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|Full name||Henrique Manuel da Silva Calisto|
|Date of birth||16 October 1953|
|Place of birth||Matosinhos, Portugal|
|Playing position||Right back|
|2001||Đồng Tâm Long An|
|2003–2008||Đồng Tâm Long An|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
After his playing career ended he became a manager, taking charge of numerous clubs, mainly in Portugal, and also managed the Vietnamese national team.
Calisto begun coaching at the age of only 26, leading Boavista F.C. to the fourth position in 1980–81's top flight, recording nine wins, four draws and two losses in his 15 games in charge. He spent the following four years between that team and its Porto neighbours S.C. Salgueiros, winning the second division in 1982.
After only a few months in charge of S.C. Braga, Calisto joined fellow league side Varzim S.C. in the 1986 summer, being sacked with two games left in the 1987–88 campaign and replaced with club player Baltemar Brito as the season ended in relegation. He then had short spells with various clubs, his 1994 one with former club Leixões ending in level two relegation (only one win in ten matches).
Calisto joined Rio Ave F.C. in January 1995, leading the Vila do Conde side to the second division championship in his first full season, but was sacked after the 13th round in 1996–97 after failing to record one win in 13 games. He completed the campaign at the helm of F.C. Paços de Ferreira, in one of several spells he had with the club.
In the 2011–12 season, Calisto returned to Paços for his third stint: when he took the reins of the team it ranked in last position, and he eventually left it well outside of the relegation zone, as tenth, leaving at the end of the campaign.
Calisto spent eight seasons at the helm of Đồng Tâm Long An F.C. in Vietnam, leading the club to two V.League 1 titles, and five other top-three finishes. In March 2008, he was hired as head coach of the Vietnamese football team, leading it to its first ASEAN Football Championship title.
Calisto quit his job as national side coach on 2 March 2011. He had been criticized over the poor performance of the team at the 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup, and was appointed at Thai outfit Muangthong United F.C. the following week.
Africa / Return to Portugal
In mid-February 2013, Calisto was appointed at C.R.D. Libolo in Angola. He returned to his country on 30 October of that year, however, replacing fired Costinha at the helm of former team Paços which ranked last in the league with only one win and one draw from eight games.
- Rio Ave
- Liga de Honra: 1995–96
- Đồng Tâm Long An
- Época 1986/87: Primeira Divisão (1986/87 season: First Division); Arquivos da Bola, 8 July 2007 (Portuguese)
- "Calisto confirma saída" [Calisto confirms exit]. A Bola. 12 May 2012. Retrieved 25 May 2012.
- Calisto quits as coach of Vietnam’s national football team; Very Vietnam, 2 March 2011
- Calisto to take over national team’s coach position; Vietnam Net, 19 March 2008
- Coach Henrique Calisto say goodbye to national team; DZ Times, 3 March 2011
- New coach Calisto targets Muang Thong title hattrick; The Nation, 11 March 2011
- "Calisto apresentado no Libolo" [Calisto presented at Libolo] (in Portuguese). A Bola. 5 February 2013. Retrieved 13 February 2013.
- Henrique Calisto manager stats at footballzz.co.uk
- Henrique Calisto profile at ForaDeJogo
- Henrique Calisto manager stats at ForaDeJogo
- Worldfootball profile