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TWENTY DEBUTS IN FIVE YEARS

29 Apr 2010
Within the last five years twenty Fabril’s players have debuted at the first team, fourteen of them under the supervision of Lotina, and eight did it on this season, but all of this promises still struggling to find a starting role at Deportivo.

The new reality of Deportivo, based on its youngsters, lived a new chapter during the past Saturday as David Rochela debuted in la liga playing at Mestalla and replacing injured Piscu. In this way the 20-years-old central defender became into the 12th Depor B’s member that debuted at Primera División with Miguel Angel Lotina as the head coach of the team.

Other two youngsters reached the first squad though without playing at Primera: Juanan (Intertoto & UEFA) and Dani (Copa Del Rey), which takes the global number of Lotina to fourteen debuts. 
And eight of those players made their debut on the present season, a sign of Lotina’s confidence in this young players, but also of the problems had with the injuries throughout the season, because Rochela would hardly have debuted if Lopo or Colotto would have been available for the match at Mestalla. Anyhow is a good sign for the club and for the new project of president Lendoiro based in young prospects, the one called “third lesson”.

Curiously, the last player that made his debut with Lotina, Rochela, replaced on the pitch the first one that debuted with the Basque –Piscu- The debut of Rochela also means that twenty players from Fabril have debuted with the first team within the last five years. But, despite the high number of debuts, the true is that no one has been able to clinch a spot on the starting formations of Lotina.

The proof of this is the number of minutes had by the youngsters, and it’s that only Laure has an important number of liga minutes on the season (1,627), without forgetting that he was a “bench player” in the first part of la liga, and that he became into a normal starter in the second round, just when Lotina lost his two choices for the left-back position (Angulo & Filipe).

A fact: of the eight debuts on this season, only Iván Pérez accumulates more than three liga games, and to emphasise that the midfielder has made sixteen appearances in la liga, but only two times as a starter. Perhaps that’s the task still to be accomplished by Fabril’s prospects: to have a more protagonic role at the first squad.

The 20 debuts at the first squad within the last five years: 

No.

player

position

coach

season

1

Xisco

striker

Irureta

2004-05

2

Pita

defender

Irureta

2004-05

3

Iago

midfielder

Caparrós

2005-06

4

Senel

striker

Caparrós

2005-06

5

Carril

winger

Caparrós

2005-06

6

Ruben Rivera

striker

Caparrós

2006-07

7

Piscu

defender

Lotina

2007-08

8

Chapi

defender

Lotina

2007-08

9

Fabricio

keeper

Lotina

2007-08

10

Laure

defender

Lotina

2007-08

11

Juanan

defender

Lotina

2008-09

12

Lassad

striker

Lotina

2008-09

13

Ivan Perez

winger

Lotina

2009-10

14

Juan Dominguez

midfielder

Lotina

2009-10

15

Manu

keeper

Lotina

2009-10

16

Seoane

defender

Lotina

2009-10

17

Dani

midfielder

Lotina

2009-10

18

Añon

winger

Lotina

2009-10

19

Raul

defender

Lotina

2009-10

20

Rochela

defender

Lotina

2009-10

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