José Luis Valeriani Player Profile

Player Details

  • Full Name: José Julio Espinoza Valeriani
  • Born: June 23rd, 1974 (Lima, Peru)
  • Height: 6' 1
  • Position: Midfielder
  • Signed: July 17th, 1998
  • First Manager: Tommy McLean
  • Career Totals: 1 appearance

Playing History

Season Win % Draw % Loss %
1998-99 - (1) 0 0 0 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Totals: 0 (1) 0

 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Recent First Team Starts

 Recent First Team Goals

 List of Goals Scored

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 01/08/98 SPL vs. Kilmarnock (A)  0 - 2


Jose played for Club Universitario de Deportes in his native Peru for several seasons before arriving at Tannadice in the summer of 1998. After playing in a friendly against St Mirren, he travelled with the team to Holland for a pre-season tour, playing in three of the four matches. He was retained for extended trials, playing in the friendly public trial match at Tannadice, and came off the bench in the opening League match against Kilmarnock at Rugby Park.

However, that was his only competitive appearance for the Club, and after the arrival of Paul Sturrock as manager in September 1998, he was released and returned to his home country. later playing for Sporting Cristal, Estudiantes de Medicina, Melgar and his first club Universitario.

Last updated on Monday, November 11th, 2019 by B Orr.

Squad Numbers



Debut (as sub)

August 1st, 1998
Kilmarnock 2 - 0 Dundee United

League (SPL)


  • Date of Birth

    José Luis was born on this date in Lima, Peru.

  • Signed For Dundee United

  • First Non-Competitive Appearance (Friendly)

  • First Team Debut

    Kilmarnock 2 - 0 Dundee United
    League (SPL)

    Nothing wrong with the start to the new season as we dominated and twice had the ball in the net. Unfortunately, the linesman and then the referee ruled both were offside to dent our confidence.