Victor Lindelöf: Why “The Iceman” Would be the Right Signing for Manchester United

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Yesterday morning, news broke that Manchester United were to meet Benfica representatives over the possible signing of Swedish centre-half, Victor Lindelöf. The reported sum is expected to be in the region of £38 million, and while many have scoffed at this price-tag for a relatively unknown and unproven player, over in Portugal many would consider this […] READ MORE



Champions League Quarter-Final Draw

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Manchester City will play Paris Saint-German in the quarter-final of the UEFA Champions League. City, who are the only British side left in this season’s competition, will have a tough challenge to overcome the French side who have already knocked out Chelsea in the last 16. Between the two sides’ progressions to the last eight, […] READ MORE



Much Adu about nothing

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Freddy Adu, once labelled the next “Pele”, set pulses racing when he became the youngest ever athlete to sign a professional sports contract in the USA. At just 14 years of age, he would go on to be the country’s greatest ever footballing export, right? Wrong. In fact, the former teenage prodigy fell on such […] READ MORE


Primeira Liga: Benfica Squeak Past Gil Vicente, Porto Steamroll Setúbal

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This weekend was a rather typical one in the Portuguese Primeira Liga.  Benfica and Porto both claimed their easy three points, while the rest of the league battled it out in tight games. Porto 4, Setúbal 0 Everything went entirely to plan at the Estádio do Dragão on Friday evening, as Porto dominated the visitors from the opening kick-off. […] READ MORE


Tottenham Talkine: Is the Europa League Worth It?

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Tottenham’s first game in the Europa league was a solid but perhaps uninspiring scoreless draw away to FK Partizan. The question that should be posed: is the Europa League worth it? FK Partizan are based in Serbia, which is a long way from home for the players. The traveling and extra football in midweek will surely […] READ MORE


2014-15 Primeira Liga Preview

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The Portuguese Primeira Liga started this weekend and showed the fans a little bit of what they can expect for the upcoming season, especially when it comes to “the big three”: Benfica, Porto and Sporting. 2014-15 Primeira Liga Preview Benfica Benfica are the Primeira Liga champions and, after a poor pre-season, they won their first […] READ MORE


4 Reasons Why Benfica Could Struggle

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Yes it’s true, SL Benfica are the champions of last season’s Primeira Liga, but that happened after a harsh first half of the season and many of the victories during the first half of last campaign were due to players individual talent instead of team play. They were actually pretty disorganized at that time, and all […] READ MORE