1. How Renato Sanches Gave Portugal a Glimpse of the Present and Future vs. Poland

    Portugal seem to believe that playing the long game is the best route to Euro 2016 success. Now into the semi-finals in France, Fernando Santos’ team have yet to win a match in 90 minutes at the tournament...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 hour ago 303 reads 2 comments

  2. Why Poland Clash Can Finally See Portugal's William Carvalho Hit the Big Time

    There are some players who are just drawn to the transfer rumour mill, seemingly locked in a loving embrace with it as they go around and around without ever actually making the moves that many have said are inevitable...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 2 days ago 10,271 reads 23 comments

  3. Jose Fonte Talks Cristiano Ronaldo and More Ahead of Poland vs. Portugal

    Jose Fonte has insisted Portugal can go on to win Euro 2016, led by Cristiano Ronaldo , the player he met aged 13 " doing push-ups in the shower...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 2 days ago 7,173 reads 20 comments

  4. Cristiano Ronaldo Has a Golden Chance to End Portugal Trophy Drought

    The concept of a one-man team has been a dominant theme of Euro 2016. Gareth Bale and Wales. Marek Hamsik and Slovakia. Not forgetting, of course, the old faithful, the original: Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal...

    Andy Brassell Written by Andy Brassell about 3 days ago 9,965 reads 52 comments

  5. Why Jose Fonte's Long Road to the Top Can Be Euro 2016 Inspiration for Portugal

    It has been a Euro 2016 tournament in which the underdog stories have been the ones to savour, and Portugal were able to tap into one of their own during the long old slog that it took to beat Croatia in Lens on Saturday night...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 3 days ago 1,085 reads 2 comments

  6. Ronaldo Becomes 1st to Score in 4 Different European Championships

    Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo became the first-ever footballer to record a goal in four different UEFA European Championships when he found the back of the net during Wednesday's 3-3 draw with Hungary, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 4 days ago 2,166 reads 16 comments

  7. Portugal Remain Unconvincing, but Croatia Win Can Be Their Tipping Point

    Nothing worth winning is won easily, and as Portugal suddenly find themselves in the last eight of Euro 2016 on Sunday morning, that theme will be running through the team’s training camp...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 5 days ago 8,309 reads 50 comments

  8. Why Underdog Status Will Help Portugal in Euro 2016 Clash with Croatia

    Eight have exited. Sixteen remain, but Portugal’s continued presence at Euro 2016 hasn’t got much to do with any intelligence they’ve displayed so far. It’s almost like they don’t know what they’re doing...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 7 days ago 5,553 reads 41 comments

  9. Portugal vs. Croatia Betting Odds Preview, Euro 2016 Round-of-16 Prediction

    Riding high after handing defending champions Spain their first defeat at the European Championship since 2004, Croatia will be looking to extend their current unbeaten streak to 11 ...

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  10. Why Hungary Proved Portugal Boss Fernando Santos Needs to Make Defensive Changes

    Portugal survived, and Cristiano Ronaldo was the man who saved them—no change there, then—but after escaping from what was supposed to be a fairly simple Group F, the questions for manager Fernando Santos are multiplying...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 8 days ago 3,569 reads 22 comments

  11. Cristiano Ronaldo Breaks Euro Goal Drought with Stunning Backheel Flick

    Going into Portugal's final Euro 2016 group-stage match, Cristiano Ronaldo 's tournament was a story of missed penalties, wayward free-kicks, failed chances and bitter comments aimed at the smallest competing nation...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 9 days ago 153,694 reads 96 comments

  12. Cristiano Ronaldo Grabs Microphone from Reporter, Throws It into a Lake

    Cristiano Ronaldo did not take kindly to a question from a reporter ahead of Portugal's crucial Euro 2016 clash against Hungary...

    Mark Bollons Written by Mark Bollons about 9 days ago 20,665 reads 14 comments

  13. Cristiano Ronaldo Should Be Commended for Trying so Hard, Not Mocked for It

    As far as easy targets go Cristiano Ronaldo is about as easy as they come. He might be one of this generation’s finest footballers, boasting three Ballons d’Or, three ...

    Graham Ruthven Written by Graham Ruthven about 9 days ago 12,239 reads 126 comments

  14. Why Renato Sanches Should Start Portugal's Must-Win Euro 2016 Match vs. Hungary

    Frustrated and more than a little deflated by events on Saturday night in Paris, Portugal coach Fernando Santos had a message. “The next game is a final and we’re going to win it...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 10 days ago 2,669 reads 4 comments

  15. Cristiano Ronaldo Hasn't Slept After Portugal Penalty Miss, Says Fernando Santos

    Portugal coach Fernando Santos has told reporters star forward Cristiano Ronaldo “ hasn ’t been able to sleep” since missing a vital penalty in the scoreless ...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 10 days ago 11,525 reads 43 comments

  16. Portugal and Fernando Santos Are Still Searching for a Euro 2016 Breakthrough

    As Portugal are finding out, the very nature of this extended European Championship is that it isn’t always about how you start but how you finish...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 11 days ago 1,022 reads 4 comments

  17. Cristiano Ronaldo Has Another Nightmare, but Portugal Teammates Have to Help Him

    Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty against Austria in Paris on Saturday evening, and there were laughs at his misfortune heard all over France and indeed the world...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 12 days ago 13,466 reads 70 comments

  18. Cristiano Ronaldo Holds Off Security to Pose for Photo with Fan

    It was a tough night for Cristiano Ronaldo . The Portugal superstar missed a penalty and later saw a header ruled out for offside as his side stuttered to a 0-0 draw with Austria...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 13 days ago 21,477 reads 4 comments

  19. The Internet Reacts to Cristiano Ronaldo's Horror Show Against Austria

    Cristiano Ronaldo had a rather difficult evening for Portugal against Austria on Saturday, and Twitter loved it...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 13 days ago 21,103 reads 50 comments

  20. Cristiano Ronaldo Reportedly Acted Rudely to Shirt Swap Request vs. Iceland

    Cristiano Ronaldo cut a frustrated figure after Portugal's 1-1 draw with Iceland on Tuesday, not only blasting the team for their celebrations but also reportedly saying "who are you?" to Aron Gunnarsson when he asked to swap shirts with him...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 14 days ago 19,136 reads 15 comments

  21. Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal Fail to Impress on Their Opening Euro 2016 Night

    As opening nights go, Portugal’s performance in the 1-1 draw with Iceland in their first Euro 2016 match isn ’t one that has got the critics raving. In fact, they’ ve seen it all before...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 16 days ago 1,358 reads 10 comments

  22. Rebooted Portugal Prepare to Make a Fashionably Late Entrance to Euro 2016

    By the time Portugal begin their assault on Euro 2016 in Saint-Etienne on Tuesday evening, we’ll have seen what 22 of the 24 teams in France have to offer...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 18 days ago 7,470 reads 19 comments

  23. Why Portugal's Manchester United Target Andre Gomes Is Set for a Big Euro 2016

    There’s a bit in that new Nike advert featuring Cristiano Ronaldo, a gifted young footballer and the plot of Freaky Friday in which Andre Gomes scores a goal for Portugal...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 19 days ago 15,948 reads 17 comments

  24. Remembering Portugal's 3 European Championship Heartbreaks This Century

    In England, the buildup to Euro 2016 has largely centred on nostalgic throwbacks to the last time they were in France’s position—hosting the tournament and with a nation willing them on...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 21 days ago 4,588 reads 11 comments

  25. Why Nani's Place in Portugal's Starting XI Is Under Threat Ahead of Euro 2016

    We spoke about Ricardo Quaresma on these pages just a few days ago. The Portugal winger’s career has long been fodder for such discussions, of course...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 22 days ago 4,413 reads 12 comments