Paulo Bento

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Experiencing a disappointing World Cup 2014 campaign, Portugal are keen on redeeming it on their upcoming Euro 2016 qualifier which will start with a match against Albania this weekend. On paper, it shouldn't be a difficult match for European Selecao as they're playing in front of their home crowd, but there's still a catch for…
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Portugal's World Cup hope is under serious threat as they only managed to collect one point from two games, this situation is not something that many fans were expecting putting a stern pressure on current European Selecao head coach, Paulo Bento. Although there's a potential on seeing his side crashing out early from World Cup…
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Suffering a heavy defeat on their World Cup 2014 opening fixture against Germany, Portugal is under a lot of pressure to keep their journey in the tournament alive and things don't get any better with speculation regarding Cristiano Ronaldo's unfit condition. Ronaldo who has just recovered from his injury ahead of their first game, reportedly…
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Cristiano Ronaldo finally made his return from injury this midweek as he helped Portugal to defeat Ireland 5-1 in a friendly fixture ahead of the European Selecao's World Cup campaign. Although the Real Madrid man failed to score any goals in that tie, but his contribution was pretty good as head coach, Paulo Bento was  very happy…
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Portugal fans apparently still need to hold their breath again regarding the status of their star player, Cristiano Ronaldo, as the national team's head coach, Paulo Bento still coy about Ronaldo's condition. Speaking in a recent press conference, Bento stated that Ronaldo will be tested first in his third training session with Portugal, before anything can finally…
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Closing in to the opening of 2014 World Cup, many teams are working to get their top players fit before their first round of matches, but the same thing can't be said with Portugal as they still can't confirm when Cristiano Ronaldo will return. This worrying statement was revealed by European Selecao's head coach, Paulo…
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Football is always being acknowledge as  a team sport, but at times there's always certain individual that one team can rely on to provide that bit of spark on the pitch. That's sentiment is basically what Portugal head coach, Paulo Bento was referring with his national side's star player, Cristiano Ronaldo. Speaking in a recent…
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Disappointing news arrived for FC Porto winger, Ricardo Quaresma as his dream to play in upcoming World Cup 2014 seemingly shattered as Portugal national team head coach, Paulo Bento has decided to left out the former Barcelona player from the 23-men squad. Already reaching his 30s, this 2014 could very well be Quaresma's last chance…
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Portugal bagged an important 4-2 victory over Norther Ireland on Friday and Cristiano Ronaldo was the main act on that match with his important hat-trick that turned things around for the European Samba. Ronaldo's excellence earned him praises from many people, including his national team head coach, Paulo Bento. Bento stated to the press that…
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Portugal will travel to face Israel in their upcoming World Cup 2014 Qualifying match on Friday and both teams are looking pretty confident ahead of that clash. The Selecao Das Quinas' head coach Paulo Bento believes that his team can pick up all three points against their opponent, stating that his side along with Russia…