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Scottish Referee Might Lose Politician Job After Choosing Real Madrid Match Over Parliamentary Meeting

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One of the Scottish officials on duty in the Champions League this week may end up losing his day job after ducking out to attendthe game between Sporting Lisbon and Real Madrid.

Douglas Ross, a Member of Scottish Parliament with the Conservatives, has received calls to be sacked after missing an important parliamentary committee meeting in order to run the line at the Jose Alvalade Stadium on Tuesday night.

Devastating injury blow for Real Madrid, world class star ruled out for several weeks with injury

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Real Madrid have been dealt a devastating injury blow before next week’s El Clasico.

Los Blancos have confirmed that Gareth Bale is set to be sidelined for around three months with an ankle injury. The Wales international damaged his ankle during Real Madrid’s 2-1 win over Sporting Lisbon earlier this week.

Here’s A Lovely Little Vignette About Cristiano Ronaldo Meeting Young Fans In Sporting Lisbon’s Press Zone

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As you may be aware, a certain prodigal son returned to Sporting Lisbon last night, with Cristiano Ronaldo afforded VIP status for the duration of Real Madrid's visit to the JoseAlvalade.

Of course, Ronaldo played a prominent part in Madrid's 2-1 win but it was after the game, in the UEFA-sanctioned mixed zone (for press) that the Portuguese superstar really shone.

Bale suffers ankle injury in Real win

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Lisbon (AFP) Real Madrid suffered a huge injury scare just 11 days before facing Barcelona in La Liga as Gareth Bale hobbled off with a right ankle injury in the European champions 2-1 win at Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday.

Bale has been in supreme form in recent weeks having tied his future to the European champions with a bumper contract extension to 2022.

Bale suffers ankle injury in Real win

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Lisbon (AFP) Real Madrid suffered a huge injury scare just 11 days before facing Barcelona in La Liga as Gareth Bale hobbled off with a right ankle injury in the European champions 2-1 win at Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday.

Bale has been in supreme form in recent weeks having tied his future to the European champions with a bumper contract extension to 2022.

Real Madrid strike late to progress on Ronaldo’s homecoming

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Lisbon (AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo was lauded like a king of his return to where his career began at Sporting Lisbon, but Real Madrid showed no mercy in booking their place in the knockout stages for a 20th consecutive season with a 2-1 win on Wednesday.

However, victory came at a cost for the European champions as Gareth Bale limped off just before the hour mark with an ankle injury just 11 days before Real travel to face Barcelona in El Clasico.

Real Madrid’s Bale forced off with ankle injury

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Lisbon (AFP) Real Madrid suffered a huge injury scare just 11 days before facing Barcelona as Gareth Bale hobbled off with a right ankle injury just under an hour into their Champions League clash at Sporting Lisbon.

Bale has been in supreme form in recent weeks having tied his future to the European champions with a bumper contract extension to 2022.

Homecoming king Ronaldo eyes European century

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Lisbon (AFP) Fresh from vanquishing Atletico Madrid with his 39th Real Madrid hat-trick, Cristiano Ronaldo will be guaranteed a hero's welcome when he returns to where his career began at Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday.

Ronaldo has another landmark in his sights as he is just two goals short of 100 in European competitions and history suggests he won't go easy on the side that handed him his breakthrough.

Homecoming king Ronaldo eyes European century

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Lisbon (AFP) Fresh from vanquishing Atletico Madrid with his 39th Real Madrid hat-trick, Cristiano Ronaldo will be guaranteed a hero's welcome when he returns to where his career began at Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday.

Ronaldo has another landmark in his sights as he is just two goals short of 100 in European competitions and history suggests he won't go easy on the side that handed him his breakthrough.

Tuchel relishing Dortmund’s Real showdown

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) Thomas Tuchel is relishing the prospect of Borussia Dortmund's showdown with Cristiano Ronaldo-led Real Madrid in Tuesday's Champions League group stage clash.

Dortmund have never lost at home to Real, who have won just four times in 29 away games against German clubs.

Ronaldo, Bale miss Madrid trip to Espanyol

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Madrid (AFP) Real Madrid will have to cope without Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale in the quest for a club-record 16th straight La Liga win after coach Zinedine Zidane said both will miss Sunday's trip to Espanyol.

Bale was forced off early by a hip knock as Real came from behind in dramatic fashion to beat Sporting Lisbon 2-1 on Wednesday in the Champions League.

Ronaldo, Morata rescue Real from Sporting upset

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Madrid (AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata struck in the closing minutes to seal a stunning Real Madrid comeback to beat Sporting Lisbon 2-1 to start their Champions League defence on Wednesday.

Madrid looked to be heading for their first home defeat in the competition for five years after Bruno Cesar's low effort three minutes into the second-half handed Sporting a thorughly merited lead.

FOX Soccer 2GO 7-day free trial returns in time for Champions League

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FOX Sports has brought its 7-day free trial to FOX Soccer 2GO back in time for the latest action in the UEFA Champions League and Europa League.

With the free trial, you can watch as much live and on-demand soccer as you want during the 7-days including today's matches between Manchester City vs.

FOX Soccer 2GO 7-day free trial returns in time for Champions League

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FOX Sports has brought its 7-day free trial to FOX Soccer 2GO back in time for the latest action in the UEFA Champions League and Europa League.

With the free trial, you can watch as much live and on-demand soccer as you want during the 7-days including today's matches between Manchester City vs.

Where to find Real Madrid vs. Sporting Lisbon on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Real Madrid vs. Sporting Lisbon, you've come to the right place.

Cristiano Ronaldo faces his old club in today's featured UEFA Champions League match. Because FOX Sports in the USA has decided to feature golf on FS1, that means that Real Madrid will be on FOX Sports 2 —which not everyone gets (or if you do, it's often in SD).

Where to find Real Madrid vs. Sporting Lisbon on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Real Madrid vs. Sporting Lisbon, you've come to the right place.

Cristiano Ronaldo faces his old club in today's featured UEFA Champions League match. Because FOX Sports in the USA has decided to feature golf on FS1, that means that Real Madrid will be on FOX Sports 2 —which not everyone gets (or if you do, it's often in SD).

Transfer Roundup: Arsenal agreement reached; Chelsea in talks for La Liga star; Liverpool done deal

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With just under two weeks remaining in the transfer window, clubs around Europe are busy strengthening their squad and getting rid of their fringe players.

Here at Soccerlens, we bring you some of the latest stories from the Premier League as well as other European leagues in our transfer roundup column.

Cristiano Ronaldo ‘the best player in the world’ – Jose Fonte

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Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player in the world today and deserves all the accolades that come his way, according to Southampton defender Jose Fonte. Ronaldo scored the winning penalty in the 2016...

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Clube de Futebol Os Belenenses are very much Lisbon's third team after the big two of Benfica and Sporting.



Founded in 1919, Os Belenenses play their home games at the 19,000 capacity Estádio do Restelo in Belem in the west of the Portuguese capital, where crowds average a lowly 1,500 unless one of the big three Portuguese clubs, Benfica, Sporting or Porto, are in town.

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

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Euro 2016 Transfers: Bartosz Kapustka and 23 players whose Euro form put them in the shop window

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Euro 2016 may be done and dusted but it's not quite forgotten. Despite the lack of classic matches the Euros had its fair share of excellent team and individual performances, and those quality...

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Sporting Lisbon Stage Proper Contract Signing Ceremony For Five-Year-Old Fan Fighting Cancer (Photo)

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The wee little chap you see up there is Bruno de Carvalho, the president of Sporting Lisbon (or Clube de Portugal if you're going to be picky about it), and he's knelt down and shaking hands with the club's latest signing, five-year-oldFrancisco.

Sadly, Francisco is bravely fighting cancer so, to help give him a VIP day to remember, Sporting set up a special meeting so they could "sign" the youngster as their official 12th man.

Ronaldo enters last chance saloon for Euro glory

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Lisbon (AFP) For a player that has won almost everything on an individual and collective level, the one honour that agonisingly evades Cristiano Ronaldo is an international trophy with Portugal.

Euro 2016 will be Ronaldo's fourth and at 31 possibly last European Championship finals.

The previous three have all promised much only to end in varying degrees of disappointment for the three-time World Player of the Year.

Ronaldo enters last chance saloon for Euro glory

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Lisbon (AFP) For a player that has won almost everything on an individual and collective level, the one honour that agonisingly evades Cristiano Ronaldo is an international trophy with Portugal.

Euro 2016 will be Ronaldo's fourth and at 31 possibly last European Championship finals.

The previous three have all promised much only to end in varying degrees of disappointment for the three-time World Player of the Year.

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Dortmund suspend Aubameyang for Sporting clash

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel on Wednesday suspended star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for their Champions League game against Sporting Lisbon "for internal reasons".

"The coach has taken the decision and it is absolutely correct," Dortmund's CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke told Sky.

Dortmund suspend Aubameyang for Sporting clash

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel on Wednesday suspended star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for their Champions League game against Sporting Lisbon "for internal reasons".

"The coach has taken the decision and it is absolutely correct," Dortmund's CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke told Sky.

Slimani slots in as Leicester down Burnley

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Record signing Islam Slimani enjoyed a dream Premier League debut for Leicester City as the champions defeated Burnley 3-0 at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.

The 28 million pounds ($36.4 million, 32.6 million euros) signing from Sporting Lisbon scored headers either side of half-time before Ben Mee's own goal completed a comprehensive win.

Slimani slots in as Leicester down Burnley

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Record signing Islam Slimani enjoyed a dream Premier League debut for Leicester City as the champions defeated Burnley 3-0 at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.

The 28 million pounds ($36.4 million, 32.6 million euros) signing from Sporting Lisbon scored headers either side of half-time before Ben Mee's own goal completed a comprehensive win.

Ronaldo enters last chance saloon for Euro glory

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Lisbon (AFP) For a player that has won almost everything on an individual and collective level, the one honour that agonisingly evades Cristiano Ronaldo is an international trophy with Portugal.

Euro 2016 will be Ronaldo's fourth and at 31 possibly last European Championship finals.

The previous three have all promised much only to end in varying degrees of disappointment for the three-time World Player of the Year.

Ronaldo enters last chance saloon for Euro glory

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Lisbon (AFP) For a player that has won almost everything on an individual and collective level, the one honour that agonisingly evades Cristiano Ronaldo is an international trophy with Portugal.

Euro 2016 will be Ronaldo's fourth and at 31 possibly last European Championship finals.

The previous three have all promised much only to end in varying degrees of disappointment for the three-time World Player of the Year.

Coates loan deal with Sporting extended

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Lisbon (AFP) Sunderland defender Sebastian Coates has had his loan spell at Sporting Lisbon extended until the end of next season, the Portuguese club announced on Tuesday.

The Uruguayuan international initially moved to Sporting in January on a deal until the end of this term, but he has impressed as Jorge Jesus' side have stayed in the Portuguese title race ahead of the final matches of the season on Sunday.

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Leicester City’s Slimani back to torment Porto

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Leicester City may be unfamiliar Champions League opponents for Porto, who visit the King Power Stadium on Tuesday, but Islam Slimani is a player they know all too well.

During his three seasons with Sporting Lisbon, the Algeria striker scored six goals against Porto in six appearances, earning him the nickname 'The Dragon Slayer' from the Lisbon club's fans.

Leicester City’s Slimani back to torment Porto

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Leicester City may be unfamiliar Champions League opponents for Porto, who visit the King Power Stadium on Tuesday, but Islam Slimani is a player they know all too well.

During his three seasons with Sporting Lisbon, the Algeria striker scored six goals against Porto in six appearances, earning him the nickname 'The Dragon Slayer' from the Lisbon club's fans.

Arsenal in talks to sign 31-goal striker in £25M deal

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Arsenal are said to be in talks with Sporting Lisbon over a deal to sign Islam Slimani this summer. The Algerian striker scored an impressive 27 league goals last season, as well as another four in other competitions, and has been on the radar of the North-London club for some time now. A deal was [.

Are Arsenal using Campbell’s loan to snare this wantaway striker?

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Joel Campbell has joined Sporting Lisbon on a season-long loan deal which will come as a surprise to some Arsenal fans, but could it be part of a bigger picture? The winger had impressed last season, and had appeared to have earned his place in the Gunners playing squad, but following the emergence of Alex [.

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Wolfsburg’s Dost eyes Sporting Lisbon move

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Berlin (AFP) Dutch striker Bas Dost said Saturday he hopes to transfer from VfL Wolfsburg to Sporting Lisbon imminently, with his Wolves place under threat following the arrival of Germany's Mario Gomez.

The transfer window closed at midnight on Wednesday (2200 GMT), but Dost hopes to be plying his trade in the Portuguese league soon, with the deal set to cost up to ten million euros ($11m).

Wolfsburg’s Dost eyes Sporting Lisbon move

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Berlin (AFP) Dutch striker Bas Dost said Saturday he hopes to transfer from VfL Wolfsburg to Sporting Lisbon imminently, with his Wolves place under threat following the arrival of Germany's Mario Gomez.

The transfer window closed at midnight on Wednesday (2200 GMT), but Dost hopes to be plying his trade in the Portuguese league soon, with the deal set to cost up to ten million euros ($11m).

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Americans Abroad: Tuesday Preview

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The UEFA Champions League returns for a pair of young Americans Abroad, while several others will look to take the field across league and cup competitions.

Headlining Tuesday's action is Christian Pulisic, who hopes for a return to the Borussia Dortmund lineup for a clash with Sporting Lisbon.

Sporting Gijon Defender Douglas Suffers Strange Buttock Injury After Falling Asleep In ‘Uncomfortable Position’ On Team Bus

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Barcelona right-back Douglas has done himself no favours in his attempt to shed his reputation as a perma-crock after managing to succumb to injury in his sleep.

The Brazilian, who is currently on a season-longloan at Sporting Gijon, has managed just 379 minutes on the pitch for Barca since arriving ahead ofthe 2014/15 season due to a never-ending spateof knacks and knocks.

Father confirms huge Liverpool bid for Euro 2016 star; Chelsea offered £38m for him this summer

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Portuguese midfielder Joao Mario is a target for Premier League giants Liverpool.

Jurgen Klopp is looking to sign a central midfielder and has been impressed with the Portuguese international.

Mario had a very good tournament in France and helped his side to the Euro 2016 glory. The Sporting midfielder has been monitored by the likes of Inter Milan, Chelsea and Manchester United as well.