by
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