Complete 2022 World Cup schedule: matches, stadiums, dates and times

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar begins on November 21 and ends on December 18. Interestingly, the opening game will not feature the host team. The first match of the World Cup will be Senegal-Netherlands, starting at 10:00 a.m. Qatar-Ecuador, also in Group A, will be played from 4:00 p.m. At this stage, the teams … Read more

Clubs approve new League Cup format

The clubs of Leagues I and II approved, this Tuesday, in an Extraordinary General Assembly, a new League Cup model following the 2022 World Cup to be played between November and December. The new format includes an initial phase with eight groups that will be played between November 18 and December 17. The quarter-finals will … Read more

Roadmap for football fans in black cleats

For younger generations, this might be a surprising revelation, but there was a time when all players played with black cleats. No one wore their socks above the knee or filled their hair with gel before going on the pitch. These were years when a team from Belgrade or Bucharest could be European champions and … Read more

The courtship that will lead to the wedding behind Casa Pia’s return to the League

Casa Pia Atlético Clube was born in Lisbon more than a hundred years ago, associated with an institution founded in 1780. It has a long and remarkable history in Portuguese sport and society. He is now celebrating his arrival in the League, which came after joining this past to a present which goes through the … Read more

A great, great love (which turns off the microphone on Sunday)

António Pratas was born in Esmoriz, in the municipality of Ovar, 72 years ago. The vagaries of life, and especially a marriage for life, led him to 24 years in Tondela. I never wanted anything else. Almost fifty years later, he is the living memory of the adventures and misadventures of the local team. He … Read more

Borrowed: what players have done on loan from FC Porto, Sporting and Benfica

There are around fifty players playing in Portuguese clubs or abroad. As the season draws to a close, it’s time to look at what the ‘big three’ borrowers have been up to. There are clear highlights, with different perspectives on the future. There are also several players who fell short of expectations and others who … Read more

Mário Silva criticizes the administration: “I am a free coach”

Santa Clara coach Mário Silva in Sport tv’s flash interview after the 4-0 loss at Alvalade: “[Derrota não belisca a segunda volta] We had a brilliant second round, my players and, whatever happens, they will always be my players, we must congratulate them despite this defeat which is clearly my responsibility. They accepted what we … Read more

Amorim: “I can put everything on the line to bring this team to a better level”

Ruben Amorim, coach of Sporting, in statements to Sport TV, after the rout against Santa Clara (4-0), at the Estádio de Alvalade, in a match for the 34th and last round of the League: [Diz que está sempre a aprender, o que é que aprendeu neste jogo?] – We started well at the beginning, but … Read more

From the Madrid derby without “pasillo” to “boiling” matches in England

The week was rich in emotions, especially in the Champions League, where the four semi-finalists offered us excellent matches. Now, however, the focus is on domestic competitions. In Spain, Real Madrid, already champion, visits its rival Atlético Madrid knowing that there will be no “pasillo” for anyone, the usual guard of honor. But the biggest … Read more