Benfica 2014/15 UEFA Champions League
Sep05

Benfica 2014/15 UEFA Champions League

 On Thursday, August 28, 2014 the UEFA Champions League groups were announced. Like previous years Benfica have their work cut out for them. In Group C  Benfica drew AS Monaco (France) Bayer Leverkussen (Germany) and Zenit St. Petersburg (Russia). After looking at all of these teams, this may very be the “Group of Death” as all teams are of similar quality and show great talent and promise to advance out of the group...

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The Bad, The Ugly, & the Not So Good – Pre Season 14/15
Aug10

The Bad, The Ugly, & the Not So Good – Pre Season 14/15

  When 1954 World Cup winning coach Sepp Herberger coined the phrase, “the ball is round”, he hardly could have been aware of the chrysalis the phrase would take on over the consequent years. Some 60 years later, the phrase’s nucleus still remains the simplest and most compelling way to describe the sport’s cruel yet submissive manner of being notoriously unpredictable, often in the most dramatic of ways.   12 months ago,...

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Podcast 120 8/5/14
Aug05

Podcast 120 8/5/14

In this Episode…. We start off with Cardozo’s exit, and discussing our own personal feelings about Cardozo. Not always a consensual choice among fans, Cardozo’s numbers are hard to dispute. The best foreign goal scorer of all time at Benfica, and 9th overall in the club’s rich history, Cardozo leaves behind numbers that will be hard to surpass not to mention unforgettable. We wish Cardozo the best of luck in...

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Podcast 119 7/29/14
Jul29

Podcast 119 7/29/14

In this week’s episode… We look back at Benfica’s games against Marseille and Ajax. Putting away the results, we look at the team’s progress as a whole and how they are assimilating JJs ideas. We also offer some more impressions on the new signings as well as some of the other players that are at camp. Following our squad breakdown, we discuss a bit of Benfica news. The Fly Emirates deal, Farinas loan, Eliseu...

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Podcast 118  7/22/14
Jul22

Podcast 118 7/22/14

In this week’s episode… We offer our first impressions on the new signings, the returning players, and some of the B players that have been promoted. Next up we enlist the help of Pedro to explain Benfica’s obligations to BES and what that means for the immediate future of the club. thanks for checking us out please subscribe via Itunes, Stitcher Radio or RSS...

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