|Full name||José António Alves Ferreira|
|Date of birth||24 August 1971|
|Place of birth||Porto, Portugal|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|1982–1983||Águias da Areosa|
|1987–1988||Bairro do Falcão|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
During a professional career which spanned more than 20 years, Ferreira played mainly in the second and third divisions of his country. In the Primeira Liga his totals consisted of ten games for F.C. Famalicão over the course of three seasons, eight with S.C. Beira-Mar in 1994–95 – with relegation – and three with S.C. Salgueiros in the 2001–02 campaign (with his team also dropping down a level).
Ferreira represented Portugal at the 1991 FIFA World Youth Championship, played in Lisbon. He appeared in the third group stage match for the eventual winners, keeping a clean sheet against South Korea (1–0 win).