Sporting Lisbon News

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Hughton denies Van Wolfswinkel clause claim

ESPN staff | April, 18 2013

Norwich City manager Chris Hughton has denied there is a clause in the Ricky van Wolfswinkel deal that could scupper the forward's transfer to Carrow Road in the summer. Norwich have agreed an £8.5 million four-year deal with Sporting Li...

Striker move 'depends on Norwich status'

ESPN staff | April, 17 2013

Sporting Lisbon striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel's agent has said a summer move to Norwich depends on whether or not the East Anglians stay in the Premier League. The Canaries, currently four points above the relegation zone, have agreed a deal w...

Norwich strike deal for Van Wolfswinkel

ESPN staff | March, 21 2013

Norwich have struck a deal to sign Sporting Lisbon striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel in the summer for a fee of £8.5 million. The Canaries almost signed Van Wolfswinkel in January, but now appear to have landed their man - first reported by ...

Xandao makes the switch to FC Kuban

ESPN staff | February, 19 2013

Brazilian defender Xandao has signed with Russian Premier League side FC Kuban. The 24-year-old signed a three-and-a-half and will join the Russian side from Sporting Lisbon, where he had been on loan from Brazilian side Desportivo Brasil. X...

Sporting Lisbon board resign amid struggles

ESPN staff | February, 5 2013

Sporting Lisbon's board have resigned, just two years after taking over at the struggling Portuguese club.

Daniel Pranjic excited by Celta Vigo move

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | January, 23 2013

New Celta Vigo signing Danijel Pranjic says he did not think twice when the chance came to join the Galician club. The former Bayern Munich wideman has joined on loan from Sporting Lisbon until June, with the deal including an option for Celta...

Sporting Lisbon sack manager Vercauteren

ESPN staff | January, 8 2013

Sporting Lisbon have parted company with their Belgian manager Franky Vercauteren following a poor run of form.

Reading swoop for Sporting's Carrico

ESPN staff | December, 31 2012

Reading have announced their first signing of the January transfer window with Sporting Lisbon defender Daniel Carrico arriving in Berkshire. Carrico, 24, moved to Reading for a fee of £600,000 on a deal until the summer of 2015, with th...

Torrential rain sees Sporting match postponed

ESPN staff | December, 6 2012

Sporting Lisbon's Europa League game with Videoton has been postponed by 24 hours due to a waterlogged pitch at the Stadio Jose Alvalade.

Vercauteren tasked with revitalising Sporting

ESPN staff | October, 24 2012

Sporting Lisbon have appointed Franky Vercauteren as their new manager in a bid to halt their slide.

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