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  1. Gracia focused on more than Ronaldo

    PA Sport

    Osasuna coach Javi Gracia has warned his side not to simply focus on Cristiano Ronaldo in Saturday's clash with Real Madrid.The Portugal forward has scored 26 goals in 19 appearances in all competitions for his club this season, in addition to firing...

    Preview | Conversation | December 13, 2013
  2. Sweden v Portugal: Preview

    Sebastian Larsson claims Sweden will be able to give Cristiano Ronaldo a rough ride in tomorrow's World Cup play-off in Stockholm because English referee Howard Webb will not fall for his ''tricks".Portugal go into the match leading 1-0 from the fir...

    Preview | Conversation | November 18, 2013
  3. Portugal v Sweden: Preview

    Portugal coach Paulo Bento shrugged off suggestions his side were favourites for the match, saying his only concern is ensuring they qualify for Brazil next summer.However, he has faith in his side that they can overcome the Swedes.''We have the abil...

    Preview | Conversation | November 14, 2013
  4. Ancelotti banking on Ronaldo

    Carlo Ancelotti has hailed Cristiano Ronaldo's leadership qualities and hopes the Portugal superstar can inspire his Real Madrid side to victory at Barcelona in the first Clasico of the season on Saturday.Ancelotti, who arrived in the Spanish capital...

    Preview | Conversation | October 25, 2013
  5. Portugal v Netherlands: Preview

    Robin van Persie takes over as captain as Holland fine-tune preparations for their final push to secure a World Cup place.Holland are a team reborn since their dismal Euro 2012 campaign and are well on course for Brazil next summer after winning thei...

    Preview | Conversation | August 13, 2013
  6. Madrid set for Ronaldo boost

    Cristiano Ronaldo looks to be winning his battle to be fit for Real Madrid's Primera Division meeting with Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.The Portugal winger grabbed a double in Tuesday's 3-2 Champions League defeat to Galatasaray, giving Jose Mourinho's ...

    Preview | Conversation | April 13, 2013
  7. Postiga: We must beat Granada

    Portugal striker Helder Postiga has issued a rallying cry ahead of Real Zaragoza's relegation scrap with Granada.The 30-year-old, Zaragoza's top scorer this season with 10 goals, left no doubt about the importance of the match, which pits his 17th-pl...

    Preview | Conversation | March 10, 2013
  8. U.S. women down to third goalkeeper at Algarve Cup

    Associated Press

    U.S. women's team goalkeeper Jill Loyden broke a bone in her left hand during training Thursday and will miss three months.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2013
  9. Joaquin targets win against former club

    Malaga winger Joaquin hopes the team can return to top form against Real Betis after the disappointment of their Champions League display in Portugal this week.Los Boquerones still have a good chance of reaching the quarter-finals given they only tra...

    Preview | Conversation | February 23, 2013
  10. Solo out of Algarve Cup, may need wrist surgery

    Associated Press

    U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo will miss next month's Algarve Cup because of a wrist injury.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2013
  11. Espanyol climb out of drop zone

    Espanyol moved out of the Primera Division drop zone following a hard-earned 2-0 victory over rock-bottom Deportivo La Coruna.Former Portugal international Simao Sabrosa headed home just after the half hour in a match where the losers would have the ...

    Recap | Conversation | December 20, 2012
  12. Braga 1-2 Galatasaray

    Aydin Yilmaz struck a late winner as Galatasaray came from behind to claim the win they needed over Braga in Portugal to progress to the Champions League knockout stages.The Turkish side knew only a win would definitely be enough against their alread...

    Recap | Conversation | December 05, 2012
  13. Plzen close to qualification

    Viktoria Plzen can confirm their place in the knockout stages of the Europa League for a second successive year when they meet Academica in Portugal on Thursday night.A point will be enough to confirm the Gambrinus Liga leaders' place in the next rou...

    Preview | Conversation | November 21, 2012
  14. Mancini wary of free-scoring Ronaldo

    Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini knows his side's Champions League hopes hinge on containing the ''incredible" Cristiano Ronaldo.The prolific Portugal forward will make his first return to Manchester since leaving United three years ago as Real ...

    Preview | Conversation | November 20, 2012
  15. Kelava: Take heart from last win

    Dinamo Zagreb captain Ivan Kelava hopes to harness the confidence gained from their latest Prva HNL league win for the Champions League clash with Porto.Dinamo travel to Portugal on the back of a morale-boosting 5-0 victory over Zadar at the Maksimir...

    Preview | Conversation | November 20, 2012
  16. Oltra hits out over Pizzi ban

    Deportivo La Coruna manager Jose Luis Oltra is unhappy with the appeals system that means winger Pizzi will be banned for the visit of Levante on Sunday.The Portugal international received two yellow cards in Depor's 5-3 defeat to Real Zaragoza last ...

    Preview | Conversation | November 17, 2012