The Scout Report Series #003 – Pedro Neto

For this week’s edition of The Scout Report Series, we travel to the team with the most Portuguese players in England, and we are going to talk about a young player, who at just 20 has already had spells in Portugal, Italy and is now displaying his best football in the Midlands for Wolves. We are talking about the most influential U21 player in the … Continue reading The Scout Report Series #003 – Pedro Neto

Scout Report #001 – Nuno Mendes

For the first instalment of The Scout Report Series, I’m not exactly discovering anything new. The reader for sure has heard about this player, but, for the challenge of talking about young prospects coming out of Portugal, there is only one place to start, Nuno Mendes. Nuno Mendes is the 18-year-old full/wing-back whose name is currently on everybody’s lips. Born in Sintra, just over 40 minutes away from … Continue reading Scout Report #001 – Nuno Mendes

Estoril Praia – On Their Way Up

Seven seasons ago this small club from Estoril, a town 15 miles east of Lisbon, finished in fourth place in Portugal’s top-flight under the tutelage of Marco Silva, making it the clubs highest ever Primeira Liga finish. Just four years later, they finished rock bottom in the Liga and dropped once more to the Segunda Liga. For the last two seasons, the club attempted to … Continue reading Estoril Praia – On Their Way Up