Pedro Caixinha

Pedro Caixinha
Personal information
Full namePedro Miguel Faria Caixinha
Date of birth (1970-11-15) 15 November 1970 (age 46)
Place of birthBeja, Portugal
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing positionGoalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Rangers (manager)
Youth career
1984-1985Zona Azul
1985-1986Desportivo Beja
1986-1987Zona Azul
Senior career*
1989-1991Desportivo Beja
1991-1992Penedo Gordo
Teams managed
1999-2003 Desportivo Beja (youth)
2003-2004Vasco Gama Vidigueira
2004-2006 Sporting CP (assistant)
2006-2007 Al-Hilal (assistant)
2007-2008 Panathinaikos (assistant)
2008-2009 Rapid București (assistant)
2009-2010 Saudi Arabia (assistant)
2010-2011Uni×£o Leiria
2013-2015Santos Laguna
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.


Pedro Miguel Faria Caixinha (given birth to 15 November 1970) is a Portuguese soccer manager, currently responsible for Scottish membership Rangers. He started training in his past due twenties, performing an helper with Sporting, Al-Hilal, Panathinaikos, Fast București as well as the Saudi Arabia country wide team. This year 2010 he became a full-time supervisor, going to utilize a sponsor of clubs in a number of countries.

Football career

After an unassuming career as a new player, Beja-born Caixinha began managing at age 28, his first appointment being along with his last club, hometown's C.D. Beja, where he was responsible for his youngsters edges for four years. In 2003, he relocated to the elderly people with amateurs Clube de Futebol Vasco da Gama in neighbouring Vidigueira.From then on sole season, Caixinha began a specialist relationship with José Peseiro that could last before end from the decade, using the former acting as assistant towards the latter in a number of clubs – primarily Sporting Clube de Portugal – as well as the Saudi Arabia national team. In the 2010–11 time of year he came back to head training duties and produced his Primeira Liga debut, leading U.D. Leiria towards the tenth position.Caixinha resigned after only 3 games in to the following marketing campaign, amidst rumours of almost a year due in income to both him as well as the players. He quickly authorized for fellow little league group C.D. Nacional, assisting the Madeirans rank seventh after earning ten of his 21 video games in charge.On 11 Oct 2012, Caixinha resigned as supervisor of Nacional after just picking right up five factors from six group games, which still left the membership placed second from underneath in the group. Late in to the month, he recognized an give from Mexico's Santos Laguna.In his initial national tournament, Caixinha qualified the team for the Clausura Liguilla in the Liga MX, and in addition reached the ultimate from the region's most significant club competition, the CONCACAF Champions Group. He still left on 15 August 2015, after earning three major game titles.On 11 March 2017, Caixinha joined Scottish Premiership membership Rangers on the three-year offer, becoming its 17th long lasting manager along the way. Caretaker Graeme Murty had taken control of a vintage Firm game performed the following time, with Caixinha beginning his focus on 13 March. His debut emerged five days afterwards, within a 4–0 home earn against Hamilton Academical.On 29 Apr 2017, Caixinha oversaw an archive home beat for the membership against Celtic, with a 1–5 scoreline. On 17 Might they dropped to Aberdeen at Ibrox for the very first time in 26 years, ultimately completing in third place 39 factors behind champions Celtic.To kickstart the 2017–18 period, Caixinha oversaw Rangers in the club's first Euro advertising campaign since 2012, because they entered the first qualifying around from the UEFA Europa Group and faced Luxembourg's FC Progrès Niederkorn, being successful 1–0 in the home but losing 0–2 apart against a group that had previously hardly ever won a match, and scored only 1 goal, in Euro competition.



Santos Laguna Liga MX: Clausura 2015 Copa MX: Apertura 2014 Campeón de Campeones: 2015

Managerial statistics

By match played 27 August 2017 Managerial record by group and tenure Group From To Record P W D L Get % União de Leiria 10 July 2010 7 Sept 2011 7001360000000000000