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30 May 2023
Groupama Arena Budapest

Paco Gallardo

U21 Head Coach, Leeds United

As a player, he made over 100 appearances in the Spanish first division and also played in Hungary for Diósgyőr and the Puskás Academy. He began his coaching career with Sevilla C and then joined the coaching staff of LaLiga under Joaquín Caparrós on two occasions, where he qualified for UEFA. After this stage he was first coach of Sevilla Atletico where he managed to promote the team to 1RFEF with the youngest team in Spain. He was then appointed Leeds United Academy coach in 2022. He was also assistant coach of the Leeds first team for a number of games and is currently head coach of the Under-21 team, with whom he has had a great season, having recently been promoted to the top division and will play against the reserves of the top teams next season. As head coach in 2 teams of young talents who were both promoted to top level.

  • Player development in La Liga vs. Premier League
    14:00-15:20: Management in Youth Football - Hall of top scorers

    What are the opportunities for young players to break into the first team in La Liga and the Premier League? Are there significant differences in terms of opportunities and pathways for young talent? How do the scouting and recruitment strategies of La Liga and the Premier League clubs differ, and how does it affect player development? What is the role of experienced players and mentors in nurturing young talent in La Liga and the Premier League? What are some notable success stories of player development in La Liga and the Premier League, and what factors contributed to their development?

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