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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

Transfer Rumors 2014 – Manchester United, Chelsea & Arsenal Trying to Sign William Carvalho

Posted on 20 Jul, 2014, by in Soccer

This summer might be the conclusion of the William Carvalho transfer saga, as the young Portuguese midfield from Sporting CP is being chased by Manchester United, Chelsea and now even Arsenal, hoping to finally sign the young and talented international for less than an outrageous price. More

Arsenal FC Transfer Rumors – Trying to Sign William Carvalho

Posted on 7 Jan, 2014, by in Soccer

There seems to be a lot of interest coming from Arsenal and directed at the Primeira Liga of Portugal this season, with their latest transfer target being William Carvalho of Sporting CP, who is enjoying his breakout season with the club he grew up at. More

Liverpool FC Transfer Rumors – Victor Moses, Mamadou Sakho & Tiago Ilori Signed at the Last Minute

Posted on 1 Sep, 2013, by in Soccer

There hasn’t been anything official about any of these last-minute deals Liverpool have been linked with, but maybe they’re just waiting for the Northwest Derby to be over with, and then let the world know that Mamadou Sakho of PSG, Victor Moses from Chelsea (on loan) and maybe even Tiago Ilori from Sporting have signed with the team. More

Chelsea FC Transfer Rumors – Interested in Signing Eric Dier

Posted on 22 Aug, 2013, by in Soccer

While Chelsea are still involved or interested in big-name signings by the end of this transfer window, they’re also trying to go after younger players who’ll take some time to develop, showing a lot of interest in Eric Dier, the English defender who quite unusually has spent his entire career (youth career, that is) with Sporting in Portugal. More

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Chelsea & Liverpool Trying to Sign Tiago Ilori

Posted on 8 Jul, 2013, by in Soccer

It’s hard to believe cash-strapped Sporting CP will be able to hang on to Tiago Ilori for much longer, with all the interest coming from the Premier League. It began with Liverpool, but now Chelsea have also joined the chase. More

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Chelsea Trying to Sign Bruma

Posted on 30 Jun, 2013, by in Soccer

The latest sensation coming to life in the U-20 World Cup, Bruma (Armindo Tué Na Bangna) of Sporting CP & Portugal, is already being mentioned as the next Cristiano Ronaldo, and which means it’s not surprising to see a club like Chelsea join the hunt to try and sign him. More

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Liverpool Trying to Sign Diego Capel

Posted on 17 Jun, 2013, by in Soccer

Sporting CP have been targeted by Liverpool about a number of players, including Spanish winger Diego Capel. More

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Liverpool Closer to Signing Tiago Ilori

Posted on 16 Jun, 2013, by in Soccer

Liverpool are one step closer to finally securing the signing of highly rated centre back, Tiago Ilori, and now only need to finally agree on a transfer fee with his club, Sporting CP. More