In the following four years, always in division one, Jesus was in charge of Moreirense FC (suffering relegation), União de Leiria and Belenenses, finishing fifth with the latter and qualifying to the UEFA Cup, and adding a presence in the 2007 Portuguese Cup final, losing 0–1 to Sporting.
also reaching the quarter-finals in the Europa League, losing to Liverpool on a 3–5 aggregate score (this would be the last match Benfica would lose in a run that lasted 27 games); he quickly implemented a 4–1–3–2 formation which resulted in highly attractive football.
The following month he experienced his first Derby de Lisboa, which ended in a 0–0 away draw; at the end of the victorious campaign, which also brought the domestic League Cup, the coach was rewarded with a new contract extension, running until 2013.
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born 24 July 1954) is a former Portuguese footballer who played as a midfielder, and the current coach of Sporting CP.
He started his career with Sporting, going on to play for 12 other clubs in 17 years as a professional, which included nine Primeira Liga seasons.
In 1990 Jesus began a coaching career, and his first stop in the main category was with Felgueiras in the 1995–96 campaign.
He went on to work with several teams, arriving at Benfica in 2009 and winning ten major titles (club record) and reaching two UEFA Europa League finals during his spell with the Eagles. He played with Sporting's first team in the 1975–76 season, appearing in 12 matches and starting once as the Lisbon club finished in fifth place.Jesus, son of Virgolino António de Jesus who played for Sporting CP in the 1940s, was born in Amadora, Lisbon, and finished his football formation with the same club, making his top flight debut with S. Subsequently released, he played in the country's top flight in seven of the following eight years, representing C. Os Belenenses, Grupo Desportivo Riopele, Juventude de Évora, União de Leiria, Vitória de Setúbal and S. Farense, amassing totals in the category of 166 games and 14 goals. After starting as a manager with lowly Amora FC, Jesus moved in November 1993 to F. Felgueiras as a replacement for Rodolfo Reis, helping the club promote to the top flight in his second season and being in and out of the team until January 1998, with Felgueiras back in division two.Jesus retired in 1989 at the age of 35, after spells in the second (mainly with his hometown C. Subsequently he led former team Estrela da Amadora to two consecutive eighth-place finishes in the first division and, in quick succession, managed both Vitória de Setúbal and Amadora, celebrating top flight promotions with both even though he was fired by the latter in March 2003.Visit dating site Lucky American at your convenience and see for yourself how many single men and women in Joao Pessoa are our members.Every day single men and women seek for new friends and lovers.Our aim is to make their search faster, easier and more comfortable.