Back to Portuguese football, José Gomes signed a contract of 1 year with Rio Ave FC assuming the destiny of the first team.
In the last 8 years, the coach went for Al Taawon and Al-Ahli Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), Baniyas (United Arab Emirates), Videoton (Hungary), Panathinaikos (Greece) and Malaga (Spain), the latter two Clubs as assistant coach.
In Portugal, José Gomes, started in the lower divisions, assuming the Professional Championships in 1995.
1995/96-Paços Ferreira (Assistant coach)
1996/98-Sp Covilha (Assistant coach)
1998/2000-Gil Vicente (physical trainer)
2000/01-Paços Ferreira (physical trainer)
2001/03-Benfica (physical trainer)
2008/10-FC Porto (Assistant coach)
As head coach, in Portugal: Paços de Ferreira, Desportivo das Aves, Leixoes, União de Leiria and Moreirense.
A career full of experience and varied experiences with the contact of disparate realities that make José Gomes a complete coach.
Was an Ambassador of the professional quality of Portuguese football in the world, having been several times the best trainer of the Championships.