Fernando Pires

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Fernando Pires
Personal information
Full name Fernando Luís Brederodes Pires
Date of birth (1951-02-07) 7 February 1951 (age 68)
Place of birth Recife, Brazil
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975 Flamengo
1976 Fluminense 16 (0)
1977 Portuguesa
1978 Figueirense
1979–1980 Boavista 5 (0)
1980–1981 Académico de Viseu 22 (1)
1981–1985 Penafiel
Teams managed
1991 Brazil women

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

† Appearances (goals)

Fernando Luís Brederodes Pires (born 7 February 1951), commonly known as Fernando, is a Brazilian football coach and former player.[1][2]

Coaching career

Pires coached Brazil in the inaugural 1991 FIFA Women's World Cup.[3]


  1. "Fernando" (in Portuguese). ForaDeJogo.net. Retrieved 24 April 2013. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Fernando Luis Brederodes Pires" (in Russian). Narod.ru. Retrieved 24 April 2013. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Crothers, Tim (2006). The Man Watching: Anson Dorrance and the University of North Carolina Women's Soccer Dynasty. p. 157. ISBN 9780312616090.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>