Liga Portugal announces remaining Primeira Liga fixtures

The Liga have announced the dates and times for the remaining matches in the Primeira Liga following the resumption of the league. Fixtures are subject to change due to TV licensing The Liga will kick off on Wednesday June 3rd with Portimonense v Gil Vicente at 19:00, before Famalicão take on FC Porto at 21:15.Continue reading “Liga Portugal announces remaining Primeira Liga fixtures”

Portuguese Impact on Bundesliga Return

Today marked the return of football, at least football within the top 5 European leagues. It’s return brought with it no supporters, no noise and a strange vibe but ultimately, football is back. There are currently 3 active Portuguese talents within the German top flight, Eintracht Frankfurt duo Gonçalo Paciência and André Silva as wellContinue reading “Portuguese Impact on Bundesliga Return”

Liga NOS to return on June 4th, 2020

Liga Portugal earlier announced that the Primeira Liga (Liga NOS) will return to action on the 4th of June, following a break of 88 days due to COVID-19. The Liga’s statement outlined the plans for the resumption of football, which will obviously be played ‘behind-closed-doors’ with no spectators.  The statement read: “Over the past fewContinue reading “Liga NOS to return on June 4th, 2020”

Revisiting FC Porto’s UEFA Youth League triumph: 1 year on

Today marks the 1 year anniversary of FC Porto’s UEFA Youth League triumph, a 3-1 win against Chelsea FC. This campaign is a great story and an key developmental episode for many players who have the potential to represent their clubs and the Seleção at the very highest level. The UEFA Youth League (UYL) isContinue reading “Revisiting FC Porto’s UEFA Youth League triumph: 1 year on”

From Liverpool to Jamor: My Charity Walk

Hi there! As you may know, Próxima Jornada is ran solely by me (Aaron) and I am writing today not to analyse a team or to provide insight, but to ask a small favour. I have decided to raise funds for both the UK’s NHS and the Portuguese NHS (Serviço Nacional de Saúde) to supportContinue reading “From Liverpool to Jamor: My Charity Walk”

Your Favourite Portuguese Players

As you may have seen on Twitter, Próxima Jornada recently asked you to submit your 5 favourite Portuguese players of all time with a reason for each player. The beauty of football is that, for the most part, it is subjective. Each player can mean something entirely different to each individual supporter. We can feelContinue reading “Your Favourite Portuguese Players”

Portugal donate 50% of Euro 2020 prize to support amateur football

The Federação Portuguesa do Futebol (FPF) yesterday announced that the national team’s players, the technical team and the staff have decided to give half of the qualification prize for Euro 2020 to the fund created to assist amateur football. The ‘fundo de Apoio às Competições’ has been created by the FPF and will support non-professionalContinue reading “Portugal donate 50% of Euro 2020 prize to support amateur football”

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”