Portugal Tier 4

Campeonato de Portugal - Serie E

League Guide & Facts


  • The 4th tier of Portuguese football

  • 61 teams

  • 6 groups

  • 5 groups of 10 teams (18 games)

  • 1 group of 11 teams (Group A - 20 Games)

Promotion Stage

  • The top 2 clubs in each group will compete in two mini leagues of 6 and the top 2 teams of those mini leagues will gain promotion to the Segunda Liga (4 clubs)

  • Winners of each group will play in a one off final

Relegation Stage

  • All teams not involved in the promotion stage continue in their groups (8 games)

  • Bottom 3 from each group is then relegated (18 teams)

Other

  • The match squad must have at least 13 players trained by a club in Portugal.

  • Under-19 players are automatically eligible to play in all matches.


Location of Clubs


Suggested* Additional Nations To Load

Iberian Adventure & Beyond

*As always this is only a suggestion, the leagues listed are in order of importance, feel free to run as many or as little leagues as you think your system can handle. The setup above gives a nice regional feel.

It is advisable however to run as many top tier leagues of major nations as you can to keep the continental club competitions competitive


Media Prediction, Board Expectations and Title Odds

*Your odds and board expectations may vary slightly from save to save


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Club Culture


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Facilities

Facilities Explained

Training Facilities

The better the training facilities the more chance (already visible) players will develop.

Here are the facilities ranking from worst to best -

  • Poor

  • Basic

  • Below Average

  • Adequate

  • Average

  • Good

  • Great

  • Excellent

  • Superb

  • State of the Art


Youth Facilities

The training facilities available for Juniors (only).

Does NOT apply to visible players already at the club. All visible players currently at the club use Training Facilities regardless of age.

In theory the better these facilities the greater your players will be developed on the day of intake. But there are a lot of factors at play.

Here are the facilities ranking from worst to best -

  • Poor

  • Basic

  • Below Average

  • Adequate

  • Average

  • Good

  • Great

  • Excellent

  • Superb

  • State of the Art


Junior Coaching

The quality and quantity of unseen youth coaches that affects the quality of players in your youth intake

Junior coaching is ranked as follows from worst to best -

  • Basic

  • Fairly Basic

  • Average

  • Adequate

  • Good

  • Excellent

  • Exceptional


Youth Recruitment

This determines how large a pool of players your team can recruit from. It is the size of your recruitment network. It increases your chances of getting the best young players from your area, nation and beyond.

Some clubs of course will have no youth recruitment at all, which means no youth intakes.

Recruitment is ranked as follows from worst to best -

  • Limited

  • Basic

  • Fairly Basic

  • Average

  • Adequate

  • Good

  • Excellent

  • Exceptional



Belenenses


Coruchense


Loures



O Elvas


Operário Lagoa


Pêro Pinheiro



Rabo de Peixe


Sacavenense


Sintrense



Sp. Ideal