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Sporting CP Vs Fc Porto

Sporting CP 2-1 Fc Porto: ‘Os Leõs’ come from behind to win first Clássico of the season- 5 things we learnt

1- Jorge Jesus 1- 0 Nuno Espirito Santo Jorge Jesus showed yesterday why he is not just one of the best coaches in Portugal but in fact one of the best coaches in Europe. The way in which Sporting attained their advantage may have been controversial (see 2) but their game plan after conceding early on was executed perfectly. After …

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What we learned about Portugal’s Euro 2016 victory

On Sunday night Portugal where crowned Euro 2016 champions at the Stade De France beating the host nation France thanks to a goal in extra time from Eder. Even the most optimistic of Portuguese supporter wouldn’t have thought that there team where to be crowned champions on July 10th but thats just what happened . An opening day draw in …

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Ronaldo Wont Return to England, Claims Friend

Premier League clubs in the hunt for Christiano Ronaldo might as well forget about securing his signature, according Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Jose Semedo. Talking to Alan Brazil and Ray Parlour on the TalkSport Sports Breakfast show, the Portuguese, who is a pal of Ronaldo, said: “He really loves Real Madrid and I think he will retire (there). He loves English football …

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5 Biggest Shocks of Euro 2016!

Join us as we count down our 5 Biggest Shocks of Euro 2016, hours before the Final Kicks Off between France and Portugal.   5. Harry Kane Many thought that Harry Kane would be a key figure in England’s Euro 2016 Campaign. Many were right to believe that, after the Spurs Forward scored 25 League goals last season as Spurs …

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The Last Four

The Final Four

48 matches, 103 goals, 142 yellow cards, three red cards, ten cities later and we’re down to the last four of Euro 2016: Let’s take a look at each team’s journey so far….   Wales: To say at the start of Euro 2016 that Wales would be in the semi-finals of their debut European Championship and 90 minutes away from …

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21 under 21 at Euro 2016

Olexandr Zinchenko – Ukraine (19) Zinchenko is a product of the Shaktar Donetsk Youth Sportive School system, but was let go by Shaktar in 2014 to join FC Ufa of the Russian Premier League. He made his international debut against Spain in a Euro 2016 qualifier and scored his first goal against Ukraine breaking a record previously held by Andriy …

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Fernando Santos: Ronaldo is More Important to Portugal than Real Madrid

Portugal coach Fernando Santos is relying on Cristiano Ronaldo to use another impressive season as a starting point for a strong Euro 2016 campaign. Only eight days after Real Madrid lifted the Champions League trophy thanks to Ronaldo scoring the winning penalty against Atletico, he joined his national team in training on Sunday. His presence is a boost for Portugal …

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World Cup Preview: Group G

Our penultimate group preview here at footyblog takes us finally to the Group of Death, featuring 4 sides each very capable of advancing in the forms of Germany, Ghana, Portugal, and the United States. Group Overview Group G is considered the “Group of Death” of the 2014 World Cup, comprised of 4 sides who all made it to the knockout …

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Benfica boss Jorge Jesus is the longest serving manager in the Primeira Liga after joining the club in 2009

Scout Report: Portugal

Background The Portuguese first division, the Primeira Liga, has been in establishment since 1934, and is currently in its 80th season. Before 1938, the Portuguese league was not considered the most important competition for club sides; it was in fact the Portuguese knock out cup that was more important, with the winner being crowned Portuguese Champions. The Portuguese top division …

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Watch Spain vs Portugal Online Free

Spain face Portugal in the first of the Semi-Finals of the Euro 2012 competition in what is sure to be an epic battle between two nations with a very fierce rivalry. Spain have been the dominant force in European and World football of recent years, something which Portugal will not have been impressed by, and so the Portuguese now have …

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