June 23, 2017 – F.C. Porto Statement

On June 23th, FC Porto through its official website wrote the following statement: FC Porto informs that through its Director of Information and Communication, it has answered the request of the National Anti-Corruption Unit of the Judicial Police (PJ) and provided all the documentation available on original records of the e-mails to and from SL Benfica. Source:…

June 22, 2017 – Carlos Deus Pereira Statement

Mr. Carlos Deus Pereira came to defend himself in a statement sent to Lusa. He lamented the use of “creative and malicious” resources, detaching himself from the “content of alleged communications,” adding that he will talk again “in the proper places and when he thinks it is right. ” After Jesus [previous-coach] in Benfica, Deus…

June 17 2017 – Expresso reveal new e-mails

On June 17, 2017, the newspaper “Expresso” revealed a few more mails from the octopus [Benfica]. This e-mail exchange happened just after the Porto-Benfica derby on May 10, 2017. The referee of the match was Rui Costa and, according to Nuno Cabral, who sent an email to Paulo Gonçalves that same night, he had made…

June 14 2017 – Mário Figueiredo Statement

The day after the revelations given by Francisco J. Marques on the TV show “Universo Porto da Bancada”, Mario Figueiredo ex-President of the League came to deny in a statement that he was favouring Benfica. According to him “The accusations made by the League against Benfica and its president during my mandate prove the independence…

June 13 2017 – TV Show Universo Porto da Bancada

New denunciations were made on the TV Show Universo Porto da Bancada. The emails were exchanged between Adão Mendes and Paulo Gonçalves, Nuno Cabral and Paulo Gonçalves. October 9, 2014 From Adão Mendes For Paulo Gonçalves Our friend Manuel Mota appealed the negative score in the Marítimo vs Vit.Guimarães when he scored a penalty in…

June 7 2017 – Benfica Statement

The day after the first denunciations made by Francisco J. Marques Benfica used the official website to deny the allegations. Here is the statement: “Sport Lisboa e Benfica condemns and denounces the false and absurd insinuations of the FCP director of communication and proceeds to the corresponding criminal defamation process, as well as to other…

6 June 2017 – First allegations by Francisco J. Marques

The first allegations occurred on June 6, 2017, by Francisco J. Marques, communication director of F.C. Porto, on the TV show Universo Porto da Bancada. The first e-mails revealed were exchanged between Adão Mendes and Pedro Guerra. Pedro Guerra was the content director of BenficaTV December 22, 2013 From: Adão Mendes To: Pedro Guerra We…