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Soccer ref (and possible sorcerer) magically controls ball before match

The Portuguese Cup final was played on Sunday. Aves defeated Sporting Lisbon 2-1 to capture the silverware, but the real action came before the kick-off when the match official casually revealed to the world that magic exists… 79 more words


Portugal: Fans interrupt Sporting practice, assault players

LISBON, Portugal (AP) Portuguese media are reporting that a group of fans forced their way into Sporting Lisbon’s training center on Tuesday and assaulted its players and staff. 102 more words

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Clarets Chasing Sporting Lisbon Midfielder

Clarets Show Interest In Argentina Midfielder Rodrigo Battaglia 

According to reports in the Portuguese press Jornal de Notícias, Burnley are chasing Argentina international midfielder Rodrigo Battaglia from Portuguese club Sporting Lisbon.   90 more words

Liverpool and Spurs watching £87 million rated midfielder


According to The Daily Mirror, both Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur are tracking Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes, with reports suggesting that both clubs had scouts in the stadium to watch his latest performance against Belenenses at the weekend. 12 more words

Watch: Sporting Lisbon midfielder shows off nifty skills

Marcos Acuna has scored just five goals for Sporting Lisbon, but on Thursday he showed one of the reasons why he was a coveted transfer to the club this past summer. 108 more words

Europa League

Vile Barrage's Eurotrip - Episode 6: Portugal

Each month we’re sending our sad, lonely, owner of a small TV, drinker of suspect brown liquid, Eurosceptic correspondent to a scout a different league on the continent, and asking him to file a report that veers from his usual ‘faeces on a jumbo jotter’ approach. 2,119 more words

European Football

Silva finally debuts for Leicester City

Adrien Silva’s been with Leicester City for some time, but neither Craig Shakespeare nor Claude Puel had been able to deploy the Portuguese metronome until Monday. 193 more words

Premier League