David Caiado

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This name uses Portuguese naming customs. The first or maternal family name is Caiado and the second or paternal family name is Dias.
David Caiado
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Personal information
Full name David Caiado Dias
Date of birth (1987-05-02) 2 May 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Ponferradina
Number 18
Youth career
1999–2000 Académica
2000–2006 Sporting CP
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Sporting CP 1 (0)
2006–2008 Estoril (loan) 19 (1)
2008–2010 Trofense 25 (2)
2009 Zagłębie Lubin (loan) 9 (1)
2010–2011 Olympiakos Nicosia 37 (3)
2012–2013 Beroe Stara Zagora 59 (17)
2014 Tavriya Simferopol 10 (0)
2014 Vitória Guimarães 6 (0)
2014 Vitória Guimarães B 3 (1)
2015 Metalist Kharkiv 11 (2)
2015– Ponferradina 50 (4)
National team
2003 Portugal U16 3 (0)
2006 Portugal U19 2 (0)
2006–2007 Portugal U20 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 March 2017.

David Caiado Dias (born 2 May 1987), known as Caiado, is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Spanish club SD Ponferradina as a winger.

Club career[edit]

Born in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, Caiado joined Sporting Clube de Portugal's youth system at the age of 13, but made only one appearance for the first team as a senior, coming on as a late substitute for Rodrigo Tello in a 2–3 away loss against S.C. Braga on 7 January 2006.[1] He subsequently spent two seasons on loan to G.D. Estoril Praia in the second division, being scarcely played during his stint mainly due to a serious injury.[2]

In June 2008, Caiado joined C.D. Trofense which had just been promoted to the Primeira Liga. He played in slightly half of the league games in his first year, but the club was immediately relegated back.

On 29 June 2009, Caiado was loaned to Ekstraklasa side Zagłębie Lubin.[3] He returned to Trofa in the following transfer window, however, only featuring in 17 contests for both teams combined.

In the summer of 2010, Caiado joined Olympiakos Nicosia in the Cypriot First Division. He moved clubs and countries again on 29 December 2011, signing a two-and-a-half-year contract with PFC Beroe Stara Zagora in Bulgaria.[4] He made his Bulgarian A Professional Football Group debut in a 0–3 defeat at PFC Ludogorets Razgrad on 3 March 2012; two weeks later he scored his first competitive goal for his new team, against PSFC Chernomorets Burgas, ending his first season with 13 matches and six goals.

On 23 January 2014, joined SC Tavriya Simferopol which at the time ranked second-last in the Ukrainian Premier League.[5] After the Crimean club was disbanded following the peninsula's annexation by Russia, he returned to Portugal's top flight and became Vitória SC's first signing of the summer.[6] The following 28 February, he returned to Ukraine by joining FC Metalist Kharkiv,[7] whom he helped to sixth place during his brief stint.

Caiado moved to the sixth foreign country of his career on 3 September 2015, joining SD Ponferradina of Spain's Segunda División.[8]

Club statistics[edit]

As of 22 September 2013[9]
Club Season League Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sporting 2005–06 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Estoril 2006–07 17 2 0 0 17 2
2007–08 3 0 2 0 5 0
Total 20 2 2 0 22 2
Trofense 2008–09 17 0 0 0 17 0
Zagłębie Lubin 2009–10 9 1 0 0 9 1
Trofense 2009–10 8 2 2 0 10 2
Olympiakos Nicosia 2010–11 28 2 0 0 17 2
2011–12 9 1 0 0 9 1
Total 37 3 0 0 37 3
Beroe Stara Zagora 2011–12 13 6 0 0 13 6
2012–13 23 4 6 2 29 6
2013–14 23 9 1 1 2 1 26 11
Total 59 19 7 3 2 1 68 23
Tavriya 2013–14 10 0 0 0 10 0
Vitória Guimarães 2014–15 6 0 1 1 7 1
Vitória Guimarães B 2014–15 3 1 0 0 3 1
Metalist Kharkiv 2014–15 11 2 1 0 12 2

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Beroe

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Braga 3–2 Sporting CP". Footballzz. 7 January 2006. Retrieved 22 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "David Caiado tem proposta" [David Caiado has offer]. Record (in Portuguese). 11 June 2008. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Ex-Sporting prospect David Caiado explains Zaglebie Lubin move". PortuGOAL. 29 June 2009. Retrieved 23 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Берое взе бивш играч на Спортинг (Л)" [Beroe takes former Sporting player (L)] (in Bulgarian). Topsport. 29 December 2011. Retrieved 23 November 2012. 
  5. ^ "Caiado wechselt nach Simferopol" [Caiado moves to Simferopol]. Tageblatt (in German). 23 January 2014. Retrieved 6 April 2016. 
  6. ^ "David Caiado é reforço do Vitória de Guimarães" [David Caiado is an addition to Vitória de Guimarães] (in Portuguese). SAPO. 12 June 2014. Retrieved 6 April 2016. 
  7. ^ "David Caiado ruma ao Metalist Kharkiv" [David Caiado heads to Metalist Kharkiv] (in Portuguese). Mais Futebol. 27 February 2015. Retrieved 6 April 2016. 
  8. ^ "El extremo portugués Caiado se compromete con la SD Ponferradina" [Portuguese winger Caiado committs to SD Ponferradina]. Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). 3 September 2015. Retrieved 6 April 2016. 
  9. ^ "David Caiado". Soccerway. Retrieved 3 March 2014. 

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