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BALL – No extended player release windows for national teams (leagues)

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The League issued a statement yesterday outlining its position after the meeting regarding the decision taken by FIFA regarding the release of players for South American teams. “The football managers of the professional football sports societies and the Portuguese League, gathered today by videoconference, decided to jointly express their categorical opposition to the procedure adopted by FIFA in extending the release of players in September and October for selection to CONMEBOL,” you can read it.

“With a pandemic that the world is experiencing, which is innovative in terms of challenges at every stage, FIFA’s unilateral decision to change the international calendar, beyond breaking its own rules, is incomprehensible when national calendars have already been the subject of a remarkable effort to match international dates,” adds body.

The League guarantees that it “will stand in solidarity and support the sports societies that decide not to release players beyond the time limit originally set by FIFA, in a position identical to the position agreed by the international leagues within the framework of the World Leagues Forum.”

According to the body chaired by Pedro Proenza, “the professional football sports associations and the Portuguese League call on the Portuguese Football Federation to accompany them in this post.” It concludes: “The understandable desire of the players to represent their countries is directly related to the desire of sports societies to honor their teams with international players, but the planning of the sports season and every game of national and international club competition deserves consideration for the right mix of competitive interests that was missing from this FIFA process. solution.’

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″Here, the hand on the ball gave exile, in our house, in their goal, it did not lead to anything.″

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″Here, the hand on the ball gave exile, in our house, in their goal, it did not lead to anything.″

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Vitor Pereira’s statements after the match with Flamengo (1:0) regarding the second leg of the quarter-finals of Libertadores.

Elimination response: “The game was competitive, we discussed face to face until they scored. We showed a good game, we put pressure in an organized way, connecting the wingers, we created problems, there was a lack of clarity in the last third. It was up to the mark. “

Arbitration claims: “The draw was resolved in the second half at our stadium. After the goal and the removal, of course, it would be almost impossible to turn the tide. Here the hand on the ball resulted in a send-off, at Doma we had the hand on the ball in our first goal and it didn’t work, he scored in our direction.

On the bright side: “How long has it been since Corinthians reached this stage? How many players did Corinthians have away in this Libertadores? Ten players.

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No Name Boys join supporters of Hajduk Split in Guimarães

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No Name Boys join supporters of Hajduk Split in Guimarães

No Name Boys join supporters of Hajduk Split in Guimarães

Several members of Benfica’s “Nameless Boys” cheerleaders will be involved in the disrespect shown by Hajduk Split fans on Tuesday evening in the historic center of Guimarães. According to what Porto Canal has learned, after a few minutes of chaos, a group of more than 100 people boarded five Portuguese-registered buses in the direction of the city of Porto.

On VKI, where the group was intercepted, new chaos began. Near the Paranhos junction where the buses stopped, dozens of supporters fled on foot as the authorities tried to intercept them.

In a conversation with SIC Notícias, a witness who was in a bar in the center of Guimarães at the time of the “invasion” of Hajduk Split supporters assures that there were Portuguese in the group. According to Marta Mendez, phrases such as “Guimarães is ours” and “let’s go through this burning city” were heard.

The closeness between the Hajduk Split cheerleading team and the Nameless Boys from Benfica is well known. There are embodied supporters in social networks guaranteeing support for Croats.

“We will definitely be there with our brothers” and “everyone is ready for an invasion” are some of the published comments.

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A BOLA – Benfica with an atypical pre-season but no Super Cup excuse (women’s football)

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A BOLA - Benfica with an atypical pre-season but no Super Cup excuse (women's football)

It is on the field number 1 of the Benfica campus in Seixal that the official women’s national football season will begin this Wednesday at 17:30, when Benfica hosts Braga for the Super Cup.

This season, the top four players from the last BPI league will compete for the trophy, facing each other in a semi-final system, followed by the final scheduled for the 26th at 20:30 in Leiria.

Philippa Patao announced the match at the José Martins Vieira Stadium in Almada. “We can count on a prepared team or trying to do our best given the somewhat atypical pre-season we’ve had. Since we are at Benfica, there are no excuses, we have done everything possible to ensure that the entire squad is at the same level, in the same form. They did a great job, they were flawless,” praised the coach.

“We will fight and I am sure they will give a great answer in the first official competition. The main challenge for our players is to understand that they will have to adapt a lot more to the game, it depends a lot on their understanding of the game itself and the involvement that is going on. We will also do our job to convey as much information as possible. In the end, this is a good test of the adaptability they can have in the game,” he stressed.

Philippa Patao considers this semi-final to be “a good challenge and also a moment of growth”. “For our part, we should focus more on who we are, on our principles and dynamics, and then try to adapt that in the game. We are very focused on getting trophies, although we know that even in terms of timing it is not ideal, given that we have Champions League qualification ahead of us, but it is a great goal.

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“We want to win everything, so we have to do everything to win. We usually tell these players that if they want to win and be happy for Benfica, they will have to fight for Benfica on the pitch as well. That’s where we need our biggest strength, the fans who are sure to give us another push when needed. I know that game time is not attractive, but I am sure that these girls deserve it,” she assured with conviction.

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