Fernando Santos

Born: October 10, 1954 (age 62)


Hometown: Lisbon, Portugal
Nationality: Portugal Portuguese

Career History
International2010-Greece
Sports Mole has 119 articles about Fernando Santos. Articles 1 to 40:
Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball during the friendly against Estonia on June 8, 2016
Result: Sweden score late to complete dramatic turnaround against Portugal
Sweden recover from two goals down to beat Portugal 3-2, scoring a stoppage-time winner in Madeira to inflict a second loss in 15 games on their opponents.
Mar 28, 21:40
Cristiano Ronaldo during the Euro 2016 Group F game between Portugal and Iceland on June 14, 2016
Team News: Cristiano Ronaldo starts in Madeira homecoming
Portugal boss Fernando Santos makes 10 changes to his starting XI for the friendly against Sweden in Madeira, with Cristiano Ronaldo the only survivor from last time out.
Mar 28, 19:02
Cristiano Ronaldo during the Euro 2016 Group F game between Portugal and Iceland on June 14, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo nets brace in Portugal win
Portugal return to within three points of Group B leaders Switzerland courtesy of a 3-0 win over Hungary in Saturday's 2018 World Cup qualification clash in Lisbon.
Mar 25, 21:35
Cristiano Ronaldo during the Euro 2016 Group F game between Portugal and Iceland on June 14, 2016
Live Commentary: Portugal 3-0 Hungary - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the 2018 World Cup qualifier between Portugal and Hungary from Lisbon.
Mar 25, 18:45
Jose Mourinho and Claudio Ranieri greet each other prior to the game between Manchester United and Leicester City on September 24, 2016
Jose Mourinho hails 'world's best manager' Claudio Ranieri
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho heaps praise on Leicester City's Claudio Ranieri, who he believes was the deserved winner of FIFA's World Coach of the Year award.
Feb 3, 19:37
Claudio Ranieri celebrates at the end of the Premier League game between Watford and Leicester City on March 5, 2016
Claudio Ranieri named as FIFA Coach of the Year
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri is named as the Coach of the Year at the FIFA Best Awards.
Jan 9, 18:33
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Antoine Griezmann up for inaugural FIFA award
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann are named as the three contenders for The Best FIFA Men's Player Award at Monday's inaugural ceremony.
Jan 8, 20:13
Cristiano Ronaldo during the Euro 2016 Group F game between Portugal and Iceland on June 14, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo nets brace in Portugal win
Cristiano Ronaldo nets a brace as Portugal record a 4-1 win over Latvia in Sunday's 2018 World Cup qualification clash.
Nov 13, 21:40
Cristiano Ronaldo during the Euro 2016 Group F game between Portugal and Iceland on June 14, 2016
Fernando Santos: 'I regret playing Cristiano Ronaldo against Manchester United'
Former Sporting Lisbon manager Fernando Santos admits that he regrets playing Cristiano Ronaldo against Manchester United in a 2003 pre-season friendly.
Nov 10, 19:56
Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball during the friendly against Estonia on June 8, 2016
Fernando Santos 'satisfied' with Portugal win
Portugal boss Fernando Santos is left wanting more from his side in Friday's 2018 World Cup qualifier with Andorra, which finished 6-0 to the home side.
Oct 8, 21:10
Portugal's forward Ricardo Quaresma celebrates with teammate Cristiano Ronaldo after scoring against Estonia on June 8, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo hits four in Portugal win
Portugal get their 2018 World Cup Group B qualification campaign back on track with a 6-0 win at home to nine-man Andorra on Friday night.
Oct 7, 21:37
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Hungary and Portugal on June 22, 2016
Fernando Santos laughs off Cristiano Ronaldo criticism
Portugal boss Fernando Santos hails Cristiano Ronaldo following comments made by Fabio Capello about the Real Madrid forward.
Oct 7, 15:22
Greece's Portuguese coach Fernando Santos is pictured during a group C football match between Colombia and Greece at the Mineirao Arena in Belo Horizonte during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 14, 2014
Portugal boss Fernando Santos demands improvement
Portugal boss Fernando Santos says that his team struggled to reach their usual level in Tuesday's 2-0 defeat to Switzerland.
Sep 7, 15:02
Andre Gomes of Valencia runs with the ball during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and Real Madrid CF at Estadi de Mestalla on January 4, 2015
Andre Gomes withdraws from Portugal squad
Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes withdraws from the Portugal squad after suffering a thigh problem against Gibraltar on Thursday night.
Sep 2, 21:04
Greece manager Fernando Santos celebrates his side scoring a goal on November 19, 2013.
Fernando Santos signs new four-year Portugal contract
Portugal's Euro 2016-winning manager Fernando Santos signs a new four-year deal to stay in charge of the national team until after Euro 2020.
Jul 19, 21:05
Eusebio attends a Portugal match at Euro 2004 on June 20, 2004.
Portugal pay tribute to Eusebio following Euro 2016 triumph
Portugal's Euro 2016-winning squad pays tribute to legendary former player Eusebio during the team photo, placing his picture next to the trophy.
Jul 11, 21:12
Pepe reacts during the Portugal training session ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group G match between Germany and Portugal held at the Arena Fonte Nova on June 15, 2014
Pepe: 'Victory for whole of Portugal'
Portugal centre-back Pepe reveals his delight after helping his country win Euro 2016 with a 1-0 success over hosts France.
Jul 11, 16:40
Cristiano Ronaldo during the Euro 2016 Group F game between Portugal and Iceland on June 14, 2016
Cristiano Ronaldo: 'Winning Euro 2016 is one of happiest moments in my career'
Cristiano Ronaldo describes Portugal's Euro 2016 triumph as one of the "happiest moments" of his career.
Jul 11, 09:15
Eder celebrates Portugal's third goal against Norway with teammates during the international friendly on May 29, 2016
Result: Eder fires Portugal to Euro 2016 glory
Eder scores the only goal of the game as Portugal beat host nation France 1-0 after extra time to win Euro 2016.
Jul 10, 22:35
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 RO16 match between France and Republic of Ireland on June 26, 2016
Live Commentary: Portugal 1-0 France - as it happened
Relive Portugal's 1-0 victory over France as Eder scores the only goal of the game in extra time to fire his side to international glory.
Jul 10, 18:00
Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball during the friendly against Estonia on June 8, 2016
Fernando Santos: 'Cristiano Ronaldo will not retire from international football'
Portugal manager Fernando Santos claims that star player Cristiano Ronaldo could still have another decade left in him on the international stage.
Jul 9, 20:55
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 RO16 match between France and Republic of Ireland on June 26, 2016
Preview: Portugal vs. France
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Sunday's Euro 2016 final between Portugal and host nation France at the Stade de France.
Jul 9, 10:55
Sporting's forward Joao Mario celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Portuguese Liga football match CD Tondela vs SC Sporting at the Aveiro City stadium in Aveiro on August 14, 2015
Joao Mario confident of Portugal upset in Euro 2016 final
Portugal midfielder Joao Mario is confident that his side can upset the odds and beat host nation France in the final of Euro 2016.
Jul 8, 14:56
Patrice Evra and Taulant Xhaka in action during the Euro 2016 Group A game between France and Albania on June 15, 2016
Patrice Evra: 'No gifts in Euro 2016 final'
France defender Patrice Evra insists that his team will not underestimate Portugal in Sunday night's Euro 2016 final.
Jul 8, 09:39
Greece's Portuguese coach Fernando Santos is pictured during a group C football match between Colombia and Greece at the Mineirao Arena in Belo Horizonte during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 14, 2014
Fernando Santos "very happy" with Portugal progressing to Euro 2016 final
Portugal manager Fernando Santos describes himself as "very happy" having seen his side progress into the final of Euro 2016.
Jul 6, 22:37
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Hungary and Portugal on June 22, 2016
Cristiano Ronaldo equals Michel Platini's European Championship record
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo moves level on nine goals with France's Michel Platini in European Championship history.
Jul 6, 22:00
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Hungary and Portugal on June 22, 2016
Result: Portugal end Wales's Euro 2016 dream to reach final
Cristiano Ronaldo scores one and sets up another as Portugal reach the final of Euro 2016 with a 2-0 victory over surprise package Wales.
Jul 6, 21:50
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Hungary and Portugal on June 22, 2016
Live Commentary: Portugal 2-0 Wales - as it happened
Relive Portugal's 2-0 victory over Wales as goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Nani send Fernando Santos's side into the final of Euro 2016.
Jul 6, 18:00
Ex Liverpool striker Ian Rush during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Crystal Palace at Anfield on October 5, 2013
Wales legend Ian Rush: 'Portugal are weak defensively'
Wales legend Ian Rush claims that his nation's Euro 2016 semi-final opponents Portugal are 'weak defensively' ahead of Wednesday's clash.
Jul 5, 14:08
Pepe for Real Madrid on October 18, 2014
Portugal defender Pepe misses training with thigh problem
Portugal defender Pepe misses training with a thigh problem ahead of this week's Euro 2016 semi-final against Wales.
Jul 4, 09:57
Eden Hazard of Belgium runs at Chris Gunter of Wales during the Group B UEFA European Championship 2016 Qualifier match on November 16, 2014
Team News: One change for Wales ahead of Belgium clash
Wales boss Chris Coleman makes one change to his team ahead of their Euro 2016 quarter-final tie against Belgium as Hal Robson-Kanu replaces Sam Vokes up front.
Jul 1, 19:09
Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball during the friendly against Estonia on June 8, 2016
Fernando Santos hails Pepe, Cristiano Ronaldo
Portugal boss Fernando Santos praises Pepe and Cristiano Ronaldo for their performances in Thursday night's Euro 2016 quarter-final against Poland.
Jul 1, 14:27
Portugal's Renato Sanches vies with Estonia's Ilja Antonov during the international friendly on June 8, 2016
Renato Sanches: 'Portugal don't care about criticism'
Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches says that he and his teammates do not care about the criticism that has come their way during their run to the Euro 2016 semi-finals.
Jul 1, 11:44
Cristiano Ronaldo during the Euro 2016 Group F game between Portugal and Iceland on June 14, 2016
Result: Portugal beat Poland on penalties to reach semi-finals of Euro 2016
Portugal beat Poland 5-4 on penalties to reach the semi-finals of Euro 2016.
Jun 30, 22:47
Cristiano Ronaldo during the Euro 2016 Group F game between Portugal and Iceland on June 14, 2016
Live Commentary: Poland 1-1 Portugal (4-5 on penalties) - as it happened
Sports Mole provides live text commentary of the quarter-final clash between Poland and Portugal in Marseille at Euro 2016.
Jun 30, 18:00
Greece's Portuguese coach Fernando Santos is pictured during a group C football match between Colombia and Greece at the Mineirao Arena in Belo Horizonte during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 14, 2014
Fernando Santos expecting "50-50" Poland quarter-final
Portugal manager Fernando Santos insists that there are no favourites heading into their Euro 2016 quarter-final clash with Poland in Marseille.
Jun 29, 22:26
Nani scores during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Hungary and Portugal on June 22, 2016
Nani confident of Portugal chances at Euro 2016
Portugal winger Nani is confident of his side's chances of going far at Euro 2016 despite failing to pick up a single win inside 90 minutes en route to the last eight.
Jun 28, 21:17
Ricardo Quaresma celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 RO16 match between Croatia and Portugal on June 25, 2016
Result: Ricardo Quaresma sends Portugal into last eight
Ricardo Quaresma scores in the 117th minute as Portugal book their spot in the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 with a 1-0 win over Croatia in Lens.
Jun 25, 22:33
Luka Modric celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group D game between Turkey and Croatia on June 12, 2016
Team News: Luka Modric, Mario Mandzukic return to Croatia XI
Mario Mandzukic and Luka Modric are named in Croatia's starting lineup to face Portugal at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis in Lens.
Jun 25, 19:20
Balazs Dzsudzsak celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Hungary and Portugal on June 22, 2016
Live Commentary: Hungary 3-3 Portugal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of the back-and-forth 3-3 draw between Hungary and Portugal at Euro 2016.
Jun 22, 16:00



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