Latest Portuguese Liga News

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Juve Europa win 'key for Italy'

Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent |

Juventus will have Italian football backing them for success in the semifinals of the Europa League in Benfica on Thursday night, as Serie A risks dropping down to fifth in UEFA's five-year league rankings. • Rzouki: Clash of the titans Th...

Benfica win 1st Portuguese Liga title since 2010

PA Sport | April, 20 2014

Benfica claimed their 33rd Liga title on Sunday night with a 2-0 win over Olhanense at the Estadio da Luz. Lima scored in the 57th and 60th minutes to secure the capital club's first title since 2010 with two games to spare. Jorge Jesus' men lost...

Report: No FIFA ruling yet on Fernando switch

ESPN staff | March, 28 2014

FIFA has no timetable to act on a reported request by the Portugal federation for a switch in allegiance by FC Porto's Brazilian born Fernando, according to a report. "We can not give an estimate on the expected deadlines," a spokesman f...

Porto sack coach Fonseca

March, 5 2014

Porto have sacked coach Paulo Fonseca following the club’s worst run of form for nearly 10 years. The Portuguese champions released a statement to the Lisbon stock exchange announcing that the club had reached an agreement with the 41-year-...

Lisbon derby postponed as roof material falls

ESPN staff | February, 9 2014

Benfica's game against Sporting Lisbon at the Stadium of Light -- where the Champions League final will be held in May -- had to be postponed after insulation material from the roof came loose in high winds and began falling on the pitch and some sea...

Valencia announced €12m Otamendi signing

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | February, 6 2014

Valencia have signed defender Nicolas Otamendi from Porto in a deal worth at least 12 million euros, but will have to immediately send him on loan due to an administrative bungle. • Otamendi in limbo Valencia and Porto were negotia...

Man City eye Porto duo Fernando, Mangala

Richard Jolly | January, 30 2014

Manchester City are hoping to sign Porto pair of Fernando and Elaquim Mangala, but they may have to wait until the summer transfer window. • Abdul Razak joins Hammers The Premier League leaders are interested in the Brazilian midfielder...

Fernando most likely Old Trafford arrival

Miguel Delaney | January, 29 2014

Manchester United are still aiming to sign a midfielder before Friday’s transfer deadline -- but are virtually resigned to leaving their main targets until the summer. United hope to bring in Fernando from FC Porto, but that represents s...

Martinez to renew Porto deal

ESPN staff | January, 23 2014

Porto striker Jackson Martinez is to sign a new contract with the club, the Daily Star quotes his agent as saying. Martinez, 27, has been linked with a transfer to Premier League sides Arsenal and Chelsea, with both clubs thought to be in the ...

Chelsea confirm Nemanja Matic deal Video

ESPN staff | January, 15 2014

Chelsea have completed the signing of Serbia international Nemanja Matic from Benfica for 25 million euros. • Lythell: Matic solves problems, exposes others Matic, 26, played for the Blues from 2009 to 2011 before leaving for Benfica as pa...

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