Benfica 2015/16 Champions League Preview
Sep14

Benfica 2015/16 Champions League Preview

Over the past few years Benfica have not had the best UEFA Champions League campaign. Going into the 2015/16 competition, Benfica have not advanced from the group stages since the 2011/12 season in which Benfica advanced out of the group stages losing out to Chelsea in the Quarter Finals. During the following two seasons Benfica were eliminated from the group stages and were relegated to the Europa League, a competition in which they...

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Nélson Oliveira Last Chance
Jul11

Nélson Oliveira Last Chance

Since Rui Vitória has been appointed the new coach at SL Benfica, fans have been wondering as to what kind of changes Vitória will be implementing at the helm. Which players will he chose from this great multitude, and which formation will work?  With such hopeful signings as Taarabt, Carcela, Murillo, and the departures of Artur, Maxi and possibly a few others before September, Vitoria has his work cut out for him. A good indication...

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Benfica President Guarantees Five “Made In Benfica” Players For 2015/16
Jun11

Benfica President Guarantees Five “Made In Benfica” Players For 2015/16

On June 8, 2015, Benfica President Luis Filipe Vieira reported a possibility of five new “Made In Benfica” players to be promoted from the B-Team to the main squad. At the time of his press conference he did not mention any names. In less then 24 hours later, 4 out of the 5 names were released.  Victor Nilsson–Lindelöf (CB) Age 20, Nélson Cabral Semedo (RB) Age 21, João Rafael Brito Teixeira (CM) Age 21 Gonçalo...

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We Know The Title Is Not Won Yet But …
Apr21

We Know The Title Is Not Won Yet But …

There are five league games left for Benfica to play in this year’s 2014/15 season and although this weekend’s “Classico” may be the most important (to secure a 34th League Championship) of the remaining fixtures, Benfica are not only the favourite to win this weekend’s “Classico” but have been the best team in The Portuguese League this year. The Numbers Game With a 3 point lead over our...

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Benfica UEFA Youth League
Feb23

Benfica UEFA Youth League

  Although Benfica’s senior team have been eliminated from all UEFA competitions this season, Benfica’s Youth Team (aka Benfica U19 or The Juniors) have advanced from the group stages and onto the round of 16 in this year’s competition. Once again, Benfica’s Youth Team has shown a lot of promise in the second annual UEFA Youth League. Benfica won their group finishing with 13 points with an impressive...

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