Francisco José Carrasco

Francisco José Carrasco Hidalgo ( born March 6, 1959 in Alcoy ), also known as Lobo Carrasco, is a former Spanish footballer and current coach.

Playing career

Carrasco came as a 19- year-old in the first team of FC Barcelona. He previously played for Terrassa FC and FC Barcelona as his first title he won in 1979 when Barça won the European Cup Winners' Cup. Carrasco played on the side of Hans Krankl against Fortuna Dusseldorf in the storm. He won in 1982 for the second time the European Cup Winners' Cup ( the final against Standard Liege he played through ). In 1986 he played in the final of the European Champion Clubs' Cup against Steaua Bucharest, but the final was lost on penalties. For this he was again in the 1989 final of the European Cup Winners' Cup success came there but not used. He also won in his time at Barcelona in 1985, the Spanish Cup, once the Spanish Super Cup and three Spanish Cups. In 1989, Carrasco to France for FC Sochaux where he stood until 1992 under contract. His career ended in the same year, played in the meantime but still a short time for UE Figueres.

International Carrasco played 35 times for Spain, scoring five goals. His first international game, he completed on April 4, 1979 in a 2-2 draw against the Romanian national team. He participated in the European Championships in Italy in 1980 (Spain difference in the group stage ) and the 1986 World Cup in Mexico ( From the quarter-finals ) in part without coming to use. At the European Championships in 1984 in France, he reached the final in which Spain defeated 0:2 with the host. In this tournament Carrasco came in each of the 5 games, scoring one goal.

Coaching career

In the 2005/06 season Carrasco took over as coach of Segunda División club Málaga CF B which had to start at the end of this season with Carrasco the transition to the third tier. In the 2007 /08 season he coached Real Oviedo that at this time in the Tercera División played.


  • Spanish Cup: 1985
  • Spanish Cup: 1981, 1983, 1988
  • Spanish Super Cup: 1983
  • Spanish League Cup: 1983, 1986
  • European Cup Winners' Cup: 1979, 1982, 1989
  • World Cup Participation: 1986 (no use )
  • European Championships: 1980 (no insert), 1984 ( 5 inserts / 1 goal)