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Thursday, 15 August 2013 15:32

A steep learning curve awaits Guimarães

Guimaraes badge.jpgWill Rui Vitória be able to devise another successful season?

While the analysis of last Saturday's Portuguese Supercup has been detailed elsewhere, there are still a few things to ponder, particularly as far as Guimarães are concerned. The squad's youth may provide a few explanations, but the competition will be merciless as soon as they smell blood.
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Wednesday, 17 April 2013 21:04

Vitória Guimarães book their place at Jamor

Northerners beat Belenenses to make Portuguese Cup final

portuguese-cup-close-up.jpgVitória Guimarães got to the final of the Portuguese Cup for the second time in three years tonight, after a 1-0 win at the Dom Afonso Henriques Stadium completed a 3-0 aggregate victory over Belenenses. An early goal from Marco Matias proved enough for Rui Vitória's young side to complete the win and trigger jubilant celebrations among the home fans.

Vitória will play Benfica in the final at the National Stadium in Jamor on 26 May. Reaching the final also guarantees the club European football next season.
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Tuesday, 26 February 2013 20:19

Vitória handed historic punishment

Vimarenenses facing two games behind closed doors

History was made in the world of Portuguese football today, though unfortunately not of the positive kind. Following the events of Sunday's B team Minho derby, Vitória de Guimarães have been punished by the Federação Portuguesa de Futebol with a two-match ban on supporters at the Estádio D. Afonso Henriques. 
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Tuesday, 17 July 2012 18:38

Guimarães bring in Chelsea duo

Matej Delac and Milan Lalkovic unveiled at the Henriques

With the backdrop of financial uncertainty an ever-present consideration, it has been a quiet summer so far for Vitória de Guimarães coach Rui Vitória. However, Os Vimarenenses sprung a surprise this evening with the announcement that Chelsea youth players Matej Delac and Milan Lalkovic will join on loan for the upcoming campaign. 
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Tuesday, 30 August 2011 14:22

Rui Vitoria takes over at Guimaraes

Search for replacement underway at Pacos

Vitoria de Guimaraes have this afternoon confirmed the arrival of Rui Vitoria as head coach. The 41 year-old, who began the 2011/12 season at Pacos de Ferreira, has replaced Manuel Machado, who tendered his resignation on Friday. Vitoria, who has just one full season of top flight experience, has signed a contract with the Minho club until the end of the current campaign.