The Seleção Podcast: recapping the friendlies heading into Euro 2024
06/13/2024

In episode 86 of The Seleção Podcast, host Danny Pinto recaps the three friendlies leading up to the 2024 European Championship in Germany.Danny gives his thoughts on the positives and concerns for Portugal as they head into the tournament, his key players for the Seleção at Euro 2024, and how far P

AC Milan "move towards dominant, attacking football" with Paulo Fonseca appointment, says Zlatan
06/13/2024

Italian giants AC Milan have confirmed the arrival of Portuguese manager Paulo Fonseca on a three-year contract at San Siro.Fonseca left Lille at the beginning of the month, opting against extending his contract after two years in France, at the end of which he secured a spot in the Champions League

Portuguese youngster Rodrigo Gomes makes "dream come true" with Wolves move
06/12/2024

Wolverhampton Wanderers have completed the signing of Portuguese wideman Rodrigo Gomes on a long-term deal from Braga for a reported €15m fee.Gomes joins Wolves’ Portuguese contingent on a contract until 2029 with the option of a further deal, and the under21 international was unveiled to the media

Official: Fernando Santos named Azerbaijan coach
06/12/2024

Former Portugal manager Fernando Santos has was announced as the new coach of the Azerbaijan national team on Wednesday morning.Santos recently left Turkish side Besiktas after a short stint, but has found work again with his third job since leaving Portugal at the end of the Qatar 2022 World Cup.«D

Ronaldo at the double as Portugal beat Republic of Ireland 3-0 in Aveiro
06/11/2024

Portugal gained some confidence for Euro 2024 after recording a convincing 3-0 victory against Republic of Ireland at Estádio Municipal de Aveiro.João Félix was denied by Caoimhín Kelleher early on before getting another opportunity in the 18th minute, this time finding the net after his shot took a

Portugal vs Republic of Ireland preview - Ronaldo starts in final Euro 2024 friendly
06/10/2024

Roberto Martínez is definitively a cup-half-full kind of guy.“The match against Croatia was perfect from the point of view of our preparation for Euro 2024,” the Seleção coach said today, ahead of Portugal’s final friendly before the tournament against the Republic of Ireland in Aveiro tomorrow.A di

Rúben Dias fires warning about inflated egos ahead of Euro 2024 after Portugal loss to Croatia
06/09/2024

Portugal’s immaculate qualifying campaign for Euro 2024 raised expectations of a triumphant tournament in Germany among fans and many pundits, but the unbridled optimism was given a sharp reality check yesterday.Against Croatia, by far the highest-quality team the Seleção have faced in the Roberto M

Portugal beaten 2-1 by Croatia in second friendly before Euro 2024
06/08/2024

Portugal’s ambitions for the 2024 European Championship took a blow at Estádio Nacional where they suffered a disappointing 2-1 defeat against Croatia.Vitinha conceded an early penalty that Luka Modrić converted with confidence, Ante Budimir heading wide before break.Roberto Martínez made four subst

Porto unveil new coach Vítor Bruno
06/07/2024

Vítor Bruno was today appointed the new manager of FC Porto. It will be his first job as a head coach after working for 13 years as Sérgio Conceição’s assistant, the last seven of which at the Estádio do Dragão.Bruno signs a two-year contract and is confident he is up to the task. “I think it will b

Portugal-Croatia preview: Cristiano Ronaldo back as Portugal test themselves ahead of Euro 2024
06/07/2024

“Cristiano Ronaldo and Rúben Neves arrive today and the family is complete,” said Roberto Martínez in the pre-match press conference ahead of Portugal’s second Euro 2024 warm-up match, against Croatia tomorrow.Therefore, all the players will be available to the coach apart from veteran centre-back P