Jose Fonte

Born: December 22, 1983 (age 33)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Penafiel, Portugal
Nationality: Portugal Portuguese

Position: Centre-back
Team: West Ham United (no. 23)
Jose Fonte of Southampton in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Southampton at Vicarage Road on August 23, 2015 in Watford, United Kingdom.
Career History
Senior2006-2008Benfica
→ 2007-2008Crystal Palace (loan)
2008-2010Crystal Palace
2010-2017Southampton
2017-West Ham United
Sports Mole has 384 articles about Jose Fonte. Articles 1 to 40:
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on the touchline ahead of the Premier League match against Sunderland on April 9, 2017
Team News: Victor Lindelof not in Manchester United squad ahead of West Ham United opener
Victor Lindelof is not named in the Manchester United matchday squad to face West Ham United in Sunday's Premier League clash at Old Trafford.
Aug 13, 15:10
Chile's forward Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring a goal during the Round of 16 football match between Brazil and Chile at The Mineirao Stadium on June 28, 2014
Result: Chile through to Confederations Cup final after Claudio Bravo penalty heroics
Claudio Bravo saves three spot kicks as Chile beat Portugal on penalties in the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup following 120 goalless minutes in Kazan.
Jun 28, 21:41
Kevin Wimmer of Tottenham Hotspur on the ball during the UEFA Europa League Group J match between Tottenham Hotspur FC and Qarabag FK at White Hart Lane on September 17, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Southampton show interest in Tottenham Hotspur defender Kevin Wimmer?
A report claims that Kevin Wimmer could be offered a route out of Tottenham Hotspur by Southampton, but only if his £20m asking price is lowered.
Jun 18, 22:59
Manchester United's Chris Smalling in action against Southampton on May 17, 2017
West Ham United end Chris Smalling interest?
West Ham United reportedly withdraw their interest in Manchester United defender Chris Smalling, who has been linked with a move away from the club this summer.
Jun 16, 15:27
Cristiano Ronaldo during the Euro 2016 Group F game between Portugal and Iceland on June 14, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo nets twice as Portugal ease to victory in Riga
Portugal beat Latvia 3-0 at the Skonto Stadium in Riga to remain within three points of Group B leaders Switzerland in qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.
Jun 9, 21:37
Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball during the friendly against Estonia on June 8, 2016
Team News: Cristiano Ronaldo starts for Portugal against Latvia
Cristiano Ronaldo is named in the starting lineup for Portugal's World Cup qualifier in Latvia.
Jun 9, 18:51
Slaven Bilic watches on during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Liverpool on May 14, 2017
Slaven Bilic: 'West Ham United have enough leaders'
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic rejects suggestions that he will need to add more leaders to his squad during the upcoming transfer window.
May 19, 14:03
Harry Kane and Jose Fonte during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur on May 5, 2017
Jose Fonte: 'West Ham United want to repeat Tottenham Hotspur display'
West Ham United defender Jose Fonte says that he and his teammates are keen to show that their performance in the 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur was not a one-off.
May 8, 17:27
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Jose Fonte: 'West Ham United worked hard for clean sheet'
West Ham United defender Jose Fonte admits that he and his teammates were "very pleased" with their clean sheet in the 1-0 win over Swansea City.
Apr 10, 18:10
Mohamed Elneny shows his frustration during the FA Cup game between Arsenal and Watford on March 13, 2016
Team News: Three changes for Arsenal
Arsene Wenger makes three changes as Arsenal welcome West Ham United to the Emirates.
Apr 5, 18:47
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
West Ham United defender Winston Reid in action during the Premier League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on August 28, 2016
Report: Winston Reid given pay rise at West Ham United
West Ham United will reward Winston Reid with a new deal at the London Stadium worth more than £70,000 a week, according to reports.
Mar 12, 21:25
Joshua King celebrates levelling the scores during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and West Ham United on March 11, 2017
Result: Joshua King hat-trick gives Bournemouth thrilling win over West Ham United
A hat-trick from Joshua King helps Bournemouth claim a 3-2 win over West Ham United in Saturday's Premier League match at the Vitality Stadium.
Mar 11, 17:04
Chelsea players celebrate Diego Costa's goal against West Ham United on March 6, 2017
Result: Chelsea march on with win over West Ham United
Chelsea restore their 10-point lead at the top of the Premier League table courtesy of a 2-1 win over West Ham United at the London Stadium.
Mar 6, 21:57
Jose Fonte in action during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Southampton on December 14, 2016
Jose Fonte: 'I never handed in a transfer request at Southampton'
Jose Fonte feels that he has been unfairly treated following his mid-season switch from Southampton to West Ham United due to "lies" regarding the nature of the transfer.
Mar 6, 17:23
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Southampton interested in Leeds United defender?
Southampton reportedly consider a fresh approach for Leeds United centre-back Pontus Jansson this summer.
Mar 1, 15:23
Slaven Bilic models the West Ham beanie during the Premier League game between Southampton and West Ham United on February 6, 2016
Result: Watford, West Ham United share the points
West Ham United come from one goal behind to draw 1-1 with Watford in Saturday night's Premier League clash at Vicarage Road.
Feb 25, 19:32
Juventus' Martin Caceres in action against Los Angeles Galaxy on August 3, 2013
Southampton confirm Martin Caceres signing
Southampton confirm the signing of former Juventus defender Martin Caceres on a free transfer until the end of the season.
Feb 16, 21:00
Juventus' Martin Caceres in action against Los Angeles Galaxy on August 3, 2013
Claude Puel quiet on rumours linking Martin Caceres to Southampton
Southampton manager Claude Puel expects a decision to be made on the possible signing of former Juventus and Barcelona defender Martin Caceres "in the next few days".
Feb 9, 14:50
Juventus' Martin Caceres in action against Los Angeles Galaxy on August 3, 2013
Southampton defender Ryan Bertrand excited about possible Martin Caceres signing
Ryan Bertrand believes that Uruguay defender Martin Caceres would be a fantastic signing for Southampton should the reported deal go through.
Feb 8, 19:23
Juventus' Martin Caceres in action against Los Angeles Galaxy on August 3, 2013
Free agent Martin Caceres to undergo Southampton medical?
A report claims that Martin Caceres is to undergo a medical with Southampton on Tuesday ahead of joining on a free contract, days after turning down AC Milan.
Feb 6, 22:38
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Everton at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Slaven Bilic: 'Jose Fonte gave us inside knowledge on Southampton'
West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic praises Jose Fonte for his performance against former club Southampton, claiming that it was a "very special" day for the defender.
Feb 5, 14:34
Slaven Bilic manager of West Ham United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Norwich City at the Boleyn Ground on September 26, 2015
Result: West Ham United into ninth place with win over Southampton
West Ham United move into ninth position in the Premier League table with a 3-1 victory away at Southampton.
Feb 4, 17:17
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Everton at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Robert Snodgrass makes full West Ham United debut
Robert Snodgrass makes his full debut for West Ham United as they travel to face Southampton.
Feb 4, 14:08
Dimitri Payet of West Ham United celebrates scoring his second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Newcastle United at the Boleyn Ground on September 14, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
West Ham United owner David Gold: 'Dimitri Payet worth £50m'
West Ham United co-owner David Gold says that the club could have raked in a higher fee for Dimitri Payet.
Feb 2, 22:57
Jose Fonte in action during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Southampton on December 14, 2016
Claude Puel: 'Jose Fonte exit best for both parties'
Southampton manager Claude Puel insists that Jose Fonte's January exit from the club was the best solution for both parties, despite failing to bring in a replacement.
Feb 2, 15:33
Kevin De Bruyne in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Burnley on January 2, 2017
Result: Manchester City hit four in breezing past West Ham United
Manchester City move to within one point of second-placed Tottenham Hotspur with a 4-0 win away at West Ham United.
Feb 1, 21:39
West Ham manager Slaven Bilic during the EFL Cup (3rd Round) match between West Ham United and Accrington Stanley at the London Stadium on September 21, 2016
Team News: Jose Fonte makes West Ham United debut against Manchester City
Jose Fonte makes his debut for West Ham United in Wednesday's Premier League clash against Manchester City at the London Stadium.
Feb 1, 18:56
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola gives instructions on August 24, 2016
Live Commentary: West Ham United 0-4 Manchester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Manchester City's 4-0 victory over West Ham United in the Premier League.
Feb 1, 18:45
Ashley Fletcher in action for West Ham United on August 25, 2016
West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic rules out sending Ashley Fletcher to Leeds
West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic confirms that Ashley Fletcher will not leave the club today despite being linked to Leeds United on a loan deal.
Jan 31, 11:27
A general shot of St Mary's Stadium prior to Southampton's Premier League clash with Chelsea on October 30, 2016
Report: Southampton to sign Spartak Moscow defender Serdar Tasci
Southampton are in talks to sign Spartak Moscow defender Serdar Tasci on loan, according to reports.
Jan 30, 21:09
Virgil van Dijk is subbed with a foot injury during the Premier League game between Southampton and Leicester City on January 22, 2017
Claude Puel: 'Southampton waiting to see on Virgil van Dijk'
Southampton boss Claude Puel hopes that centre-back Virgil van Dijk will be fit in time to compete against Liverpool in the second leg of their EFL cup semi-final clash.
Jan 22, 21:33
Angelo Ogbonna Obinze of West Ham United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Newcastle United at Boleyn Ground on September 14, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Angelo Ogbonna ruled out for season
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic reveals that defender Angelo Ogbonna will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.
Jan 21, 21:58
Jose Fonte gives the thumbs-up after the Premier League game between Southampton and Middlesbrough on December 11, 2016
West Ham United bring in Jose Fonte from Southampton
Southampton defender Jose Fonte completes his £8m move to West Ham United, bringing an end to his seven-year spell on the south coast.
Jan 20, 20:51
Jose Fonte gives the thumbs-up after the Premier League game between Southampton and Middlesbrough on December 11, 2016
West Ham United 'agree £8m Jose Fonte fee'
West Ham United and Southampton reportedly settle on a fee of £8m for defender Jose Fonte.
Jan 20, 09:49
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino watches on during the Premier League clash with Watford at Vicarage Road on January 1, 2017
Mauricio Pochettino rules out signing Jan Vertonghen replacement
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino rules out the possibility of signing a defender as cover for the injured Jan Vertonghen.
Jan 19, 14:27
Jose Fonte ahead of the Europa League game between Southampton and Hapoel Be'er Sheva on December 8, 2016
Southampton defender Jose Fonte 'edges closer to West Ham United move'
West Ham United are reportedly in advanced talks to sign wantaway Southampton defender Jose Fonte.
Jan 19, 12:06
Jose Fonte gives the thumbs-up after the Premier League game between Southampton and Middlesbrough on December 11, 2016
Report: Liverpool not interested in Southampton captain Jose Fonte
Liverpool are not looking to sign Southampton captain Jose Fonte in the January transfer window, according to reports.
Jan 15, 16:17
Jose Fonte in action during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Southampton on December 14, 2016
Claude Puel: 'No change in Jose Fonte situation'
Southampton boss Claude Puel says that there has been 'no change' in Jose Fonte's situation since the 33-year-old handed in a transfer request last week.
Jan 12, 16:39
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge in action during his side's Premier League clash with Leicester City at Anfield on September 10, 2016
Team News: Daniel Sturridge leads Liverpool line
Daniel Sturridge leads the Liverpool line in Wednesday's League Cup semi-final first leg away at Southampton.
Jan 11, 18:42



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