Lisbon Derby Breaks Women’s Attendance Record in Portugal

15,032 spectators came out to watch SL Benfica take on Sporting CP at the Estádio da Luz in the quarter-final of the Taça de Portugal Feminina, breaking the record for most spectators at an official women’s match in Portugal. The previous attendance record of 14,221 was recorded last year in a match between the same […]

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Get to Know Henrique Araújo: Benfica Forward Set to Join Watford on Loan

The Telegraph, The Athletic and Record have all recently reported that Benfica and Portugal U21 striker Henrique Araújo is expected to join Championship side Watford on loan until the end of the season. The Madeira man is one of the hottest young talents in Portugal but has struggled for game time this season and it […]

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Transfer Roundup – Wednesday 18th January

Take a look at some of the transfer reports concerning Portuguese players and Portuguese clubs as reported in the media. Last updated: 15:41 Henrique Araújo The Benfica striker has been heavily linked to a loan move to English Championship club Watford in the last 24 hours. The Telegraph (United Kingdom) recently reported that the deal […]

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Rodrigo Mora Makes Portuguese Football History

The 15-year-old became the youngest footballer to play professionally in Portugal. Rodrigo Mora made history yesterday when he came on as a late substitute for the final minutes of FC Porto B’s match against Tondela. His appearance made him the youngest ever player to appear in the Segunda Liga and the youngest to appear in […]

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Roberto Martínez’s To Do List: Four Things That Need to Change for A Seleção

Roberto Martínez was announced as Portugal manager last week, with the former Everton and Belgium boss signing a contract that will take him to 2026. He has his work cut out, despite having a talented squad with great depth, many feel that Portugal have largely underperformed in big tournaments. Martínez will also have to deal […]

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The Past, The Present and The Future: Länk FC Vilaverdense – A Club on the Rise

12 matches into the Liga 3 season, newly-promoted Länk FC Vilaverdense sit top of the table and have yet to lose a single game, they are into the Oitavos (last 16) of the Taça de Portugal for only the second time in their history and they recently brushed aside Primeira Liga side Portimonense 2-0. In the stands, […]

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Buenos Aires to Benfica: Looking at the Link Between Argentina and As Águias

Andre Henrique | @Andrefilipe_H In recent years, SL Benfica has firmly established itself as a home away from home for Argentinian footballers. There are those players who make the 6000-mile trip from Argentina directly to Lisbon looking to establish themselves on the European stage, such as the likes of Ángel Di María and Enzo Fernández […]

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Farewell Fernando: Santos and A Seleção Part Ways

The FPF (Federeção Portuguesa de Portugal) have today confirmed that Fernando Santos is no longer manager of the Portugal national team. He was contracted until after Euro 2024 but has been relieved of his duties after Portugal’s recent FIFA World Cup quarter-final exit vs Morocco. The 68-year-old presided over A Seleção for 109 matches, winning […]

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The End of an Era

Yesterday’s FIFA World Cup exit at the hands of Morocco feels like a significant moment in Portugal’s history, it is a defeat that signals the end of one era and the beginning of another.  The rumours suggest that manager Fernando Santos, who is contracted until after Euro 2024, won’t be sticking around much longer. When […]

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“He said it no longer brings him any benefit”, Rui Jorge on Fábio Carvalho’s Decision to Quit International Duty

The news emerged on Tuesday that one of the players called up to the latest Portugal U21 squad, Fábio Carvalho, would not be reporting for duty. The FPF released a short statement that Carvalho had sent the FPF an ‘SMS message’ informing them that he no longer wanted to represent Portugal at U21 level. Portugal […]

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Portugal: The Most Overworked Squad At the FIFA World Cup According to a FIFPRO Report

A new FIFPRO report has Portugal as the most overworked squad going into the FIFA World Cup.

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Fernando Santos’ Portugal Squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup

Fernando Santos has today announced his Portugal squad for the FIFA World Cup. You can see the full list below:

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