Edson Gaúcho

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Edson Gaúcho
Personal information
Full name Edson José Valandro
Date of birth (1955-06-06) 6 June 1955 (age 63)
Place of birth Caxias do Sul, Brazil
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1974–1976 Aimoré
1976 14 de Julho
1977–1981 Juventude
1982–1982 Santa Cruz
1983–1987 Náutico
1987–1988 Rio Ave
1988–1989 Lausanne
Teams managed
1989 Cruzeiro (assistant)
1993 América Mineiro (youth)
1994 Cruzeiro (assistant)
1995–1996 Novo Hamburgo
1996 Portuguesa (youth)
1997 Operário
1997 Comercial-AL
1998 Botafogo-PB
2000 Botafogo-PB
2001 Caxias
2002 Criciúma
2003 Paulista
2003 Criciúma
2003 Náutico
2004 Joinville
2005 Vila Nova
2005 Goiás
2005 Criciúma
2006 Criciúma
2006 Avaí
2007 Atlético Goianiense
2007–2008 Juventude
2008 Criciúma
2009 Paysandu
2010–2011 Vila Nova
2011 Criciúma
2011 Paysandu
2012 Brasiliense
2012 Remo
2013 Asa
2014–2015 Anapolina

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Edson José Valandro, popularly known as Edson Gaúcho, (born 6 June 1955 in Caxias do Sul) is a retired Brazilian professional football player, who played as a defender and is currently a manager.

Career as a player

Valandro began his professional career in the Aimoré in 1974. Later he played for the teams: 14 de Julho, Juventude, Santa Cruz, Náutico, Rio Ave and Lausanne, where he finished his career in 1989.

Career as a manager

As a manager, Valandro worked as an assistant in the Cruzeiro and América Mineiro (youth team). Since 1995 he has coached the following: Novo Hamburgo, Portuguesa (youth), Operário, Comercial-AL, Botafogo-PB, Caxias, Criciúma, Paulista, Náutico, Joinville, Vila Nova, Goiás, Avaí, Atlético Goianiense, Juventude, Paysandu, Brasiliense, Remo, Asa and Anapolina.[1]


Vila Nova


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