Portugal national team boss Fernando Santos is the latest to voice his opinions about the recent ban given to Cristiano Ronaldo.
The international superstar was recently given a five match ban after appearing to push a referee in the Super Cup match against Barcelona. Real Madrid ended up winning the game quite comfortably, but the team will be without Ronaldo for the next five matches. As a result, the…
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Recent Champions League winners Real Madrid would miss star defender Pepe as he confirmed he would leave the team this summer.
The Euro 2016 star has been at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu since 2007 but now his watch has ended
, if you are a GOT fan.
While still celebrating his third continental trophy in four years, the 34-year old said he was forced to say hurried goodbyes. He claimed he is…
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Portuguese defender Ruben Semedo appears set to snub a Premier League move in order to join Villareal in the Spanish La Liga.
Recent speculation claimed that the centre-back had agreed on a deal in principle with Newcastle United, but this was swiftly rebuffed by agent, who said: “Totally false – it’s a lie”.
The Magpies have since failed with a £10m approach for the Portugal under-21 international, and it now…
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Former Portugal stars would be reunited when they meet for the Star Sixes this summer.
The six-a-side event slated for The O2 would see the Portuguese ‘Golden Generation’ resume hostilities with competing teams over four days.
The English contingent would be led by former Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard; Real Madrid legend Roberto Carlos would captain the South American side, while the German team would have ex-Arsenal keeper Jens Lehmann and…
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Portuguese outfit Canelas, branded “thugs” and “butchers” have risen to the top of the nation’s amateur league.
The team rose to the top after other teams defaulted as they were afraid to play them. The club reportedly fielded three members of the “Super Dragons” ultras – a fan group of FC Porto. The skipper of the team is nicknamed Ape – a strong member of the infamous ultras.
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FIFA’s decision to expand the World Cup to 48 teams will make the tournament more competitive, according to Portugal manager Fernando Santos.
Portugal will be hoping to make the jump from the European Championship winner to a World Cup winner for the first time in their history. Portugal have never won the World Cup, and it looks like the task will be made even more difficult in the coming…
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Reigning European champions Portugal are set to avoid World Cup holders Germany when both sides partake in the FIFA Confederations Cup in 2017.
Winners from each continents and hosts Russia are billed for the pre-World Cup tournament. Chile, Australia, Mexico, New Zealand, and winners of AFCON next year would join the European and World Cup champions at the even billed for June 17 to July 2.
Hosts Russia will…
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Cristiano Ronaldo has said he is not considering retiring from International football.
This came on the heels of his recent new contract with Real Madrid which keeps him at the Bernabeu Stadium for the next five years
Ronaldo, who serves in the capacity of the Portuguese National team captain is also the highest scoring player and the most capped for Portugal. He was also a part of the team that…
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Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat has stated that he is ready for the derby game that will see his side face Melbourne City.
He said that his side has been preparing themselves well for this game and that they are ready to take on their fierce rival.
Kevin Muscat said that he believes in hard work and that his players have been preparing themselves well for this clash. He said…
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Portugal coach Fernando Santos claims that his team cannot afford to drop any more points in the World Cup qualification campaign after the shock 2-0 loss against Switzerland.
Coming into the World Cup 2018 qualification group as the reigning Euro champions, Portugal are favourites to win most of the games they take part.
This was not the case against Switzerland, as the opponents produced a shock result. Switzerland were…
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