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Miguel Montes (footballer, born 1940)

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Miguel Montes
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)
1959–1969 Real Gijón 218 (55)
1961–1962Las Palmas (loan) 2 (0)
1969–1971 Oviedo 46 (10)
Total 266 (65)
Teams managed
1972–1974 Gijón Industrial
1974–1975 Real Avilés
1975–1977 Langreo
1977–1980 Zamora
1980–1982 Palencia
1982–1983 Cultural Leonesa
1983–1984 Arosa
1984–1985 Sporting Atlético
1993 Zamora
1993–1994 Langreo
1995–1996 Sporting B
1996–1997 Sporting 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 professional football player and manager.

Born in Oviedo, Asturias, Montes Busto played as a forward and 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, several 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]


  1. ^ a b Miguel Montes 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.
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