José Alberto Cañas Ruiz-Herrera

  • Date of Birth:

    27.05.1987

  • Place of Birth:

    Jerez de la Frontera, Spain

  • Position:

    Midfielder

  • Weight:

    69 Kg

  • Height:

    1,78 m.

  • Shirt No:

    87

  • Previous Clubs:

    Real Betis, Swansea City, RCD Espanyol

  • At PAOK since:

    2016

  • First match for PAOK:

    18.08.2016 FC Dinamo Tbilisi-PAOK FC 0-3

  • First goal for PAOK:

    02.04.2017 PAOK FC-AEL 2-0

  • Caps:

    -

Born on 27 May 1987 in Jerez de la Frontera, in Andalusia, he joined the youth academy of Real Betis Balompié at a very young age.

After going through the ranks, he made his senior debut in 2009, in a home loss to Club Atlético de Madrid. He became a regular member of the team in 2010, when they were featuring in Segunda División. José Alberto Cañas made 16 appearances and contributed to the club’s return to the top-flight league.

In the following two years, he was a regular at Betis and enjoyed full seasons. His sound performances saw him getting established as one of the Primera División’s best defensive midfielders, attracting interest from English Premier League clubs.

In April 2013 he decided not to extend his contract with the Andalusian outfit and agreed terms with Swansea City AFC. He adjusted perfectly in English football and played 35 times for the Welsh outfit. He decided not to continue though and returned to his homeland, signing for RCD Espanyol a three-year contract. He stayed in Barcelona for two seasons, featuring 48 times in La Liga and Copa del Rey.

  • 10

    Matches

  • 771

    Minutes played

  • 1

    Goals

  • 0

    Assists

  • 10

    Passes

  • 16

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    Matches

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    Minutes played

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    Goals

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    Assists

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In detail
Season Club Matches Goals
2008-09 Real Betis 2 0
2010-11 Real Betis 17 0
2011-12 Real Betis 24 0
2012-13 Real Betis 29 0
2013-14 Swansea City 35 0
2014-15 RCD Espanyol 34 0
2015-16 RCD Espanyol 14 0
2016-17 PAOK 42 1
2017-2018 PAOK 22 1

José Alberto Cañas Ruiz-Herrera

  • Date of Birth:

    27.05.1987

  • Place of Birth:

    Jerez de la Frontera, Spain

  • Position:

    Midfielder

  • Weight:

    69 Kg

  • Height:

    1,78 m.

  • Shirt No:

    87

  • Previous Clubs:

    Real Betis, Swansea City, RCD Espanyol

  • At PAOK since:

    2016

  • First match for PAOK:

    18.08.2016 FC Dinamo Tbilisi-PAOK FC 0-3

  • First goal for PAOK:

    02.04.2017 PAOK FC-AEL 2-0

  • Caps:

    -

Born on 27 May 1987 in Jerez de la Frontera, in Andalusia, he joined the youth academy of Real Betis Balompié at a very young age.

After going through the ranks, he made his senior debut in 2009, in a home loss to Club Atlético de Madrid. He became a regular member of the team in 2010, when they were featuring in Segunda División. José Alberto Cañas made 16 appearances and contributed to the club’s return to the top-flight league.

In the following two years, he was a regular at Betis and enjoyed full seasons. His sound performances saw him getting established as one of the Primera División’s best defensive midfielders, attracting interest from English Premier League clubs.

In April 2013 he decided not to extend his contract with the Andalusian outfit and agreed terms with Swansea City AFC. He adjusted perfectly in English football and played 35 times for the Welsh outfit. He decided not to continue though and returned to his homeland, signing for RCD Espanyol a three-year contract. He stayed in Barcelona for two seasons, featuring 48 times in La Liga and Copa del Rey.

  • 10

    Matches

  • 771

    Minutes played

  • 1

    Goals

  • 0

    Assists

  • 10

    Passes

  • 16

    Steals

0

0

  • 4

    Matches

  • 242

    Minutes played

  • 0

    Goals

  • 0

    Assists

  • 10

    Passes

  • 3

    Steals

0

0

  • 0

    Matches

  • 0

    Minutes played

  • 0

    Goals

  • 0

    Assists

  • 0

    Passes

  • 0

    Steals

0

0

  • 6

    Matches

  • 529

    Minutes played

  • 1

    Goals

  • 0

    Assists

  • 0

    Passes

  • 13

    Steals

0

0

In detail
Season Club Matches Goals
2008-09 Real Betis 2 0
2010-11 Real Betis 17 0
2011-12 Real Betis 24 0
2012-13 Real Betis 29 0
2013-14 Swansea City 35 0
2014-15 RCD Espanyol 34 0
2015-16 RCD Espanyol 14 0
2016-17 PAOK 42 1
2017-2018 PAOK 22 1
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José Alberto Cañas Ruiz-Herrera

  • Date of Birth:

    27.05.1987

  • Place of Birth:

    Jerez de la Frontera, Spain

  • Position:

    Midfielder

  • Weight:

    69 Kg

  • Height:

    1,78 m.

  • Shirt No:

    87

  • Previous Clubs:

    Real Betis, Swansea City, RCD Espanyol

  • At PAOK since:

    2016

  • First match for PAOK:

    18.08.2016 FC Dinamo Tbilisi-PAOK FC 0-3

  • First goal for PAOK:

    02.04.2017 PAOK FC-AEL 2-0

  • Caps:

    -

Born on 27 May 1987 in Jerez de la Frontera, in Andalusia, he joined the youth academy of Real Betis Balompié at a very young age.

After going through the ranks, he made his senior debut in 2009, in a home loss to Club Atlético de Madrid. He became a regular member of the team in 2010, when they were featuring in Segunda División. José Alberto Cañas made 16 appearances and contributed to the club’s return to the top-flight league.

In the following two years, he was a regular at Betis and enjoyed full seasons. His sound performances saw him getting established as one of the Primera División’s best defensive midfielders, attracting interest from English Premier League clubs.

In April 2013 he decided not to extend his contract with the Andalusian outfit and agreed terms with Swansea City AFC. He adjusted perfectly in English football and played 35 times for the Welsh outfit. He decided not to continue though and returned to his homeland, signing for RCD Espanyol a three-year contract. He stayed in Barcelona for two seasons, featuring 48 times in La Liga and Copa del Rey.

  • 10

    Matches

  • 771

    Minutes played

  • 1

    Goals

  • 0

    Assists

  • 10

    Passes

  • 16

    Steals

0

0

  • 4

    Matches

  • 242

    Minutes played

  • 0

    Goals

  • 0

    Assists

  • 10

    Passes

  • 3

    Steals

0

0

  • 0

    Matches

  • 0

    Minutes played

  • 0

    Goals

  • 0

    Assists

  • 0

    Passes

  • 0

    Steals

0

0

  • 6

    Matches

  • 529

    Minutes played

  • 1

    Goals

  • 0

    Assists

  • 0

    Passes

  • 13

    Steals

0

0

In detail
Season Club App Goals
2008-09 Real Betis 2 0
2010-11 Real Betis 17 0
2011-12 Real Betis 24 0
2012-13 Real Betis 29 0
2013-14 Swansea City 35 0
2014-15 RCD Espanyol 34 0
2015-16 RCD Espanyol 14 0
2016-17 PAOK 42 1
2017-2018 PAOK 22 1

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