Cristiano Ronaldo was honoured by Portuguese side Sporing Lisbon this week as the club announced that the Real Madrid forward had become their 100,000th member. Ronaldo played for Lisbon from 1996-2003, and the former Sporting apprentice had his membership made public before Sunday’s match against Nacional on the club’s Jumbotron. Show More Summary
Portuguese champions Benfica beat rivals Sporting Lisbon yesterday 2-0 after scoring a wonderful team goal in the 75th minute. Nicolas Gaitan used some individual skill to get away from a defender. He then worked a give-and-go at the edge of the box before firing in a cross that was volleyed home by Rodrigo Lima. Show More Summary
Benfica remains unbeaten in domestic play, and all but sealed a Portuguese Liga title yesterday with a 2-o win over Sporting Lisbon that featured this stunning piece of teamwork. Read more...
Benfica negotiated a tricky test on Sunday night as they returned to their 4-point gap at the top of the Primeira Liga table with a 2-0 victory over Sporting Lisbon. The win was sealed by a terrific team goal that had many describing it as one of the best of the season. Nico Gaitan was [...]
The names keep getting linked with Liverpool ahead of the summer transfer window, and they are only likely to increase. One of the latest is Sporting Lisbon winger Diego Capel, the 25-year-old who made his name with Sevilla before a move to Portugal two years ago. Show More Summary
Portuguese newspaper A Bola reports today that Premier League sides Manchester City and Liverpool are keen on signing 18-year-old Sporting Lisbon striker Bruma. On Friday, it was claimed in Portugal that Bayern Munich were willing to pay 5 million euros for Bruma who is one of the hottest talents from the famed Sporting Lisbon youth [...]
Braga 2 – Sporting Lisbon 3 (Primeira Liga, April 2, 2013) Ricky van Wolfswinkel scored on 9 and 29 with a goal from Uwa Echiejile sandwiched in the middle. Carlao equalised on 36 and the game was stuck at 2-2 until the 92nd minute, when new Norwich striker Ricky van Wolfwinkel secured victory.
Chelsea 4 – Arsenal 3 (NextGen Series, Semi-Final, March 30, 2013) Aston Villa 3 – Sporting Lisbon 1 (NextGen Series, Semi-Final, March 30, 2013)
We have heard plenty about this goal since it left Fabrice Fokobo’s foot on Wednesday night, only now has it reached YouTube. Sporting Lisbon and Spurs played out an epic NextGen Series match last week with the Portuguese side emerging as winners thanks to a 5-3 victory after extra-time. Two highly rated young sides played [...]
N orwich City sent their fans into dreamland last night with the news that Sporting Lisbon's Ricky van Wolfswinkel will officially sign for the club on July 1. A late night tweet confirmed that the prolific Dutchman has agreed to a four-year contract with the Canaries, with Norwich paying an undisclosed fee for his services. Show More Summary
A fter reportedly missing out on Sporting Lisbon's Ricky Van Wolfswinkel in the January transfer window, most Norwich City fans could have been forgiven for assuming that the Canaries' interest in the prolific Dutch striker was all but over. Show More Summary
Norwich, who have scored just 28 goals in 30 matches this season, look to have added firepower to their attack for 2013/2014. Portuguese newspaper ABola report this morning that Norwich have signed Dutch striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel from Sporting Lisbon for a few of around 10 million euros. The agreement between Sporting and Norwich was [...]
Click here to watch FC Porto v Estoril on our live football online video streaming service via Bet365. After dropping two points last weekend away at Sporting Lisbon, and thus falling two points behind leaders Benfica in the table, the pressure is now fully on FC Porto to collect maximum points in every game until the end of the [...]
Widespread reports in Portugal today, by prominent websites O Jogo and A Bola, detail that Newcastle are after Sporting Lisbon striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel. Just two points off the relegation zone and after a home defeat to Reading, Newcastle truly appear to be attacking this transfer window with gusto and a move for the Sporting [...]
Sporting Lisbon 1 – Beira Mar 0 (Liga Sagres, January 18, 2012) Andre Carillo won it for Sporting with a curling beauty.
The tactician reiterated that the Portuguese International has improved vastly since leaving Manchester United and has added a lot more to his game. Since his arrival as a burly teenager from Sporting Lisbon, Cristiano Ronaldo has endured himself to the Old Trafford faithful. Show More Summary
Reading became the first EPL club to officially announce a signing in the January transfer window on Monday night with the capture of Sporting Lisbon defender Daniel Carrico. Sky Sports News confirmed the signing on Monday night with this tweet. Show More Summary
Happy New Year folks! Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: Roberto Mancini rues Manchester City’s failure to land Robin van Persie — The Guardian Reading pay £600,000 for Sporting Lisbon’s captain Daniel Carrico — The Guardian Graphic: Gary Neville’s team … Continue reading ?
Maritimo 2 – Sporting Lisbon 2 (Taca de Portugal, December 18, 2012)
Portuguese league results on Monday: Academica Coimbra 1 (Cisse 85) Sporting Braga 4 (Ismaily 9, Ruben Amorim 16, Marcio Mossoro 64, Carlao 80) Sporting Lisbon 1 (Ricky van Wolfswinkel 30) Benfica 3 (Marcos Rojo 58-og, Cardozo 81-pen,...Show More Summary