Richard Garcia Miranda

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Miran
Personal information
Full name Richard Garcia Miranda da Silva
Date of birth (1975-10-15) 15 October 1975 (age 39)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Centre forward
Club information
Current team
UNA Strassen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2001 Sampaio Corrêa
2001–2002 Braga 20 (5)
2002–2004 Estrela Amadora 56 (14)
2004–2005 Santa Clara 18 (0)
2005–2006 Beira-Mar 19 (3)
2006–2007 Portimonense 10 (0)
2007–2008 Vihren 13 (2)
2008–2009 Varzim 23 (1)
2009 Progresso ? (3)
2010 Atherstone Town 1 (0)
2010–2011 Pinhalnovense 25 (6)
2011–2012 Progrès 21 (5)
2012–2013 Steinfort
2013– UNA Strassen 23 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:00, 8 December 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Richard Garcia Miranda da Silva, commonly known as Miran (born 15 October 1975), is a Brazilian footballer who plays for FC UNA Strassen in Luxembourg, as a centre forward.

Football career[edit]

Born in São Paulo, Miran started playing organized football already well into his 20's. In 2001 he moved to Portugal and signed with S.C. Braga, being relatively used during his sole season as the team finished in tenth position.

Miran continued playing in the country in six of the following seven years, helping C.F. Estrela da Amadora promote to the top division in 2003 with a career-best ten goals in 28 games. He also represented, always in the second level, C.D. Santa Clara, S.C. Beira-Mar, Portimonense S.C. and Varzim SC. In the 2007–08 campaign he played in Bulgaria, with FC Vihren Sandanski.

In late March 2010, after a brief spell in Angola, Miran joined English club Atherstone Town after his international clearance was granted.[1] He made his debut as a substitute in a 0–1 home defeat against Woodford United, on 10 April.[2]

After one season back in Portugal with lowly C.D. Pinhalnovense, Miran returned to top flight football in Luxembourg, with FC Progrès Niedercorn. He continued competing in the latter nation in the next years, representing SC Steinfort and FC UNA Strassen.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Belford wants Brazilian striker". Non League Daily. 22 March 2010. Retrieved 22 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Freak goal sends Adders to defeat". This is Tamworth. 15 April 2010. Retrieved 13 April 2011. 

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