|Full name||Cândido Coelho Tavares|
|Date of birth||30 December 1911|
|Place of birth||Seixal, Portugal|
|Date of death||18 June 1997(aged 85)|
|Place of death||Seixal, Portugal|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Cândido Coelho Tavares (30 December 1911 — 18 June 1997) was a Portuguese Goalkeeper which played for Casa Pia, Lusitano Evóra and Benfica, and then coached Benfica, along with other clubs like Vitória Guimarães, and also serving as Physical coach in the Portugal national football team in 1956.
In 1951-52 season, as assistant manager of Ted Smith, he took over the team after he left in December for personal reasons. In March 1952, Ted returned but left in April. Cândido managed the team during Taça de Portugal successfully winning it against Sporting
Current as of 18 January 2013.
|Benfica||1 July 1948||6 April 1952||17||13||1||3||76.47|
- Taça de Portugal (1): 1951/52
- "CÂNDIDO TAVARES – UM BOM HOMEM, UM BOM DESPORTISTA!...". http://albertohelder.blogspot.pt.
- Almanaque do Benfica. Portugal: Lua de Papel. 2012. p. 233. ISBN 978-989-23-2087-8.