Possible Future Jobs for José Mourinho

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Not many would have predicted it would end up like this. Almost eight months since Chelsea won the title and five months since he signed a contract extension with the club, José Mourinho is unemployed and it’s largely unknown as to where the Portuguese will go next. A scarcely believable bad start to this campaign led […] READ MORE


Ronaldo 501

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Cristiano Ronaldo laid down yet another milestone on Wednesday as a career already littered with glittering highlights gained further glory as he passed 500 career goals and drew level with Raul’s all-time Real Madrid record of 323 goals. This phenomenal achievement of 501 goals for club and country has arrived in just 753 appearances for […] READ MORE


Portugal’s Cédric Soares at Southampton

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Southampton’s second signing of the current transfer period has materialised in the form of one Portuguese youngster: Cédric Soares. Following their exciting penning of Spanish starlet, Juanmi, Ronald Koeman has tactically afforded his club a 23-year-old of the same nationality as the tirelessly inspirational Cristiano Ronaldo. So, how much of an impact might we predict […] READ MORE


Portuguese Strikers: Pathetic and Lacking Purpose

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When it comes to the endangered species, some animals instantly come to mind: polar bears, giant pandas, rhinos, snow leopards. But sadly, the list is so grave that many don’t get a mention. What about Portuguese strikers? Unsurprisingly, in their recent friendly, ten-man Portugal failed to excite without captain Cristiano Ronaldo. Nevertheless, a defeat at […] 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


Why Nani return can be a problem for Sporting

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Nani came back to his “old house” and had a big group of supporters and press waiting him on his return to Sporting Lisbon. The player claimed he was proud and that was a moment he would never forget. The supporters wouldn’t forget his first game for Sporting this season either, if the game had ended […] 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


Living Legends Capture Toronto

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A lone man carries the match ball onto the pitch, striding gracefully to raucous applause. The Divine Ponytail himself might not be playing in the game to follow but the former world player of the year, Roberto Baggio, drew the greatest applause of all at BMO Field in Toronto for the match between the living […] READ MORE


USA vs Germany: A Tactical Preview

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USA vs Portugal: A Tactical Preview They had it! They flipping had it—in the palm of their hand, on the tips of their fingers. They could feel it, could taste it— They Had it…until they didn’t. Soccer is a cruel game, and on Sunday, it couldn’t have been crueler. That being said, there is a […] READ MORE