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A Podcast talking about the latest news and happenings in the Liga BWIN, 2Liga, Seleção and Portuguese Abroad

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TOPICS Episode 227

*Full EURO 2024 Portugal Preview & XI

*Benfica, FC Porto, Sporting CP, SC Braga, and other Liga stuff of interest. 

*Transfer Rumors & Manager Changes.

*Who won the Second Division Title? New controversy. 

 

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TOPICS Episode 226

*Reviewing Portugal x Finland Result and Upcoming Matches Against Croatia & Ireland. 

 *Vitor Bruno is FC Porto Manager, But Not Everybody is Happy.    

*Benfica, FC Porto, Sporting CP, SC Braga, and other Liga stuff of interest. 

*Mourinho Faces New Challenge at Fenerbahçe.

 

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TOPICS Episode 225

*End of the Season Liga Awards Announcements, Players & Manager Categories

*Portuguese Liga Manager Changes & Who Doesn’t Have a Job

*Benfica, FC Porto, Sporting CP, SC Braga, and other Liga stuff of interest. 

*Promotion Playoff 2nd Leg: AVS (2) x(1) Portimonense

 

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TOPICS Episode 224

*Cup Final Preview (Sporting CP x FC Porto).

*Announcing the Liga Best XI for 2023-24

*Benfica, FC Porto, Sporting CP, SC Braga, and other Liga stuff of interest. 

*Reviewing the EURO Squad Selections by Roberto Martinez.

*Promotion Playoff: Portimonense x AVS

 

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TOPICS Episode 223

*Match Day 34 (Top Matches: SC Braga x FC Porto; 2nd Division AVS x Tondela).

*Benfica, FC Porto, Sporting CP, SC Braga, and other Liga stuff of interest. 

*Predicting next Tuesday’s EURO Squad Selections by Roberto Martinez.

*One of Vitoria SC’s best seasons is about to finish in chaos. 

 

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TOPICS Episode 222

*Match Day 33 Liga (Top Matches: Vitoria SC x SC Braga; Benfica x Arouca).

*Benfica, FC Porto, Sporting CP, SC Braga, and other Liga stuff of interest. 

*Transfer Rumors Begin: Gyökeres, Jota Silva, Renato Sanches, Mujica. 

*Second Division Promotion Race Heats Up: Santa Clara, Nacional, AVS, Maritimo.      


 

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TOPICS Episode 221

*Match Day 32 Liga (Top Matches: Sporting CP x Portimonense; Famalicão x Benfica).

*Benfica, FC Porto, Sporting CP, SC Braga, and other Liga stuff of interest.

*Lisbon Prepares for Title Celebrations.

*Portuguese Transfer Rumors Starting Again.    

 

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TOPICS Episode 220

*Match Day 31 Liga (Top Matches: FC Porto x Sporting CP; Benfica x SC Braga).

*Benfica, FC Porto, Sporting CP, SC Braga, and other Liga stuff of interest.

*The latest story on Amorim, which changes every day.

*FC Porto’s Biggest Election – PdC x Villas-Boas. Who will win?

*Are official Liga matches coming to North America?

 

 


PAST INTERVIEWS BELOW

Episode 156 (February 3): Liga Week 19 Preview. 2nd Division Report. Full Transfer Round-Up. Thoughts on Benfica/Enzo controversy. Special Interview about Portuguese Match Day Food with the popular Twitter account @BuchaMyTugao. We talk to Goncalo Martins about the food, the terrific low cost, and how you can contribute by sending in your favorite match day food! If you like Portuguese food, this is a must-listen episode! 

 


Episode 146 (November 26 WORLD CUP EDITION): World Cup Portugal x Uruguay Preview. Probable XI for Portugal & Uruguay. Other topics also include reviewing the first 13 matches of Liga Bwin season with podcast guest Nino Torres of Gol TV (Twitter & all his social media handles are at @espnino74). We also discuss have Benfica wrapped up the title? Can FC Porto come back from 8 points down? What happened to Sporting CP & SC Braga? Also some Casa Pia talk.

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Episode 144 (November 18 WORLD CUP EDITION): More World Cup Portugal Preview Talk. Other Topics: Fabio Carvalho’s late U21 choice. Will Antonio Silva handle the spotlight? Thoughts on Cristiano’s two-part bombshell interview. Is Taca da Liga group matches a good idea to play during the World Cup? Absolutely! Reviewing recent Liga week 13 action. (Podcast special guest Cristiano Oliveira, Twitter: @10co10).    
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Episode #113: Reviewing the Past Week’s News (2:20) … Week 29 Liga Preview (Top Match VSC x FC Porto) (8:15) … Second Division Weekly Report (14:55) … Weekly Picks (18:21) … Interview with Cristiano Oliveira (Twitter: @10CO10) starts at 20:54 talking Benfica topics such as Roger Schmidt, Verissimo, the disappointing season, as well as other topics such as the League Cup and Portuguese club performances in European competition … Thanks for listening!

April 8

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Episode 88: Special guest is Nino Torres (Twitter @Espnino74) the English language play-by-play announcer for Liga Bwin matches in North America for Gol TV. Topics include Benfica, Sporting CP, FC Porto, as well as his favorites in Portugal such as Vitoria Guimaraes manager Pepa and Marcus Edwards. Nino also talks about Darwin and what they are saying about him in South America. Nino also gave us his 2021-22 Liga Bwin predictions. There is also more interesting news about Vitor Pereira and Fenerbahce. Also some great Jose Mourinho stories! Thanks for listening!

Friday, October 8

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 Episode #82 TOPICS: Guest Steve Torres (Twitter @Steve1T) … Final week of the transfer window … Cristiano & Bruno: How Portugal Will Benefit   … Fernando Santos squad selections … Why Santos should stay as manager … Jose Peseiro & Venezuela Problem … Did you see reported Portugal 2022 Pre-Match Jersey? … Benfica, Sporting CP, FC Porto Updates … Thanks for listening!     

Friday, August 27

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Episode #77 TOPICS: Interview with journalist David Novo (Twitter: @DavidNovo1) of major Portuguese sports daily RECORD. How do Portuguese media get their transfer information? Through Agents? Clubs? Entourages? How hard is the job of a journalist? Why Benfica must qualify for the Champions League. Man City has denied interest in Nuno Mendes but they are expected to return. How much is Mendes worth and will City pay it? Will Joao Mario work at Benfica? How good is FC Porto’s new signing Pepe? What was the confusion between Liverpool & Porto over describing the Grujic deal? Thanks for listening!

Friday, July 23

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Episode #75 Topics: Guest Bhavin (Twitter @Baavin). TOPICS: Talking about the João Mário situation with Benfica, Sporting and Inter. What was it like around Lisbon on May 11 when Sporting won the title? Bhavin tells us about his experiences that night. How bad is the Benfica/LFV situation and what do fans in Portugal think? We also discussed TV rights and why the Portuguese Super Cup during normal times should be played outside Portugal. The podcast starts with a review of the 2021-22 Liga and Liga Cup schedule draw. Also, why FC Porto B is preparing hard for a better 2021-22. Thanks for listening!

Friday, July 9

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Episode #74 Topics:  Interview with Burak Cubukcu (Twitter: @NosFutebol, @burak_cubukcu_).  Why is there so much interest from Turkish clubs in Portuguese players & managers? Discussion on Portuguese players/managers’ history in Turkey. Who was the best Portuguese player in Turkey? Pre-Season is Underway! Updates on Benfica, FC Porto, Sporting CP regarding the good  & bad news of the transfer market. Other episode topics include: why Renato Sanches should stay at Lille and the real problem of why Portugal failed at EURO 2020.

Friday, July 2

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Episode 70 Topics: Guest Jason “JJ” Jose (Twitter Jason_Jose) of the Orlando Lions Den Podcast … Talking Nani & Orlando City … Was Nani’s MLS Suspension Fair? … Should Nani have been called up to the Seleção for EURO 2020? … How is Joao Moutinho doing in Orlando? … How big is the Portuguese community in Florida? … Benfica, FC Porto, Sporting CP Updates … What happened to Rio Ave? … Portugal U21 begin EURO quarterfinal on Monday against Italy!

Friday, May 28

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Episode 69 Topics: Special guest Nino Torres of Gol TV joins the podcast this week to talk about the 2020-21 End-of-the-Season Liga Awards for categories such as Best Player, Best GK, Best Defender, Best Midfielder, Best Striker, and Best Young Player. We also talk about his favorite to win the rescheduled 2020 EURO next month. This episode also includes a mention on the Europa and Champions League Finals next week that feature Portuguese players.

Friday, May 21

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