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Tuesday, 27 May 2014 14:02

Sérgio Conceiçao appointed new Braga boss

sergio-conceicao-braga-20140527.jpgReview of Braga’s 2013/14 season

Braga yesterday announced Sérgio Conceição as their new coach. The former Académica and Olhanense manager has signed a two-year contract at the Quarry.
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Monday, 24 February 2014 09:15

Jesualdo Ferreira and Braga part ways

Poor results spell the end of the road for experienced coach

JesualdoFerreira181105.jpgJesualdo Ferreira is no longer Braga's coach. Speculation had been rife that the veteran coach would be leaving the Quarry from the moment the final whistle blew on Braga's 2-2 draw against Arouca on Saturday evening. Last night came the official confirmation that an amicable agreement to terminate the contracts of the entire coaching team had been reached.
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Friday, 10 January 2014 21:55

Braga 3-0 Guimarães

Tactical notes from the Quarry

Guimaraes badge.jpgBraga badge big.gifThe weekend's first fixture pitted the Minho rivals - Sporting de Braga and Vitória de Guimarães - for a rather entertaining match, as is usually the case. Alas, neither Tom Kundert nor Vasco Mota Pereira got their first prediction right, which does not bode well for the remaining hunches.

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Thursday, 26 September 2013 09:16

Braga to mount title challenge?

JesualdoFerreira181105.jpgThe fact that in 2012/13 Braga finished fourth, won the Taça da Liga (Portuguese League Cup) but still considered it to be a season of failure (costing coach José Peseiro his job) illustrates just how far the northern club have come in the last decade. But can the Arsenalistas take that next step up to genuinely compete to be champions of Portugal?
 
Ahead of Saturday night’s game of the weekend in the Liga ZON Sagres, between second-placed Braga and third-placed Sporting, David Thomas argues that it can be done.
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Friday, 07 June 2013 15:03

'The Professor' takes over at Bragajesualdo_ferreira_braga_lusa.jpg

Jesualdo Ferreira returns to 'The Quarry'

Jesualdo Ferreira was officially unveiled as Sporting Braga's coach this week, in the wake of the Minho club's decision to part with José Peseiro. With a distinguished track-record, and fresh from an effective stint in charge of Sporting, Ferreira appears a good fit for a club who promised much, but largely disappointed last season. PortuGOAL's Stephen Gillett takes a look at the return of 'The Professor' to the team he first managed between 2003-06.
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Saturday, 13 April 2013 22:37

Braga win Taça da Liga

Braga 1-0 FC Porto

mossoro-viana-alan-celebrate.jpgSporting Braga won the 2012/13 Taça da Liga (League Cup) tonight, beating FC Porto 1-0 in the final in Coimbra. A penalty from Alan on the stroke of half time gave the Arsenalistas a deserved triumph, and the club’s first major silverware for almost half a century.
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