Academia de Talentos

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Academia de Talentos
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Type Online newspaper
Owner(s) André Figueiredo
Editor Sofia Vieira
Founded 2007
Language Portuguese
Headquarters Lisbon
Official website www.academia-de-talentos.com

Academia de Talentos is a Portuguese online newspaper, dedicated to youth-level football.

Foundation[edit]

In the last few years, some Portuguese players have been in the headlines of newspapers all over the world. Luís Figo and more recently, Cristiano Ronaldo, are two of these. Youth football is growing, and people want to follow it and stay informed about what's new. These are the reasons why "Academia de Talentos" was founded.

At this newspaper, readers can find match reports, interviews with coaches and players, transfers, and many other kinds of articles.

Competitions[edit]

"Academia de Talentos" is focused in the coverage of S.L. Benfica, F.C. Porto and Sporting matches. This clubs have teams both at national championships (www.fpf.pt)and regional tournmaents (Associação de Futebol de Lisboa e Associação de Futebol do Porto)

National[edit]

There are three national championships:

Other tournaments[edit]

"Academia de Talentos" has also followed some of the main Portuguese friendly tournaments at youth-level like Nike Premier Cup, Torneio Ponte de Frielas[4] in Loures and the Taça Cidade dos Campeões[5] at Vila Real de Santo António.

Player articles[edit]

Some of the players that have had their careers chronicled at the paper:

Interviews[edit]

Every week, "Academia de Talentos" produces an interview with one famous figure at the football industry. Here are some of main interviews:

Quotations[edit]

Since its foundation, since it is a reference in the field of youth football,"Academia de Talentos" has been quoted in many Portuguese websites and forums[6] [7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14] and a special reference by Record (One of the top Portuguese sport's newspaper), sub-director Bernardo Ribeiro.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Portuguese Under-19 Championship
  2. ^ Portuguese Under-17 Championship
  3. ^ Portuguese Under-15 Championship
  4. ^ Torneio Ponte de Frielas. Record.pt. Retrieved on 8 January 2012.
  5. ^ Taça Cidade dos Campeões. Record.pt. Retrieved on 8 January 2012.
  6. ^ Oculo Verde[dead link]
  7. ^ Futebol Distrital de Leiria: Academia de Talentos – Hugo Romana "Costa" (Sport Clube Leiria e Marrazes). Futeboldistritaldeleiria.blogspot.com (2008-11-29). Retrieved on 8 January 2012.
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  9. ^ Pedro Miranda interview at Odivelas website
  10. ^ C.D. Aves: Academia De Talentos "Vigiou" Iniciados. Desportivodasaves.blogspot.com (2009-08-19). Retrieved on 8 January 2012.
  11. ^ Futebol Total :: View topic – [Academia de Talentos] Análise de jovens jogadores. Futeboltotal.17.forumer.com. Retrieved on 8 January 2012.
  12. ^ mal por mal. Malpormal.blogs.sapo.pt. Retrieved on 8 January 2012.
  13. ^ As minhas fotos...: O que disse a Academia de Talentos. Photosrc.blogspot.com (2004-02-26). Retrieved on 8 January 2012.
  14. ^ Futebol Formação: Juniores [2008–2009]. SerBenfiquista.com. Retrieved on 8 January 2012.
  15. ^ Agradecimento a Bernardo Ribeiro. Academia-de-talentos.com. Retrieved on 8 January 2012.

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