Fernando Santos

Born: October 10, 1954 (age 63)


Hometown: Lisbon, Portugal
Nationality: Portugal Portuguese

Career History
International2010-Greece
Sports Mole has 150 articles about Fernando Santos. Articles 1 to 40:
Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo scores the opening goal during his side's World Cup Group B clash against Morocco on June 20, 2018
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo nets as Portugal beat Morocco
Cristiano Ronaldo becomes Europe's all-time leading scorer in international football as he registers in Portugal's 1-0 win over Morocco at the 2018 World Cup.
Jun 20, 14:53
Cristiano Ronaldo grabs his third during the World Cup group game between Portugal and Spain on June 15, 2018
Preview: Portugal vs. Morocco - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted XIs, team news and a full match preview for the World Cup fixture between Portugal and Morocco in Group B.
Jun 18, 12:05
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho patrols the touchline during the 2018 FA Cup final against Chelsea at Wembley
Jose Mourinho: 'David de Gea knows Spain mistake against Portugal was bad'
Jose Mourinho admits that Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea made a "bad mistake" for Cristiano Ronaldo's second goal in Spain's World Cup draw with Portugal.
Jun 15, 22:54
Cristiano Ronaldo scores from the spot during the World Cup group game between Portugal and Spain on June 15, 2018
Portugal boss Fernando Santos hails "incredible" Cristiano Ronaldo
Portugal boss Fernando Santos believes that Cristiano Ronaldo's "incredible" characteristics and talent rightly make the Real Madrid man "one of the best in the world".
Jun 15, 22:25
Nacho celebrates after putting his side in front during the World Cup group game between Portugal and Spain on June 15, 2018
Live Commentary: Portugal 3-3 Spain - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Portugal's 3-3 draw with Spain, as Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick to earn his side a point in Sochi.
Jun 15, 18:00
Cristiano Ronaldo in action for Portugal during an international friendly with Egypt in March 2018
Preview: Portugal vs. Spain - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Spain's opening World Cup 2018 fixture against Portugal in Sochi.
Jun 13, 15:09
The Portugal team lines up before their international friendly with Algeria on June 7, 2018
World Cup preview: Portugal
Ahead of this summer's World Cup in Russia, Sports Mole previews Portugal's chances at the tournament as they look to build on their triumph at Euro 2016.
Jun 12, 14:00
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the friendly game between Portugal and Algeria on June 7, 2018
Result: Goncalo Guedes nets twice as Portugal cruise past Algeria in Lisbon
Goncalo Guedes scores either side of a Bruno Fernandes header as Portugal cruise to a 3-0 win over Algeria in Lisbon.
Jun 7, 22:13
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the friendly game between Portugal and Algeria on June 7, 2018
Live Commentary: Portugal 3-0 Algeria - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Portugal's 3-0 victory over Algeria, as the hosts picked up an easy win in their final pre-World Cup friendly.
Jun 7, 19:45
Joao Cancelo in action for Inter Milan on March 11, 2018
Report: Wolverhampton Wanderers in talks to sign Portugal full-back Joao Cancelo
Wolverhampton Wanderers are believed to be in talks with Valencia over a move for Portugal right-back and Jorge Mendes client Joao Cancelo.
Jun 4, 22:42
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho patrols the touchline during a Premier League match against Watford at Old Trafford
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho "not close" to Portugal job
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho insists that he has no plans to coach the national team of his native Portugal in the immediate future.
Jun 3, 11:30
Joao Mario takes credit for the first goal during the World Cup qualifier between Portugal and Switzerland on October 10, 2017
Result: Portugal blow two-goal lead at home to England World Cup opponents Tunisia
Euro 2016 champions Portugal squander a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with England's opening World Cup opponents Tunisia in Braga.
May 28, 21:35
Ruben Neves has a shot during the Championship game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Sunderland on December 9, 2017
Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Ruben Neves left out of Portugal squad
Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Ruben Neves is a surprise omission from Portugal's 23-man squad for the World Cup.
May 18, 10:36
Renato Sanches in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Swansea City on November 29, 2017
Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches left out of provisional World Cup squad
Bayern Munich midfielder and Swansea City loanee Renato Sanches misses out on a place in Portugal's 35-player preliminary World Cup squad.
May 15, 21:38
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Liverpool in talks with Sporting Lisbon over Bruno Fernandes move
Liverpool are in talks over a summer deal for Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes, according to reports in Portugal.
Apr 15, 10:30
Ronald Koeman watches on during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on December 13, 2016
Result: Netherlands put three goals past 10-man Portugal
Memphis Depay, Ryan Babel and Virgil van Dijk score the goals as the Netherlands record a 3-0 win over 10-man Portugal in Geneva.
Mar 26, 21:25
A dejected Cristiano Ronaldo during the World Cup qualifier between Portugal and Switzerland on October 10, 2017
Live Commentary: Portugal 0-3 Netherlands - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the international friendly between Portugal and the Netherlands, which ended 0-3.
Mar 26, 18:30
Sixpad salesman Cristiano Ronaldo is dejected once more during the World Cup qualifier between Portugal and Switzerland on October 10, 2017
Fernando Santos praises Cristiano Ronaldo after late rescue act
Portugal boss Fernando Santos hails the match-winning display of Cristiano Ronaldo against Egypt, as the Real Madrid ace took his international goals tally to 81.
Mar 24, 21:17
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Cristiano Ronaldo returns for Portugal against Switzerland
Cristiano Ronaldo is reinstated to Portugal's starting XI ahead of their World Cup qualifier against Switzerland in Lisbon.
Oct 10, 18:55
Joao Mario takes credit for the first goal during the World Cup qualifier between Portugal and Switzerland on October 10, 2017
Live Commentary: Portugal 2-0 Switzerland - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Portugal's 2-0 win against Switzerland, as the European champions booked their place at Russia 2018.
Oct 10, 18:45
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Fernando Santos explains Cristiano Ronaldo omission
Portugal boss Fernando Santos was unwilling to risk Cristiano Ronaldo from the off against Andorra as he had not fully trained in the build-up to the World Cup qualifier.
Oct 8, 13:12
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo comes off the bench to rescue Portugal against Andorra
Cristiano Ronaldo comes off the bench to help Portugal to a 2-0 win over Andorra, which keeps their hopes of World Cup qualification alive.
Oct 7, 21:37
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick helps Portugal thrash Faroe Islands
A Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick helps Portugal thrash the Faroe Islands 5-1 in Thursday's World Cup Group B qualifier at the Estadio do Bessa XXI.
Aug 31, 21:45
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Leicester City target Adrien Silva allowed to leave Portugal camp
Adrien Silva is given the green light to leave the Portugal squad amid reports that Leicester City want to sign the midfielder.
Aug 31, 20:23
AS Monaco's Bernardo Silva celebrates after scoring against Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League on September 14, 2016
Bernardo Silva: "Everything is fine with my ankle"
Manchester City attacker Bernardo Silva says that 'everything is fine with his ankle' after picking up an injury on Confederations Cup duty for Portugal.
Jun 25, 17:05
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Portugal boss Fernando Santos quiet on Cristiano Ronaldo inclusion
Fernando Santos reveals that he intends to rotate his Portugal squad for the meeting with New Zealand, but remains tight-lipped on whether Cristiano Ronaldo will play.
Jun 23, 15:45
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Fernando Santos: 'Cristiano Ronaldo remains extremely concentrated'
Portugal head coach Fernando Santos insists that Cristiano Ronaldo remains "extremely focused" despite ongoing speculation over his Real Madrid future.
Jun 20, 21:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Fernando Santos: 'I trust Cristiano Ronaldo 100% as an athlete'
Fernando Santos insists that helping Portugal to Confederations Cup glory is more important than the ongoing speculation surrounding star man Cristiano Ronaldo.
Jun 17, 15:47
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Latvia 0-3 Portugal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Portugal's 3-0 win over Latvia, as Cristiano Ronaldo again inspired his country to all three points.
Jun 9, 19:15
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Cristiano Ronaldo named in Portugal's Confederations Cup squad
Portugal decide against resting Cristiano Ronaldo for this summer's Confederations Cup, but there is no room for Renato Sanches in their 24-man squad.
May 25, 19:38
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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

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