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Defender Victor Lindelof scored from a free kick for Benfica to draw at Sporting Lisbon 1-1, ensuring the defending champions maintain their lead of the Portuguese...

Vercauteren named Sporting coach

Sporting has confirmed the appointment of Franky Vercauteren as the new coach, succeeding Ricardo Sa Pinto in the hotseat.

Lopes joins Lyon on loan

Lyon has signed Portugal defender Miguel Lopes on loan from Sporting.

Nice chief slams FIFA

Nice chief executive Julien Fournier has hit out at FIFA's failure to resolve the future of midfielder Yannick Djalo.

Sinama-Pongolle set for St Etienne

St Etienne is closing in on the loan signing of striker Florent Sinama-Pongolle from Portuguese outfit Sporting Lisbon.
Sporting Lisbon has appointed Marco Silva as its new coach on a four-year contract.

Holman stars in AZ win

Australia midfielder Brett Holman scored the first goal, then provided an inch-perfect pass to set up the winner in AZ's 2-1 UEFA Europa League quarter-final...

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Manchester United and Manchester City bowed out of the UEFA Europa League after aggregate defeats against Athletic Bilbao and Sporting Lisbon, respectively.

Schaars makes Lisbon move

AZ Alkmaar captain Stijn Schaars has completed a move to Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon, signing a three-year deal with the club.

Helton set for long-term absence

Porto interim coach Luis Castro has revealed that goalkeeper Helton looks set to miss the remainder of the season due to injury.

Freiburg seals Fernandes signing

Freiburg has confirmed the signing of Sporting midfielder Gelson Fernandes.

Porto moves five clear at the top

Porto landed an early blow in the title race with a 3-1 win over second-placed Sporting Lisbon to move five points clear in the Liga table.

PSV in double Sporting swoop

PSV Eindhoven has signed Netherlands midfielder Stijn Schaars and versatile Colombian Santiago Arias from Sporting.

Jardim takes over at Sporting

Sporting has hired coach Leonardo Jardim on a two-year contract after the worst season in its history.
Norwich-bound Ricky van Wolfswinkel hit a hat-trick for mid-table Sporting Lisbon to lead it to a 3-2 win at Sporting Braga.

Porto opens the door for Benfica

Porto handed the initiative to Benfica in the Liga title race after a goalless draw at Sporting.

Veloso excited by Genoa

Miguel Veloso claims Genoa's history and ambition were major factors in his decision to move to Serie A.
Benfica extended its unbeaten run to 12 games with a 4-0 win at Leixoes on Saturday to stay top of the Portuguese league.

Bettencourt slams Moutinho

Sporting Lisbon president Jose Bettencourt has lashed out at Joao Moutinho, labelling his former captain's behaviour "deplorable" following his move to bitter...

Sporting sacks coach Sergio

Struggling Portuguese giant Sporting Lisbon has sacked coach Paulo Sergio after a series of poor results and replaced him with Jose Couceiro until the end of the...

Celtic finishes with a win

Celtic wrapped up its North American tour on a winning note defeating Sporting Lisbon on penalties at Fenway Park.

Keane nets as Spurs held

Robbie Keane scored one and set up another as Tottenham Hotspur completed its pre-season tour of the United States with a 2-2 draw against Sporting Lisbon at Red...

Veloso set for Genoa move

Genoa has agreed a deal to sign midfielder Miguel Veloso from Sporting Lisbon, the Portuguese club has confirmed.

Spurs not chasing Djalo

Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp has dismissed rumours linking the north London club with a move for Sporting Lisbon striker Yannick Djalo.

Everton to sign Sporting teen

Everton is to sign 17-year-old English defender Eric Dier on loan from Sporting Lisbon, the Portuguese club has announced.

Sporting cruises to victory

Alberto Zapater scored twice as Sporting Lisbon won 3-0 at Maritimo in the Portuguese Liga.

Onyewu gets Sporting chance

American international defender Oguchi Onyewu has signed a three-year contract with Portuguese giant Sporting Lisbon.

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