Jorge Jesus

Mario Balotelli would 'avenge himself' in Brazil, says Flamengo boss

Flamengo last week made public their desire to sign the enigmatic 28-year-old, who is a free agent after parting ways with Marseille in June, reports Xinhua news agency.

Aug 10, 2019, 17:31 PM IST

Benfica to start new coach search next week after Rui Vitoria leaves

Vitoria`s departure on Thursday came one day after a shock 2-0 defeat to Portimonense which saw Benfica drop to fourth in the league, seven points behind leaders and arch-rivals Porto.

Jan 04, 2019, 20:44 PM IST

Sporting defeats Benfica 3-0 for first win in 9 years

Sporting CP defeated SL Benfica 3-0 in the Portuguese league in what was their first win in nine years against Benfica in Estadio de Luz (Benfica Stadium) here.

Oct 26, 2015, 12:25 PM IST

Benfica seeks compensation of $15.9 m from former coach

Portuguese football side Benfica has started legal proceedings against its former coach Jorge Jesus demanding a compensation of 14 million euros ($15.9 million) over accusations of a unilateral termination of his contract.

Oct 16, 2015, 13:47 PM IST

Benfica demand ex-coach Jorge Jesus pay EUR7.5m

Portuguese giants Benfica are demanding EUR7.5 million ($8.3m) compensation from former coach Jorge Jesus who joined bitter rivals Sporting Lisbon last June, a club official told Portguese daily Expresso on Monday.

Aug 18, 2015, 09:10 AM IST

Jose Mourinho's remarks on Portuguese clubs' spending stir controversy

 Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has landed in a controversy with his remarks criticizing the high salaries and transfer money paid by Portuguese football clubs FC Porto and Sporting Lisbon.

Jul 21, 2015, 16:54 PM IST

Benfica sign Morocco midfielder Mehdi Carcela

Moroccan international midfielder Mehdi Carcela has joined Portuguese champions Benfica from Belgian club Standard Liege on a four-year deal.

Jun 13, 2015, 21:50 PM IST

Benfica title celebrations marred by violence

 Benfica`s celebrations at winning their 34th Portuguese title on Sunday were marred by post match clashes between police and fans, resulting in several injuries, police said on Monday.

May 18, 2015, 20:01 PM IST

Benfica retain Portuguese title

Benfica won the Portuguese title for the 34th time on Sunday after a 0-0 draw away to Vitoria Guimaraes combined with a 1-1 draw for nearest challengers Porto at Belenenses.

May 18, 2015, 09:28 AM IST

Coaches clash after Porto draw edges Benfica towards title

Benfica edged closer to successfully retaining their Portuguese league title on Sunday after a cagey goalless draw in the top of the table clash with arch rivals Porto ended in an angry exchange between the coaches.

Apr 27, 2015, 09:05 AM IST

Treble winners Benfica pay price of success

Benfica`s reward for winning a domestic treble last season has to been to see the core of their team dismantled and sold off to clubs around Europe and they face a daunting rebuilding process.

Aug 14, 2014, 21:07 PM IST

Coach Jesus staying at Benfica

Jorge Jesus will stay as manager of Portuguese champions Benfica next season despite being linked to several top European jobs, club chairman Luis Felipe Vieira said.

May 28, 2014, 15:29 PM IST

Benfica hungry for more success

Benfica coach Jorge Jesus claims the Portuguese champions` appetite for success this season has yet to be sated as they begin the countdown to the Europa League final against Sevilla midweek.

May 13, 2014, 12:32 PM IST

Benfica need to score against Juventus, says coach Jesus

Benfica head coach Jorge Jesus said Wednesday that his side need to score an away goal against Juventus to secure a spot in the Europa League final.

May 01, 2014, 14:51 PM IST

Buoyant Benfica set for Juve showdown

Having shaken off the hangover from their title celebrations on Sunday, Portuguese champions Benfica host Juventus in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final on Thursday.

Apr 23, 2014, 09:32 AM IST