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Sporting Lisbon's Carlos Mane Misses Open Goal from Point-Blank Range

Sporting's Carlos Mane won the Champions League Miss of the Week award on Tuesday evening with a spectacular fail against Maribor. In the 22nd minute, the ball fell to the Portuguese winger around four yards from goal, inviting him to put his side 2-0 up. Show More Summary

Sporting Lisbon vs. NK Maribor, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Time, TV schedule and game preview

Sporting Lisbon are trying to overcome the odds and qualify for the knockout rounds out of their Champions League group, but they have to avoid being upset themselves by Maribor to pull it off. While the focus of this group G match day...Show More Summary

Fredy Montero made two defenders look like statues on great goal

When Fredy Montero moved to Sporting Lisbon, he scored his fair share of goals. Then he started spending a lot of time on the bench and didn't score so much. Now he is playing again and scoring a lot of goals again. Maybe if he played regularly he'd score regularly? Oh, and maybe his goals would be as stupendous as they one he scored on Friday because whoa.

Manchester United Transfer News: Louis van Gaal Taunted as Nani Eyes Return

Louis van Gaal 's decision to loan winger Nani to Sporting Lisbon—and the player's stunning form since moving back to his boyhood club—has drawn taunts from former Sporting manager Paulo De Alvandro, as reported by the Daily Star's Nick...Show More Summary

Luis Nani hints at January return to Manchester United after Portugal beat Argentina

The morning after Portugal beat World Cup finalists Argentina 1-0 at Old Trafford, one of the headline stories in Iberia focuses on the future of Seleccao winger Luis Nani. Nani is currently on loan at Sporting Lisbon from Manchester United, but all of a sudden that deal appears to be in jeopardy. Nani has impressed […]

Angel Di Maria Injury: Updates on Manchester United Star's Foot, Return

Manchester United's Angel Di Maria suffered an injury scare during Argentina's 1-0 friendly loss against Portugal on Tuesday, as Sporting Lisbon's Nani planted his studs squarely on the winger's foot during the first half. Di Maria was...Show More Summary

Sporting Portugal vs. Schalke, 2014 UEFA Champions League: Time, TV schedule and game preview

Anything other than a win over Schalke on Wednesday would be bad news for struggling Sporting. When the Group G draw was made, Chelsea were expected to run away with first place, leaving Schalke 04 and Sporting Lisbon scrapping over the all-important second slot. Show More Summary

Arsenal’s pursuit of Sporting Lisbon defender Cedric Soares is front page news in O Jogo [Picture]

Several days are the transfer was first floated in the Daily Star, Portuguese paper O Jogo has today reported on their front page that Arsenal may sign Sporting Lisbon defender Cedric Soares. Cedric, 23, is under contract at Sporting until 2016, but the defender, who can play either at right back or centre-half, is reportedly refusing […]

Sporting Lisbon attacker Fredy Montero scored a cracking volley against Maritomo [Vine & GIF]

Sporting Lisbon remained unbeaten in the Portuguese top flight with a crushing 4-2 win against Maritomo. The home side stormed into a 3-0 lead by half-time but Maritomo attempted a fightback and reduced Sporting’s lead to just one goal before Fredy Montero put the game to bed. The Ecuadorian attacker ghosted past a sleeping defence […]

Defender reveals Manchester United made contact to sign him

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Defender reveals Manchester United made contact to sign him - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Sporting Lisbon defender Mauricio says Manchester United had contacted with his agent Carlos Gonçalves in the summer, but insists he is...Show More Summary

Arsenal Transfer News: William Carvalho Reveals He Wants Move to England

Sporting Lisbon rising star William Carvalho has spoken of his desire to move to the Premier League, alerting Arsenal and host of top English clubs including Chelsea and Manchester United. Nick Lustig of the Daily Star wrote that the...Show More Summary

Portugal attacker Carlos Mane scores sensational solo goal vs Holland in U21 Euro Championship play-off

Young Sporting Lisbon attacker Carlos Mane scored a sensational solo goal for Portugal against Holland in the first leg of their U21 European Championship play-off. With Portugal a goal ahead in Alkmaar, Mane doubled the lead with less than ten minutes left by eluding challenges on a mazy dribble before producing a top-class finish. That […]

Sporting Lisbon Crys Fowl In Marcos Rojo Transfer, Blames Third Party Ownership

Sporting Lisbon did not want to sell Marcos Rojo to Manchester United. This is the revelation from Sporting president, Bruno de Carvalho. In a BBC interview, Carvalho disclosed that he was under immense pressure from third party owners to ink the deal for the transfer. Show More Summary

Man United winger Nani scored classy dink for Sporting Lisbon at Penafiel

Nani appears to have added goals to his game, since leaving Manchester United on a loan spell for Sporting Lisbon. So far, the Manchester United winger has notched in the Champions League against Maribor and also versus Gil Vicente in the Portuguese top flight. On Saturday evening, Nani made it 3 goals in his past […]

Chelsea: Full Report Card for Every Position for September

Chelsea continued their unbeaten start to the season into September, and they now sit three points clear at the top of the Premier League while also topping their Champions League group after a 1-0 win over Sporting Lisbon. Jose Mourinho...Show More Summary

John Terry's 100th Champions League Game Underlines his Importance to Chelsea

In the week the artistry of Barcelona's Xavi has been celebrated after he broke the Champions League appearance record, John Terry has achieved a personal milestone himself. Against Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday, the Chelsea captain made...Show More Summary

Nani's Incredible Flicked Pass to Nobody in Champions League Goes Viral

Nani's run at Chelsea's defence, culminating in a backheel -flicked pass to nobody at all, has become a smash hit on Twitter. The Portuguese star, on loan at Sporting Lisbon from Manchester United, looked for a killer ball, and eventually...Show More Summary

Chelsea Turn Back the Clock in Needlessly Difficult Sporting Victory

The last English team to come away victorious against Sporting Lisbon in the Estadio Jose Alvalade was Manchester United in 2007. As Chelsea fans know all too well, Sir Alex Ferguson's team went on to win the Champions League that season. Seven...Show More Summary

Chelsea’s Twitter account says Felipe Luis delivered a ‘crows cum cross across the face’ v Sporting

Typos are part of the course when using Twitter, however Chelsea’s official account had a bit of a nightmare during the Blues’ Champions League win over Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday. In a moment of loose fingers, the Chelsea account reported the following action in the match: Neat Chelsea play in and around the Sporting box conclude with Filipe Luis […]

Sporting Lisbon vs. Chelsea: Score, Grades and Post-Match Reaction

Chelsea knew they were going to have to survive a good team in Sporting Lisbon and a rowdy environment in Portugal when the two sides met in the Champions League group stage on Tuesday. What they didn't know was that they were going to need to survive their own inability to finish chance after chance, too. Show More Summary

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