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Is the time right for Rúben Dias to make his move away from Benfica?
05/27/2020

Over recent years, a number of high-profile Benfica players have made the move away from the Estádio da luz having established a big reputation in the Portuguese capital, seeking to take a step up in their careers. Ederson, Nélson Semedo, Raúl Jiménez and João Felix are just a few examples over the

GERMANY: André Silva among the goals in Frankfurt thriller; heartbreak for Guerreiro’s Dortmund
05/27/2020

The return of the German Bundesliga continues to prove a major success, with plenty of goals and quality football provided in the three rounds of action after the league’s re-start.Portuguese duo Raphaël Guerreiro and André Silva have caught the eye with their goalscoring exploits, as both players h

“One Thousand Miles to Jamor”
05/24/2020

PortuGOAL’s book section is back with an absolute gem for lovers of the beautiful game in general and Portuguese football in particular.Portuguese journalist Filipe d’Avillez embarks on a journey through every round of the 2018/19 Taça de Portugal (Portuguese Cup), right the way to a pulsating final

GERMANY: Guerreiro continues goalscoring form in Dortmund win [video]
05/23/2020

Raphaël Guerreiro has been one of the standout players since the resumption of the Bundesliga, and the Portuguese international was on target again as his side beat Wolfsburg 2-0 on Saturday.Guerreiro made it three goals in two games since Germany football returned, scoring the opener after a tradem

Rescheduled Portuguese Liga fixture list released
05/22/2020

The Portuguese Liga today released the schedule for nine of the remaining ten rounds of matches to complete the 2019/2020 season, interrupted in early March due to the Coronavirus pandemic. As usual, the fixtures for the final jornada have not been announced, as the need to simultaneously schedule m

Official: Monaco’s Gelson Martins has suspension extended until November
05/17/2020

The French Football Federation have confirmed that suspensions will be frozen between the dates of March 13 to June 30, meaning that Gelson Martins’ six-month ban will be extended.The Portuguese received his suspension in March for pushing a referee during a 3-1 defeat against Nimes in February. Alt

“It’s annoying: Ronaldo always scores the important goals” – Bernardo Silva praises Portugal captain
05/17/2020

Bernardo Silva has been speaking about Seleção captain Cristiano Ronaldo, with the Manchester City man praising Ronaldo’s ability to arrive at the key moments to decide games – even in training.Bernardo, who recently returned to England from Portugal to prepare for a possible resumption of the Premi

“He’s a different player for the better” – Lille’s José Fonte speaks on Renato Sanches, quarantine, Seleção and Fernando Santos
05/17/2020

Lille captain José Fonte is back in Portugal on his official summer break after the French Ligue 1 season was ended by the covid-19 pandemic, and the veteran defender spoke to Eleven Sports about a range of topics in a new interview.French football made the decision to abandon the remainder of the 2

GERMANY: Guerreiro, Silva on target as Bundesliga returns [video]
05/16/2020

German football resumed this weekend and Portuguese duo Raphaël Guerreiro and André Silva were among the goals on a lively return to action.Borussia Dortmund recorded the standout result of the day with a 4-0 victory over Ruhr rivals Schalke in the Revierderby, with Guerreiro the Man of the Match wi

Fixture relocations causes concern among Primeira Liga clubs
05/15/2020

Benfica and Marítimo have become the first clubs to raise concerns over the relocation of fixtures upon the Primeira Liga's return to action, post-lockdown.In a scheduled return for June 4th, the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) have been advised to limit the use of stadiums across the division