8 episodes

Welcome to the Portuguese Football Podcast, a weekly podcast in which host Brian Fonseca discusses the latest happenings in the world of Portuguese football. From the Grandes of Benfica/Porto/Sporting to the sides fighting relegation, from the Seleção A to the U-17, Fonseca takes you through all relevant news, discussing it for listeners to understand and throwing in some personal flavor with his opinion.

The podcast is inspired by the Spanish Football Podcast done by the Guardian's Sid Lowe and Real Madrid TV's Phil Kitromilidis. It's my favorite football podcast and it inspired me to start my own. Listen to their podcast on iTunes, support them on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/tsfp) and follow them on Twitter @SidLowe and @PhilKitro. Believe me, you won't regret it.

Intro of the podcast is inspired by the intro of the BigSoccerHead podcast. Follow Eric Kraukauer, the creator of that podcast, on Twitter @BigSoccerHeadNY, as well as his co-host Jason Le Miere of Newsweek @JasonLeMiere.

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Welcome to the Portuguese Football Podcast, a weekly podcast in which host Brian Fonseca discusses the latest happenings in the world of Portuguese football. From the Grandes of Benfica/Porto/Sporting to the sides fighting relegation, from the Seleção A to the U-17, Fonseca takes you through all relevant news, discussing it for listeners to understand and throwing in some personal flavor with his opinion.

The podcast is inspired by the Spanish Football Podcast done by the Guardian's Sid Lowe and Real Madrid TV's Phil Kitromilidis. It's my favorite football podcast and it inspired me to start my own. Listen to their podcast on iTunes, support them on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/tsfp) and follow them on Twitter @SidLowe and @PhilKitro. Believe me, you won't regret it.

Intro of the podcast is inspired by the intro of the BigSoccerHead podcast. Follow Eric Kraukauer, the creator of that podcast, on Twitter @BigSoccerHeadNY, as well as his co-host Jason Le Miere of Newsweek @JasonLeMiere.

    PFP #7 - Big Games Live Up To Hype

    PFP #7 - Big Games Live Up To Hype

    Host Brian Fonseca talks Rio Ave's emergence as the darling of this season's Portuguese League (2:20), Porto's less-than-stellar win over Braga (10:45) and Sporting's roller-coaster ride of a win over Estoril and why the Lions are the bonafide favorite to win the title and break their drought (17:00).

    • 21 min
    PFP #6 — Underway!

    PFP #6 — Underway!

    The 2017/2018 Portuguese League season is finally underway! Host Brian Fonseca takes you through the matches of Week 3 while briefly touching on the occurrences of the first two weeks. He also provides an update on scheduling and explains his month-long absence.

    • 25 min
    Ep. 6 — Sporting Wins Week in Transfer Market, Benfica/Porto Slack Behind

    Ep. 6 — Sporting Wins Week in Transfer Market, Benfica/Porto Slack Behind

    In this week's episode, host Brian Fonseca discusses the three big signings Sporting CP has made and how they show the club's ambition of breaking a 15-year league title drought. He also dives into what the other two Grandes haven't done in the week and throws in a surprise contract extension announced just this morning.

    Any questions/concerns/feedback is welcome. You can find me on Twitter @briannnnf or email me at brianfilipefonseca.gmail.com.

    • 24 min
    Ep. 5 — Fernando Santos' incompetence knocks Portugal out of Confederations Cup

    Ep. 5 — Fernando Santos' incompetence knocks Portugal out of Confederations Cup

    Brian Fonseca rants on Portugal's penalty shootout loss to Chile in the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup minutes after the final whistle, complaining of Fernando Santos' complete incompetence throughout the afternoon, André Gomes' lack of understanding how to be a professional footballer and Benfica hiring a witchdoctor to win the league.

    Any questions/concerns/feedback is welcome. You can find me on Twitter @briannnnf or email me at brianfilipefonseca.gmail.com.

    • 20 min
    Episode 4 — Confederations Cup, VAR & Sporting Power Moves

    Episode 4 — Confederations Cup, VAR & Sporting Power Moves

    Episode Four of the Portuguese Football Podcast revolves around the first two matches of the Confederations Cup, the selections made by manager Fernando Santos and the effect VAR has had on the tournament so far.

    Host Brian Fonseca then moves on to discuss the potential transfers coming this week to Sporting, some which would drastically change the outlook and quality of the squad.

    Any questions/concerns/feedback is welcome. You can find me on Twitter @briannnnf or email me at brianfilipefonseca.gmail.com.

    • 46 min
    Confederations Cup Preview, Transfer Market Happenings

    Confederations Cup Preview, Transfer Market Happenings

    In the third edition of the Portuguese Football Podcast, we preview Portugal's participation in the Confederations Cup in Russia. We then dive into some of the big transfers in Portuguese football over the last week and a half.

    Any questions/concerns/feedback is welcome. You can find me on Twitter @briannnnf or email me at brianfilipefonseca.gmail.com.

    • 27 min

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