Diogo Jota signs for Liverpool FC

Diogo Jota tonight completed his transfer from Wolverhampton Wanderers to Liverpool FC. The 23-year-old attacker has signed a five-year-deal at the Merseyside club for an initial £41 million, rising to £45 million in add-ons according to Liverpool FC journalist James Pearce. The Portuguese international initially signed for Wolves on a loan from Atlético Madrid. HisContinue reading “Diogo Jota signs for Liverpool FC”

Europa League Play-off Draw | Sporting CP & Rio Ave

The UEFA Europa League Play-off draw took place earlier today, with Sporting CP and Rio Ave being the two Portuguese sides involved. The play-off is the FINAL qualifying stage in the Europa League and victory in this one-legged tie would see the side proceed into the group stages. There are already two Portuguese sides whoContinue reading “Europa League Play-off Draw | Sporting CP & Rio Ave”

Vitória SC to Invite Supporters Into Presidents Zone For Matches

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainty surrounding when supporters will be able to return to football stadiums, Vitória SC have decided to reward their most loyal supporters (Sócios) by inviting them to watch the match from the Tribuna Presidencial at the Estádio D. Afonso Henriques. In a statement released by the club, theyContinue reading “Vitória SC to Invite Supporters Into Presidents Zone For Matches”

Brazilian Forward Close to Joining FC Porto: Who is Evanilson Barbosa?

Fluminense’s Evanilson is close to joining FC Porto on an undisclosed fee and is set to travel to Portugal tomorrow, September 8th. The club released a statement earlier announcing the departure to a “Portuguese club”. “As informed to Fluminense by the club holding the athlete’s federative rights, striker Evanilson agreed to transfer him to aContinue reading “Brazilian Forward Close to Joining FC Porto: Who is Evanilson Barbosa?”

Wolves target Vitór Ferreira: All You Need to Know

Just two days after their capture of FC Porto golden boy Fábio Silva, Wolves are once again shopping at the Dragão, this time for 20-year-old midfielder Vitór Ferreira aka Vitinha. The rumours are that Vitinha will join on an initial loan with an option to buy at the end of the season for just €20Continue reading “Wolves target Vitór Ferreira: All You Need to Know”

Wolves’ New Signing Fábio Silva: The Lowdown

Wolverhampton Wanderers have officially announced the signing of 18-year-old Fábio Silva for a club record fee rumoured to be €40 million euros. Here is the lowdown on one of the brightest young players in world football. The Lowdown 18-year-old Silva is a product of the FC Porto academy, playing for the junior Dragãoes since 2010,Continue reading “Wolves’ New Signing Fábio Silva: The Lowdown”

UEFA U21 Euro Qualifying: New Changes Explained

Portugal continued their fine form in their UEFA European Championship qualifying tonight with an emphatic 4-0 win over Cyprus. Diogo Leite scored twice and goals from both Jota and João Mário meant Portugal stay second in their qualifying group with four wins and one defeat from five matches. It was the Esperanças’ first game since the 19thContinue reading “UEFA U21 Euro Qualifying: New Changes Explained”

Liga NOS First Three Matchdays Revealed

The 2020/21 Liga NOS season will begin on Friday September 18th! João Pedro Sousa’s Famalicão will host SL Benfica in the leagues inaugural match at 19:00. Later on that evening, Belenenses SAD travel to Guimarães to face Vitória SC. Below are Jornada’s 1 to 3 in full order with times and dates: JORNADA 1 Friday,Continue reading “Liga NOS First Three Matchdays Revealed”

Portugal, A New Home for English Talent

In the last few hours, 16-year-old Benicio Boater-Bakey put pen to paper on a deal that sees him join FC Porto in a move that will see him initially link up with the Dragons youth sides, with an ultimate goal of promotion to the first team. Just two weeks ago the same club announced theContinue reading “Portugal, A New Home for English Talent”

FC Porto sign first Englishman in club’s history

FC Porto today announced the arrival of Danny Loader on a two-year-deal, becoming the first English player to sign for the club in its entire history. The 19-year-old had been involved in lengthy contract negotiations with his previous club Reading FC, ultimately he decided not to renew and left the Royals at the end ofContinue reading “FC Porto sign first Englishman in club’s history”

Eight Portuguese talents up for Golden Boy 2020

TuttoSport yesterday cut their 100 man shortlist for the Golden Boy 2020 award down to 60 players. The award was first launched in 2003 by the Italian TuttoSport, the winner of the inaugural prize was Rafael Van Der Vaart. Several newspapers across Europe participate in the voting, with ABola being Portugal’s representative. Portugal has experiencedContinue reading “Eight Portuguese talents up for Golden Boy 2020”

The Youthful Revolution at Vitória SC

Yesterday, Vitória SC announced their latest signing, a hot prospect in the form of South African attacker Lyle Foster. The 19-year-old arrives in Guimarães from French club AS Monaco on a five-year-deal having been recently nominated for the prestigious Golden Boy award earlier in the season.  This signing is the latest in a line ofContinue reading “The Youthful Revolution at Vitória SC”