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Danilo dismissed as Portugal and Poland draw
11/20/2018

But Poles shock Portugal in U21sA rotated Portugal side drew their final game in the UEFA Nations League group stage in controversial circumstances at the Estádio Dom Afonso Henriques in Guimarães. Fernando Santos rang the changes with top spot in the group already secure.The home side took the lead

Portugal win UEFA Nations League group
11/17/2018

Italy 0-0 PortugalPortugal were outplayed from the first minute, but found the will to endure a stern test from Italy and earn the result they needed to win their Nations League group tonight in Milan. Roberto Mancini clearly understood what was at stake and his side relentlessly pressed the visitor

Miguel Cardoso appointed at Celta Vigo, as Jorge Jesus eyes Portugal return
11/14/2018

Former Rio Ave boss Miguel Cardoso has been appointed the new manager of Spanish club Celta de Vigo. The highly-rated Portuguese coach arrives at the Balaidos to take over from Antonio Mohamed, who was sacked by the La Liga outfit earlier this week.Meanwhile, veteran ex-Benfica coach Jorge Jesus has

PortuGOAL Figure of the Week: Bas Dost's double downs Chaves
11/12/2018

Liga NOS is finely poised as the league pauses again for another international break, Jornada 10 providing some nail-biting matches as most came down to fine margins. Nacional edged Marítimo in the Madeira derby, Aves shocked high-flying Rio Ave, while Porto maintained top spot with a late Tiquinho

Portuguese Abroad: Ronaldo downs Milan; Mou beaten in derby; Cavaleiro punishes Arsenal; Martins fuming in Greece; André Silva returns; Paixão again!
11/12/2018

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo is nearing the top of the Serie A goalscoring charts after scoring his fifth goal – assisted by João Cancelo - in as many league games in Juventus’ 2-0 victory over AC Milan at San Siro on Sunday evening to underline his team's dominance in Italy.Meanwhile, Nuno Es

Liga NOS weekend roundup: Porto pull clear after victory over Braga; Benfica and Sporting back to winning ways
11/12/2018

With another potentially decisive week in store for the Primeira Liga universe, much of the attentions were turned towards the clash between table-toppers FC Porto and Sporting de Braga at the Estádio do Dragão, last Saturday.The two contenders traded blows, but it was Tiquinho Soares in the 88th mi

Portuguese Abroad shorts: Xande Silva biding his time at West Ham; Mou, Martins ready for derbies; Pereira vs Jesus in Saudi Arabia?
11/09/2018

Portugal under-20 international forward Xande Silva says he is being patient in waiting for his opportunity to shine at West Ham United, following his summer move from Vitória de Guimarães.Meanwhile, Vítor Pereira has spoken of his pride at winning the Chinese CSL with Shanghai SPIG, but the former

Marcel Keizer: Sporting's new man at the helm
11/09/2018

Unlike most presidential campaigns dotted around the Mediterranean footballing panorama, the hunt for the top job at Sporting included no new managerial promises to sweeten budding members of the club during Septmeber's emergency elections, with each remaining candidate sticking by José Peseiro and

Europe: Porto hit the goal trail, Benfica chances hanging by a thread, Sporting hold Arsenal
11/09/2018

Round-up: Ronaldo rocket, but Mourinho has last laughPortugal’s three representatives in European competition were unbeaten this week, although only FC Porto truly impressed. The Dragons thumped Lokomotiv Moscow 4-1 at the Estádio do Dragão to all but book their place in the knockout stage of the co

Seleção: Euro 2016 quartet return to the fold
11/08/2018

European Champions José Fonte, Raphaël Guerreiro, João Mário and André Gomes have all been recalled to the Portugal squad for the Nations League double-header against Italy (away) and Poland (home).None of the four players have featured in a series of promising Portugal performances since the World