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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

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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

Brilliant Goal by Matias Fernandez

Posted on 3 Mar, 2010, by in Soccer

Matias Fernandez and his sublime goal against Everton in Sporting’s 3-0 win in the Europa League. More

Benfica, Porto, and the Little Braga that Could

Posted on 24 Nov, 2009, by in Soccer

One third of the way into the season, we take a look at the state of things in the Portuguese Premier League, Liga Sagres, with Braga and Benfica leading the table and Porto (champions of the last four seasons) not too far behind. More

Goalkeeper Saves Sporting With 90th Minute Goal

Posted on 5 Aug, 2009, by in Soccer

Sporting Lisbon needed a 90th minute goal by their goalkeeper, Rui Patricio, to level it with Twente at 1-1 and dramatically go through into the fourth and final qualifying round of the Champions League. More