José Tavares

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José Tavares
Personal information
Full name José Fernando Gomes Tavares
Date of birth (1966-04-23) 23 April 1966 (age 48)
Place of birth Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Oliveira Douro
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1988 Oliveira Douro ? (?)
1989–1990 Infesta ? (?)
1990–1991 Porto 7 (1)
1991–1994 Boavista 84 (8)
1994–1995 Benfica 20 (2)
1995–1998 Boavista 72 (3)
1998–1999 União Leiria 2 (0)
1999–2000 Paços Ferreira 17 (0)
2000–2003 Infesta 66 (10)
National team
1994–1996 Portugal 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

José Fernando Gomes Tavares (born 23 April 1966 in Vila Nova de Gaia, Porto) is a Portuguese retired footballer who played mainly as a central midfielder.

Football career[edit]

During his career, Tavares played for CF Oliveira do Douro, F.C. Infesta, F.C. Porto, Boavista FC, S.L. Benfica (after an unsuccessful season, he returned to Boavista), União de Leiria and F.C. Paços de Ferreira. He retired in 2003 at the age of 37 after a second spell with Infesta, amassing top division totals of 185 games and 14 goals over the course of nine seasons.

For the Portugal national football team, Tavares was in the squad that participated in the UEFA Euro 1996 tournament, and earned eight international caps in total.

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