Vicente del Bosque

Born: December 23, 1950 (age 65)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Salamanca, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Spain's coach Vicente del Bosque during the Confederations Cup against Italy on June 27, 2013
Career History
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Sports Mole has 562 articles about Vicente del Bosque. Articles 1 to 40:
Fernando Torres points and scores during the La Liga game between Valencia and Atletico Madrid on March 6, 2016
Spain boss Vicente del Bosque opens door for Fernando Torres
Spain boss Vicente del Bosque refuses to rule out selecting Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres in his squad for Euro 2016.
19:39
Head coach Vicente Del Bosque of Spain faces the media during a press conference ahead of their international friendly match against Bolivia at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium on May 29, 2014
Spain boss Vicente del Bosque: 'Barcelona still in control'
Spain boss Vicente del Bosque does not believe that Barcelona should be concerned with their current form despite losing their last two La Liga matches.
Apr 12, 14:48
Real Madrid manager Rafa Benitez pictured in November 2015
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez ignores links with Spain post
Rafael Benitez brushes off speculation linking him with the Spain job as he plots a long-term future at Newcastle United.
Apr 8, 15:25
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez on March 20, 2016
Rafael Benitez backed by Vicente del Bosque to take over as Spain boss
Spain head coach Vicente del Bosque names Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez as his potential successor.
Apr 5, 12:52
Alvaro Arbeloa for Real Madrid on October 29, 2014
Alvaro Arbeloa 'does not watch' Spain matches
Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa reveals that he no longer watches Spain in action following his omission from their 2014 World Cup squad.
Apr 1, 22:58
Vicente del Bosque is grounded after a clash with the assistant referee during the friendly between Spain and Italy on March 24, 2016
Spain urge Vicente del Bosque to stay on as boss
RFEF president Angel Maria Villar makes it clear that he wants Vicente del Bosque to sign a new contract as Spain boss.
Apr 1, 22:07
Gerard Pique of Spain battles for the ball with Dragos Grigore of Romania during the International Friendly match between Romania and Spain held at the Cluj Arena on March 27, 2016
Result: Dogged Romania hold Spain to second straight draw
Spain are held to a second straight draw as Romania extend their international unbeaten run to 17 matches with a goalless draw in Cluj-Napoca.
Mar 27, 21:40
Spain's coach Vicente del Bosque during the Confederations Cup against Italy on June 27, 2013
Team News: Vicente del Bosque names much-changed Spain side in Romania
Vicente del Bosque makes a total of 10 changes to his Spain starting lineup for Sunday's friendly in Cluj-Napoca against Romania.
Mar 27, 19:10
Aritz Aduriz of Spain celebrates a goal with teammates during the international friendly against Italy on March 24, 2016
Preview: Romania vs. Spain
Sports Mole looks ahead to Sunday's international friendly between Romania and Spain in Cluj-Napoca.
Mar 26, 15:43
Head coach Vicente Del Bosque of Spain faces the media during a press conference ahead of their international friendly match against Bolivia at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium on May 29, 2014
Vicente del Bosque hails Aritz Aduriz performance
Spain boss Vicente del Bosque pays tribute to the performance of 35-year-old Aritz Aduriz in Thursday's 1-1 draw with Italy.
Mar 25, 16:29
Aritz Aduriz of Spain celebrates a goal with teammates during the international friendly against Italy on March 24, 2016
Result: Aritz Aduriz nets first Spain goal in Italy draw
Italy and Spain play out a 1-1 draw in their international friendly in Udine on Thursday night, with Aritz Aduriz cancelling out a strike from Lorenzo Insigne.
Mar 24, 21:42
Augsburg's Dominik Kohr battles with Thiago Alcantara of Bayern on September 12, 2015
Spain midfielder Thiago: 'We are still team to beat'
Spain midfielder Thiago insists that his country are still "the reference" in European football, despite their disappointing showing at the 2014 World Cup.
Mar 24, 15:47
Head coach Vicente Del Bosque of Spain faces the media during a press conference ahead of their international friendly match against Bolivia at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium on May 29, 2014
Spain boss Vicente del Bosque: 'We have a positive mix'
Spain boss Vicente del Bosque claims that he has "a positive mix" of youth and experience in his squad ahead of Euro 2016.
Mar 24, 15:36
Rayo Vallecano's coach Paco Jemez reacts during the Spanish league football match Sevilla FC vs Rayo Vallecano de Madrid at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium in Sevilla on April 26, 2015
Agent: 'Paco Jemez wants Valencia job'
Rayo Vallecano boss Paco Jemez would be interested in taking charge of Valencia at the end of the season, according to the Spaniard's agent.
Mar 24, 15:24
Alvaro Morata in action during the game between Juventus and Hellas Verona on January 6, 2016
Alvaro Morata: 'Aritz Aduriz deserves Spain call'
Juventus striker Alvaro Morata says that Athletic Bilbao's Artiz Aduriz is 'fully deserving' of his spot in the latest Spain squad.
Mar 24, 15:11
Italy's coach Antonio Conte follows the action during the UEFA Euro 2016 Group H qualifying football match Norway vs Italy on September 9, 2014
Preview: Italy vs. Spain
Sports Mole provides the lowdown ahead of Thursday evening's international friendly between European giants Italy and Spain.
Mar 24, 01:26
Luis Enrique looks on prior to the Champions League round-of-16 second leg between Barcelona and Arsenal on March 16, 2016
Preview: Villarreal vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole previews Sunday's La Liga clash between Villarreal and Barcelona at El Madrigal.
Mar 18, 22:40
Aritz Aduriz of Athletic Club Bilbao reacts during the La Liga match between Athletic Club and Levante UD at San Mames Stadium on August 30, 2014
Aritz Aduriz 'has not heard from Vicente del Bosque'
Athletic Bilbao striker Aritz Aduriz admits that he is currently in the dark as to whether he will be included in the next Spain squad.
Mar 17, 15:31
Diego Costa mouths off during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester United on February 7, 2016
Chelsea striker Diego Costa to be left out of Spain squad?
Spain boss Vicente del Bosque will reportedly leave Chelsea striker Diego Costa out of his squad for the friendlies against Italy and Romania later this month.
Mar 15, 17:16
Head coach Vicente Del Bosque of Spain faces the media during a press conference ahead of their international friendly match against Bolivia at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium on May 29, 2014
Spain boss Vicente del Bosque has "rough list" for Euro 2016
Spain boss Vicente del Bosque reveals that he has 'almost decided' who will make his 23-man squad for Euro 2016.
Mar 11, 20:18
Head Coach of Levante UD Joaquin Caparros reacts during the La Liga match between Levante UD and Granada CF at Ciutat de Valencia Stadium on November 03, 2013
Report: Joaquin Caparros favourite for Spain job
Former Granada boss Joaquin Caparros is the favourite to replace Vicente del Bosque as Spain boss after Euro 2016, according to a report.
Mar 4, 22:46
Spain's coach Vicente Del Bosque attends the Group B football match between Spain and Chile in the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 18, 2014
Vicente del Bosque to step down from Spain role next summer?
Vicente del Bosque will step down as head coach of Spain following the completion of Euro 2016, according to extracts taken from his new book.
Dec 19, 11:56
Aritz Aduriz of Athletic Club Bilbao reacts during the La Liga match between Athletic Club and Levante UD at San Mames Stadium on August 30, 2014
Vicente del Bosque hints at Aritz Aduriz call-up
Spain boss Vicente del Bosque says that in-form Athletic Bilbao striker Aritz Aduriz is very much in his thinking for possible Euro 2016 selection.
Dec 2, 12:13
Juventus' Spanish forward Fernando Llorente looks on during their friendly match Juventus vs Aygrevilles on July 17, 2013
Fernando Llorente still has Spain ambition
Sevilla forward Fernando Llorente still has ambitions of returning to the Spain set-up, despite not representing his country since 2013.
Nov 18, 13:41
Head coach Vicente Del Bosque of Spain faces the media during a press conference ahead of their international friendly match against Bolivia at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium on May 29, 2014
Vicente del Bosque: 'Euro 2016 should be held in France'
Spain manager Vicente del Bosque says that nothing should disturb the decision to hold next summer's European Championship in France.
Nov 16, 21:20
David De Gea of Manchester United celebrates as Juan Mata of Manchester United (not pictured) scores their first and equalising goal from the penalty spot during the UEFA Champions League Group B match between Manchester United FC and VfL Wolfsburg at Old
Report: David de Gea to start against Belgium
A report claims that Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea will replace Iker Casillas between the sticks for Spain's international friendly against Belgium.
Nov 16, 17:13
Belgium's Jan Vertonghen (C, No5) celebrates with teammates after scoring during the friendly international match between Belgium and Italy at Baudoin King Stadium in Brussels, on November 13, 2015.
Preview: Belgium vs. Spain
Sports Mole previews the international friendly between Belgium and Spain in Brussels.
Nov 16, 17:02
Spain's midfielder Santi Cazorla celebrates after scoring during the friendly football match Spain vs England at the Jose Rico Perez stadium in Alicante on November 13, 2015.
Cesc Fabregas: 'England win proves Spain are recovering form'
Spain midfielder Cesc Fabregas says that the 2-0 win over England is a sure-fire sign that La Roja are improving.
Nov 14, 14:38
Spain's coach Vicente del Bosque during the Confederations Cup against Italy on June 27, 2013
Vicente del Bosque: 'Spain style will never change'
Spain boss Vicente del Bosque insists that his team will continue to play possession-based football for as long as he holds the position at the helm.
Nov 14, 13:18
Head coach Vicente Del Bosque of Spain faces the media during a press conference ahead of their international friendly match against Bolivia at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium on May 29, 2014
Vicente del Bosque praises Nolito, Mario Gaspar
Spain boss Vicente del Bosque pays tribute to the performances of both Nolito and Mario Gaspar, who impressed during La Roja's 2-0 win over England on Friday.
Nov 14, 12:51
Spain's forward Mario (L) scores past England's defender Chris Smalling (C) and Spain's forward Paco Alcacer during the friendly football match Spain vs England at the Jose Rico Perez stadium in Alicante on November 13, 2015.
Match Analysis: Spain 2-0 England
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Spain's 2-0 victory over England in an international friendly in Alicante.
Nov 13, 22:33
Spain's midfielder Santi Cazorla celebrates after scoring during the friendly football match Spain vs England at the Jose Rico Perez stadium in Alicante on November 13, 2015.
Result: Mario Gaspar, Santi Cazorla goals give Spain victory over England
Second-half goals from Mario Gaspar and Santi Cazorla give Spain a 2-0 victory over England in their international friendly, as Wayne Rooney hits the crossbar late on.
Nov 13, 21:38
Spain's forward Diego Costa (L) vies with England's defender Phil Jones during the friendly football match Spain vs England at the Jose Rico Perez stadium in Alicante on November 13, 2015.
Live Commentary: Spain 2-0 England - as it happened
Relive Spain's 2-0 victory over England as Mario Gaspar's sensational volley helps La Roja to a seventh consecutive win.
Nov 13, 18:44
Spain teammates David Silva and Diego Costa during a game with Chile on June 18, 2014
Vicente del Bosque confident Diego Costa can overcome struggles
Vicente del Bosque admits that Diego Costa must "smooth out his character", but has full confidence in the Spain and Chelsea striker reaching his previous heights.
Nov 12, 16:14
Ander Herrera of Manchester United during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Manchester United and Ipswich Town at Old Trafford on September 23, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Ander Herrera: 'David de Gea is a genius'
Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea, who came close to joining Real Madrid in the summer, is "a genius", says his club teammate Ander Herrera.
Nov 11, 17:52
David De Gea of Manchester United celebrates as Juan Mata of Manchester United (not pictured) scores their first and equalising goal from the penalty spot during the UEFA Champions League Group B match between Manchester United FC and VfL Wolfsburg at Old
Vicente del Bosque backs David de Gea
Spain boss Vicente del Bosque backs Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea to enjoy a long and successful career in the La Roja goal.
Nov 11, 14:05
Spain's coach Vicente Del Bosque attends the Group B football match between Spain and Chile in the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 18, 2014
Vicente del Bosque: 'English style has been lost'
Spain boss Vicente del Bosque claims that English football has lost its style due to the number of foreign imports arriving in the Premier League.
Nov 11, 13:52
Lionel Messi of Argentina (R) looks dejected after a goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina at Maracana on July 13, 2014
Vicente del Bosque: 'Lionel Messi could have played for Spain'
Spain boss Vicente del Bosque says that an attempt was made to convince Lionel Messi to turn his back on the country of his birth, Argentina, and instead represent Spain.
Nov 10, 18:31
Roy Hodgson manager of England looks on prior to the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E qualifying match between England and Estonia at Wembley on October 9, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Preview: Spain vs. England
Sports Mole previews Friday's international friendly between Spain and England.
Nov 10, 14:51
Jesus Navas of Manchester City runs with the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at Etihad Stadium on September 19, 2015
Jesus Navas eyeing Spain recall
Manchester City winger Jesus Navas says that he is desperate to earn a recall to the Spain set-up, having not represented the European champions since the 2014 World Cup.
Nov 10, 13:43
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