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Sporting CP fans (and Jorge Jesus) Create Special Atmosphere Before Beatdown of Arouca

Posted on 19 Mar, 2016, by in Soccer

It’s a special season for Sporting CP, battling for the Primeira Liga title which they haven’t won since 2002. Their fans know it’s special, and provided a unique kind of atmosphere before the 5-1 win over Arouc More


Nani With the Goal of the Season in Portugal; Maybe the Best of His Career

Posted on 23 Feb, 2015, by in Soccer

Lets face it – if Nani had lived up to his potential and early expectations, he wouldn’t be playing for Sporting CP in 2015. His brilliant goal against Gil Vicente, the best we’ve seen this season in the Portuguese Primeira Liga, is a brilliant reminder of how good he can be. The problem is it doesn’t happen all that often. More

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Benfica Using Drones to Give Fans Football Jerseys

Posted on 8 Apr, 2014, by in Soccer

The fact that Benfica beat Rio Ave 4-0, bringing them closer to winning the Primeira Liga title for the first time in four years wasn’t the biggest news at the Estadio Da Luz, but actually the team using drones to hand out football shirts to the fans in the stadium. More


The O Classico Changes (Benfica vs Porto)

Posted on 13 Jan, 2014, by in Soccer

For the first time since winning their previous championship title, Benfica have managed to beat Porto, claiming their first O Classico in more than four years with a 2-0 win that seemed to be a lot more meaningful and powerful than the scoreline. More

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Sporting CP – On the Brink of Economic Disaster

Posted on 8 Nov, 2012, by in Featured

Fact: Sporting Clube de Portugal, or Sporting Lisbon to the English speaking fans, are in big trouble. Their debt stands at about €375 million, they are 13th in Portugal after 8 league matches, winning only one of them and have failed to win in any of their Europa League group stage matches in 2012-2013. More

Benfica vs Porto – The Game That Sent The Title North?

Posted on 3 Mar, 2012, by in Soccer

Hulk opened the scoring, Oscar Cardozo’s brace gave Benfica the lead in the second half, but a red card and Porto’s superior side eventually got the two goals that might bring them the title for a sixth time in seven seasons, winning the O Classico 3-2 in dramatic fashion, taking sole lead of the Primeira Liga in Portugal. More