DiscoverBenfica Podcast - Talking to the Doll
Benfica Podcast - Talking to the Doll

Benfica Podcast - Talking to the Doll

Author: Alfredo Fumacas

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An English Podcast about Sport Lisboa e Benfica. News, Game recaps, game previews and opinion.
111 Episodes
On this week's episode..... 6 games, 6 wins a start that we would have to go back to the 82/83 season to match. We look back at the Boavista game, coincidentally the same round fixture that derailed our perfect start last season and that started the downward spiral. We try to explain the extraordinary general assembly, look ahead to Guimaraes, and answer your questions from the chat.
On this week's podcast... After international break Benfica was back in action, we break down the win in Ponta Delgada, and the stalemate in Kiev in matchday 1 for the UCL. Lastly, we look ahead to Boavista.
On this week's podcast... August is behind us and with it a UCL spot, sole first place in the Liga Bwin, and the close of the transfer window. We recap another nerve wracking game against Tondela, in which an unlikely hero emerged, discuss the UCL draw, that paired us against Bayern, Barcelona, and Dynamo Kiev, and discuss the closing of the transfer window.
On this week's podcast....Always good to come and talk Benfica after an important moment. We discuss Benfica's PSV fixture, the first leg, and the suffered second leg, we also recap the Gil Vicente game, discuss ins and outs, and look ahead to Tondela this coming weekend
On this week's episode... After taking a week off last week off, we got a lot to cover. We start off with recapping  the Moreirense, SPartak, and Arouca games. We then turn our attention to the UCL qualifier against PSV, and look ahead to Benfica's match against Gil Vicente
On this week's podcast... Benfica officially opens up their season with a pre-qualifier match against Spartak Moskow. We recap Benfica's win in Russia, discuss Rui Costas' first public interview after stepping up to president, look ahead to Liga Bwin debut this weekend against Moreirense, and discuss Benfica's latest signing Roman Yaremchuck
Episode 413 - Final tune up

Episode 413 - Final tune up


On this week's podcast.. Benfica played their last two pre-season games against Lille and Marseille, we look back at Benfica's pre-season as a whole, discuss possible signings, look at the rumors, and the Meite signing.
Episode 412 - First Look

Episode 412 - First Look


On this week's podcast... Benfica played their first two televised pre-season games, and we have some initial thoughts to share. We also found out who our opponent will be in the UCL prelim, Spartak Moskow led by Rui Vitoria, cue the JJ vs RV narrative.  Lastly we look at the Liga Bwin season schedule and the jam packed month of August for Benfica
On our first podcast of the 21/22 season... We open up the podcast discussing the offseason, pre-season camp, ins and outs, and wrap it up by discussing this whole LFV bomb that has rocked Benfica world
Episode 410 - It's Over.

Episode 410 - It's Over.


On the last podcast of the season....We briefly recap the Portuguese Cup final, give out our season awards, and finish off with the traditional sell, keep, loan segment. Thanks for your listenership, and your support throughout an extremely frustrating and sad season.  Have a good summer, see you in July.
On this week's podcast... We recap the derby where Benfica ended Sporting's unbeaten season, recap the final regular season game against Guimaraes, and look ahead to the season curtain call against Braga in the Portuguese Cup Final. 
Episode 408 - 3 to go

Episode 408 - 3 to go


On this week's podcast.. We start off by looking back at the porto game, but quickly tangent into roller hockey. We then discuss the game against Nacional, and the derby against newly crowned champion Sporting.
On this week's podcast... We recap the Tondela game, and the afternoon game time take us to the  afternoon games during our younger days following Benfica. We reminisce about what it was like to follow Benfica across the ocean pre-internet days. Lastly we look ahead to the Classico, which could be a test of who wants to continue to be a part of this team.
On this week's podcast... We look back at the wins against Portimonense and Santa Clara, reminisce about Joao Vieira Pinto, and look ahead to Tondela. thanks for listening.
On this week's podcast...We couldn't start without addressing the big topic in world football, the Super League, Cristiano offers his perspective. We then look at the Gil Vicente game where it was the same old Benfica, and if the hope was that perhaps we could still get second place, the reality is we have Braga on our ankles instead. We look ahead to the always memorable trip to Portimao where in the past years have provided to be the beginning of the end for former coaches.
In this week's podcast.... We look back at Benfica's win over P. Ferreira, and look ahead to the Gil Vicente game.
On this week's episode.... After a prolonged absence due to international break we are back to recap all of the latest Benfica action. We take a brief look at the game against Braga where Benfica passed Braga to take over 3rd place. Discuss Vlachodimos' wish to leave Benfica, recap the Maritimo game where Benfica got their first penalty kick call of the season. Lastly, we look ahead to Pacos de Ferreira.
On this week's episode... AJ Duarte aka Negative Jorge joins us to recap the Boavista game, where Benfica had a relatively easy time against a 10 men Boavista, and for once provided for a relaxing watch, and we looked ahead to a crucial game against Braga at The Quarry where Benfica will have a change to move up to 3rd place with a win.
On this week's podcast... We start by looking back at the second leg of the Portuguese Cup semi-final where JJ opted to rotate the squad, a convincing win against a good Estoril that despite being in Portugal's second tear, showed themselves at a good level through both legs. Next we look at the game against B-Sad, a first half to forget, a second half to remember, as the team showed signs of growth at both a playing and a confidence levels. Lastly we look ahead to Boavista at Luz when Benfica hopes to get revenge for the first round 3-0 loss a game that was the beginning of the season's derailment.
On this week's podcast...We look back at the Arsenal and Rio Ave games, and look ahead to the second leg of the Portuguese Cup semifinal against Estoril, and the match up against B-Sad for the Liga Nos
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