Tag Archives: Portugal

U21 tournaments are breeding grounds for future superstars

The UEFA U21 European Championships kick off in the coming days, and there will be a plethora of talent on show. Continue reading

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World Cup Day 15: Portugal become latest casualty

Narrow Germany win puts both teams through In one of the day’s opening games, Group G leaders Germany and the USA met knowing that for both teams, a draw would cement their progression to the next round. But with top … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 11: Portugal cling to life in Group G

Belgium scrape another win In the day’s opening game, Group H powerhouse Belgium met Fabio Capello’s Russia. Belgium struggled to claim a victory over Algeria in their opening game, so Russia was sure to be a stern test for Marc … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 5: Germany pound Portugal into submission

Ruthless Germany exploit Portuguese frailties Day five started with a game touted as one of the tournament’s most salivating prospects – Germany and Portugal would collide again in a battle for supremacy. It was certainly Germany’s day. Just 10 minutes … Continue reading

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World Cup guide: All 32 competitors unmasked

It’s that time again. After four long, tantalizing years we are about to get what we’ve been waiting for: the FIFA World Cup is upon us. Brazil is the venue, and glory awaits the team who can go all the … Continue reading

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World Cup Preview: Group G

When the groups were drawn, many people labelled Group G as a potential “Group of Death” at World Cup 2014. And while Group G is certainly a fantastic group, those people were wrong. Group D has three genuine superpowers in … Continue reading

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Return of the King: Quaresma comeback good for Selecção

Ricardo Quaresma is the ultimate enigma. A played who oozes talent and confidence, Quaresma looked to be destined for greatness when he broke into Sporting Clube de Portugal’s first team 12 years ago. Take that in – it has been … Continue reading

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