Month: December 2022

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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