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Blues Women appoint Marta Tejedor as Manager

She has coached the national teams of Chile and Peru, as well as Atletico Madrid.

BCFC

Birmingham City Women is delighted to announce the appointment of Marta Tejedor as Manager.

The 50-year-old has a wealth of playing and coaching experience.

She has coached the national teams of Chile and Peru, as well as Atletico Madrid.

Tejedor was most recently Technical Director and Head Coach of CD Tacon in her native Spain, leading them to the Second Division championship.

Born in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Tejedor played in the USA in Denver before carving out her coaching career.

She spent two seasons at Atletico before being appointed Head Coach of Chile, leading the Under-20s in the World Cup (2007 - 2011).

She was Head Coach of Peru between 2013 - 2016 and has been a regular member of FIFA's Technical Study Groups, working as a football analyst at the  World Cup in Germany (2011) and Canada (2015) and at two Under-20s World Cups.

Tejedor has been a FIFA instructor and adviser since 2012 and  became a CONMEBOL instructor in 2017 (football's governing body of South America).

That has seen her work in  a variety of countries, including Russia, Israel, Equatorial Guinea, Uruguay, Moldova, Paraguay, Lithuania and Latvia.

Tejedor, a UEFA A licence holder, has a degree in physical education and is in the fourth year of study for a degree in psychology.

She has also coached at different male clubs, from Under-7s to Under-18s between 1991 - 2001 and was the Under-18s Men's coach at San Pablo College, Madrid, in 2006-07.

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