Nuno Gomes: The Interview

689 club appearances, 254 goals. 79 international caps, 29 goals. Represented the Seleção at 3 UEFA European Championships and 2 FIFA World Cups. A man revered throughout Europe for his technical ability, his craft, and a deadly eye for goal. We are of course are talking about the legend that is, Nuno Gomes. Aaron BartonContinue reading “Nuno Gomes: The Interview”

Bruno Fernandes wins Player of the Month: 3rd Portuguese player to do so

Bruno Fernandes was today awarded the Premier League Player of the Month award for February! The Portuguese midfielder has hit the ground running since his January transfer to Manchester United from Sporting CP. He beat competition from Everton’s Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Wolves’ Matt Doherty and Chelsea’s Marcos Alonso. The award was given forContinue reading “Bruno Fernandes wins Player of the Month: 3rd Portuguese player to do so”

Football Content Awards: VOTE Próxima Jornada!

The Football Content Awards voting process has started and you can now vote for Próxima Jornada (Aaron Barton) as Best New Content Creator. If you follow the link below, click the dropdown bar to go to Best New Content Creator. Then type in Próxima Jornada (Aaron Barton) and click done! No sign up needed. ClickContinue reading “Football Content Awards: VOTE Próxima Jornada!”

Próxima Jornada Player of the Week: Francisco Trincão

This weeks Próxima Jornada Player of the Week goes to SC Braga’s Francisco Trincão after his inspired performance against Portimonense on Friday! This was Braga’s first match under new manager Cústodio following Rúben Amorim’s departure to Sporting CP and Trincão wasted no time in showing his new manager exactly what he is capable of. HeContinue reading “Próxima Jornada Player of the Week: Francisco Trincão”

“He can go as far as he wants to” | Diego Simeone retains faith in João Félix

Diego Simeone today spoke on João Félix in his Pre-Sevilla press conference, tipping the Portuguese wonderkid to “go far if he wants to.” João’s €126 million move to Atlético Madrid from SL Benfica has been marred by injuries and inconsistency so far this season, with João showing glimpses of his brilliance in the matches heContinue reading ““He can go as far as he wants to” | Diego Simeone retains faith in João Félix”

Sporting CP hire Rúben Amorim for the 3rd highest transfer fee paid for a manager.

Sporting CP today hired SC Braga manager Rúben Amorim, triggering his €10 million release clause, making him the 3rd highest transfer fee paid for a manager. André Vilas-Boas to Chelsea and Brendan Rodgers to Leicester the only other managers to command a bigger fee than Amorim This is just the latest in strange decisions comingContinue reading “Sporting CP hire Rúben Amorim for the 3rd highest transfer fee paid for a manager.”

Custódio named SC Braga manager

SC Braga today announced that Custódio Castro is the new head coach following Ruben Amorim’s departure to Sporting CP. This is a step up for Custódio who has been leading SC Braga’s U17 side until today. He has done very well with the Juniores, who are 2nd in the Juniores B Liga. His side haveContinue reading “Custódio named SC Braga manager”

Próxima Jornada x Classic Football Shirts: 10 of the Greatest Seleção shirts

One of the things every football fan gets excited for, especially before a major tournament, is undoubtedly the kits. Seeing each brand roll out their individual designs before a World Cup or a European Championships makes the competition seem that much closer and drives excitement tenfold. With the ever increasing importance of image and brandContinue reading “Próxima Jornada x Classic Football Shirts: 10 of the Greatest Seleção shirts”

Próxima Jornada Player of the Week: Ryan Gauld

This weeks edition of Próxima Jornada Player of the Week is scooped by SC Farense’s Ryan Gauld! The 24-year-old Scottish attacker netted his first ever career hat-trick against Académico Viseu, helping his side to a 3-1 win which sees SC Farense sit 2nd, level on points with Nacional at the top of LigaPro, Portugal’s secondContinue reading “Próxima Jornada Player of the Week: Ryan Gauld”

“Look after my boy” | Bruno Fernandes speaks on Jorge Jesus (Interview Excerpts & Translation)

This following interview was conducted by Renato Senise (@Renato_Senise) in Portuguese for DAZN Brasil. The content of the interview was translated and transcribed by Matt O’Connor for Próxima Jornada (@ProfMatheu) Jorge Jesus, the enigmatic former Sporting and SLB manager is making waves of late, to put it mildly. His impact in Brazil since his arrivalContinue reading ““Look after my boy” | Bruno Fernandes speaks on Jorge Jesus (Interview Excerpts & Translation)”

Próxima Jornada Player of the Week: Diogo Jota

This weeks edition of Próxima Jornada Player of the Week goes to Wolverhampton Wanderers attacker Diogo Jota! The 23-year-old has had a fantastic week, managing to score an incredible 5 goals in 2 games over the space of 3 days in the Europa and Premier League. His first footballing involvement this week came on ThursdayContinue reading “Próxima Jornada Player of the Week: Diogo Jota”

Portugal to compete in pre-Euros tournament

Yesterday Qatar Airways announced that Portugal are to be one of the four participants in the inaugural Qatar Airways International Tournament. The tournament will be held in Doha, Qatar and will feature 4 teams, all of which appear in the Top 12 in the world. Portugal will be joined by World Cup runners-up Croatia, BelgiumContinue reading “Portugal to compete in pre-Euros tournament”