Nuno Espírito Santo

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This is a Portuguese name; the first family name is Simões and the second is Espírito Santo.

Nuno Espírito Santo
Nuno Espírito Santo (cropped).jpg
Espírito Santo as manager of Valencia in 2015
Personal information
Full name Nuno Herlander Simões Espírito Santo
Date of birth (1974-01-25) 25 January 1974 (age 49)
Place of birth São Tomé, São Tomé and Príncipe
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
1985–1986 Santoantoniense
1986–1987 Quimigal
1987–1991 Caçadores Torreenses
1991–1992 Vitória Guimarães
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1996 Vitória Guimarães 34 (0)
1993–1994Vila Real (loan) 19 (0)
1997–2002 Deportivo La Coruña 4 (0)
1998–2000Mérida (loan) 69 (0)
2000–2001Osasuna (loan) 33 (0)
2002–2004 Porto 6 (0)
2005–2006 Dynamo Moscow 11 (0)
2007 Aves 15 (0)
2007–2010 Porto 8 (0)
Total 199 (0)
National team
1992 Portugal U18 1 (0)
1995 Portugal U21 3 (0)
1996 Portugal U23 5 (0)
2000–2001 Portugal B 3 (0)
Teams managed
2012–2014 Rio Ave
2014–2015 Valencia
2016–2017 Porto
2017–2021 Wolverhampton Wanderers
2021 Tottenham Hotspur
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Nuno Herlander Simões Espírito Santo (born 25 January 1974), or simply Nuno, is a Portuguese football manager and former footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He was most recently head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.

Managerial statistics[change | change source]

As of match played 30 October 2021[1]
Managerial record by team and tenure
Team Nat From To Record
G W D L GF GA GD Win %
Rio Ave Portugal 15 May 2012 19 May 2014 80 32 17 31 87 97 −10 040.00
Valencia Spain 4 July 2014 29 November 2015 62 32 16 14 104 60 +44 051.61
Porto Portugal 1 June 2016 22 May 2017 49 27 16 6 88 28 +60 055.10
Wolverhampton Wanderers England 31 May 2017 23 May 2021 199 95 49 55 277 209 +68 047.74
Tottenham Hotspur England 30 June 2021 1 November 2021 17 8 2 7 22 23 −1 047.06
Total 407 194 100 113 578 417 +161 047.67

Honours[change | change source]

Player[change | change source]

Deportivo

Porto

Individual

Manager[change | change source]

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Individual

References[change | change source]

  1. "Nuno Espírito Santo". Zerozero. Retrieved 1 June 2017.
  2. Méndez, Dani. "Centenariazo: Los artífices de la conquista" [Centenary shock: The authors of the conquest] (in Spanish). Riazor.org. Retrieved 31 October 2021.
  3. Travassos, Nuno (31 May 2009). "Helton: "Quem sou eu para dar conselhos ao Nuno?" (vídeo)" [Helton: "Who am I to give advice to Nuno?" (video)] (in Portuguese). Mais Futebol. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  4. "UEFA Champions League 2003/04 – History". UEFA. Retrieved 2 July 2014.
  5. Caetano, Filipe (12 December 2004). "F.C. Porto-Once Caldas, 0–0 (8–7 nas g.p.) (crónica)" [F.C. Porto-Once Caldas, 0–0 (8–7 on p.k.) (match report)] (in Portuguese). Mais Futebol. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  6. Sainz, Manu (17 May 2012). "El primer fichaje de la factoría Jorge Mendes" [First signing of Jorge Mendes factory]. Diario AS (in Spanish). Retrieved 18 April 2014.
  7. "Champions! Wolves win the league after breezing past Bolton". Express & Star. 21 April 2018. Retrieved 21 April 2018.
  8. "The BBVA Prizes for December's best". Liga de Fútbol Profesional. 14 January 2015. Retrieved 14 January 2015.
  9. "BBVA Awards: Nuno, Liga BBVA Manager of the month for February". Liga de Fútbol Profesional. 9 March 2015. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  10. "Championship Manager of the Month: Nuno – Wolverhampton Wanderers". English Football League. 8 December 2017. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  11. "Nuno Named Championship Manager Of The Year". Wolverhampton Wanderers FC. 16 May 2018. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  12. "Nuno claims Barclays Manager of the Month". Premier League. 12 October 2018. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  13. "Nuno claims Barclays Manager of the Month award". Premier League. 10 July 2020. Retrieved 10 July 2020.
  14. "Nuno earns Barclays Manager of the Month award". Premier League. 13 November 2020. Retrieved 13 November 2020.
  15. "Nuno earns August's Barclays Manager of the Month award". Premier League. 10 September 2021. Retrieved 10 September 2021.

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