Sérgio Soares

Sérgio Soares da Silva (born 11 January 1967) is a Brazilian football manager and former player who played as a midfielder. He is the current manager of Portuguesa.

Sérgio Soares
Personal information
Full name Sérgio Soares da Silva
Date of birth (1967-01-11) 11 January 1967 (age 55)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Portuguesa (manager)
Youth career
1982–1985 Juventus-SP
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1992 Juventus-SP
1992–1995 Al-Hilal
1993Juventus-SP (loan)
1995 Guarani
1996–1997 Palmeiras
1996Kyoto Purple Sanga (loan)
1998 Inter de Limeira
1998 Juventus-SP
1999 Etti Jundiai
2000 São José-RS
2000 Gama
2001 Santo André
2001–2003 Juventus-SP
2003 Santo André
2003 Náutico
2003–2004 Santo André
Teams managed
2004–2005 Santo André
2006 Juventus-SP
2006–2007 Grêmio Barueri
2007 Santo André
2008 Juventus-SP
2008 Santo André
2008–2009 Ponte Preta
2009 São Caetano
2009 Paraná
2009–2010 Santo André
2010–2011 Atlético Paranaense
2011 Grêmio Barueri
2012 Cerezo Osaka
2013 Avaí
2013–2014 Ceará
2015 Bahia
2016 São Bernardo
2016 Ceará
2017 Santo André
2017 Goiás
2018 Santo André
2018 Londrina
2019 São Bernardo
2019 ABC
2020 Ferroviária
2021 Juventus-SP
2022– Portuguesa
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Playing careerEdit

Born in São Paulo, Soares served in the late 1980s at Juventus, then had stints several times.

Paulista Championship in 1996 was playing for Palmeiras fantastic team with over 90 goals in the state, which was a substitute Flávio Conceição.[1]

Managerial careerEdit

After hanging up his boots at the beginning of 2004 by St. Andrew, went the way the Commission pursuant club's technical staff, and soon their first experience of messes, managed to be the greatest achievement of the club's big ABC today.

After that was accomplished in charge of the team, since then the team's coach at the time was the biggest opponent to the Santo André, São Caetano. It was at the club for a year and a half, having achieved a 4th place in the Championship, a group stage elimination in the Copa Libertadores, and an elimination in the second stage of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B in 2005.

In 2006 after a brief spell at Juventus, was hired by increasing Grêmio Barueri where he remained until the first half of 2007. Until that year had his second spell at St. Andrew, that however disappointing ending almost relegation in the team for the third national division.

In the first half of 2008 was a period of more disappointments in career coaching, which was part of the Juventus team that was demoted in the state championship. Until another opportunity arises in St. Andrew, now in his third spell at the club was a major contributor to the team access to the elite of Brazilian soccer.

In early 2009 he signed with Ponte Preta, a club where he remained about three messes. Then he went to São Caetano but did not adapt to the club until the fact of having a story on its main rival. After his quick departure from the club's big ABC hit with Paraná which have achieved a good recovery. And then on September 7, has her back to St. Andrew confirmed as well being their fourth passage. In 2010 led the team vice champion São Paulo, but will not get to repeat the same success in Campenato Brazilian Serie B and resigned after defeat to Portugal on September 21, thus ending his fourth spell at St. Andrew.

In October 2010, signed with Atlético Paranaense.[2]

On 11 May 2011, Sérgio returned to Brazilian Série B club Grêmio Barueri for second spell as head coach.[3]

Club statisticsEdit

Club performance League Cup League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup J.League Cup Total
1996 Kyoto Purple Sanga J1 League 9 0 2 0 11 0 22 0
Country Japan 9 0 2 0 11 0 22 0

Managerial statisticsEdit


Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
Cerezo Osaka 2012 2012 23 7 5 11 030.43
Total 23 7 5 11 030.43



Santo André


Grêmio Barueri
Santo André


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