Yeray Patiño Blasco
Date of birth
(1991-05-19) 19 May 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth
1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Lincoln Red Imps
Lincoln Red Imps
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 May 2015.
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Patiño and the second or maternal family name is Blasco.
Yeray Patiño Blasco (born 19 May 1991), simply known as Yeray, is a Spanish footballer who plays for the Gibraltarian club Lincoln Red Imps F.C. as a midfielder.
Born in Elche, Alicante, Valencian Community, Yeray was a product of Elche CF’s youth system and played his first senior games with the reserves in the 2010–11 season. On 16 May 2012, he made his professional debut, playing the last 15 minutes of a 1–3 away loss against AD Alcorcón in the Segunda División championship. He finished the 2012–13 season scoring 14 goals (3 only in promotion play-offs) in 41 appearances with the B-side, being promoted to Segunda División B.
In July 2013, after lengthy negotiations, Yeray signed a new two-year deal with the Valencians. He rescinded his link on 16 July in the following year, and subsequently joined CF La Nucía in Tercera División.
On 23 August 2015, Yeray moved to the Gibraltarian club Lincoln Red Imps F.C..
^ “Un triplete de Quini sitúa al Alcorcón cuarto” (A hat-trick from Quini leaves Alcorcón in fourth); Marca, 16 May 2012 (Spanish)
^ “Yeray Patiño espera la propuesta de renovación para seguir en el Ilicitano” (Yeray Patiño awaits for proposal of renovation to remain in Ilicitano); La Verdad, 14 June 2013 (Spanish)
^ “El centrocampista Sergio Mantecón debutará por fin en Primera División” (Central midfielder Sergio Mantecón will finally debut in Primera División); La Verdad, 14 July 2013 (Spanish)
^ “El Elche C.F. rescinde el contrato de Yeray” (Elche C.F. rescinds Yeray’s contract); Elche’s official website, 16 July 2014 (Spanish)
^ “Ex Elche Midfielder, Yeray commits his future to Lincoln Red Imps”; Lincoln’s official website, 23 August 2015