Walter Harris (football manager)

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Walter Harris
Personal information
Full name Walter Harris
Date of birth ?
Place of birth Birmingham, England
Date of death ?
Place of death ?
Teams managed
Years Team
1908–1909 Coventry City
19xx Athletic Bilbao
1922 Real Unión
1922 Basque Country
1922-192x Real Unión
1923 Celta de Vigo
1924 France (assistant)
1925–1928 Osasuna
1928 Alavés
1928–1929 Real Málaga
1932 Hércules
1932–1933 Atlético de Madrid

Walter Harris (born in Birmingham, England) is a former English football manager.

Football career

Harris also devoted to football, had a massage and bath business in Droitwich Spa. Possibly a player named Harris who had the Barcelona in 1906, it is the same then begin a career as coach Spanish clubs.12

Known in Spanish football as Mr. Harris, arrived in Spain in 1922 to coach the historic team Real Unión. In 1922 he was the coach of the Basque Country.3 In 1924 he moved to Paris where he did work masseur and assistant manager of the France national team in the Paris Olympics of 1924, he lent a hand in the work of training to Tom Griffiths. His career is difficult to collect due to the few sources of information at the time. He had a tour of several Spanish clubs like Real Unión,4 Athletic Bilbao,5 Celta Vigo,6 Osasuna, Alavés,7 Real Málaga,7 Atlético Madrid or Hércules.


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