Year: 2023

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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