Tiago Miguel Gonçalves Mendes (born 19 July 1992) is a Portuguese footballer who plays for S.C. Covilhã, as a forward.
Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country located mostly on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. It is the westernmost sovereign state of mainland Europe. It is bordered to the west and south by the Atlantic Ocean and to the north and east by Spain. Its territory also includes the Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira, both autonomous regions with their own regional governments.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.
Sporting Clube da Covilhã, commonly known as just Sporting da Covilhã, is Portuguese football club from the city of Covilhã that plays in the second-tier LigaPro. The club was founded in 1923. Their nickname is the Leões da Serra, meaning "Lions of the Mountain Range," due to Covilhã's location in the Serra de Estrela, the highest mountains in Portugal. In 2007–08, they finished first in the Portuguese Second Division Serie C, out-scoring teams and exceeding expectations and also, in remarkable fashion, finishing first in the playoffs and beating historic club GD Chaves. Their home ground is Estádio Municipal José dos Santos Pinto, located at approximately 900 m of altitude. However, SCC play sometimes at a more recent Complexo Desportivo da Covilhã in Covilhã, which holds a capacity of 3,000 spectators. Their current chairman is José Oliveira Mendes and current manager is Fernando Chaló. They have won five Second Division in 1948, 1958, 1987 (second-tier), 2002, and 2005 (third-tier). The club is now in their sixth consecutive presence in the second tier.
On 27 July 2014, Mendes made his professional debut with Sporting Covilhã in a 2014–15 Taça da Liga match against Freamunde.
The 2014–15 Taça da Liga was the eighth edition of the Taça da Liga, a Portuguese football cup competition organized by the Liga Portuguesa de Futebol Profissional (LPFP). It was contested by a total of 36 clubs competing in the top two professional tiers of Portuguese football – 18 teams from the 2014–15 Primeira Liga plus 18 non-reserve teams from the 2014–15 Segunda Liga.
Sport Clube Freamunde is a Portuguese football club based in Freamunde, Paços de Ferreira. Founded on 19 March 1933, it currently plays in the Campeonato de Portugal, holding home matches at the 4,000-capacity Complexo Desportivo do SC Freamunde.
Tiago Cardoso Mendes, OIH, known simply as Tiago, is a Portuguese former footballer who played as a midfielder, and is the assistant manager of Spanish club Atlético Madrid.
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Flávio Nunes Ferreira is a Portuguese retired professional footballer who played as a central defender or a defensive midfielder.
The 2011–12 Liga de Honra, also known as Liga Orangina due to sponsorship reasons, was the 22nd season of the second-tier of football in Portugal. A total of 16 teams contested the league, 12 of which already had contested it in the 2009–10, and two of which were promoted from the Portuguese Second Division, and two of which were relegated from the 2010–11 Primeira Liga.
The 1998–99 Segunda Divisão season was the 65th season of the competition and the 49th season of recognised third-tier football in Portugal.
Cristian Ioan Ponde is a Portuguese footballer who plays for Ukrainian club FC Karpaty Lviv as a forward.
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The 2016–17 LigaPro is the 27th season of Portuguese football's second-tier league, and the second season under the current LigaPro title. A total of 22 teams compete in this division, including reserve sides from top-flight Primeira Liga teams.
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