THE BALL – Javi García «surprised» by the interest of Benfica (Benfica)

The information provided by A BOLA in last Thursday’s edition caught Javi García off guard. The current center of Boavista, and with a past of 132 games for Benfica, is appointed to the technical structure of the eagles, which will be led by the German Roger Schmidt. “I saw it in the newspaper. All I […]

THE BALL – Gundogan authorized to look for new club (Manchester City)

Despite being one of Pep Guardiola’s most used players, Manchester City’s management will have given Ilkay Gundogan the freedom to look for another club now, despite having another year on his contract. According to the newspaper Daily Mailthe 31-year-old, who was Guardiola’s first signing in 2016, has been informed that his contract will not be […]

THE BALL – Inter wins in Sardinia and postpones rival’s title (Italy)

The decision of the champion title will be left for the last round. Inter Milan beat Cagliari 3-1 in Sardinia and placed themselves two points behind their hometown rival, who had beaten Atalanta 2-0 late this Sunday afternoon. Os rossoneri they only need a point to celebrate, but they could already be champions if the […]

THE BALL – Sá Pinto’s justification for the controversial reaction (Moreirense)

Tension at maximum levels in Moreira de Cónegos, this Saturday, because the rivalry with Vizela, with whom he shares a geographical border, is huge and this was noticeable throughout the game. In the end, Sá Pinto, the canons’ coach, went to the bench where the opposing team’s supporters were to provoke and insult them. “We […]

THE BALL – «The most robust champion in the history of Portuguese football» (FC Porto)

This Sunday’s edition of the FC Porto newsletter, Dragões Diário, naturally highlights the celebrations of FC Porto’s 30th national champion title. «Porto took to the streets to celebrate the most robust champion in the history of Portuguese football. Hours after the victory over Estoril confirmed that the record for points in the history of the […]

THE BALL – Tobias Figueiredo and Cafu lead in the Championship play-off (England)

Notthingham Forest beat Sheffield Wednesday, 2-1, in the first leg of the semi-finals of the play-off promotion of the Championship, a stage that gives access to the top level of English football. Jack Colback (10′) and Brennan Johnson (71′) scored goals for Tobias Figueiredo and Cafu, who were unused substitutes for coach Steven Cooper. The […]