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Football league satisfied over Mendes role at Wolves

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London (AFP) – The English Football League said Wednesday it was satisfied that Championship side Wolverhampton Wanderers’ relationship with super-agent Jorge Mendes has not breached regulations regarding intermediaries.

Last month a number of clubs urged the league to investigate the influence at Molineux of the high-profile Portuguese agent, whose clients include Jose Mourinho and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Wolves held by 10-man Sunderland

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London (AFP) – Wolverhampton Wanderers could see their lead in The Championship reduced to two points if Cardiff beat Reading on Monday after they were held 0-0 by 10-man Sunderland on Saturday.

Wolves dominated the game with 24 shots against second from bottom Sunderland who showed a resilient side to their character lacking in the first part of the season especially after Lee Cattermole was sent off in the 62nd minute.

Wolves held by 10-man Sunderland

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London (AFP) – Wolverhampton Wanderers could see their lead in The Championship reduced to two points if Cardiff beat Reading on Monday after they were held 0-0 by 10-man Sunderland on Saturday.

Wolves dominated the game with 24 shots against second from bottom Sunderland who showed a resilient side to their character lacking in the first part of the season especially after Lee Cattermole was sent off in the 62nd minute.

Wolves land early promotion race blow

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London (AFP) – Big-spending Wolves made a strong start to their promotion bid as Leo Bonatini’s debut goal sealed a 1-0 win over Middlesbrough on the opening weekend of the Championship on Saturday.

Brazilian striker Bonatini, signed on a season-long loan from Saudi Arabian club Al Hilal, punished a mistake from Boro defender Daniel Ayala to settle a tight encounter in the 33rd minute at Molineux.

Wolves break transfer record for Portuguese star

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London (AFP) – Highly-rated Portugal Under-21 international Ruben Neves became second-tier English side Wolverhampton Wanderers’ record signing on Saturday, joining the Chinese-owned team from Porto for a reported £15.8 million ($20.3m, 17.9m euros).

The 20-year-old - who in 2015 became the youngest Champions League captain of all time in a match with Israeli outfit Maccabi Tel Aviv - signed a five-year contract and is reunited with former Porto coach Nuno Espirito Santo.

Wolves break transfer record for Portuguese star

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London (AFP) – Highly-rated Portugal Under-21 international Ruben Neves became second-tier English side Wolverhampton Wanderers’ record signing on Saturday, joining the Chinese-owned team from Porto for a reported £15.8 million ($20.3m, 17.9m euros).

The 20-year-old - who in 2015 became the youngest Champions League captain of all time in a match with Israeli outfit Maccabi Tel Aviv - signed a five-year contract and is reunited with former Porto coach Nuno Espirito Santo.

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.

Dybala fires Juve past depleted Porto

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Turin (Italy) (AFP) – A first-half penalty from Paulo Dybala helped fire Juventus into the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday after a 1-0 win sent the Serie A champions through 3-0 on aggregate.

Porto coach Nuno Espirito Santo had hailed Juve’s 20-game unbeaten home run in Europe as he played down the Portuguese side’s chances of overturning a 2-0 first leg defeat at the Estadio do Dragao.

Barcelona-style comeback unlikely, admits Porto coach

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Turin (Italy) (AFP) – If Porto overturn a 2-0 deficit at Juventus in the Champions League on Tuesday it would be a sensation to rival that of Barcelona’s comeback last week, but coach Nuno Espirito Santo has admitted such a prospect is slim.

Juventus, unbeaten over 20 consecutive home games in Europe, are expected to secure a quarter-final place after beating 10-man Porto 2-0 in Portugal in the first leg of their last-16 tie three weeks ago.

Barcelona-style comeback unlikely, admits Porto coach

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Turin (Italy) (AFP) – If Porto overturn a 2-0 deficit at Juventus in the Champions League on Tuesday it would be a sensation to rival that of Barcelona’s comeback last week, but coach Nuno Espirito Santo has admitted such a prospect is slim.

Juventus, unbeaten over 20 consecutive home games in Europe, are expected to secure a quarter-final place after beating 10-man Porto 2-0 in Portugal in the first leg of their last-16 tie three weeks ago.

Porto agree 20-million-euro Torres deal

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Lisbon (AFP) – Porto on Thursday activated a 20-million-euro clause to make midfielder Oliver Torres’s loan move from Atletico Madrid permanent in the second biggest deal in the history of the Portuguese league.

The 22-year-old Spaniard’s move is just two million euros shy of the record transfer of 22 million euros that Benfica paid Atletico for Mexican international Raul Jimenez in 2015.

Porto agree 20-million-euro Torres deal

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Lisbon (AFP) – Porto on Thursday activated a 20-million-euro clause to make midfielder Oliver Torres’s loan move from Atletico Madrid permanent in the second biggest deal in the history of the Portuguese league.

The 22-year-old Spaniard’s move is just two million euros shy of the record transfer of 22 million euros that Benfica paid Atletico for Mexican international Raul Jimenez in 2015.

Nuno Espirito Santo named new Porto football coach

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Lisbon (AFP) Nuno Espirito Santo was on Wednesday named as the new coach of Porto, two days after the sacking of Jose Peseiro.

The 42-year-old former goalkeeper has signed a two-year deal, Porto said in a statement.

Nuno, who played for Porto, ended his playing career in 2010 before taking up his first coaching post at Rio Ave two years later.

Nuno Espirito Santo named new Porto football coach

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Lisbon (AFP) Nuno Espirito Santo was on Wednesday named as the new coach of Porto, two days after the sacking of Jose Peseiro.

The 42-year-old former goalkeeper has signed a two-year deal, Porto said in a statement.

Nuno, who played for Porto, ended his playing career in 2010 before taking up his first coaching post at Rio Ave two years later.

Porto release coach Peseiro

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Lisbon (AFP) Porto, without a title in three years, have released coach Jose Peseiro after a string of poor results, the Portuguese club said Monday.

Peseiro arrived in Porto in January from Egyptian outfit Al-Ahly to take over from Spaniard Julen Lopetegui.

But the 56-year-old Portuguese coach was unable to turn around a season that saw Porto eliminated by Chelsea in the Champions League before a third-place league finish behind Lisbon-based rivals Benfica and Sporting.

Porto release coach Peseiro

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Lisbon (AFP) Porto, without a title in three years, have released coach Jose Peseiro after a string of poor results, the Portuguese club said Monday.

Peseiro arrived in Porto in January from Egyptian outfit Al-Ahly to take over from Spaniard Julen Lopetegui.

But the 56-year-old Portuguese coach was unable to turn around a season that saw Porto eliminated by Chelsea in the Champions League before a third-place league finish behind Lisbon-based rivals Benfica and Sporting.

Wolves

Championship: Wolves Promoted Back To The Top-Flight After Fulham Succumb To Late Equaliser Against Brentford (Video)

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Wolves will return to the Premier League next season after Fulham could only draw with Brentford on Saturday.

Nuno Espirito Santo's side, who face Birmingham on Sunday, watched on TV as a last-gasp equaliser from Neal Maupay earned Brentford a point at Craven Cottage, a result which meant Wolves are now assured of top-flight football next season for the first time since 2012.

Predicted line-up: Nuno to make two changes to Wolves' 3-4-3 starting XI

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Championship leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers will be looking for their fourth victory in a row when they take on Hull City at Molineux on Tuesday.

Wolves have a huge 13-point advantage over third placed Fulham, and with only seven games to go, they are looking all set to get promoted to the Premier League.

Injured Wolves star shares a picture of his ankle with a message, fans react on Twitter

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Wolves secured the three points over Reading to maintain their lead at the top of the table but the win was soured by an injury to Diogo Jota.

The Portuguese attacker is one of the best players at the club and the Championship giants cannot afford to lose him at this stage of the season.

Wolves are just 3 points ahead of Cardiff and they will need their best players to keep winning games and lift the Championship title.

La Liga

Five keys to Valencia’s demise

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Madrid (AFP) La Liga giants Valencia are searching for theirninth permanent coach in the past four years following the sacking of former Liverpool assistant manager Pako Ayestaran.

The six-time Spanish champions are enduring their worst start to a league season for 17 years as four straight defeats to start to the campaign leaves them rooted to the foot of the table.

Valencia confirms the departure of head coach Nuno

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Valencia confirmed on Monday that Portuguese coach Nuno Espirito Santo has left the La Liga club. Nuno had already said on Sunday night following a 1-0 defeat to Sevilla that he was resigning.

"Nuno Espirito Santo, who until now was the coach, is no longer tied to Valencia, after coming to an amicable agreement with the institution," said a statement on Valencia's website.

Valencia confirms the departure of head coach Nuno

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Valencia confirmed on Monday that Portuguese coach Nuno Espirito Santo has left the La Liga club. Nuno had already said on Sunday night following a 1-0 defeat to Sevilla that he was resigning.

"Nuno Espirito Santo, who until now was the coach, is no longer tied to Valencia, after coming to an amicable agreement with the institution," said a statement on Valencia's website.

La Liga Season Previews 2015/16: Atletico Madrid and Valencia – Surprise title contenders?

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Phil Neville Both Has And Hasn’t Been Appointed As Valencia Assistant Manager

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There's been an unexpected and slightly confusing yarn concerning Phil Neville emanating from La Liga over the past day or so, with the news that the former Manchester United manboth has and indeedhasn't been appointed as the new Valencia assistant manager.

Valencia manager Nuno downplays his role with rejuvenated team

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Valencia manager Nuno Santo has downplayed the role he has played with the rejuvenated La Liga side this season,stating he is only one part of a team where no one person is more important than the next.

Last year, Valenciamissed out on European qualification for the first time since the 2004-05 season.

Valencia manager Nuno downplays his role with rejuvenated team

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Valencia manager Nuno Santo has downplayed the role he has played with the rejuvenated La Liga side this season,stating he is only one part of a team where no one person is more important than the next.

Last year, Valenciamissed out on European qualification for the first time since the 2004-05 season.

Nuno Espirito Santo Extends Contract With Valencia Until June 2018

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Valencia have reached an agreement withcoach Nuno Espirito Santo to extend his current deal with the Spanish club until June 2018.

Nuno replaced former Los Che boss Juan Antonio Pizzi last summer, and his current deal was set to expire at the conclusion of the 2014-15 campaign.

Valencia have enjoyed a solid startin La Liga, defeating defending Spanish champions Atletico Madrid and European/Club World Cup champions Real Madrid.

Nuno Espirito Santo Extends Contract With Valencia Until June 2018

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Valencia have reached an agreement withcoach Nuno Espirito Santo to extend his current deal with the Spanish club until June 2018.

Nuno replaced former Los Che boss Juan Antonio Pizzi last summer, and his current deal was set to expire at the conclusion of the 2014-15 campaign.

Valencia have enjoyed a solid startin La Liga, defeating defending Spanish champions Atletico Madrid and European/Club World Cup champions Real Madrid.

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Special bond with Mendes, Portuguese spotted at Stamford Bridge, sparks Chelsea transfer move

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Guus Hiddink has already stated that he will not be managing Chelsea beyond the end of the season, which means the Blues will have to sign a new manager in the summer.