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|Full name||José António Caldas Oliveira|
|Date of birth||1 May 1959|
|Place of birth||Braga, Portugal|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Caldas' input in the Primeira Liga consisted of ten games for F.C. Vizela in the 1984–85 season (team relegation), and 16 for F.C. Paços de Ferreira in the 1991–92 campaign. He was also part of top flight squads with Braga and C.F. União, but failed to appear in the league for either club.
Caldas began coaching whilst still an active player, with Leixões SC. He subsequently returned to Braga, being in charge of both the youth and the reserve sides and helping launch the career of Eduardo Carvalho, who went on to gain several caps for Portugal.
In 2006–07, Caldas managed G.D. Chaves before he returned to Braga, again being in charge of the under-19s, but after the sacking of Manuel Machado he was promoted to the main squad of SC Braga where in 2007 - 08 he qualified the team in to the first Intertoto Cup Qualification of the UEFA Cup.
Caldas moved to Angola in 2010, where he coached S.H. Benfica (Huambo) and Interclube where he won the Angolan Cup and Super Cup. He made history with Interclub, it was the first time a team of Angola reached the semi final of the CAF Champions league. He is now currently coaching G.D Sagrada Esperança.] and G.D. Sagrada Esperança.
- "Época 1984/85: Primeira Divisão" [1984/85 season: First Division] (in Portuguese). Arquivos da Bola. 24 June 2007. Retrieved 15 August 2015.
- "António Caldas deixou o Interclube" [António Caldas left Interclube]. A Bola (in Portuguese). 17 April 2012. Archived from the original on 22 July 2015. Retrieved 17 June 2012.
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