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Published August 2003 (yes, that Ronaldo this time).


By Marc Shaw, European Football Editor

MANCHESTER, August 12 (Premiership) – When Maritimo offered FC Andorinha 50,000 escudos for Cristiano Ronaldo, even the most eagle-eyed talent spotter would not have believed that within a decade the youngster would develop into one of the most expensive teenagers in the footballing world. 664 more words

VIDEO: Newcastle Linked with Spanish International Midfielder

Newcastle United are this morning being linked with a move for Spanish midfielder, Diego Capel, currently plying his trade at Portuguese heavyweights, Sporting Lisbon.

The Rumour Mill

Is £35 Million Midfielder Good Enough For Manchester United?

The midfielder in question is Sporting Lisbon star and Portuguese International William Carvalho. According to reports from talkSPORT Carvalho is set for a £35 million pound transfer to Manchester United. 715 more words

Manchester United

Manchester United Sign Carvalho

Manchester United have agreed a stunning deal to sign Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho.

It has been reported by talkSPORT that United have already agreed a fee of around £35million with Sporting Lisbon and finalised terms with the midfielder on a five-year contract, although the deal will not be made official until the transfer window opens. 59 more words

Ricardo Quaresma: Portugal's Forgotten Man

Let’s rewind the clock a few years, 11 to be exact, and the Football world was poised to see the outcome of a transfer of a certain Portuguese winger. 800 more words

Iuri Medeiros

Full name: Iuri José Picanço Medeiros
Date of birth: 10.07.1994
Place of birth: Horta, Faial, Azores
Nationality:  Portugal
Height: 174 cm
Position: Forward – Winger… 39 more words


Manchester United Get William Carvalho

Sporteleague.com – Manchester United are believed to ensure immediate transfer of Sporting Lisbon defender William Carvalho.

Angolan-born Portuguese player it is widely rumored to be joining the Old Trafford, but he seems to be right to make sure the move in the transfer market next summer. 70 more words