Official: Rafael Leão to “continue writing my story” at Milan with contract renewal

Portuguese international Rafael Leão has finally committed his future to AC Milan by signing his long-awaited new contract at San Siro.Leão has signed a five-year contract with Milan, tying himself to the club until 2028. Having been in negotiations for well over a year, the former Sporting man says

Long Ball Futebol Podcast: End-of-season wrap

It’s hard to believe, but the Primeira Liga season has finally come to an end with Benfica sealing the title on the final day of the season. In a two-part podcast, Barney & Albert take on the mammoth task of rating every team’s Primeira Liga 2022/23 campaign in the annual Long Ball Futebol end-of-se

PortuGOAL writers select the Portuguese Primeira Liga 2022/23 team of the season

Another memorable Portuguese league campaign has come to a close, with the Bwin Liga winners decided only on the final weekend of the season.Benfica won their first title in four years, Braga recorded their best ever points total, and strong campaigns in Europe by the traditional Big Three makes cho

“Playing for United one of the highest honours” – Dalot signs new Old Trafford deal

Portuguese international Diogo Dalot has finally settled his future by signings a new five-year contract at Manchester United, with the option of a further year.Dalot was heading towards the final year of his deal and there was regular speculation over whether he would remain at Old Trafford. Howeve

Mourinho casts doubt over future as Roma rage over Europa League final defeat

Sevilla 1-1 Roma AET (Sevilla 4-1 on pens)José Mourinho lost the first European final of his managerial career on Wednesday, as Roma suffered the heartbreak of a penalty shootout defeat to perennial winners Sevilla in Budapest.After the match, Mourinho fumed at the decisions of English referee Antho

Portuguese Abroad goals round-up: Guerreiro goal not enough for Dortmund; Jota signs off with brace; Bruno on target as United clinch 3rd; Gonçalves fires Copenhagen to Danish title; Tomás scores as Stuttgart face play-off

Raphaël Guerreiro was hoping to end his Borussia Dortmund career with the Bundesliga title this weekend, but despite the Portuguese getting on the scoresheet BvB contrived to blow their chance at glory in Germany.Elsewhere, there were final-day goals for Diogo Jota and Bruno Fernandes in the Premier

“The hardest farewell” – Raphaël Guerreiro announces Dortmund departure

Portuguese international Raphaël Guerreiro has confirmed he is to leave German club Borussia Dortmund at the end of his contract this summer.Guerreiro has spent seven years at the Westfalenstadion after joining from French side Lorient, becoming one of Dortmund’s key players and amassing 224 appeara

Debut Portugal call-up for Wolves centre-back Toti Gomes

Roberto Martínez has announced Portugal’s squad for the Euro 2024 qualifiers against Bosnia and Iceland. Wolves centre-back Toti Gomes has been selected for the senior national team for the first time, while Nélson Semedo, Renato Sanches and Ricardo Horta return to the squad after missing out in Mar

PortuGOAL Figure of the Week: Roger Schmidt’s Benfica seal Primeira Liga triumph

Liga Bwin 2022/23 came to its conclusion this weekend with many key positions decided, but still the round of matches provided plenty to be keeping an eye out for during the closing of the curtain on another memorable season in Portugal.Arouca’s magnificent campaign ended superbly as they leapfrogge

Benfica crowned champions of Portugal

Benfica are the 2022/23 champions of Portugal after beating Santa Clara 3-0 in front of their ecstatic fans at the Estádio da Luz to spark wild celebrations throughout Lisbon that are sure to last long into the early hours.Needing a win to mathematically make certain of the title but knowing a draw