Coach Manuel Preciado died early this morning in Valencia as a result of a heart attack. He had been elected by Villarreal to manage the club next season and was currently 54 years old. The Submarine wants to show its deep condolences to his family and friends. Vpassed away yesterday night in Valencia
Formed in Racing de Santander, Manuel Preciado Rebolledo (born in El Astillero, Cantabria, August 28th 1957) developed his career as a player in this club. He played for Linares, Mallorca, Alavés, Ourense and Gimnástica Torrelavega, club where he ended his career and later would also be coach. As a coach, Preciado managed Racing de Santander, Levante, Alavés, Murcia and Sporting de Gijón.