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Eurico Gomes
Personal information
Full name Eurico Monteiro Gomes
Date of birth 29 September 1955 (1955-09-29) (age 54)
Place of birth    Santa Marta de Penaguião, Portugal
Playing position Defender (Retired)
Club information
Current club Al-Wahda FC (Manager)
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1973-79
1979-82
1982-87
1987-89
Benfica
Sporting CP
FC Porto
Vitória de Setúbal
   
National team
1978–1985 Portugal 38 (1)
Teams managed
1989-90
1990-91
1990-91
1991-92
1991-92
1992-93
1993-97
1997-99
2000-01
2003-04
2005-06
2006-07
2008-09
2009-10
Rio Ave
Torreense
Varzim
Nacional
Ovarense F.C.
Maia
Tirsense
Paços de Ferreira
Tirsense
Santa Clara
Maia
Oran
Ethnikos Piraeus
Al-Wahda FC

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

Eurico Monteiro Gomes, known as Eurico (born 29 September 1955), is a Portuguese football manager and former player.

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Playing career

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Club career

As a player, Eurico was a central-defender, and he played for each of Portugal's "Big Three" - that is, Benfica, FC Porto, and Sporting CP.

During his career Eurico was a winner of the Portuguese Liga four times (twice with Sporting and twice with Porto) and a winner of the Portuguese Cup twice (once with Sporting and once with Porto).

While with Porto, Eurico played in the 1984 Final of the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup against Juventus, which Juventus won 2–1.

He was also a member of the Porto team that won the 1986-87 UEFA Champions League, though he did not feature regularly.

International career

During his career Eurico earned 38 caps for the Portuguese National Team, scoring one goal. His first appearance with the national team was a 1–0 win over the United States in a friendly match played on 20 September 1978, and his final national team appearance was in a 2–0 defeat to Italy in a friendly match played on 3 April 1985.

At UEFA Euro 1984, Eurico played in all four of Portugal's matches, as Portugal reached the semifinal stage of the competition.

Managerial career

After his playing career, Eurico coached a number of Portuguese sides, and most recently he became coach of Greek club Ethnikos Piraeus, on 10 October 2008.

Honours

Playing career


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