Ilídio Vale

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Ilídio Vale
Personal information
Full name Ilídio Fernando Torres do Vale
Date of birth (1957-12-13) 13 December 1957 (age 60)
Place of birth Maia, Portugal
Club information
Current team
Portugal (assistant)
Teams managed
Years Team
1986–1987 Nogueirense (juniors)
1986–1987 Nogueirense
1989–2007 Porto (juniors)
1999–2000 Porto (assistant)
2000–2004 Porto B
2009–2010 Portugal U19
2010–2011 Portugal U15
2010–2014 Portugal U20
2011 Portugal U23
2014– Portugal (assistant)

Ilídio Fernando Torres do Vale (born 13 December 1957), known as Ilídio Vale, is a Portuguese football manager, currently serving as an assistant coach of the Portugal national team.

Early life[edit]

Vale was born in Maia. During his youth, Vale is a graduate of the University of Porto where he majored in Physical Education and Sports.[citation needed]

Coaching career[edit]

After starting as a manager with both Nogueirense junior and main team, Vale moved in 1989 to FC Porto, spending eighteen years in charge of its junior side.

In 1994, Vale was appointed Technical Coordinator around the youth football of FC Porto, being responsible for the development and operation of the project.

In the 1999-2000 season, Vale was appointed as assistant coach of the main squad. He also managed FC Porto B, the reserve team of Porto, between 2000 and 2004.

He left Porto in 2006 after winning 27 titles with the juniors squads.

Vale is in the Portuguese Football Federation since 2006.

On 8 May 2010, Vale qualified the Under-19s for the 2010 UEFA European Under-19 Championship in France.

On 23 March 2011, Ilídio Vale reached the 2009–11 International Challenge Trophy Final after Portugal U23 beat the Italy Lega Pro U21 3–2, overcoming a 0-2 defeat in the half-time.

He coached the Portugal under-20 side to the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup final.

Following Fernando Santos's appointment as head coach of the Portugal national team, Vale joined Santos's coaching team as an assistant coach.[1]


Assistant Coach[edit]


Head Coach[edit]

Portugal U19
  • La Manga Tournament: 2010
Portugal U20
Portugal U23

Managerial statistics[edit]

Team Nat From To Record
G W D L Win % GF GA +/−
Portugal U20 Portugal 2010 2012 24 9 12 3 37.5 27 20 +7
Portugal U23 Portugal 23 March 2011 19 May 2011 2 2 0 0 100 4 2 +2


  1. ^ "Ilídio Vale é o adjunto de Fernando Santos na seleção nacional" [Ilídio Vale is the assistant of Fernando Santos in the national team] (in Portuguese). Jornal de Notícias. 24 September 2014. Retrieved 4 June 2016. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Tomaz Morais
Portugal Coach of the Year
Succeeded by
Ryszard Hoppe