SL BENFICA | Living It Lage In Lisbon

Like so many other European capital cities, Lisbon is home to a number of major football clubs, with the two most famous of these being Sporting CP and SL Benfica. They form part of the ‘Big Three’ in Portuguese football (along with FC Porto) as the regular title contenders who have never been relegated from the Primeira Liga. However, this year Sporting have slipped to … Continue reading SL BENFICA | Living It Lage In Lisbon

VITORIA S.C. | A New Beginning (Where Portugal Began)

With the cold air creeping back through Britain’s streets over the course of October, my girlfriend and I started to become increasingly impatient. It had been almost 12 months since Saffron and I last travelled abroad: a trek to Germany that involved being refused entry to Borussia Dortmund’s Signal Iduna Park for having dodgy tickets from Viagogo. That incident-filled getaway concluded a year where we’d … Continue reading VITORIA S.C. | A New Beginning (Where Portugal Began)

FC PORTO | World Class Bridges, Storms and Keepers

Porto 2 – 1 Sporting Lisbon Estadio do Dragao After missing out on seeing Barcelona play during my last trip, it felt great to finally watch a match. Especially between two of the traditional ‘big three’ teams in Portugal. Benfica, Porto and Sporting Lisbon have shared all but two of the entire Primeira Liga titles contested. Before the match, Benfica were just a point above … Continue reading FC PORTO | World Class Bridges, Storms and Keepers