THE BALL – «Where can Salah be better than at Liverpool?» (Liverpool)

The renewal of Mohamed Salah’s contract is one of Liverpool’s current themes. With a call for another season, the Egyptian has not yet signed the new contract and Jamie Carragher, former central defender of the redsspoke on the subject. “I don’t think Liverpool should improve the proposal they made and Salah should be sensitive to … Read more

THE BALL – Two coaches fired after the first round (Brazil)

Coaches Alberto Valentim and Marquinhos Santos were fired from Athletico Paranaense and América Mineiro, respectively, after losing in the opening games in the Brasileirão. For Alberto Valentim, thrashed (0-4) by São Paulo in the opening round of the championship, this is not an unprecedented situation since, last season, he was also fired from Cuiabá after … Read more

BOLA – Rio Ave loses in Madeira and gives up leadership to Casa Pia (Liga 2)

Rio Ave lost the leadership of Liga 2 after being defeated in Madeira against Nacional by 2-0. An unblemished triumph for the island team that was almost always better throughout the match. In a well-played game, Nacional built the best goalscoring opportunities, however, failing to finish. Rio Ave only created danger very sporadically through quick … Read more

THE BALL – Bodo/Glimt denounces Mourinho’s deputy to the police (Rome)

In an official statement, Bodo/Glimt gives another version of the facts and guarantees that it was Nuno Santos, Roma’s goalkeeper coach, who attacked Kjetil Knutsen, coach of the Norwegian club, after the game between the two clubs, on Thursday. , in the first leg of the Conference League quarter-finals. “I was attacked in the tunnel. … Read more

THE BALL – Turks in Lisbon to convince Jorge Jesus (Turkey)

Fenerbahçe president Ali Koç was in Lisbon this week to personally try to convince Jorge Jesus to sign for the current third-placed team in the Turkish League, despite being out of the title fight – he is 15 points behind leader Trabzonspor. The Turkish club’s president’s trip to Lisbon is seen in Istanbul’s sports circles … Read more

THE BALL – «They should already be writing Benzema’s name in the next Golden Ball…» (Real Madrid)

Karim Benzema’s hat trick at Stamford Bridge, against Chelsea (3-1), led former England international Rio Ferdinand to ask that the next Ballon d’Or be awarded to the French forward. This season, Benzema, 34, has been taking Madrid on his back, with 37 goals and 13 assists in 36 games. “They should already be writing Benzema’s … Read more

THE BALL – Tickets to Guimarães at 12 euros (FC Porto)

FC Porto will put on sale on Thursday the tickets for the trip to Guimarães, scheduled for next Sunday, starting at 18:00. Tickets for the match at D. Afonso Henriques will cost 12 euros and are reserved for annual seat holders, with each member being able to purchase two tickets.

THE BALL – Abel was champion, but the best coach in Paulistão is another (Brazil)

Despite being crowned Paulista champion with Palmeiras, Abel Ferreira lost the prize for best coach of the competition and then to Rogério Ceni, coach of São Paulo, who he defeated in the final. The choice is based on the votes of coaches and captains of the 16 participants in the competition in the state of … Read more

BOLA – Benfica beats Sporting and cements leadership in the start of the 2nd phase (Basketball)

On the 23rd of March, in a match on the 16th round of the regular phase, Benfica had beaten Sporting, at Pavilhão João Rocha, by 89-73. This Sunday afternoon, again in Alvalade, and at the start of the 2nd phase of the national basketball championship, the eagles beat the lions again, this time by 90-76. … Read more

THE BALL – «Jorge Jesus does not have a signed contract but expects to return to active soon» (Football)

Luís Miguel Henrique, Jorge Jesus’ lawyer, reacted to the news that Jorge Jesus had signed a contract with Al-Nassr, from Saudi Arabia. “There is no signed contract. There are approaches from Al-Nassr but also from Al Hilal, not just now, since January. The image of Jorge Jesus in Saudi Arabia is extremely positive and, although … Read more