Pepe Mel

Born: February 28, 1963 (age 54)

Height: 5'10" (178cm)

Hometown: Madrid
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Position: Manager
Real Betis manager Pepe Mel looks on before kick-off against Lyon in their Europa League match on November 28, 2013
Career History
Senior2010-2013Real Betis
2014-West Bromwich Albion
Sports Mole has 317 articles about Pepe Mel. Articles 1 to 40:
Frank de Boer looks dejected after the Premier League game between Burnley and Crystal Palace on September 10, 2017
Deportivo La Coruna to hand role to former Crystal Palace boss Frank de Boer?
Deportivo La Coruna are reportedly ready to replace Pepe Mel with former Crystal Palace boss Frank de Boer.
Sep 25, 16:38
Gareth Bale embraces Karim Benzema during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Seville on March 20, 2016
Result: Gareth Bale nets in comfortable Real Madrid win
Gareth Bale, Casemiro and Toni Kroos score the goals as La Liga champions Real Madrid open their 2017-18 campaign with a 3-0 victory at Deportivo La Coruna.
Aug 20, 23:10
Gareth Bale during the Champions League match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Team News: Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema lead line for Real Madrid at Deportivo La Coruna
Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema lead the line for Real Madrid in their La Liga opener at Deportivo La Coruna.
Aug 20, 20:23
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring the opening goal against Juventus in the Champions League final on June 3, 2017
Preview: Deportivo La Coruna vs. Real Madrid
Sports Mole previews the opening weekend of La Liga as champions Real Madrid travel to face Deportivo La Coruna at the Estadio Riazor.
Aug 18, 17:19
Isco in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Isco hails Real Madrid's squad depth
Real Madrid midfielder Isco claims that the Spanish giants have 'the best squad in the world'.
Apr 27, 15:55
James Rodriguez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Eibar on April 9, 2016
Result: Real Madrid put six past Deportivo La Coruna
Real Madrid join La Liga leaders Barcelona on 78 points following a 6-2 victory at Deportivo La Coruna on Wednesday night.
Apr 26, 22:22
James Rodriguez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Eibar on April 9, 2016
Live Commentary: Deportivo La Coruna 2-6 Real Madrid - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the La Liga clash between Deportivo La Coruna and Real Madrid from the Riazor.
Apr 26, 20:15
Betis' coach Pepe Mel gestures during the Spanish league football match Valencia CF vs Real Betis Balompie at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on September 19, 2015
Result: Barcelona lose away to Deportivo La Coruna
Deportivo La Coruna record a 2-1 win over league leaders Barcelona in Sunday afternoon's La Liga contest at the Riazor.
Mar 12, 17:05
Betis' coach Pepe Mel gestures during the Spanish league football match Valencia CF vs Real Betis Balompie at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on September 19, 2015
Pepe Mel appointed new boss of Deportivo La Coruna
Deportivo La Coruna announce that they have appointed Pepe Mel as the club's new manager on a deal until the end of the season.
Feb 28, 16:22
Roy 'Woy' Hodgson watches on during the international friendly between England and Turkey on May 22, 2016
West Bromwich Albion sounded out Roy Hodgson return?
West Bromwich Albion reportedly contacted Roy Hodgson about returning to the club as manager amid concerns that Tony Pulis was thinking about walking away.
Sep 7, 10:16
Real Madrid's French assistant coach Zinedine Zidane looks on before the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Real Betis at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on August 18, 2013
Live Commentary: Real Betis 1-1 Real Madrid - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the La Liga clash between Real Betis and Real Madrid from Seville, which ended in a 1-1 draw.
Jan 24, 18:30
Alphonse 'Don't Touch My' Areola and Ruben Castro in action during the game between Villarreal and Real Betis on January 16, 2016
Result: Real Betis halt Villarreal winning streak
Villarreal miss the chance to move third in La Liga ahead of Real Madrid having seen their six-match winning streak end in a goalless draw with managerless Real Betis.
Jan 16, 21:21
Betis' coach Pepe Mel gestures during the Spanish league football match Valencia CF vs Real Betis Balompie at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on September 19, 2015
Pepe Mel sacked by Real Betis
Real Betis sack former West Bromwich Albion manager Pepe Mel for a second time following an eight-game winless streak.
Jan 10, 22:42
Barcelona players celebrate the first goal during the game with Real Betis on December 30, 2015
Result: Lionel Messi scores on 500th appearance to help Barcelona past Real Betis
Lionel Messi marks his 500th Barcelona appearance with a goal to help his side back to the top of La Liga with a 4-0 victory over Real Betis.
Dec 30, 21:24
Barcelona players celebrate the first goal during the game with Real Betis on December 30, 2015
Half-Time Report: Barcelona in control against Real Betis
Lionel Messi scores on his 500th appearance for Barcelona to help them into a 2-0 lead at half time against Real Betis.
Dec 30, 20:18
Betis' coach Pepe Mel gestures during the Spanish league football match Valencia CF vs Real Betis Balompie at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on September 19, 2015
Pepe Mel: 'We are looser away from home'
Real Betis boss Pepe Mel claims that his team are finding it easier to play away from home in La Liga, as shown by their strong form on their travels.
Dec 1, 17:13
Atletico Madrid's Argentinian coach Diego Simeone shouts during the Spanish league football match Real Betis Balompie vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Sevilla on November 22, 2015
Match Analysis: Real Betis 0-1 Atletico Madrid
Sports Mole dissects the 90 minutes of action as Atletico Madrid moved into second position in La Liga with a 1-0 win at Real Betis.
Nov 22, 22:15
Atletico Madrid's midfielder Koke (L) celebrates after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match Real Betis Balompie vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Sevilla on November 22, 2015
Live Commentary: Real Betis 0-1 Atletico Madrid - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the La Liga clash between Real Betis and Atletico Madrid in Seville, which ended in a 1-0 away win.
Nov 22, 18:30
Betis' forward Ruben Castro heads the ball past Rijeka's defender Niko Datkovic during the UEFA Europa League Group I football match Real Betis Balompie vs HNK Rijeka at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Sevilla on December 12, 2013
Pepe Mel hails Antonio Adan, Ruben Castro
Real Betis boss Pepe Mel lavishes praise on goalkeeper Antonio Adan and leading scorer Ruben Castro for their impressive form this season.
Nov 10, 18:18
Espanyol's defender Alvaro Gonzalez (L) celebrates a goal next to teammate Espanyol's midfielder Victor Sanchez during the Spanish league football match RCD Espanyol vs Valencia CF at the Power8 stadium in Cornella de Llobregat on September 22, 2015.
Result: Espanyol put three past Real Betis, Marco Asensio provides three assists
Espanyol score three goals in a comfortable 3-0 victory over Pepe Mel's Real Betis, as Marco Asensio provides all of the assists for Sergio Gonzalez's side.
Oct 17, 22:58
Real Betis manager Pepe Mel looks on before kick-off against Lyon in their Europa League match on November 28, 2013
Result: Real Betis see off Rayo Vallecano to climb up to eighth
Goals from Heiko Westermann and Ruben Castro help Real Betis to a 2-0 win over Rayo Vallecano in La Liga's early Sunday kickoff.
Oct 4, 12:53
Juanfran celebrates with teammates after scoring for Deportivo La Coruna against Rayo Vallecano on September 14, 2015
Result: Deportivo La Coruna get the better of Real Betis
Deportivo La Coruna climb to seventh in La Liga following their 2-1 win away at Real Betis in Thursday night's clash at the Estadio Benito Villamarin.
Sep 24, 22:56
Gareth Bale for Real Madrid on January 31, 2015
Match Analysis: Real Madrid 5-0 Real Betis
Sports Mole dissects the 90 minutes of action as Real Madrid beat Real Betis 5-0 in La Liga on Saturday evening.
Aug 29, 23:59
Porto's Spanish forward Adrian Lopez celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League football match FC Porto vs FC Bate Borisov at the Dragao stadium in Porto on September 17, 2014
Report: Porto forward Adrian Lopez to join Real Betis on loan
Porto forward Adrian Lopez will return to La Liga with Real Betis on loan, according to reports in Portugal.
Aug 28, 06:34
Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring on a penalty kick during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Villarreal CF at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on March 1, 2015
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Real Betis
Sports Mole previews the La Liga match between Real Madrid and Real Betis at the Bernabeu.
Aug 27, 18:57
Lucas Silva for Real Madrid on January 26, 2015
Real Betis, Levante interested in loaning Real Madrid midfielder Lucas Silva?
La Liga sides Real Betis and Levante are showing interest in signing Real Madrid midfielder Lucas Silva on loan, according to reports.
Aug 14, 10:25
Louis van Gaal the manager of Manchester United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on March 15, 2015
Premier League in numbers: Matchday 1 preview
Sports Mole previews this weekend's Premier League fixtures, with the aid of a selection of statistics from each game taking place.
Aug 8, 12:25
Pablo Daniel Osvaldo of Southampton is faced by Steve Harper of Hull City during the Barclays Premier League match on November 9, 2013
Pepe Mel: 'Real Betis not signing Dani Osvaldo'
Real Betis will not be signing former Southampton striker Dani Osvaldo this summer, according to the Spanish club's head coach Pepe Mel.
Aug 3, 15:55
Betis' coach Pepe Mel reacts during the UEFA Europa league Group I football match Real Betis vs Vitoria Guimaraes at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Sevilla on October 24, 2013
Pepe Mel: 'Dani Ceballos focused on Real Betis'
Real Betis boss Pepe Mel is confident that 18-year-old attacker Dani Ceballos is fully focused on the new season despite speculation surrounding his future.
Aug 3, 15:43
Scott Sinclair for Aston Villa on February 15, 2015
West Bromwich Albion hijack Aston Villa Scott Sinclair bid?
Scott Sinclair emerges as a summer transfer target for West Bromwich Albion, according to a report.
May 10, 22:51
Betis' coach Pepe Mel reacts during the UEFA Europa league Group I football match Real Betis vs Vitoria Guimaraes at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Sevilla on October 24, 2013
Pepe Mel not expecting to sign Jorge Morcillo
Real Betis boss Pepe Mel says that it is unlikely that Rayo Vallecano centre-back Jorge Morcillo will join the club on loan this month.
Jan 26, 18:44
Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis smiles prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Hull City at Selhurst Park on January 28, 2014
Report: Tony Pulis in place for West Bromwich Albion appointment
West Brom reportedly hope to appoint Tony Pulis as their new head coach in the next couple of days after addressing his concerns over the club's transfer policy.
Dec 31, 11:58
Manager Alan Irvine of West Brom looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and West Bromwich Albion at St Mary's Stadium on August 23, 2014
West Bromwich Albion sack Alan Irvine
West Bromwich Albion confirm that they have sacked manager Alan Irvine.
Dec 29, 23:45
Steve Bruce manager of Hull City reacts during the Hull City v KSC Lokeren UEFA Europa League Qualifying Play-Off match at the KC Stadium on August 28, 2014
Five Premier League managers under pressure at Christmas
Sports Mole looks at some of the Premier League managers who are under pressure heading into the festive fixtures.
Dec 21, 12:00
West Brom head coach Pepe Mel looks on prior to kick-off in the Premier League match against West Ham on April 26, 2014
Real Betis announce Pepe Mel return
Real Betis announce that former manager Pepe Mel has agreed to return to the team.
Dec 20, 13:49
David Moyes manager of Manchester United looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns on March 8, 2014
David Moyes: 'I'm more Mourinho than Guardiola'
David Moyes compares his managerial style to Jose Mourinho as he prepares for life as the new Real Sociedad manager.
Nov 13, 17:47
Manchester United manager David Moyes look on against Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter final match on April 9, 2014
David Moyes turns down Real Sociedad?
A report claims that David Moyes has rejected the chance to take charge of Real Sociedad.
Nov 10, 18:37
David Moyes the Manchester United manager looks on prior to kickoff during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Manchester United at Selhurst Park on February 22, 2014
David Moyes to be named Real Sociedad boss?
David Moyes has agreed to become the new manager of Real Sociedad on a three-year deal, according to a report.
Nov 10, 11:57
Manager Alan Irvine of West Brom looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and West Bromwich Albion at St Mary's Stadium on August 23, 2014
Alan Irvine: 'Pressure on managers is sad to see'
West Bromwich Albion manager Alan Irvine feels that managers in the Premier League are placed under too much pressure from the start of their reigns.
Nov 9, 06:11
David Moyes manager of Manchester United looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns on March 8, 2014
Chris Coleman urges David Moyes to take Real Sociedad job
Former Real Sociedad boss Chris Coleman urges David Moyes to take the job at his old club if an offer comes his way.
Nov 6, 21:17



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