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Jose Pekerman

Born: September 3, 1949 (age 68)

Height: 5'10" (178cm)

Hometown: Villa Dominguez, Argentina
Nationality: Argentina Argentine

Colombia's coach, Argentine Jose Pekerman, gives instructions to the players during their Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup South American qualifier match against Ecuador, in Barranquilla, Colombia, on September 6, 2013
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Career History
International2012-Colombia
Sports Mole has 89 articles about Jose Pekerman. Articles 1 to 40:
Colombia's Wilmar Barrios gestures during the match against England on July 3, 2018
250,000 sign petition for England, Colombia match to be replayed
Nearly a quarter of a million people have signed a petition calling for England to replay their World Cup last-16 tie against Colombia due to poor refereeing decisions.
Jul 5, 20:59
Colombia manager Jose Pekerman on March 27, 2018
Colombia boss Jose Pekerman 'facing sack after England defeat'
Jose Pekerman's future as Colombia manager is reportedly in doubt as two other candidates have been lined up to replace him.
Jul 4, 17:31
Colombia's Radamel Falcao shouts at England's Kieran Trippier on July 3, 2018
Jose Pekerman accuses England players of diving in Colombia win
Colombia manager Jose Pekerman vents his fury at the antics of England's players during Tuesday night's heated last-16 tie.
Jul 4, 11:47
Colombia manager Jose Pekerman on March 27, 2018
Colombia boss Jose Pekerman praises players after England defeat
Colombia boss Jose Pekerman praises his players following their penalty-shootout defeat to Colombia.
Jul 3, 23:00
Colombia's Wilmar Barrios gestures during the match against England on July 3, 2018
Gary Neville: 'Colombia's Wilmar Barrios should have been sent off'
Gary Neville believes that Colombia player Wilmar Barrios should have been sent off for his headbutt on Jordan Henderson in the first half of their round-of-16 tie.
Jul 3, 20:32
James Rodriguez in action for Colombia on May 26, 2018
Colombia boss Jose Pekerman hopes James Rodriguez will be fit to play England
Colombia manager Jose Pekerman is hoping that midfielder James Rodriguez will be fit for his side's round-of-16 clash with England on Tuesday night.
Jul 2, 21:08
England's Harry Kane celebrates scoring their first goal in the World Cup match against Tunisia on June 18, 2018
Preview: Colombia vs. England - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of the last-16 clash between Colombia and England at the 2018 World Cup.
Jul 2, 15:50
England's Dele Alli with manager Gareth Southgate after the match against Nigeria on June 2, 2018
Dele Alli declares himself fit to play in England World Cup tie against Colombia
Dele Alli declares himself fit to play for England in their World Cup last-16 clash with Colombia on Tuesday.
Jun 30, 14:52
Yerry Mina in action for Barcelona on February 11, 2018
Yerry Mina: 'Harry Kane won't have an easy game'
Colombia defender Yerry Mina insists that he will "not make it easy" for England striker Harry Kane in Tuesday night's last-16 tie.
Jun 30, 12:39
James Rodriguez in action for Colombia on May 26, 2018
James Rodriguez to undergo MRI scan to determine fitness for England game
Colombia expect to know whether James Rodriguez will be fit to feature against England by the end of Sunday as an MRI scan has been arranged.
Jun 29, 18:25
James Rodriguez in action for Colombia on May 26, 2018
Jose Pekerman fears being without James Rodriguez for England tie
Jose Pekerman is pessimistic about James Rodriguez's chances of returning to full fitness in time for Colombia's last-16 showdown with England.
Jun 29, 09:37
Colombia manager Jose Pekerman on March 27, 2018
Colombia boss Jose Pekerman dedicates win against Poland to Carlos Sanchez
Colombia manager Jose Pekerman dedicates his side's 3-0 win against Poland to midfielder Carlos Sanchez, who received death threats following his red card against Japan.
Jun 24, 21:49
Colombia celebrate after beating Uruguay in the last 16 of the 2014 World Cup
Dion Dublin: 'Colombia much better against Poland'
Former Aston Villa forward Dion Dublin believes that Colombia were much more impressive in their 3-0 win against Poland on Sunday evening.
Jun 24, 21:28
Colombia celebrate after beating Uruguay in the last 16 of the 2014 World Cup
Result: Colombia beat Poland in Group H to send Eagles tumbling out of World Cup
Colombia keep their hopes of qualifying from Group H at the 2018 World Cup alive courtesy of a commanding 3-0 victory over eliminated Poland at the Kazan Arena.
Jun 24, 20:55
Poland manager Adam Nawalka on November 13, 2017
Live Commentary: Poland 0-3 Colombia - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's 2018 World Cup coverage as Poland are eliminated following a 3-0 defeat to Colombia in Group H at the Kazan Arena.
Jun 24, 18:00
James Rodriguez in action for Colombia on May 26, 2018
Colombia boss Jose Pekerman hints at James Rodriguez start against Poland
Colombia coach Jose Pekerman is hoping to be able to call on a "100% form" James Rodriguez for Sunday's World Cup Group H clash against Poland at the Kazan Arena.
Jun 23, 17:58
Colombia manager Jose Pekerman on March 27, 2018
Jose Pekerman bemoans early Carlos Sanchez dismissal
Jose Pekerman concedes that Colombia found it "very hard to recover possession" after being made to play with 10 men against Japan for more than 87 minutes.
Jun 19, 16:09
Japan players celebrate during their World Cup warm-up match against Paraguay on June 12, 2018
Result: Japan punish 10-man Colombia in Saransk to make winning start
Japan pull off a surprise result by beating Colombia 2-1 at the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, aided by a red card shown to Carlos Sanchez less than three minutes in.
Jun 19, 14:53
James Rodriguez in action for Colombia on May 26, 2018
Team News: James Rodriguez misses out for Colombia
James Rodriguez misses out on a place in the starting lineup as Colombia face Japan in the World Cup.
Jun 19, 12:08
Colombia manager Jose Pekerman on March 27, 2018
Live Commentary: Colombia 1-2 Japan - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Japan's 2-1 win against Colombia, as the Samurai Blue made their one-man advantage count in Saransk.
Jun 19, 12:00
The Colombian team lines up prior to their international friendly with France in March 2018
World Cup preview: Colombia
Ahead of this summer's World Cup in Russia, Sports Mole previews Colombia's chances as they look to build on their best-ever showing in Brazil four years ago.
Jun 7, 12:00
James Rodriguez in action for Bayern Munich on May 1, 2018
Radamel Falcao, James Rodriguez named in Colombia World Cup squad
Colombia stars Radamel Falcao and James Rodriguez are included in Jose Pekerman's final 23-man squad for this summer's World Cup.
Jun 4, 20:20
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Jose Pekerman urges James Rodriguez to leave Real Madrid
Colombia boss Jose Pekerman tells in-demand attacker James Rodriguez to leave Real Madrid this summer in search of regular football.
Jun 13, 15:43
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Spain 2-2 Colombia - as it happened
Relive the 2-2 draw between Spain and Colombia as Alvaro Morata rescues a late point for the home side in Murcia.
Jun 7, 20:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Brazil 1-1 Paraguay (Paraguay win 4-3 on penalties) - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Brazil exit the Copa America on penalties to Paraguay at the quarter-final stage.
Jun 27, 22:07
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Brazil 1-1 Paraguay (Paraguay win 4-3 on penalties) - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Brazil exit the Copa America on penalties to Paraguay at the quarter-final stage.
Jun 27, 22:07
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Jose Pekerman: 'Argentina too good for Colombia'
Jose Pekerman concedes that his Colombia side were second best after being beaten 5-4 on penalties by Argentina.
Jun 27, 13:19
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Colombia Jose Pekerman: 'Lionel Messi is simply the best'
Colombia coach Jose Pekerman says that Lionel Messi is "quite simply the best player in the world" ahead of their Copa America quarter-final showdown with Argentina.
Jun 26, 01:39
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Argentina vs. Colombia
Sports Mole looks ahead to the third Copa America quarter-final between Argentina and Colombia at the Estadio Sausalito.
Jun 24, 11:27
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Jose Pekerman disappointed with stalemate
Colombia coach Jose Pekerman insists that his side did enough to beat Peru following their drab 0-0 Copa America draw in Temuco.
Jun 22, 00:56
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Colombia held by Peru in Copa America Group C clash
Colombia's hopes of advancing to the quarter-finals of the Copa America rest in the balance as they are held to a goalless draw by Peru in their Group C clash.
Jun 21, 22:03
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Colombia 0-0 Peru - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Colombia have to settle for a 0-0 draw against Peru in their decisive Group C clash at the Copa America in Chile.
Jun 21, 19:30
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Colombia vs. Peru
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Copa America encounter between Colombia and Peru in the all-to-play-for Group C.
Jun 19, 19:08
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Jose Pekerman: 'Radamel Falcao, Juan Cuadrado will help each other at Chelsea'
Colombia coach Jose Pekerman believes that Radamel Falcao and Juan Cuadrado will help one another improve at Chelsea.
Jun 17, 07:08
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Jose Pekerman: 'We still have work to do'
Colombia boss Jose Pekerman insists that his side still has a lot of work to do ahead of their Copa America Group C opener with Venezuela.
Jun 14, 00:57
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Jose Pekerman: 'Colombia among the favourites for Copa America'
Colombia boss Jose Pekerman says that his side are among the frontrunners to win the 2015 Copa America.
Jun 13, 15:15
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Faustino Asprilla: 'Jackson Martinez ideal partner for Falcao'
Former Colombia striker Faustino Asprilla believes that Jackson Martinez should partner Falcao and that Juan Cuadrado is his nation's best player.
Jun 13, 08:29
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Colombia vs. Venezuela
Sports Mole looks ahead to Sunday's Group C opener at the Copa America between Northern neighbours Colombia and Venezuela.
Jun 13, 02:20
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Copa America - Group C preview
Sports Mole takes a closer look at the four nations that make up Group C of this summer's Copa America.
Jun 11, 11:57
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Colombia boss Jose Pekerman: 'I want Radamel Falcao to be happy'
Colombia coach Jose Pekerman says that he wants Radamel Falcao to be "happy" at club level, but will not give him advice regarding his Manchester United future.
Mar 31, 06:41

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