José Mourinho slams players as Roma embarrassed in Norway

Bodo Glimt 6-1 RomaJosé Mourinho says he takes responsibility for Roma’s 6-1 defeat to Norwegian side Bodo Glimt in the Europa Conference League, but the Portuguese left scarcely-veiled barbs for his squad players following the embarrassment.Although the Giallorossi remain in a relatively secure pos

Sporting and Porto roar back into contention for Champions League qualification - Benfica succumb to late Bayern onslaught

A highly satisfying night for Portuguese clubs in the Champions League on Tuesday saw Sporting win 4-1 against Besiktas in Istanbul – the Lisbon club’s first win in Turkey – and Porto completely outplay AC Milan at the Estádio do Dragão for a 1-0 victory that did not reflect the dominance of the Dra

“It’s a tough defeat” - André Silva catches the eye as Leipzig unlucky in PSG loss

Paris Saint-Germain 3-2 RB LeipzigGoalscorer André Silva was among the many at RB Leipzig lamenting their defeat to Paris Saint-Germain in the French capital on Tuesday night, after a lively showing from the Bundesliga club at the Parc des Princes.Silva, who has endured mixed fortunes since signing

'Another masterclass' – local press hail improving William Carvalho at Betis

William Carvalho is emerging as one of the key figures in Manuel Pellegrini’s Real Betis side this season in La Liga, and the Portuguese midfielder’s form can only be good news for Portugal boss Fernando Santos.Carvalho put in another highly impressive display on Monday evening as Betis beat Alaves

Portuguese Abroad goals round-up: Neves steals Wolves win; Beto on-target again in Italy; Bernardo thriving again in Premier League; Danilo ignites PSG comeback; Jota continues Celtic form

Portuguese players scored in as many as thirteen different countries across the globe this weekend, with Rúben Neves’ last-gasp winner for Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Premier League among the biggest stories as Bruno Lage’s men staged an incredible comeback.Elsewhere, Bernardo Silva continues to

Renato Sanches must weigh up his next move carefully

As one of the most prolific hotbeds of talent, scouts from the biggest clubs around Europe are constantly watchful of emerging Portuguese prospects.They were instantly attracted to the potential of Renato Sanches, when the young midfielder enjoyed a stellar debut 2015-16 campaign at Benfica, helping

Seleção Podcast: Portugal’s form continues to improve on the road to Qatar

In Episode 51 of the Seleção Podcast, host Danny Pinto is joined by Matthew Marshall from, as they discuss the Seleção’s 5-0 victory versus Luxembourg, which keeps Portugal in control of their destiny towards direct qualification for World Cup 2022 in Qatar.Inevitably, Cristiano Ronald

“I can be one of the best” - Portugal’s João Félix on competing with Mbappe, Haaland and playing with Neymar

Atletico Madrid’s João Félix has been speaking to Brazilian media outlet TNT Sports this week, discussing a range of topics including the Portugal star’s hopes for the future as he aims to put recent injury issues behind him.Felix has remained in Madrid during the international break having missed o

Ronaldo hat-trick as Portugal beat Luxembourg 5-0 in the World Cup qualifiers

Portugal beat Luxembourg 5-0 at Estádio do Algarve in the FIFA World Cup qualifiers. Ronaldo scored a hat-trick with goals to Bruno Fernandes and João Palhinha wrapping up a one-sided victory.The win keeps the Seleção on track for automatic qualification for Qatar with two matches remaining.It’s the

Portugal beat Iceland 1-0 in the Euro U21 qualifiers

Portugal beat Iceland 1-0 in Reykjavík to make it three straight wins in the 2023 UEFA European U21 Championship qualifiers.The hosts put up a brave effort at Víkingsvöllur, but failed to beat Celton Biai and couldn’t stop Fábio Vieira’s piece of individual skill in the 55th minute.Iceland up for th