Portugal news

Sporting appoint Vercauteren

October 24, 2012
By ESPN staff
Sporting Lisbon have appointed Franky Vercauteren as their new manager in a bid to halt their slide.

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The Portuguese side currently sit 12th out of 16 in the Primeira Liga, eight points behind leaders Porto, with just six point from six matches.

Vercauteren, a former Belgium international striker who has also assumed caretaker charge of the national side in the past, has been handed a one-year deal. He replaces Ricardo ...

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