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2017 Schedule
24-6-4, 3rd in Portuguese Liga
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Sporting vote out president after player exodus

Sporting have overwhelmingly voted to eject president Bruno de Carvalho in a bid to save the Portuguese club after nine players quit in protest.

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6dESPN staff

Mihajlovic named new boss of troubled Sporting

Mihajlovic takes over at a club in turmoil after nine players terminated their contracts after an incident in which fans attacked players and staff.

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23dESPN staff

Rui Patricio wants Sporting deal terminated

Patricio, 30, has written a 34-page document describing why he wants to leave Sporting, accusing Carvalho of turning fans against the team.

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73dPA Sport

Atleti survive Sporting scare to reach semis

Atletico Madrid overcame a scare to see off the challenge of a fired-up Sporting Lisbon and book their place in the semifinals of the Europa League.

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75dTom Kundert

Sporting CP and their social media crisis

Sporting take on Atletico Madrid on Thursday in the face of a full crisis, caused by their president Bruno de Carvalho's social media habits.

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75dMatt Stanger

Scouting Spotlight: Sporting's new Ronaldo?

Scouting Spotlight looks at Sporting Lisbon's version of Cristiano Ronaldo, the Championship's best player and the son of the Atletico Madrid boss.

Grading Atletico Madrid's Europa League performance (2:01)
81dChris Wright

Ronaldo wishes Sporting good luck

Cristiano Ronaldo dropped by Sporting Lisbon for a little last minute inspiration ahead of their showdown with Atletico Madrid.

101dESPN staff

Arsenal to face CSKA in Europa League

Gunners looking to win the Europa League for the first time and seal a place in next season's Champions League.

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108dAdriana Garcia

Coentrao 'forgot how to play' at Madrid

Fabio Coentrao, under contract to Real Madrid, would like to remain at Sporting Lisbon beyond his current loan deal.

144dPA Sport

Roma sign Sporting's Jonathan Silva on loan

Roma have signed Argentine left-back Jonathan Silva on loan from Sporting Lisbon until the end of the season with a view to a permanent deal.

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159dMichael Yohkin

Meet Liverpool target Gelson Martins

He was originally compared to Cristiano Ronaldo, but the comparison he prefers is to Robinho. What might Liverpool make of Gelson Martins?

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173dTim Vickery

Wendel exit proof of Brazil's problems

A Brazilian team having to sell off an emerging talent shows that the nation's economy that was once thought to be growing recently was exaggerated.

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186dTom Kundert

Portugal's top stars trigger interest

Premier League clubs love to look to Portugal for the latest stars. Here's 5 players and one manager teams may be looking at this January and beyond.

RankingsPortuguese Liga

Goal Difference394th
Goals Scored634th
Goals Conceded243rd