António Ribeiro dos Reis

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This name uses Portuguese naming customs. The first or maternal family name is Ribeiro and the second or paternal family name is Reis.
Personal information
Full name António Ribeiro dos Reis
Date of birth (1896-07-19)19 July 1896
Place of birth Lisbon, Portugal
Date of death 1961 (aged 64–65)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1914–1925 Benfica
National team
1921 Portugal 1 (0)
Teams managed
1921–1923 Portugal
1925–1926 Portugal
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

António Ribeiro dos Reis (19 July 1896 – 1961) was a Portuguese footballer and journalist.

Career[edit]

Playing career[edit]

Born in Lisbon, Portugal, he played for Benfica between 1914 and 1925. He also represented Portugal national team in 1921, and managed his nation between 1921 and 1923, and 1925 and 1926. The Taça Ribeiro dos Reis, held between 1961 and 1971, was named after him.

Journalism[edit]

He co-founded the sports newspaper A Bola in 1945, alsongside Cândido de Oliveira.


Further reading[edit]

  • Silva, Astregildo (June 2004). Ribeiro dos Reis, vida que brilhou em tempos sombrios [Ribeiro dos Reis, life that shined in darkest of days] (First ed.). Editoral Caminho. ISBN 972-21-1630-4.