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Cristiano Ronaldo still absent as Portugal announce Nations League squad with four recalls

Fernando Santos has recalled four players, but Cristiano Ronaldo will play no part in Portugal's final two UEFA Nations League fixtures later in November.
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Rampant Arsenal face Lisbon test, Chelsea sweat on Eden Hazard

Amid a packed schedule, Arsenal take a 10-match winning streak to Sporting Lisbon as their quest to win the Europa League continues Thursday, when city rivals Chelsea, possibly without the influential Eden Hazard, host BATE Borisov of Belarus.
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Sporting Lisbon seek £175m for trio who quit club

Sporting Lisbon want compensation of up to 197m euros (£175m) for three players who terminated their contracts and have since joined other clubs.
Sinisa Mihajlovic is set to be sacked by Sporting just eight days after being appointed

Sporting Lisbon fire Sinisa Mihajlovic after nine days

Sporting Lisbon fired coach Sinisa Mihajlovic on Wednesday, just nine days after he was appointed by former club president Bruno de Carvalho.

Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo strikes again to knock Morocco out

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his fourth goal in two World Cup matches as Portugal won 1-0 against a Morocco side that created plenty of chances but were eliminated from the tournament.

Cristiano Ronaldo primed for likely last shot at World Cup glory

Cristiano Ronaldo will launch his latest and probably last attempt to crown his career with a World Cup winners medal when European champions Portugal face neighbours Spain in their opening World Cup game here on Friday.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s return inspires Portugal past Algeria in World Cup warm-up match

With talisman Cristiano Ronaldo back in the side, Portugal strolled to a 3-0 win over Algeria in a World Cup warm-up match in Lisbon on Thursday.

Cristiano Ronaldo leads Portugal’s 23-man World Cup squad

Heading to Russia intent on building on their Euro 2016 triumph, coach Fernando Santos has named his side's biggest stars as expected for the summer tournament, with Cristiano Ronaldo at the forefront of the squad.

Cristiano Ronaldo leads Portugal World Cup friendlies against Egypt, Netherlands

Cristiano Ronaldo headlined the Portugal squad named on Thursday to face Egypt in Zurich on March 23 and the Netherlands in Geneva four days later.

Cristiano Ronaldo left out of latest Portugal squad

Cristiano Ronaldo has been left out of the Portugal squad for the friendly matches with Saudi Arabia and the United States.

Footballer who fed girlfriend’s body to dogs gets reprieve

The jail sentence of Brazilian goalkeeper Bruno Fernandes for 2010 murder of a former girlfriend has been reduced by 18 months, according to court documents filed in the state of Minas Gerias.

Unlucky Coates gifts Barca win at Sporting

Sebastian Coates scored an unfortunate second-half own goal to gift Barcelona a 1-0 victory away to Sporting Lisbon in the Champions League on Wednesday.

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Mo Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year

Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah has become the fourth player to be named the BBC African Footballer of the Year a second time, making history for club and country in doing so.

Marcus Rashford: Manchester United aren’t underdogs at Liverpool

Marcus Rashford insists Manchester United do not head to Liverpool as underdogs, and that Jose Mourinho is a winner.

Federal government moves to address incessant strike by medical workers

The Federal Government is taking a move to address the issue of incessant strikes by Medical Workers; as the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, promised on Friday that the government will consider their requests.
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Francis Meshioye: There is nothing negative about Ogboni fraternity

The Reformed Ogboni Fraternity says its ultimate objective is to promote good values, discipline and justice in the society.
Chelsea’s Europa League draw at Vidi was marred by ‘abhorrent’ antisemetic chants. Photograph- Matthew Childs-Action Images via Reuters

Premier League calls on fans to behave after incidents of abuse

The Premier League published a message to fans on Friday calling on them to support their teams in the right way following recent incidents of abuse that have blighted the game.