Long Ball Futebol - Portuguese football in English 🇵🇹

by Long Ball Futebol

A weekly podcast by two brothers about all things football in Portugal 🇵🇹⚽🇬🇧 Join us each week for Primeira Liga chat, and discussion about Portuguese clubs' exploits in Europe!

Podcast episodes

  • Season 4

  • 23/24 JORNADA 32: Sporting Campeões 💚🏆

    23/24 JORNADA 32: Sporting Campeões 💚🏆

    Thanks for listening to the Long Ball Futebol Podcast! Become a Long Ball Futebol Sócio for just £1 a month → https://www.patreon.com/LongBallFutebol This week Sporting were finally crowned Champions of the Primeira Liga after leading the league for the majority of the season. They won comfortably against Portimonense and saw their cross-town rivals Benfica fall to a surprise defeat at Famalicão to clinch the title. We discuss all that plus the battle for 3rd place between Porto and Braga, and the first team this season to be relegated. You can get in contact with the show on Twitter & Instagram @LongBallFutebol

  • 23/24 JORNADA 31: A new dawn for Porto! Featuring Zach Lowy.

    23/24 JORNADA 31: A new dawn for Porto! Featuring Zach Lowy.

    Thanks for listening to the Long Ball Futebol Podcast! Become a Long Ball Futebol Sócio for just £1 a month → https://www.patreon.com/LongBallFutebol This week we're joined by Zach Lowy from breaking the lines to discuss all the action from Jornada 31 of the Primeira Liga season. Focus is on FC Porto as Andre Villas-Boas wins a landslide election to become the new president of Porto after 43 years under Pinto da Costa. We discuss what impact he will have on Porto both on and off the pitch. Plus does Ruben Amorim have a weakness when it comes to the biggest games? And What does the future hold for Braga and Benfica after dissapointing seasons. You can find Zach Lowy on twitter @ZachLowy and Breaking the lines at @BTLVid and https://breakingthelines.com/ You can get in contact with the show on Twitter & Instagram @LongBallFutebol

  • 23/24 JORNADA 30: Sporting edge closer to the title + Roger Schmidt's future at Benfica?

    23/24 JORNADA 30: Sporting edge closer to the title + Roger Schmidt's future at Benfica?

    Thanks for listening to the Long Ball Futebol Podcast! Become a Long Ball Futebol Sócio for just £1 a month → https://www.patreon.com/LongBallFutebol This week Sporting edge closer to clinching the Primeira Liga title with a big win against an impressive Vitória side. Benfica win comfortably against Farense but does fan unrest spell the end for Roger Schmidt at Benfica? Plus Porto and Braga win in the fight for third place, the ugly side of the game rears it's head in Chaves as fans confront opposition players, and Famalicao continue to impress under their new manager. You can get in contact with the show on Twitter & Instagram @LongBallFutebol

  • 23/24 JORNADA 29: Sporting go 7 points clear + Conceiçã has a meltdown!

    23/24 JORNADA 29: Sporting go 7 points clear + Conceiçã has a meltdown!

    Thanks for listening to the Long Ball Futebol Podcast! Become a Long Ball Futebol Sócio for just £1 a month → https://www.patreon.com/LongBallFutebol This week we discuss Sporting's continued run towards the Primeira Liga title as they go 7 points clear at the top of the table! Benfica switch things up in the league as their focus switches to the Europa League quarter finals, and Sergio Conceição has a huge meltdown as Porto earn just 1 point in their last 3 games. Plus we discuss a massive game at the bottom of the table. You can get in contact with the show on Twitter & Instagram @LongBallFutebol

  • 23/24 JORNADA 28: Sporting beat Benfica to get one hand on the Primeira Liga trophy!

    23/24 JORNADA 28: Sporting beat Benfica to get one hand on the Primeira Liga trophy!

    Thanks for listening to the Long Ball Futebol podcast! Become a Long Ball Futebol Sócio for just £1 a month → https://www.patreon.com/LongBallFutebol This week we discuss all the action from the Lisbon derby as Sporting beat Benfica to get one hand on the Primeira Liga trophy! But is the title already theirs? And where does this result leave not just Sporting but Benfica and their manager Roger Schmidt? In other news Porto fell to a second consecutive shock defeat in the league at the hands of Vitória, but what lead to their defeat? And how far really can Jota Silva go? Plus there's discussion of Braga's woeful 3-0 loss to Arouca, and hearbtreak for both Chaves and Vizela in their fight for survival.