THE BALL – Benfica B resists the expulsion of Diego Moreira and draws in Tondela (Liga 2)

Tondela and Benfica B drew 1-1, in the match that opened the 2nd round of Liga 2, which took place on the afternoon of this Friday, at Estádio Municipal de Aveiro – a home loaned to Beira, since the stadium’s pitch João Cardoso, in Tondela, is being intervened. The reds came in better, who opened … Read more

THE BALL – Twelve years later, number 12 has a new owner (Real Madrid)

Real Madrid published on its official website the squad numbers for the new season, taking into account that the Spanish League starts next weekend. More emphasis on number 12. For 12 years that number belonged to Brazilian side Marcelo, who ended his contract with Real Madrid and is now without a club. In the new … Read more

THE BALL – Sporting defeats Famalicão and there will be an eternal derby at the end of the Supercup (Women’s Football)

Sporting defeated Famalicão, 3-0, in the second semi-final of the Supercup, held on Wednesday night, at Estádio Aurélio Pereira, at Academia de Alcochete. The lionesses didn’t give the Famalicenses any chance and the 1-0 at half-time, the result of the goal scored by Brenda Pérez, was flattering for the Minho team, given the offensive tail … Read more

BOLA – Casa Pia thanks Santa Clara’s solidarity (Liga)

Casa Pia issued a statement in which it thanked the solidarity shown by Santa Clara in the visit of Pina Manique’s team to the Azores, at the start of the League, in a game that ended in a 0-0 tie). «Casa Pia hereby highlights the solidarity shown by CD Santa Clara in our recent visit … Read more

THE BALL – Dynamo Kiev wins in Austria and is Benfica’s rival in the Champions League (Champions League)

Dynamo Kiev will be Benfica’s opponent in the Champions League play-off, after beating Sturm Graz, from Austria, by 2-1 after extra time (0-1 in the 90′), on Tuesday night, in 2nd leg match of the 3rd qualifying round of the UEFA competition played in the Austrian city, after the 1-0 victory in the 1st leg, … Read more

THE BALL – English raise bid for Jovane (Sporting)

Burnley, an emblem that dropped from the division and, this season, is already competing in the Championship, the second tier of English football, will return to the charge for Jovane Cabral. As A BOLA reported on the 1st, the English presented a formal proposal to the administration of SAD, in the amount of four million … Read more

THE BALL – Neville attacks Ronaldo: «It is unpleasant to watch this» (Manchester United)

The former Manchester United captain does not agree with the behavior that Cristiano Ronaldo is revealing to the club. Gary Neville argues that the Portuguese striker is being a source of instability and that he should leave Old Trafford. “It is unpleasant for me to watch this, as a former Manchester United captain, to think … Read more

THE BALL – Marco Silva welcomes Bernd Leno to goal (Fulham)

Goalkeeper Bernd Leno is the latest signing for Fulham, directed by Portuguese Marco Silva, apparently in a transfer in which Arsenal guaranteed 10 million euros. The 30-year-old German player has signed a three-year contract with one more option. “It’s an incredible feeling to be here. I can’t wait to join the team, train and play,” … Read more

THE BALL – Toni Martínez’s reaction to Marchesín’s departure (FC Porto)

Striker Toni Martínez was one of the FC Porto players who reacted to the departure of goalkeeper Marchesín to Celta de Vigo. “May you be very happy, brother. Thanks for all your help since my first day here. A friend forever, I will be surprised by your absence», was the message published by the Spaniard … Read more