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Palencia named director of soccer for Chivas clubs
March 21st, 2013 12:46AM
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[MLS SPOTLIGHT] Former MLS player Juan Francisco Palencia has been named director of soccer for both Chivas de Guadalajara and Chivas USA. He joins Dutchman Dennis te Kloese, appointed sporting director for both Chivas teams in December 2012, as the head of soccer operations for the two clubs.

Palencia, 39, played 32 games over two seasons with Chivas USA in 2005 and 2006, its first two in MLS. He returned to Mexico in 2007 and played four more seasons at Mexico.

He had represented Mexico at the 1998 and 2002 World Cups and finished his international career in 2009 with 80 caps.

-- Chivas USA and Chivas de Guadalajara played to a 3-3 tie in a friendly Wednesday evening at Ciudad Juarez’s Estadio Olimpico. Giovani Casillas, Jose Correa and Julio Morales scored for Chivas USA in the second half.



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