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António Nogueira (footballer, born 1963)

António José Nogueira dos Santos (born 21 September 1963), known as Nogueira, is a Portuguese retired footballer who played mainly as a defender.

António Nogueira
Personal information
Full name António José Nogueira dos Santos
Date of birth (1963-09-21) 21 September 1963 (age 55)
Place of birth Lisbon, Portugal
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1978–1980 Boa Hora
1980–1982 Belenenses
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1983 Tires
1983–1984 Vialonga
1984–1987 Oriental
1987–1988 Sacavenense
1988–1989 Académico Viseu 34 (1)
1989–1990 Fafe 28 (1)
1990–1991 Penafiel 36 (2)
1991–1995 Boavista 118 (4)
1995–1997 Vitória Setúbal 47 (2)
National team
1991–1994 Portugal 7 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Football careerEdit

Nogueira was born in Lisbon. During his professional career, which he began already in his 20s, he represented Clube Oriental de Lisboa, SG Sacavenense, Académico de Viseu FC (his first Primeira Liga experience, aged 25), AD Fafe, F.C. Penafiel, Boavista FC (his most solid period, inclusively playing in the UEFA Cup) and Vitória de Setúbal.

Nogueira retired at nearly 34, amassing Portuguese top division totals of 209 games and eight goals over the course of seven seasons. He earned seven caps for Portugal – his debut coming in 1991 – scoring twice.

António Nogueira: International goals
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 12 October 1991 Stade Josy Barthel, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg   Luxembourg 0–1 1–1 Friendly
2 19 June 1993 Estádio do Bessa, Porto, Portugal   Malta 1–0 4–0 1994 World Cup qualification

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