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Fernando Peres

Fernando Peres
Personal information
Full nameFernando Peres da Silva
Date of birth (1943-01-08) 8 January 1943 (age 71)
Place of birthAlgés, Portugal
Playing positionMidfielder
Youth career
Senior career*
1965–1973Sporting CP144(39)
1968–1969Académica (loan)22(9)
1974Vasco Gama10(1)
National team
Teams managed
1979–1980União Leiria
1980Vitória Guimarães
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* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Fernando Peres da Silva (born 8 January 1943 in Algés (Oeiras), Lisbon)), known as Peres, is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as an attacking midfielder.

Club career

In his country Peres played for C.F. Os Belenenses, Sporting Clube de Portugal, Académica de Coimbra and F.C. Porto. He experienced his best seasons with the second club, winning four major titles including two national championships, and amassing first division totals of 271 games and 84 goals over the course of 13 seasons.

On either side of his spell with Porto Peres competed in Brazil, winning the 1974 national title with CR Vasco da Gama and the regional league with Sport Club do Recife.[1] He retired with Treze Futebol Clube at the age of 33, going to have a brief stint as coach, his top flight experience consisting of 26 games with U.D. Leiria and seven with Vitória de Guimarães.

International career

Peres earned 27 caps for Portugal, scoring four goals. His debut came on 4 June 1964 in a 1–1 friendly draw with England, and his last appearance was during the Brazil Independence Cup final against Brazil, on 9 June 1972.[2]

Peres was included in the squad for the 1966 FIFA World Cup, but he did not play any match in England.

Fernando Peres: International goals
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 4 June 1964 Estádio do Pacaembu, São Paulo, Brazil  England 1–0 1–1 Taça das Nações
2 4 May 1969 Estádio das Antas, Porto, Portugal  Greece 2–2 2–2 1970 World Cup qualification
3 21 November 1971 Estádio da Luz (1954), Lisbon, Portugal  Belgium 1–1 1–1 Euro 1972 qualifying
4 25 June 1972 Estádio do Arruda, Recife, Brazil  Republic of Ireland 1–0 2–1 Brazil Independence Cup



  • Primeira Liga: 1965–66, 1969–70
  • Taça de Portugal: 1970–71, 1972–73



External links

  • Stats and profile at Zerozero
  • Stats at ForaDeJogo
  • Coach stats at ForaDeJogo
  • Fernando Peres at
  • FIFA competition record

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