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Episode 362 – The Return

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Episode 362 – The Return

After a short absence we are back doing what we love. On this episode, we discuss the league’s eminent return, as the Portuguese government has authorized the return to training for Liga Nos teams. We discuss the current situation in Portugal, the return of Benfica to training, the plan to restart the league, among other things. We hope you are all staying safe. Liga Nos return planDownload

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Episode 361 – Keaton Parks

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Episode 361 – Keaton Parks

On this week’s episode… We welcome Keaton Parks to talk about his young career. From the days in Frisco, to the Big Apple,  we discuss his arrival in Portugal, signing with Benfica, making his first team debut, and his return to the United States to play in the MLS. We still had some time to play the player name word association game.

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Episode 360 – Sports Talk

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Episode 360 – Sports Talk

On this week’s episode…. We welcome Alex Seixeiro from Canada’s The Fan and Sports Net to talk through what has been the impact, and the direction of sports talk, in a time where all sports are on pause. Alex also happens to be a big Benfica fan, we discuss last season’s success with Bruno Lage, how he’s seen this season so far, how he thinks should be the future of this season, and we play a player-word association game with Alex.Thanks for listening, stay safe.

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Episode 359 – Loan List

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Episode 359 – Loan List

On this week’s podcast…. We look at Benfica’s players that are on loan, what they have done this season, and our opinion on whether they will return or not. We will also discuss how this stoppage affects both the progression of young players on loan, and the one’s that are on the shop window, that Benfica hope sell.

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Episode 358 – Impact COVID

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Episode 358 – Impact COVID

On this week’s podcast….No way to get around the global pandemic that is COVID-19, this week we welcomed back friend of the pod Patrick Kendrick to get a first person account of what has taken place in Italy, and how it as effected both society and calcio. We then turn our attention to Portugal and discuss what will happen to the 19/20 season, how Benfica has approached this pandemic, and the possibly damaging financial consequences.

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Episode 357 – Quaranteamed

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Episode 357 – Quaranteamed

On this week’s episode…..We answer a couple fan questions, we recap the Setubal game, and look ahead to the Tondela game, which will be played behind closed doors as a precaution to the COVID-19

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Episode 356 – Crisis Mode

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Episode 356 – Crisis Mode

On this week’s podcast…. It’s hard to find the positives, after all Benfica was on the verge of going 10 points clear, but fast forward 4 weeks and we see ourselves out of Europa League, and trailing by 1 point in the championship race. We recap Shakhtar and Moreirense, while offering our opinion on the team’s moment. We also look ahead to the Setubal game, Cristiano awards his Chicken Fingers award, and we share what we learned on this week’s episode.

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Episode 355 – Failbruary?

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Episode 355 – Failbruary?

On this week’s episode…. We recap the Shakhtar and the Gil Vicente games, introduce a new feature called “Cristiano’s Chicken Fingers Award”. We then discuss what we can take away from a decisive month of February, look ahead to the second leg against Shakhtar. Lastly we preview the Moreirense game, and look ahead to the month of March.

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Episode 354 – 7 to 1 in 7 days

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Episode 354 – 7 to 1 in 7 days

On this week’s episode…. We start this week’s podcast by addressing the sad situation that took place this past weekend. There was no way to dribble around this topic, we offer our opinion and suggestions, on a behavior that has no place in present or future society, racism. We then recap Benfica’s loss to Braga, preview the Shakhtar , and Gil Vicente game that will take place this Thursday, and Monday respectively.

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Episode 353 – Third time a charm?

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Episode 353 – Third time a charm?

On this week’s episode…we take a deep and lengthy look at the Classico, from the coin toss to lubed up walls, we got you covered. We also recap the Famalicao game, and look ahead to another important game at Estadio da Luz against SC Braga.

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