Hugo Viana

Date of birth15 January 1983
Place of birthBarcelos
NationalityPortuguese
Weight74 kg
Height1.78 m
PositionMidfielder

Signed for £8.5million as an outstanding young prospect from Portugal, Hugo's potential remained unfulfilled at Newcastle United.

He spent the 2004-05 and 2005-06 seasons on loan at Sporting Lisbon and Valencia respectively although his Toon contract ran to June 2008.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Sporting Clube Portugal 01 Jul 2000 19 Jul 2002
Newcastle United 19 Jul 2002 13 Mar 2006
Sporting Clube Portugal 21 Jul 2004 31 May 2005 L
Valencia 23 Aug 2005 12 Mar 2006 L
Valencia 13 Mar 2006

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2001-02 Sporting Clube Portugal Portuguese First Division 5
5
1
2001-02 Sporting Clube Portugal UEFA Cup 1
2
2002-03 Newcastle United League Cup 1
1
2002-03 Newcastle United Premier League 11
12
2
4
2002-03 Newcastle United UEFA Champions League 5
5
2
2003-04 Newcastle United FA Cup
1
2003-04 Newcastle United League Cup 1
2003-04 Newcastle United Premier League 5
11
2
2003-04 Newcastle United UEFA Champions League 1
2003-04 Newcastle United UEFA Cup 4
4
1
2004-05 Sporting Clube Portugal UEFA Cup 2
2006-07 Valencia UEFA Champions League
2
2010-11 Sporting Braga UEFA Champions League 1
1
2010-11 Sporting Braga UEFA Europa League 2
2011-12 Sporting Braga UEFA Europa League 10
1
1
2012-13 Sporting Braga UEFA Champions League 7
1
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
27 Sep 2001 Sporting Lisboa v FC Midtjylland D 0-0
Agg: 0-0
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
01 Oct 2001 Sporting Lisboa v Vitória Guimarães D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 7
18 Oct 2001 Halmstads BK v Sporting Lisboa D 0-0 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
22 Oct 2001 Sporting Lisboa v Santa Clara D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 9
27 Oct 2001 Pacos Ferreira v Sporting Lisboa D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 10
05 Nov 2001 Salgueiros v Sporting Lisboa D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 11
01 Dec 2001 Maritimo v Sporting Lisboa D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 13
06 Dec 2001 Sporting Lisboa v AC Milan D 1-1
Agg: 1-3
UEFA Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
09 Dec 2001 Sporting Lisboa v Varzim D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 14
15 Dec 2001 Benfica v Sporting Lisboa D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 15
22 Dec 2001 Sporting Lisboa v Vitória Setúbal D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 16
05 Jan 2002 Beira Mar v Sporting Lisboa D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 17
12 Jan 2002 FC Porto v Sporting Lisboa D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 18
10 Mar 2005 Middlesbrough v Sporting Lisboa W 2-3 UEFA Cup Round of 16 1st leg
17 Mar 2005 Sporting Lisboa v Middlesbrough W 1-0
Agg: 4-2
UEFA Cup Round of 16 2nd leg


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Portugal UEFA Under-18 1
2
1
2001-02 Portugal Four Nations B Tournament 1
2001-02 Portugal International Friendly 1
3
2001-02 Portugal UEFA Under-19 2
2
1
2001-02 Portugal UEFA Under-21 3
1
2002-03 Portugal International Friendly 2
2
2002-03 Portugal UEFA Under-21 2
2003-04 Portugal International Friendly 1
3
2003-04 Portugal UEFA Under-21 6
2
2
1
2004-05 Portugal FIFA World Cup
1
2004-05 Portugal International Friendly
2
2004-05 Portugal Olympics 1
1
1
2004-05 Portugal UEFA Under-21 3
1
1
1
2005-06 Portugal FIFA World Cup
4
1
2005-06 Portugal International Friendly 1
3
2005-06 Portugal UEFA Under-21 1
1
2006-07 Portugal International Friendly
2
2006-07 Portugal UEFA European Championship
1
2011-12 Portugal International Friendly
1
2012-13 Portugal International Friendly 1
1
2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
04 Nov 2000 Norway v Portugal W 0-2 UEFA U18 Group 14
18 Apr 2001 Spain v Portugal D 0-0 UEFA U18 Intermediary round
16 May 2001 Portugal v Spain L 1-3 UEFA U18 Intermediary round
14 Nov 2001 Portugal v Angola W 5-1 International Friendly
20 Nov 2001 Moldova v Portugal W 0-2 UEFA U19 Group 10
22 Nov 2001 Portugal v Italy W 2-0 UEFA U19 Group 10
22 Jan 2002 Portugal v Norway W 1-1 (5-4) FOUR NATIONS B TOURNAMENT
13 Feb 2002 Spain v Portugal D 1-1 International Friendly
27 Mar 2002 Portugal v Finland L 1-4 International Friendly
17 Apr 2002 Portugal v Brazil D 1-1 International Friendly
17 May 2002 Italy v Portugal D 1-1 UEFA U21 Finals Group A
20 May 2002 Switzerland v Portugal L 2-0 UEFA Under-21 Finals Group A
22 May 2002 Portugal v England W 3-1 UEFA Under-21 Finals Group A
07 Sep 2002 England v Portugal D 1-1 International Friendly
16 Oct 2002 Sweden v Portugal W 2-3 International Friendly
28 Mar 2003 Portugal v England W 4-2 UEFA Under-21 Group 7
30 Apr 2003 Netherlands v Portugal D 1-1 International Friendly
06 Jun 2003 FYR Macedonia v Portugal W 1-4 UEFA U21 Group 7
10 Jun 2003 Portugal v Bolivia W 4-0 International Friendly
20 Aug 2003 Portugal v Kazakhstan W 1-0 International Friendly
05 Sep 2003 Portugal v Turkey L 1-2 UEFA U21 Group 7
09 Sep 2003 England v Portugal W 1-2 UEFA Under-21 Group 7
11 Oct 2003 Portugal v Albania W 5-3 International Friendly
15 Nov 2003 Portugal v France L 1-2 UEFA U21 Play-off 1st leg
18 Nov 2003 France v Portugal W 1-2 UEFA U21 Play-off 2nd leg
18 Feb 2004 Portugal v England D 1-1 International Friendly
28 Apr 2004 Portugal v Sweden D 2-2 International Friendly
28 May 2004 Sweden v Portugal L 3-1 UEFA U21 Finals Group B
30 May 2004 Switzerland v Portugal D 2-2 UEFA U21 Finals Group B
05 Jun 2004 Italy v Portugal L 3-1 UEFA U21 Semi-final
08 Jun 2004 Sweden v Portugal W 2-3 UEFA U21 Finals 3rd place
12 Aug 2004 Iraq v Portugal L 4-2 Olympics Group D
18 Aug 2004 Costa Rica v Portugal L 4-2 Olympics Group D
12 Oct 2004 Portugal v Russia W 2-0 UEFA U21 Group 3
16 Nov 2004 Luxembourg v Portugal W 1-6 UEFA U21 Group 3
10 Feb 2005 Republic of Ireland v Portugal L 1-0 International Friendly
26 Mar 2005 Portugal v Canada W 4-1 International Friendly
30 Mar 2005 Slovakia v Portugal D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
03 Jun 2005 Portugal v Slovakia W 2-1 UEFA U21 Group 3
07 Jun 2005 Estonia v Portugal W 0-5 UEFA U21 Group 3
17 Aug 2005 Portugal v Egypt W 2-0 International Friendly
06 Sep 2005 Russia v Portugal W 0-1 UEFA U21 Group 3
08 Oct 2005 Portugal v Liechtenstein W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
12 Oct 2005 Portugal v Latvia W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
01 Mar 2006 Saudi Arabia v Portugal W 0-3 International Friendly
27 May 2006 Portugal v Cape Verde Islands W 4-1 International Friendly
03 Jun 2006 Luxembourg v Portugal W 0-3 International Friendly
11 Jun 2006 Angola v Portugal W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
01 Jul 2006 England v Portugal W 0-0 (3-1) FIFA World Cup Quarter-final
06 Feb 2007 Portugal v Brazil W 2-0 International Friendly
24 Mar 2007 Portugal v Belgium W 4-0 UEFA European Championship Group A
05 Jun 2007 Kuwait v Portugal D 1-1 International Friendly
26 May 2012 Portugal v FYR Macedonia D 0-0 International Friendly
15 Aug 2012 Portugal v Panama W 2-0 International Friendly
14 Nov 2012 Gabon v Portugal D 2-2 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.