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Scouting Report: De-mystifying Sporting KC

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There's no magic in these former wizards, only out of control brooms

Who You'll Watch

The Seattle Sounders will be playing their second game in four days when they travel to Children's Mercy Park to take on Sporting Kansas City. This is the first of of two regular season meetings and the only one that will take place in Kansas City this year.

Seattle Sounders vs Sporting Kansas City: Three Questions

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FoxSports 1 and UniMás are simulcasting the 7 PM Thursday the 27th match. It is also on both English and Spanish radio in Seattle.

Seattle Sounders FC start their eighth straight MLS Cup Playoffs with a match against Sporting KC. On a cool, wet Thursday night at 7 PM they take the field looking to do what Sporting has done - win an MLS Cup.

Sporting KC Trade First Round Pick

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Sporting Kansas City had just one pick in the first two rounds of today's MLS Superdraft, the 11th overall selection, and with that pick Sporting decided to trade the pick. Kansas City ended up trading the 11th overall selection to DC United in exchange for targeted allocation money, which can be used to buy down a designated player down below the designated player threshold.

Sporting KC Sign de Jong

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The last field player still in camp with Sporting Kansas City has been signed. Sporting today announced that the team had signed Canadian international defender, Marcel de Jong to a contract. The left sided player has spent the second half of preseason with Sporting, playing in four preseason games, usually with what would be considered the "first team" defense.

A Look at where Sporting's Roster Stands

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Preseason is underway for Sporting KC, the team plays their second preseason game of the season this coming weekend in a closed door scrimmage against FC Tucson. With preseason well underway now, and eyes turned towards the 2015 season, I thought I'd take a look at where the roster stands at this point of preseason.

Two Called Up to US Camp for Sporting KC

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Sporting Kansas City will be represented by two players in this January's US national team camp, but it isn't the two you'd expect. The first is expected, Sporting's captain, Matt Besler returns to the national team. He'll be considered one of the veterans in the team of defenders that Jurgen Klinsmann has called into camp, as only three of the defenders, Besler, Brad Evans, and Jermaine Jones have caps for the senior national team.

Real Madrid

4-3-3 v Sporting: Zidane without these 4 Real Madrid stars for away game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Sporting Gijon vs Real Madrid Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s La Liga fixture.

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Sporting host Real Madrid in La Liga this weekend and the home side will be looking to improve their chances of beating the drop with a positive result.

Champions League: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Nets Superb Silky Strike For Dortmund v Sporting (Video)

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Coveted by Real Madrid and just about every other major club in Europe, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was at his sublime best once again in Dortmund's Champions League clash with Sporting, netting a gorgeous goal for the Germans.

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The 27-year-oldstriker raced on to a pass fromMario Gotze before rocketing past theSporting defenderand finally, neatly lifting the ball over goalkeeper Rui Patricio.

Manchester United

Man Utd plot January transfer; Mourinho wants Euro 2016 star who could partner Pogba

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Manchester United have reportedly identified the Sporting midfielder William Carvalho as a January transfer target.

Jose Mourinho is thought to be an admirer of the Portuguese defensive midfielder and Caliomercato are claiming that the Premier League giants will make their move for Carvalho when the January transfer window opens.

Mourinho wants PL winger, star set to sign Chelsea agreement; Conte's €50m bid for midfielder

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This is going to be a busy summer for the new Chelsea manager Antonio Conte, not just in terms of signing players but keeping the ones at the club as well.

Several first team stars have been linked with moves away from Stamford Bridge and one such player is the Brazilian winger Willian.

The former Anzhi player has had a very good season personally and is a target for Manchester United.

£40m deal agreed for Chelsea target; Conte wants Man Utd star; Liverpool bid for 31 goal star

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With all the domestic campaigns done and dusted, it is time for every club to focus on the transfer market and improve their chances of doing well next season.

Although the transfer window officially opens on the 1st of July, almost every club has started working on their deals and new signings are being confirmed every day.

Man Utd inform club, they will outbid Chelsea for Abramovich's personal target

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Manchester United have been linked with a move for the Sporting midfielder Joao Mario.

The Sporting star has been sensational in the Liga Sagres this season and is a target for both Chelsea and Manchester United.

Latest reports state that Chelsea have already met the player’s agent to discuss a move, but Manchester United are determined to start a bidding war for him.

Man Utd News: Club officials sent for playmaker; Summer transfer possible for PL star

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Manchester United have been linked with a move for the Portuguese playmaker Joao Mario over the last few weeks.

The Portuguese media are now reporting (via Sportwitness) that Manchester United have decided to submit an offer for the highly talented Sporting midfielder this summer.

Mario has been on fire for the Portuguese outfit this season and is likely to start for Portugal in the Euro 2016 as well.

Man Utd eye defensive rock, LvG held talks earlier; €60m midfielder prefers OT move

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Man Utd eye defensive rock, LvG held talks earlier; €60m midfielder prefers OT move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have been linked with a few defenders over the last few weeks and Borussia Dortmund star Mats Hummels is the latest name to be linked with a move to Old Trafford.

Winger agrees term, Manchester United transfer likely next week

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Winger agrees term, Manchester United transfer likely next week - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United winger Nani is all setto leave Old Trafford this summer. According to reports from The Guardian, Nani has agreed personal terms with Fenerbahce and he is expected to complete a move to the Turkish club within next week.

Argentine star’s transfer move to Manchester United will be decided this week

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Argentine star's transfer move to Manchester United will be decided this week - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Marcos Rojo has enjoyed a decent first season at Manchester United. He has settled in nicely at his new club and has established himself as a first team regular under Louis van Gaal.

Best performing Manchester United player suffers thigh injury

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Best performing Manchester United player suffers thigh injury - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It seems like the injury-curse is going to leaveManchester United any time sooner be it within the squad or players abroad. For instance, Nani, who is technically still a Manchester United player and undoubtedly the best performing United player throughout Europe, has picked up a thigh injury and could miss the crucial Champions League tie against Chelsea.

Club refuse to negotiate Manchester United transfer in January

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Club refuse to negotiate Manchester United transfer in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United winger Nani returned to Old Trafford yesterday to take part in a friendly match against Argentina. The winger has been loaned out to Sporting in a part exchange deal that saw Marcos Rojo joining United in summer.

Zero Chance! Manchester United transfer impossible for winger in January

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Zero Chance! Manchester United transfer impossible for winger in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

This summer Manchester United winger Nani has returned back to his old club Sporting on a season long loan as a part of the deal that saw Marcos Rojo joining the Old Trafford club for a handsome fee.

Poor business! Club received €8.25m only from record breaking Manchester United transfer

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Poor business! Club received €8.25m only from record breaking Manchester United transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Cristiano Ronaldo joined Manchester United from Sporting in 2003 for a reported fee of around€17.5m. The boy from Madeira came with bags of potential but very had predicted that in 10 years' time he would become one of the best players in the world.

Best performing Manchester United player suffers muscle injury

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Best performing Manchester United player suffers muscle injury - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have had a wretched luck with injuries this season. Already United'sthree main central defenders are spending their time on treatment room, the club could suffer further blow with the latest injury concern to new signing Marcos Rojo who could miss actions up to three months.

Arsenal

Arsenal forward reveals manager let him down last term

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Joel Campbell has claimed that Arsene Wenger did not use him enough last season, despite impressing for Arsenal. The Costa Rican forward has spent a number of seasons out on loan from the club, but following an eye-catching loan deal with Olympiacos, followed by an equally impressive World Cup campaign in 2014, many believed he [.

Arsenal dawdling lets another transfer target slip away?

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I don't know about the rest of you Arsenal fans, but I am still scratching my head trying to figure out just what the hell Arsene Wenger was thinking by only completing the one bargain basement transfer deal on the January window, despite the club being sat on a mountain of cash and having our [...]

Should Arsenal pay £35m for William Carvalho?

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There were extensive Arsenal transfer rumours linking the Gunners to Sporting Lisbon's brilliant midfielder William Carvalho in the summer before he was cruelly injured playing for Portugal in the U21 World Cup. Arsenal have already got Francis Coquelin, got the injury to the Frenchman showed that we have inadequate backup in the form of Matthieu [.

William Carvalho hints at Arsenal move….

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There were hundreds of Arsenal transfer rumours linking us with Sporting Lisbon's William Carvalho in the early summer, but the extremely talented defensive midfielder was cruelly injured at the U21 World Cup. His fractured tibula means that the 23 year-old hasn't been able to play much this season, but I would like to believe that [.

William Carvalho makes it clear he wants Arsenal move

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The Sporitng Club de Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho is definitely one of the most promising DMs in Europe at the moment, so there is little surprise that Arsenal was sending scouts to watch him on a regular basis last season. But sadly in July the 23 year-old sustained a fracture to his tibia after leading [.

[PHOTO]: Arsenal target William Carvalho involves in a nasty car accident

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[PHOTO]: Arsenal target William Carvalho involves in a nasty car accident - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

William Carvalho, the highly rated Sporting midfielder, who is a long term reported target of Premier League club Arsenal, was involved in a nasty car accident on Thursday.

The incident took place around 3pm when the midfielder was on his way to Sporting's academy for training sessions.

Is William Carvalho Arsenal’s main target in January?

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Arsenal's defensive shortages have yet again been highlighted by Calum Chambers sending off at Galatasary this week leaving them even shorter on numbers for the Newcastle game this weekend. Arsene Wenger has already stated that he would be bringing at least one defensive option to the Emirates in January and with reports saying that Arsenal [.

Sporting CP

Sporting CP Update

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Sporting were kept off the boardthis week byGuimaraes, who played the Leoes to a0-0draw. Their best scoring chances came after the 75th minute when Guimaraes defender Josue was sent off after picking up a second yellow. Sporting peppered Guimaraes keeper Joao Miguel, but he held his own and had made every stop and intervention to prevent any goals.

Sporting CP Update

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Following the international break, Portuguese League action resumed this past weekend with Sporting looking to stay atop the table.

The Leoes were away on Sunday for a matchup against Rio Ave, who were also undefeated after three weeks thanks to a 1-0-2 mark (five points). The guests took the lead when Adrien returned to his penalty kick duties and scored the first goal from the spot.

Feature

Revs Brass, Players Set for Sporting Trip

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Photo credit: New England Revolution

A contingent comprised of Revolution general manager Michael Burns, coach Jay Heaps, and three players are set to make a trip to Lisbon to meet their Portuguese affiliate, Sporting CP next week.

The club confirmed a Nov. 25 report from Portuguese outlet Mais Futebol that detailed the trip, which is scheduled for Sunday.

Maritimo Makes Bid for Revs Target Heldon

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Sporting CP winger Heldon is on the verge ofmaking a move. But he isn't headed to New England.

On Saturday,Heldon's former club, Maritimo, has exercised the right of first refusal clause contained in the transfer agreement with Sporting CPin a move to reacquire him.

According to a release from Sporting CPon Saturday, Maritimo was notified that a loan offer for Heldon's services had been receivedfrom another club – presumably the Revolution.

The Rest

Soccer TV: Borussia Dortmund vs Sporting

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Borussia Dortmund looks for points at home against Sporting in Group F of the 2016-17 Champions League while Queretaro plays for the Copa MX.

Chelsea submit huge offer for Liverpool target; Club prefer to accept their bid for Euro 2016 star

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Chelsea have submitted a 45 million Euros offer for the Portuguese international Joao Mario.

The Sporting midfielder has been linked with a move to the Premier League all summer. Portuguese newspaper Jornal De Noticias have confirmed Chelsea’s bid and are claiming that Sporting would prefer to accept it.

Seattle's Alonso Suspended for Game vs Sporting

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The Seattle Sounders will be a little shorthanded for their game this weekend in KC against Sporting. Already without Brad Evans due to his call up to the US national team and Clint Dempsey's wife close to giving birth to their fourth child, they found out today that midfield designated player, Osvaldo Alonso will be suspended for Saturday's game for kicking out at Felipe Martins late in Seattle's 2-1 win over the Red Bulls.

Clube dos Distritais tem três internacionais portugueses no plantel

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Luís Portela foi titular em duas das três partidas que Portugal disputou em 2007 no Europeu de sub-19. Formado no Vitória de Setúbal, o lateral direito integrou uma seleção cujas principais estrelas eram Fábio Paim e Daniel Carriço. O promissor defesa sonhava em ter uma carreira ao mais alto nível no futebol, mas, como muitas vezes sucede, a realidade acabou por ser muito diferente e tem feito uma carreira a nível sénior bem longe dos holofotes da fama.

PICTURE: Nani breaks down after scoring Sporting goal

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Nani scored a fantastic goal to put Sporting Lisbon 2-0 up against Gil Vicente and then burst in to tears when celebrating.

It was a goal like any other. I received the ball, saw the goal, shot and I was lucky. I thought about myself and everything that I have gone through. It's personal stuff, that nobody knows about.

Haruna Babangida na mesma equipa de Fábio Paim

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O Mosta FC parece estar apostado em reforçar-se com "eternas promessas" do futebol que nunca chegaram a singrar ao mais alto nível. Depois de em agosto do ano passado ter contratado Fábio Paim, o clube de Malta anunciou recentemente a contratação do nigeriano Haruna Babangida, outrora grande esperança da "cantera" do Barcelona, que estava sem clube desde que no final da época 2012/2013 deixou os austríacos do Kapfenberger SV.

Landmark Goals

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Another stat for you, Sporting's landmark goals. This year, Sporting hit two landmark goal marks, and not surprisingly, both were scored by Dom Dwyer. Back in May, Dwyer scored Sporting's 800th league goal in their 2-1 loss to the Chicago Fire. Then on the road against Philadelphia late in the season, Dwyer scored the 400th competitive goal away from home for Kansas City.

2015 Schedule Released

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MLS released the 2015 MLS schedule today, and now comes the fun part for all fans, planning the rest of the year, planning their vacations, planning their trips home, planning their road trips.


With Sporting's move to the Western Conference, Sporting gets a completely different make up of games than they have the last few years.