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Sporting Lisbon board resign

February 6, 2013
By ESPN staff
Sporting Lisbon's board have resigned, just two years after taking over at the struggling Portuguese club.

Sporting have had five different head coaches - Domingos Paciencia, Sa Pinto, Oceano Cruz, Franky Vercauteren and Jesualdo Ferreira - since president Godinho Lopes took control in March 2011 and finished 36 points behind champions Porto last season.

"Sporting's board decided to renounce their mandate," the head of the Lisbon club's general assembly Eduardo Barroso said. ...

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