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Benito Joanet
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Full name Benito Joanet Giménez
Date of birth (1935-09-16)16 September 1935
Place of birth Esplugues de Llobregat, Spain
Date of death 22 March 2020(2020-03-22) (aged 84)
Place of death Alicante, Spain
Height 1.80m
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1954–1955 Espanyol 0 (0)
1957–1959 Real Zaragoza 0 (0)
1959–1964 Espanyol 62 (0)
1960–1961 → Terrassa (loan) 4 (0)
1964–1965 Europa 16 (0)
1965–1971 Deportivo de La Coruña 127 (0)
Total 209 (0)
Teams managed
1977–1979 Hércules
1980–1982 Castellón
1983 Antequerano
1983–1985 Cádiz
1985 Mallorca
1986–1987 Castellón
1987–1988 Hércules
1988–1989 Tenerife
1989–1990 Espanyol
1990–1991 Salamanca
1992 Las Palmas
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Benito Joanet Giménez (16 September 1935 – 22 March 2020) was a Spanish football player and manager.

Career as a player

Born in the Esplugues de Llobregat, Joanet played as goalkeeper for Espanyol, Real Zaragoza, Terrassa, Europa and Deportivo de La Coruña.

Coaching career

He became a football manager after he stopped playing. He was a manager for Hércules, Castellón, Antequerano, Cádiz, Mallorca, Tenerife, Espanyol, Salamanca and Las Palmas.


Joanet died in Alicante on 22 March 2020 from COVID-19, during the COVID-19 pandemic in Spain.

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