Top of the league, top of the Champions League group, a Club World Cup win and a chance of winning both domestic Cups, things were sharping up well for my final few months in charge of Benfica, we just had to keep the momentum going if I was to taste domestic and European success once … More The Benfica Dynasty – The Finale
It’s been a while since my last update on this save. The Champions League victory over Juventus was utterly outstanding and it’s taken a while for it to sink in. We’re Champions of Europe after only 4 seasons! With that being said, let’s get back into the swing of things! So it may come as … More The Benfica Dynasty: Season 5 (Aug/Dec)
First of all, apologies to those who were left on the edge of their seats after the Season Four round-off, I know I left the Champions League Final out without even a hint of mention, but I figured the biggest game in club Football deserved its own post. All of the hard work and determination … More The Benfica Dynasty: Champions League Final 2019.
The last time I left you was at the end of January. At that time we were sitting at the summit of the table but only a mere 5 points ahead of Porto and struggling to find the back of the net very often. During the January market we negotiated the signings of former Atléti … More The Benfica Dynasty: Rounding off Season Four
The previous window was a particularly big one for our squad. A few of our most talented players had moved on and the first-team was beginning to move into a phase of transition, but I remained confident. I was confident in the players, the club and in my ability as a Manager. This would be … More The Benfica Dynasty: Season Four [Aug/Jan]
Russia, 2018: While this update will primarily focus on my club career with Benfica, I thought I’d post a little bit of information regarding the 2018 World Cup, located in Russia. Belgium ran out overall winners under the leadership of former Swansea, Wigan and Everton Manager Robert Martinez. A fantastic achievement for the young nation … More The Benfica Dynasty: Pre-Season 2018/19
Last time I left you we were sitting comfortably at the top of the table with just over half of the domestic season to go. While repeating last years feat would be a tough one, that was still the main objective in my mind. The signing of Renato Sanches gives us a whole new option … More The Benfica Dynasty: Season Three; Regression.