Nuno Espirito Santo

Born: January 25, 1974 (age 44)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Sao Tome, Sao Tome and Principe
Nationality: Portugal Portuguese

Position: Goalkeeper
Valencia's new Portuguese coach Nuno Espirito Santo speaks during a press conference at the Ciudad Deportiva de Paterna training ground near Valencia on July 4, 2014
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Career History
Managerial2012-2014Rio Ave
2014-2015Valencia
2016-2017Porto
2017-Wolverhampton Wanderers
Sports Mole has 422 articles about Nuno Espirito Santo. Articles 1 to 40:
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the EFL cup against Manchester City on October 24, 2017
Wolverhampton Wanderers 'to bid £9m for Pele'
Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly considering an approach for Rio Ave midfielder Pele ahead of their return to the Premier League.
11:04
The mighty Nuno Espirito Santo watches on during the EFL Cup game between Southampton and Wolverhampton Wanderers on August 23, 2017
Nuno Espirito Santo: 'Wolverhampton Wanderers promotion is worldwide news'
Head coach Nuno Espirito Santo says that news of Wolverhampton Wanderers' promotion to the Premier League has "covered the world".
Apr 20, 18:21
General view inside Wolverhampton Wanderers ground Molineux from 2015
Laurie Dalrymple 'thrilled' about Wolverhampton Wanderers promotion
Wolverhampton Wanderers managing director Laurie Dalrymple revels in the club's promotion to the Premier League.
Apr 16, 12:55
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the EFL cup against Manchester City on October 24, 2017
Steve Bull: 'Wolverhampton Wanderers can finish top 10 in Premier League'
Wolverhampton Wanderers are capable of finishing in the top half of the Premier League table next season, according to the club's record goalscorer Steve Bull.
Apr 16, 12:26
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the EFL cup against Manchester City on October 24, 2017
Nuno Espirito Santo targets "special" end to season
Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Nuno Espirito Santo wants to "do something special" after winning promotion as he targets 104 points for the season.
Apr 15, 15:43
Diogo Jota in action during the Championship game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Sunderland on December 9, 2017
Result: Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Birmingham City to move in on Championship crown
Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Birmingham City 2-0 at Molineux to move within touching distance of being crowned winners of the Championship this season.
Apr 15, 13:52
Jorge Mendes pictured in 2015
Simon Jordan: 'Wolverhampton Wanderers criticism is sour grapes'
Former Crystal Palace owner Simon Jordan hits out at clubs criticising the relationship between Wolverhampton Wanderers and super agent Jorge Mendes.
Apr 14, 20:13
Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic pictured on August 5, 2016
Result: Wolverhampton Wanderers earn promotion after Fulham draw with Brentford
Wolverhampton Wanderers earn promotion to the Premier League after Brentford net a last-gasp equaliser to draw 1-1 with Fulham in Saturday's clash at Craven Cottage.
Apr 14, 19:30
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the EFL cup against Manchester City on October 24, 2017
Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo: 'Birmingham City game won't be a party'
Wolverhampton Wanderers head coach Nuno Espirito Santo says that the club's Championship game with Birmingham City will 'not be a party'.
Apr 14, 12:47
Ruben Neves has a shot during the Championship game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Sunderland on December 9, 2017
Result: Ruben Neves nets stunner as Wolverhampton Wanderers move closer to promotion
Ruben Neves nets a goal-of-the-season contender as Wolves move to within two points of promotion with a 2-0 win over Derby County in Wednesday's Championship clash.
Apr 11, 21:39
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the EFL cup against Manchester City on October 24, 2017
Live Commentary: Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-0 Derby County - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Wolverhampton Wanderers move two points from promotion to the Premier League with a 2-0 win over Derby County.
Apr 11, 19:15
Ruben Neves has a shot during the Championship game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Sunderland on December 9, 2017
Ruben Neves hails Wolverhampton Wanderers' mentality
Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Ruben Neves puts his team's success down to their positive mentality.
Apr 10, 12:40
Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock chats to assistant Kevin Blackwell in October 2017
Neil Warnock: 'I have moved on from clash with Nuno Espirito Santo'
Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock says that he has moved on from his clash with Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Nuno Espirito Santo.
Apr 8, 11:47
The mighty Nuno Espirito Santo watches on during the EFL Cup game between Southampton and Wolverhampton Wanderers on August 23, 2017
Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Nuno Espirito Santo: 'I try to be a gentleman'
Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Nuno Espirito Santo refutes suggestions that he disrespected Neil Warnock by failing to shake his hand following the win over Cardiff City.
Apr 7, 00:15
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the EFL cup against Manchester City on October 24, 2017
Neil Warnock refuses to accept Nuno Espirito Santo apology
Neil Warnock slams Nuno Espirito Santo for refusing to shake his hand in the immediate aftermath of Wolverhampton Wanderers' win over Cardiff City.
Apr 7, 00:01
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the EFL cup against Manchester City on October 24, 2017
Neil Warnock: 'Nuno Espirito Santo has done a great job'
Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock praises Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Nuno Espirito Santo for the "great job" he has done with the club.
Apr 6, 11:12
Colin poses with his Championship manager of the month award for March 2018
Cardiff City's Neil Warnock wins March Championship Manager of the Month award
Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock is named Championship Manager of the Month for March thanks to four league wins from four.
Apr 6, 06:00
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the EFL cup against Manchester City on October 24, 2017
Nuno Espirito Santo: 'I did not vote for Neil Warnock for Manager of the Year'
Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Nuno Espirito Santo reveals that his Manager of the Year vote was not for eventual winner Neil Warnock.
Apr 5, 22:22
The mighty Nuno Espirito Santo watches on during the EFL Cup game between Southampton and Wolverhampton Wanderers on August 23, 2017
Nuno Espirito Santo delighted with Oskar Buur Rasmussen's goal for Wolves
Wolverhampton Wanderers head coach Nuno Espirito Santo admits that he was delighted with Oskar Buur Rasmussen's point-saving goal on his league debut against Hull City.
Apr 4, 13:48
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the EFL cup against Manchester City on October 24, 2017
Result: Championship leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers held by Hull City
Championship leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers drop points as Hull City leave Molineux with a 2-2 draw.
Apr 3, 21:43
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the EFL cup against Manchester City on October 24, 2017
Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Nuno Espirito Santo: 'We are not an aggressive team'
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo insists that his side do not have an aggression problem despite losing two men to double yellow-card offences against Middlesbrough.
Mar 30, 20:53
Helder Costa in action for Wolverhampton Wanderers on October 24, 2017
Result: Nine-man Wolverhampton Wanderers hang on at Middlesbrough
Wolves survive 20 minutes with nine men to take a crucial step towards Championship promotion with a 2-1 win over Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium.
Mar 30, 19:30
The mighty Nuno Espirito Santo watches on during the EFL Cup game between Southampton and Wolverhampton Wanderers on August 23, 2017
Live Commentary: Middlesbrough 1-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers - as it happened
Relive an eventful Championship encounter as nine-man Wolves hold on to beat Middlesbrough 2-1 at the Riverside Stadium, courtesy of Sports Mole's live updates.
Mar 30, 16:30
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the EFL cup against Manchester City on October 24, 2017
Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo expecting tough Middlesbrough test
Wolverhampton Wanderers head coach Nuno Espirito Santo says that he is expecting a "difficult" match when the Championship leaders face Middlesbrough in the North-East.
Mar 30, 12:18
General view inside Wolverhampton Wanderers ground Molineux from 2015
Wolverhampton Wanderers face prospect of promotion trip to China?
Wolverhampton Wanderers will reportedly make a post-season trip to China if the club secure promotion to the Premier League.
Mar 27, 13:39
General view inside Wolverhampton Wanderers ground Molineux from 2015
John Ruddy: 'Wolverhampton Wanderers can qualify for Europe in future'
Goalkeeper John Ruddy claims that Wolverhampton Wanderers have the potential to become "a massive force within European football" in the future.
Mar 23, 11:30
Connor Ronan in action during the EFL Cup game between Manchester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers on October 24, 2017
Portsmouth boss Kenny Jackett keen to loan Wolves' Connor Ronan for second time
Portsmouth boss Kenny Jackett says that he is keen to secure a second loan spell for Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Connor Ronan.
Mar 21, 19:02
General view inside Wolverhampton Wanderers ground Molineux from 2015
Benik Afobe: 'I'm now on same wavelength as Wolverhampton Wanderers teammates'
Wolverhampton Wanderers forward Benik Afobe says that he now feels on the same "wavelength" as his teammates after spending over six weeks at Molineux.
Mar 20, 16:57
The mighty Nuno Espirito Santo watches on during the EFL Cup game between Southampton and Wolverhampton Wanderers on August 23, 2017
Nuno Espirito Santo happy with "very good performance"
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo praises his side following their 3-1 victory over Burton Albion.
Mar 18, 12:29
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the EFL cup against Manchester City on October 24, 2017
Championship roundup: Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Reading to remain top
Wolverhampton Wanderers pick up another key victory to remain top of the Championship table, while Aston Villa suffer a huge blow in their automatic promotion ambitions.
Mar 13, 21:45
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the EFL cup against Manchester City on October 24, 2017
Nuno Espirito Santo: 'Wolverhampton Wanderers were not good enough'
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo admits that his side were "not good enough" as they fell to their heaviest defeat of the season at Aston Villa.
Mar 10, 22:36
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce waves to the fans during his side's Championship clash with Wolverhampton Wanderers on October 15, 2016
Result: Aston Villa hit four past Championship leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers
Aston Villa close the gap on Championship leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers to seven points with a 4-1 victory in Saturday's West Midlands derby.
Mar 10, 19:25
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the EFL cup against Manchester City on October 24, 2017
Live Commentary: Aston Villa 4-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Aston Villa record a 4-1 win over Championship leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers in Saturday's West Midlands derby.
Mar 10, 17:02
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the EFL cup against Manchester City on October 24, 2017
Alfred N'Diaye: 'Wolverhampton Wanderers can do good things in Premier League'
Wolverhampton Wanderers loanee Alfred N'Diaye backs the club to do "good things" in the Premier League if the side gain promotion to the top flight this season.
Mar 10, 11:59
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
Benik Afobe: 'Wolverhampton Wanderers are not listening to detractors'
Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Benik Afobe says that his side are ignoring their critics ahead of their away fixture against Aston Villa.
Mar 9, 14:40
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the EFL cup against Manchester City on October 24, 2017
Nuno Espirito Santo delighted with Wolverhampton Wanderers improvement
Head coach Nuno Espirito Santo admits that he was delighted with the performance of his Wolverhampton Wanderers side after they recorded a 3-0 win at Leeds United.
Mar 8, 10:20
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the EFL cup against Manchester City on October 24, 2017
Result: Wolves return to winning ways in style with victory over Leeds United
Wolverhampton Wanderers move six points clear at the top of the Championship table with a 3-0 win over Leeds United in Wednesday's encounter at Elland Road.
Mar 7, 21:40
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the EFL cup against Manchester City on October 24, 2017
Live Commentary: Leeds United 0-3 Wolverhampton Wanderers - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Wolverhampton Wanderers' 3-0 win over Leeds United in Wednesday night's Championship clash.
Mar 7, 19:15
The mighty Nuno Espirito Santo watches on during the EFL Cup game between Southampton and Wolverhampton Wanderers on August 23, 2017
Nuno Espirito Santo 'does not care' about rivals' complaints
Nuno Espirito Santo is only concerned about matters on the field, amid strong claims that Wolverhampton Wanderers are to be investigated for their transfer activity.
Mar 6, 21:31
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
Romain Saiss: 'Wolverhampton Wanderers must show toughness'
Midfielder Romain Saiss says that Wolverhampton Wanderers must show their toughness in their Championship fixture against Reading on Saturday evening.
Mar 2, 19:27

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15Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds441314175459-553
16Queens Park RangersQPR441411195567-1253
17Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest44157224962-1352
18Hull City441115186967248
19Reading441013214866-1843
20Birmingham CityBirmingham44127253464-3043
21Bolton WanderersBolton44913223670-3440
22Barnsley44814224568-2338
23Burton Albion44911243579-4438
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