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Trophyless Porto part ways with Nuno

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Lisbon (AFP) – FC Porto, without a trophy in four seasons, on Monday parted ways with coach Nuno Espirito Santo, appointed in June 2016 at the end of another disappointing campaign.

The northern Portugal team, which won nine league titles between 2003-13 as well as enjoying European success in winning the 2004 Champions League and two UEFA Cup/Europa League trophies, said it had come to a mutual agreement with the Portuguese coach, a 43-year-old former goalkeeper at the club.

Portuguese ‘thugs’ top amateur football league

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Canelas (Portugal) (AFP) – A Portuguese football team branded “thugs” and “butchers” have risen to the top of their amateur league after a string of default wins because opponents are too afraid to play them.

The club, Canelas, from the suburbs of Porto, field three members of the ‘Super Dragons’ ultras, an infamous fan group of Portuguese giants FC Porto, including their team captain who goes by the nickname ‘Ape’.

Portuguese ‘thugs’ top amateur football league

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Canelas (Portugal) (AFP) – A Portuguese football team branded “thugs” and “butchers” have risen to the top of their amateur league after a string of default wins because opponents are too afraid to play them.

The club, Canelas, from the suburbs of Porto, field three members of the ‘Super Dragons’ ultras, an infamous fan group of Portuguese giants FC Porto, including their team captain who goes by the nickname ‘Ape’.

UEFA Champions League

Tuesday UCL Rewind: Leicester shock Sevilla, Juventus beat Porto.

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Leicester City's dream debut in the UEFA Champions League continued on Tuesday after they erased a 2-1 first leg deficit to defeat Sevilla3-2 on aggregate.

Craig Shakespeare's side knew a strong second leg at the King Power Stadium could see itadvance to its first ever quarterfinal appearance.

Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

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It's a Champions League-packed day in socceras several continental competitions resume on Tuesday.

The round of 16 in the UEFA Champions League continues with Leicester City trying to overcome a 2-1 deficit at home against Sevilla. A 1-0 win at the King Power Stadium would be enough for the Premier League champions to advance to the quarterfinals.

UEFA Champions League Preview: Leicester City, Monaco look for second-leg comebacks

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Barcelona's historic comeback against Paris Saint-Germain last week showed that no tie in the Champions League Round of 16 is safe until the final whistle. Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, and Real Madrid all punched their tickets to the UCL quarterfinals last week, while eight teams fight for the remainingfour spots this week.

Wednesday UCL Rewind: Sevilla defeats Leicester, Juventus impress at Porto

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After back-to-back Europa League titles, Sevilla are looking to advance past the Round of 16 in the UEFA Champions League for the first time in their history. The La Liga side held off Leicester City on Wednesday in a 2-1 victory at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium that brings them one step closer to that.

Champions League Play-off Round Draw 2016-17 | Celtic v Hapoel, Steaua v Man City

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The draw for the play-off round of the 2016/17 Champions League was conducted today (Friday August 5, 2016), and sees Celtic vs Hapoel and Steaua vs Man City, among other clashes. Porto v Roma and Villarreal v Monaco are two other tasty clashes, while Dundalk's reward for their great campaign is a fixture against Polish [.

GIF Video Hazard pushes away Mourinho’s hand after being substituted against Porto

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Chelsea got their job done against Porto last night, winning 2-0 at Stamford Bridge to qualify for the round of 16, but check this little clip that shows unsettled playmaker Eden Hazard push away manager Jose Mourinho's hand after being substituted in the game. Mourinho attemped to embrace the Belgian star, but his gesture was [.

Evening Ticker: Arsenal, Chelsea, Roma advance to UCL knockout phase, and more

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Manchester City won't be the only club representing the English Premier League in the knockout phase this UEFA Champions League campaign, as Arsenal and Chelsea both secured advancement on Wednesday.

Needing a win on the road at Karaiskakis Stadium, Arsenal, specifically Olivier Giroud, came to play.

Europe

Andre Belotti, Kylian Mbappe and the Manchester City loan star – #JF70 young talents of the week, week 13

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With plenty of football action going on across Europe, our young #JF70 stars were shining everywhere. Which players really caught the eye, though? Deji Faremi picks the best of an...

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Real Madrid and Porto stars among our #JF70 top young talents of the week, week 10

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Each week on Just Football we analyse and praise the star performers from our #JF70 handpicked 70 best young players to watch this season around Europe. So which young talents shone this past...

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Divock Origi, Alex Iwobi, Andre Silva… #JF70 best young players in Europe review, week 8

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It's that time again, #JF70 young stars of the week. Which of our 70 young startlets made us sit up and take notice this week? Let's take a look. #JF70 young talents of the week...

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Enes Unal, Ousmane Dembele, Kylian Mbappe… #JF70 Young Talents of the Week, week 5

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The #JF70 is our annual selection of the top most exciting young players to watch in Europe around a variety of Europe's major leagues. After selecting the best young talents to watch in...

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8 Football Manager 2017 wonderkids you need to sign on FM2017

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There are few aspects of Football Manager which are as satisfying as finding and signing a wonderkid to bolster your squad with their youthful exuberance. The identifying and recruiting of these...

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Diogo Jota and the Manchester City loan starlet on fire – #JF70 best youngsters in Europe, week 2

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The #JF70 is our regular feature on Just Football keeping tabs onthe 70 best young players to watch in Europe in 2016/17. Having selected 10 players from seven of the best leagues in Europe,...

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Jose Mourinho v Pep Guardiola in trophies: Which manager has won more?

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Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho are widely regarded as two of the best managers in the modern game. Both have experienced football in different leagues around Europe, in differentplaying conditions...

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The #JF70 Class of 2017 – Top 10 best young players to watch in Portugal Primeira Liga in 2016/17

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We've reviewed and graded 2015/16's most exciting young talentsto watch in the Netherlands, England, Spain, Italy, France and Germany on Just Football. Now we're announcing...

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Jose Mourinho v Bastian Schweinsteiger and three other famous Mourinho fallouts

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There's a well-known(possibly apocryphal)rule for the first day in prison – find thetoughest inmateand knock them out in a display of alpha male dominance. In short, prove that you're someone not...

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Iker Casillas’ Demise At Real Madrid And Why Jose Mourinho Not To Blame – A Fans’ Perspective

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2016/17 Kits & Jerseys

FC Porto 2016/17 New Balance European Kit

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Today New Balance officially revealed the new 2016/17 FC Porto European kit. The shirt has [...]

FC Porto 2016/17 New Balance Home Kit

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Today New Balance officially revealed the new 2016/17 FC Porto home kit. The shirt has [...]

FC Porto 2016/17 New Balance Away Kit

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Today New Balance officially revealed the new FC Porto away kit for the Dragões (Dragons) [...]

Sporting Kansas City

Vermes explains Nemeth sale, Palmer-Brown loan

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The early parts of the offseason saw Sporting Kansas City make headlines for their additions. The past few days have seen them in the news for their subtractions.

Sporting KC made a pair of surprising moves in the past four days, first transferring talented striker Krisztian Nemeth to Al-Gharafa in Qatar on Friday and then loaning out promising teenage centerback Erik Palmer-Brown to FC Porto on Monday for all of 2016.

Sporting Loan Palmer-Brown to Porto

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After a number of additions to the team so far this offseason, the departures continue for Sporting KC as the club announced today that they had loaned 18 year old homegrown defender Erik Palmer-Brown to Portuguese side FC Porto. The loan will run through the rest of the 2016 calendar year and at the end of the loan Porto will have the option to purchase Palmer-Brown outright from Sporting.

Sporting KC ships Erik Palmer-Brown to Porto for entire 2016 MLS season

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Erik Palmer-Brown will not be spending 2016 with Sporting Kansas City. Instead, he will be with Portuguese power FC Porto.

Sporting KC announced on Monday afternoon that it has loaned Palmer-Brown to Porto for the entire 2016 MLS season. The 18-year-old centerbackhas played in 13 league matches for his localteam since signing as a Homegrown Player in August 2013, with seven of those appearances coming during the 2015 campaign.

Palmer-Brown Could be on the Way to Portugal

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Reports came out today that Sporting KC could see another player depart from the team as defender Erik Palmer-Brown has been linked with a move to Portuguese club, FC Porto. First reported by Brian Sciaretta and then clarified by Sporting KC beat writer, Sam McDowell.

According to the reports, Palmer-Brown has left camp with KC in Arizona and is flying to Portugal to negotiate with the 27 time champions.

Champions League

Chelsea 2-0 Porto: Finally! A Performance of Champions!

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Chelsea advanced into the last sixteen of the Champions League with a 2-0 victory over FC Porto last night and finally delivered a performance of Champions!

For weeks on end Chelsea have threatened to deliver in games but for one reason or another, it never happened. For the course of the season so far, we never knew what type of performance we would be sitting there watching winning one week, then losing games the week after.

Chelsea 2-0 Porto: Mourinho earns reprieve as Blues advance in Champions League [VIDEO]

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Jose Mourinho clawed himself back from the brink of the sack as Chelsea swept into the Champions League last 16 with a 2-0 win over Porto on Wednesday.

Mourinho was in severe danger of being axed as Blues boss heading into a tie that would decide Chelsea's Champions League fate.

Chelsea 2-0 Porto: Mourinho earns reprieve as Blues advance in Champions League [VIDEO]

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Jose Mourinho clawed himself back from the brink of the sack as Chelsea swept into the Champions League last 16 with a 2-0 win over Porto on Wednesday.

Mourinho was in severe danger of being axed as Blues boss heading into a tie that would decide Chelsea's Champions League fate.

football transfers

Juventus Poised To Seal Alex Sandro Transfer

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Juventus Poised To Seal Alex Sandro Transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Italian champions Juventus are on course to make their latest summer acquisition in the form of Porto left-back Alex Sandro, which was confirmed yesterday by coach Massimiliano Allegri and director general Giuseppe Marotta.

Done Deal: Real Madrid allow club legend Iker Casillas join Porto

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Done Deal: Real Madrid allow club legend Iker Casillas join Porto - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Real Madrid have confirmed their legendary goalkeeper Iker Casillas has left the club and will join FC Porto after two clubs reach an agreement on Saturday.

The Spain international has won every competition at club and country level and has been with the 10-times European champions since the 1990, where he came up through the ranks of the club before breaking into the first team in 1999.

The Rest

Arsenal interested in double swoop for highly rated FC Porto duo

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Arsenal are reportedly monitoring two of the most exciting prospects in European football. The...

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FC Porto Dragon Constellation Jersey 2016- NB & FCP come up with unique away kit for 2016/17

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New Balance gave Porto a pretty mediocre away kit last season, but this year, they've come up with a unique idea- having a dragon constellation design on the jersey. Porto are ofcourse nicknamed the Dragoes (Dragons in Portuguese), so this is a pretty cool idea from NB/Warrior. The Portuguese giants also have a dragon on [.

Sporting CP Update

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Sporting maintained their three-point lead of rivals Benfica and six points over FC Porto following their Monday night clash with Boavista by winning 2-0. Boavista sit 16th on the table, and were unable to resist Sporting's attack, which allowed defender Ewerton and Costa Rica's captain Bryan Ruiz to both score before halftime.

Rodney Wallace Heads to Portugal, Signs for FC Arouca

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The Warrior, Rodney Wallace, has finally signed with a club and it is not the Portland Timbers. The MLS Cup goalscorerhas headed to Portugal to join first division side Futebol Clube Arouca, according to a post on the team's site.

Since joining the Timbers in 2011, Wallace played 129 league and post-season matches for the club, scoring 18 goals and adding 20 assists in that time.

2015-16 Europa League Round of 32 Draw Result- Midtjylland vs Man Utd & Augsburg vs Liverpool

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The results of the draw conducted for the Europa League Round of 32 are here, and Danish club FC Midtjylland were rewarded with a plum tie against Manchester United. The team's official twitter account was delighted with the draw, and their player Tim Sparv even tweeted "Unreal! I'm actually going to play against Manchester United.

WATCH: Chelsea vs FC Porto 2 : 0 - Willian & John Terry post-match interview

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Bad News – Porto Match Newcastle’s Bid For Mitrovic

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There was some bad news being reported on TuttoMercatoWeb (TMW) tonight that FC Porto who is one of his preferred clubs along with Roma, have bid the full €18M for Aleksandar Mitrovic, and the matches the bid Newcastle put in last week. TMW are reporting the news because Roma are also interested in the [.

There will never be a greater Real Madrid goalkeeper

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Iker Casillas is leaving Real Madrid for FC Porto. He is a living legend; he has been one of the most important - if not THE most important - part of Real Madrid and Spain for many years, having won every single title that there is to win in football. The past season he has been unreasonably insulted and humiliated by the Real Madrid club that he gave everything to, but still he is leaving