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#Sporting Lisbon

# sporting-lisbon - Thursday 23 November, 2017

'We can win if the short one doesn't play': Sporting's Jesus hoping for more Messi rest

The Portuguese side’s manager had a cheeky request after seeing the Argentine benched in Turin

# sporting-lisbon - Thursday 2 July, 2015

The incredible story of the tsunami survivor who has followed in Ronaldo's footsteps

17-year-old Martunis, who was discovered alive after the natural disaster in 2004, has been signed by Sporting Lisbon’s academy.

# sporting-lisbon - Monday 1 June, 2015

A Manchester United misfit has finished his season as a champion

Nani’s Sporting Lisbon won a dramatic Portuguese Cup earlier this evening.

# sporting-lisbon - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Nani's return could cost Manchester United £17m in wages

Louis Van Gaal could be forced to find a place for Nani after he returns from his season-long loan at Sporting Lisbon.

# sporting-lisbon - Monday 23 February, 2015

Maybe it's time for Man Utd to recall Nani from Sporting Lisbon

The Portuguese winger scored a cracker at the weekend.

# sporting-lisbon - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Rojo: I went on strike to force Manchester United move

The Argentina international admits he got so angry he refused to train when it seemed as though the transfer would fall through – until Juan Sebastian Veron changed his mind.

# sporting-lisbon - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Matic header seals happy return to Lisbon for Mourinho

Meanwhile, Nani had a bit of a nightmare.

# sporting-lisbon - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Marcos Rojo has finally been granted permission to play for United

The star’s visa application was delayed while officials investigated an alleged altercation that he had with a neighbour.

# sporting-lisbon - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Manchester United complete £16million Marcos Rojo signing

Winger Nani has gone in the other direction, rejoining Sporting on a season-long loan.

# sporting-lisbon - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Nani is going back to Sporting Lisbon and a mean kid might be to blame

At least a bird didn’t crap in his mouth on his way out.

'It feels like a dream': Marcos Rojo tells the world his move to Man United is sealed

This should be a slam dunk for Ed Woodward, right?

# sporting-lisbon - Friday 1 August, 2014

Tottenham confirm a deal for 20 year-old defender Eric Dier

English-born, Portugal-raised centre-back becomes club’s third signing of the summer.

# sporting-lisbon - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Scottish 'Mini Messi' signs for Sporting Lisbon and given €60m buyout clause

18-year-old midfielder Ryan Gauld has agreed to move to the Portuguese club for a fee of €3m.

# sporting-lisbon - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Europa League preview: Liverpool and Spurs fight for survival

Five spots in the knock out stages remain up from grabs in the final round of Europa League group games.

# sporting-lisbon - Thursday 25 October, 2012

Europa League preview: Depleted Newcastle look to youth

Liverpool will welcome Guus Hiddink’s Anzhi Makhachkala to England in Group A, meanwhile.

# sporting-lisbon - Friday 27 April, 2012

Bielsa: 'We are an extraordinary team'

The Athletic Bilbao coach hailed his side’s performance following their dramatic victory over Sporting Lisbon in the Europa League semi-final.

# sporting-lisbon - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Europa League round-up: Bilbao, Atletico set up all-Spanish final

It’s not looking like such a bad week for Spanish football after all, following tonight’s action.

Europa League preview: All Spanish final on the cards

Sporting Lisbon head to Bilboa with a lead while Atletico Madrid and Valencia face off at the Mestalla this evening. Who do you fancy?

# sporting-lisbon - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Europa League semi-finals wrap: Atletico take control, as Bilbao falter

We were treated to an entertaining all-Spanish semi-final tonight, while Sporting secured a narrow first-leg advantage.

Europa League preview: La Liga sides set sights on final

Atletico Madrid, Valencia, Athletic Bilbao and Sporting Lisbon are one step away from a big night in Bucharest.

# sporting-lisbon - Friday 6 April, 2012

Europa League wrap: Spanish sides dominate semi line-up

Valencia, Athletic Bilbao and Atletico Madrid all booked their places in the final four on Thursday evening.

# sporting-lisbon - Thursday 5 April, 2012

Europa League preview: Bilbao aiming to continue dream run

Marcelo Bielsa’s men are enjoying a dream run in the UEFA competition, beating Lokomotiv Moscow and Manchester United to reach the final eight.

# sporting-lisbon - Friday 30 March, 2012

Europa League wrap: Inspired Bilbao sink Schalke, AZ power past Valencia

Marcelo Bielsa’s Bilbao took a huge step towards the semi-finals with a 4-2 win away to Schalke.

# sporting-lisbon - Friday 16 March, 2012

Mea culpa! Mancini takes the blame for Europa exit

“When a manager doesn’t prepare well for the game, this happens,” the Italian said.

The Morning Score: Friday

Here’s everything you need to know before you hit the green milkshakes.

# sporting-lisbon - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Europa League preview: Manchester duo look to fight back

Manchesters City and United will have to overturn first leg deficits if they are to advance to the next round of the Europa League.

# sporting-lisbon - Thursday 8 March, 2012

As it happened: Sporting Lisbon v Manchester City, Europa League last 16

Manchester City may have knocked Portuguese opposition out in the last round, but took on Sporting Lisbon for the first time in a European competition at the Jose Alvalade Stadium. Find out how they got on.

# sporting-lisbon - Friday 24 February, 2012

# sporting-lisbon - Thursday 26 January, 2012

The Departures Lounge: your daily transfer gossip round-up

The Magpies are trying to land a Dutch Serie A-based player on loan for the rest of the season. No, it’s not Wesley Sneijder.

# sporting-lisbon - Thursday 28 July, 2011

The Departures Lounge: your daily lunchtime transfer round-up

Find out who Paul Scholes would like Man United to sign, which Spanish midfielder Arsenal are close to buying and why Jay Spearing once spent four hours on a lamp post.