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Footballization of a Society - The Importance of a Game

Posted by Marianne Hoesen on Friday, October 14, 2011, In : sport and entertainment 
                                       

Football is omnipresent in Portugal, you might even speak of "footballization" of the Portuguese society. This also goes for São Marcos da Serra. Here the football-a-holics are divided between the clubs of Benfica and Sporting (or should I say Sporting and Benfica?). Anyway, the third important national club, Porto, is out of the picture here.

A little bit of history 
Football was brought to Portugal in the late 19th century by Portuguese students who ret...
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Sueca - the famous Portuguese card game

Posted by Marianne on Thursday, June 16, 2011, In : sport and entertainment 


In many places you can see posters advertising a Sueca tournament, where prices may be a lamb, suckling pig, a rooster or a bifana,  Sueca (also Portuguese for a Swedish woman) is a point-trick game with trumps and is probably the most widely played card game: it is played in most parks and coffee places where there are at least four people.

If you want to know how the game is played and maybe enter a tournament yourself, here are the rules:                   Sueca is a game for four players p...

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BTT S. Marcos da Serra - 12 June 2011

Posted by Marianne on Sunday, June 5, 2011, In : sport and entertainment 


 

Conquering the 5 "talefes" - S. Marcos da Serra - June 12, 2011

The Center for biking/Canoeing and the Serrano Football Club, will host on June 12, 2011 a spectacular ride in our parish.

Location: S. Marcos da Serra
Secretariat: Soccer Field Serrano FC / Bombeiros
Concentration: Soccer Field Serrano FC / Bombeiros
Time: 9.00

Sign up limit: 150
Deadline for entries: up to 150 confirmed by June 8 (because of the listings for insurance)

Contacts:
Jorge Rita: 917822093
Luis Cabrita: 962564778
Carlos Pachec...

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