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The Complete Guide To...Lopez

23 January 2014

A scrapbook of information on new signing Dani Lopez...

On Thursday Dani Lopez joined Barnet Football Club until the 2013/14 season – and here we bring you our handy guide to everything regarding our new recruit – from social media so statistics in his career scrapbook. 

Wiki says…

López started his career as a youth player at Atlético Madrid's academy, joining the club at the age of 16. In the English media, it was widely reported that López played in the same youth team as Fernando Torres while at Atlético Madrid. In 2007, he signed for Getafe B of the Tercera División. Following a successful season with Getafe, López joined Las Rozas in 2008, the team of the city where he was born. A year later, he joined Espanyol B of Segunda División B. In August 2011, López signed for CD Badajoz, spending the 2011–12 campaign with the club. López signed for English League One side Stevenage on a free transfer in August 2012. During the 2012–13 season, he spent two months on loan at League Two side Aldershot Town, as well as spending time on loan at Barnet.

In his scrapbook…

In the English media, it was widely reported that López played in the same youth team as Fernando Torres while at Atlético Madrid. Lopez also special memories from his time with Barnet scoring the final hat trick at Underhill in a 4-1 win over Morecambe.  

Social media…

The Bees’ new signing is officially on Twitter, where more than 1,500 people are following @danilopez1985. The Spaniard is regularly active tweeting 760 times prior to his move and he often interacts with supporters so be sure to follow our newest recruit. 

Profile pic… 



The numbers game…

Since joining Atletico B at the age of 16 Lopez has notched 73 league goals during his career in 208 appearances. 

What they say…

Paul Fairclough reacts to Lopez’s match winning goal over Alfreton Town: “That is as good a goal as you’re going to see. If that was on Match of the Day tonight we would all be waxing lyrical about it for weeks and weeks. It was a class goal from a class player and class players get you results and get you performances.” 

Did you know?

According to goalkeeper Nick Jupp, Lopez can speak 16 different languages… We are currently looking into this as Juppy is rarely a reliable source of information.

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