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Full name  Jose Iborra Blanco
Name  Jose Blanco
Place of birth  Barcelona, Spain
Role  Football player

Playing position  Goalkeeper
Died  September 17, 2002
Years  Team
Position  Goalkeeper
Date of birth  (1908-06-12)June 12, 1908
Date of death  September 17, 2002(2002-09-17) (aged 94)

José Iborra Blanco (born 12 June 1908 in Barcelona) was a former Spanish football player. He played for FC Barcelona in 1935-36, Due to the Spanish revolution of 1936 he among others fled the country to Mexico.In 1938 he arrive in Mexico and quickly signed with Mexican club Real Club España which was mostly Spanish players. In 1943 he was contacted by Joaquín Díaz Loredo and Alfonso Sobero owners of the newly formed club Puebla. He would help Puebla win their first tournament in 1945 winning the Copa Mexico. He would go on to play for 4 years with Puebla playing over 200 games. He died on September 17 2002 and was the last Spanish player who had fled the 1936 Spanish revolution to die.

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