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Francisco Rodriguez named new coach of Elche

Francisco Rodriguez has been named new coach of Elche.

Rodriguez replaces Fran Escriba after he was sacked last week.

The 43 year-old began his coaching career with Almería, which he also represented as a player.

His most recent assignment was with Girona, in the Segunda Division, which he left this past summer. The Spaniard has also coached Murcia, Lugo, Córdoba and Huesca.

Elche currently sit in eighteenth place, with 11 points in 14 rounds.

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