SPORTING LISBON

  • Champions League: Sporting Lisbon want rematch with Schalke over penalty winner October 24, 2014

    Berlin: Portugal's Sporting Lisbon have lodged a protest with European soccer's governing body UEFA and demanded a rematch with Schalke 04 after a last-gasp penalty gave the Germans a 4-3 win in their Champions League game on Tuesday. "The green-whites (of Sporting) have demanded the match to be played again or...
  • Schalke need Di Matteo's touch against Sporting Lisbon October 20, 2014

    Schalke 04 are hoping their freshly-found discipline under new coach Robert Di Matteo, coupled with his Champions League pedigree will help them beat Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday for their first win in the competition this season. Italian Di Matteo, who replaced Jens Keller, enjoyed a successful debut on the Schalke bench...
  • Champions League: Matic header gives Chelsea 1-0 win over Sporting Lisbon October 1, 2014

    Lisbon: Nemanja Matic gave Chelsea their first Champions League win of the season with a first-half goal securing a 1-0 victory at Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday. A Cesc Fabregas free kick from the left in the 34th minute floated over the Sporting defense to the back post, where Matic sent a...
  • Champions League: Mourinho at home in Chelsea's away clash against Sporting September 30, 2014

    Lisbon: It's all level in Group G of the Champions League as the four clubs head into the second set of matches after 1-1 draws. Chelsea play at Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday, with both clubs looking to take control of the group. The London club had the lead over Schalke at Stamford...
  • Sporting Lisbon to sell Marcos Rojo to Manchester United August 19, 2014

    Sporting have agreed to sell Argentina's World Cup left back Marcos Rojo to Manchester United while Nani will move the other way as he joins the Portuguese side on loan. Sporting said in a statement to Portugal's Market Securities Commission that the Premier League side would pay 20 million euros ($26.64...
  • West Ham targeting Lisbon defender Boulahrouz August 1, 2013

    Premier League side West Ham United are eyeing Sporting Lisbon defender Khalid Boulahrouz in order to strengthen their fullback options. According t a report in Talksport, the former Chelsea player who moved to Lisbon last season could cut short his stay due to the Portugal side's financial woes. Boulahrouz's experience could come...
  • Sunil Chhetri has to make a tough choice this year: Paul Masefield July 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Noted football analyst and former Southampton youth team defender Paul Masefield feels that it's time that India captain Sunil Chhetri takes a "tough call" on whether he should continue his stint with Sporting Lisbon's B team. "I know he (Chhetri) had his share of problems for not getting enough...
  • Sunil Chhetri keeps option of playing for Asian clubs open June 7, 2013

    New Delhi: A "frustrated" Sunil Chhetri is not ready to just warm benches at Sporting Lisbon B team and may consider plying his trade at top Asian clubs if he does not get to play with the Portuguese side. Chhetri, who joined the reserve side of the top Portuguese side...
  • Sunil Chhetri to talk about his future with Sporting Lisbon May 24, 2013

    Mumbai: His confidence left shaken after getting just five games with the reserves for Sporting Lisbon, Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri has now taken a more pragmatic approach and would hold talks with the Portuguese club about his future before embarking on a second stint. "I am not used to sitting...
  • Churchill sign Chetri on loan from Lisbon February 13, 2013

    New Delhi: ILeague club Churchill Brothers signed India football captain and forward Sunil Chetri on loan from Portuguese club Sporting Lisbon for four months. Churchill Brothers' president Churchill Alemao said from Goa that the forward has completed his signing on Tuesday and will be playing the remaining of the matches...
  • Atletico, Sporting win first leg of Europa semis April 20, 2012

    Barcelona: Atletico Madrid beat Valencia 42 while Sporting Lisbon remained undefeated in European home games this season after a 21 comeback win over Athletic Bilbao in the first leg of the Europa League semifinals on Thursday. Atletico dominated fellow Spanish rival Valencia at Vicente Calderon Stadium in one of the 2010...
  • Fiorentina enter Champions League group stage August 27, 2009

    New Delhi: Fiorentina became the fourth Italian side to reach the Champions League group stages this season by ousting Sporting CP of Portugal on the away goals rule. As play began on a pitch that looked more like a war zone than a football field, Sporting Lisbon made a spirited start...
  • Bayern's one foot in the quarters after Lisbon romp February 26, 2009

    New Delhi: Bayern Munich can look forward to the quarterfinals of this seasons Champions League after thrashing Sporting Lisbon at the Jose Alvalade on Wednesday night. Bayern Munich put in a superb performance in Portugal to destroy Sporting Lisbon 50. Philipp Lahm cleared an early effort off the line before...