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BALL – “We don’t need Under-7 Guardiolas” (Benfica)

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BALL - "We don't need Under-7 Guardiolas" (Benfica)

Benfica Campus CEO Pedro Mil-Homens stressed this Sunday during a panel on “Football as a model for sustainability for clubs” at the Thinking Football conference in the city of Porto that “the key to success is the quality of Portuguese talent”.

On the panel, which also included Claudio Coutu (CEO of SC Braga), Maritimo coach João Henriques and coach of Interclub (Luanda, Angola), Luis Gonçalves, Pedro Mil-Omens, Benfica’s strongman in training, responsible to the maximum for the embodied organization and infrastructure of the eagles , based in Seixal (after having already been the same for the Cristiano Ronaldo Academy, Sporting, in Alcochet) emphasized that the innate and honed talent of young citizens is an invaluable asset and that Portuguese football cannot and should not neglect this: it is better to maximize use him.

“In my opinion, the fundamental component of success is the quality of the Portuguese talent. We need a healthier youth football. It takes more training and less strategy. We don’t need Guardiolas under 7,” he gave an example, using the Spanish coach Meng. City.

“Portugal has a lot of talent, it breathes football and the kids are following the huge examples of success that have emerged over the years. From a rational point of view, I would say that Portuguese clubs have no choice but to invest in training, at least for the time being. There is no potential for acquisition, but there is constant pressure to balance the operating results. Clubs must continue to invest in what is so good: talent and skilled technicians to develop these talents,” said Claudio Couto, CEO of Braga.

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“Many times the result is superior to any type of project. Anything that takes longer to build will also last longer if done well. I ask for more stability for the work of coaches,” stressed, in turn, Joao Enriques, the head coach of Maritimo.

Strengthening ties between Portuguese clubs and Portuguese-speaking countries was the advice of the “immigrant” from Angola and coach Luis Gonçalves.

“There is a lot of talent in Africa, but neither the infrastructure nor the organization is the same. Portuguese clubs should bet on a historical connection that exists very strongly. It would be useful to make such an approximation: talent exists all over the world … but it needs to be discovered, ”concluded Luis Gonçalves.

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A BOLA – Southgate believes in title and asks fans to calm down (England)

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A BOLA - Southgate believes in title and asks fans to calm down (England)

England manager Gareth Southgate at the 2022 World Cup round of 16 game against Senegal, scheduled for this Sunday at 7pm, left a message of hope and confidence to win the title for the Three Lions selection.

“Part of our job is to bring happiness to others,” said the England helmsman, who hopes to see his players take another “incredible journey” to the country after reaching the 2018 World Cup semi-finals and the final. euro 2022.

“Of course, we have our own pride and what we want to achieve professionally. We have already done two incredible trips around the country, but we feel there is potential for another one and we want to make it happen. We recognize the situation of everyone, at home [n.d.r. Inglaterra, em referência às preocupações da população com a inflação, aumento do custo da energia e guerra na Ucrânia] and we want to bring smiles to people’s faces at the end of this weekend.”

Southgate showed confidence, adding: “I think 2018 was a step into the unknown and we didn’t know how far the team could go. There was no evidence that we were capable of handling elimination. We knew how much pressure we were putting on the players and how realistic the internal goal was. But now, naturally, they have more experience in such games, and when we qualified, we were successful, but with less celebration on the field. The mentality is to stay here longer. The intention is different, it has changed. What we considered success has changed.”

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At the end of the last game, a goalless draw with the United States of America, which guaranteed England 1st place in the group, the fans expressed their dissatisfaction by booing the rebounds: “At these moments it is necessary to remain calm. We’ve gone through the group, which is a three-game process, and now we’ll see how far we’ve gotten and where we’ll end up. There will always be an emotional reaction to such big competitions, every country goes through it. We see what happened to other countries. We need balance and conditions of comparison in order to learn.”

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BALL – Vecchia Signora still owes money to Ronaldo (Juventus)

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According to preliminary news, this Saturday edition of Sports daily Gazetta dello Sportwith a link to the portal Football ItalyJuventus still owe money to Cristiano Ronaldo, despite the fact that he left Black and white move to Manchester United about a year and a half ago.

The publication explains that CR7, like other Juventus players, suffered pay cuts during the Covid-19 pandemic, signing an agreement with Elderly woman in which he guaranteed bonuses that were not paid even if he left the Turin club after the pandemic.

On the other hand, also according to the information in these media, there will be several Juventus players who, like Cristiano Ronaldo, suffered salary cuts during the pandemic phase to help the club and will receive the agreed financial compensation, but will not be declared by the Italian football federation (FIGC) or any other institution.

There are players who would admit that they should have received bonuses next season, but this is an agreement made between Elderly woman and the team was not registered with the FIGC and this situation, if confirmed, would put the Turin emblem in a terrible position.

Recall that at the beginning of last week, the board of directors of Juventus withdrew, and Gianluca Ferrero was appointed the new president.

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BAL – Farewell message by Alvaro Pacheco (Vizela)

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BAL - Farewell message by Alvaro Pacheco (Vizela)

Alvaro Pacheco left Wiesele a farewell message through a post on the social network Instagram. The coach was fired from the technical team of the Viselians, while the club motivated the decision by “a difference of opinion regarding the sports project.”

“I am a football coach. This is the life I chose for myself! I am happy because I do what I like with passion, joy, conviction, great professionalism and dignity! I found a family in Wiesel. The family that I carry in my heart and that I tried to glorify in the best possible way. I am sure that I justified the greatness of the club and its people! Thank you very much for the opportunity you gave me! Many thanks to everyone who helped me on this trip! And what a special trip this was!! I was very happy here!!!”, you can read.

Alvaro Pacheco left the Wisela team after three and a half seasons. The coach has been at the forefront of two successive ascents of Vizela: first from the Portuguese Championship to Ligue 2, in the 2019/2020 season, and the next season to the top tier of Portuguese football. Last season he managed to keep the team in the League. In the current season, in 13 games in the first division of Wiesel under the command of Alvaro Pacheco, he won four, drew three and lost six. In the Portuguese Cup, he “fell” in the 4th round at the feet of Vitoria de Guimarães.

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