Sporting Lisbon

  • 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: I-League 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 4-2 while Sporting Lisbon remained undefeated in European home games this season after a 2-1 comeback win over Athletic Bilbao in the first leg of the Europa League semi-finals 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 quarter-finals of this season’s 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 5-0. Philipp Lahm cleared an early effort off the line before...