National Team

The latest news and views concerning the Seleção.

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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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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Farewell Fernando: Santos and A Seleção Part Ways

The FPF (Federeção Portuguesa de Portugal) have today confirmed that Fernando Santos is no longer manager of the Portugal national team. He was contracted until after Euro 2024 but has been relieved of his duties after Portugal’s recent FIFA World Cup quarter-final exit vs Morocco. The 68-year-old presided over A Seleção for 109 matches, winning […]

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The End of an Era

Yesterday’s FIFA World Cup exit at the hands of Morocco feels like a significant moment in Portugal’s history, it is a defeat that signals the end of one era and the beginning of another.  The rumours suggest that manager Fernando Santos, who is contracted until after Euro 2024, won’t be sticking around much longer. When […]

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“He said it no longer brings him any benefit”, Rui Jorge on Fábio Carvalho’s Decision to Quit International Duty

The news emerged on Tuesday that one of the players called up to the latest Portugal U21 squad, Fábio Carvalho, would not be reporting for duty. The FPF released a short statement that Carvalho had sent the FPF an ‘SMS message’ informing them that he no longer wanted to represent Portugal at U21 level. Portugal […]

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Portugal: The Most Overworked Squad At the FIFA World Cup According to a FIFPRO Report

A new FIFPRO report has Portugal as the most overworked squad going into the FIFA World Cup.

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Fernando Santos’ Portugal Squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup

Fernando Santos has today announced his Portugal squad for the FIFA World Cup. You can see the full list below:

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Diogo Jota OUT of World Cup Through Injury

Liverpool and Portugal forward Diogo Jota will miss the upcoming FIFA World Cup through injury. The news was reported by Abola and has since been confirmed by Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp. The 25-year-old was stretchered off at the end of Liverpool’s match with Manchester City, with an injury that has “completely ruled out any possibility” […]

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FIFA World Cup 2022 – Portugal in Group H

Portugal are in Group H for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar. This draw means Portugal will face off against Uruguay, South Korea and Ghana. Portugal will be hoping to perform significantly better than in recent tournaments, having only gone past the last 16 once in their last six attempts, back in 2006 when they reached […]

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“He wants the Seleção, that has always been his dream”

Fábio Carvalho has garnered widespread praise for his excellent performances for Fulham in the Championship. The 19-year-old’s contributions have helped Marco Silva’s side to the top of the league and heading towards promotion to the Premier League. A deal to Premier League giants Liverpool fell through in the last minutes of the January transfer window, […]

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Here We Go Again…Everything You Need to Know About the World Cup Playoffs

Here we go again. Last night’s defeat at the hands of Serbia means that just like in 2010 and 2014, Portugal will need to win via the playoffs to guarantee a spot at the 2022 World Cup. With so many questions being asked of the Seleção, Fernando Santos and the Federeção over how a crop […]

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