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|Full name||Javier Subirats Hernández|
|Date of birth||2 October 1957|
|Place of birth||Paterna, Spain|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|1978–1979||→ Girona (loan)|
|2012–||Jove Español (youth)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Born in Paterna, Valencian Community, Subirats finished his youth career with local giants Valencia CF. He made his La Liga debut on 29 January 1978 in a 2–1 away win against Cádiz CF, and finished his first season with eight first-team appearances (seven as a substitute).
For the 1978–79 campaign, Subirats was loaned to Girona FC in the third division, because he had to perform compulsory military service in the city. After returning to the Che, he immediately became an important member of the main squad, contributing with five games and one goal in the victorious 1979–80 European Cup Winners' Cup run, including 112 minutes in the final against Arsenal (0–0, penalty shootout win.
In 1986–87, Subirats posted career-bests of 41 matches and six goals, helping Valencia win the second level championship. He finished his career with more than 350 official appearances for his main club, and retired in 1992 at nearly 35 after one-season spells with neighbouring sides Orihuela Deportiva CF (division two) and CF Gandia (three).
After retiring, Subirats began training in youth football, with Valencia. In the 1996–97 season he had his first experience with the professionals, coaching Villarreal CF through 20 games before being sacked, totalling six wins, four draws and ten losses.
Subirats then returned to Valencia as director of football, being in charge as the club won two leagues in the 2000s and the 2003–04 UEFA Cup, under Rafael Benítez who was a personal bet of his. Afterwards, he worked in the same capacity with yet another side in his native region, Hércules CF, promoting to the second division in 2005 after signing Juan Carlos Mandiá; following the dismissal of José Carlos Granero and before Mandiá's appointment, he managed the team in two games.
- "Subirats, cedido al Girona" [Subirats, loaned to Girona]. Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). 14 October 1978. Retrieved 14 June 2012.
- "Ficha de Javier Subirats" [Javier Subirats profile] (in Spanish). CiberChe. Retrieved 14 June 2012.
- "Quique Sánchez Flores, nuevo entrenador del Valencia" [Quique Sánchez Flores, new Valencia coach]. El Mundo (in Spanish). 31 May 2005. Retrieved 3 July 2012.
- "El Hércules despide a Subirats" [Hércules fires Subirats]. Marca (in Spanish). 19 March 2008. Retrieved 14 June 2012.
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