Football WC: Injuries mount for under-fire Portugal

Striker Hugo Almeida and defender Fabio Coentrao are major injury doubts for Portugal coach Paulo Bento in the wake of their 4-0 drubbing by Germany at the World Cup.

Injuries mount for under-fire Portugal

Striker Hugo Almeida and defender Fabio Coentrao are major injury doubts for Portugal coach Paulo Bento in the wake of their 4-0 drubbing by Germany at the World Cup.

Champions League: Karim Benzema strike gives Real Madrid advantage over Bayern Munich

Real Madrid took a huge step towards their first Champions League final in 12 years as Karim Benzema`s first-half goal gave them a 1-0 first-leg lead over holders Bayern Munich at the Santiago Bernabeu.

`You can`t give an award like the Ballon d`Or to Ribery,` claims Coentrao

The Portugal international has dismissed the Bayern Munich man`s claims on the prestigious prize, while also stating that Lionel Messi has been out of action for too long to win

Coentrao wants to leave Real Madrid, claims Carvalho

Former Real Madrid defender Ricardo Carvalho has claimed Fabio Coentrao is eager to quit the club this summer.

I never felt wanted at Real Madrid: Coentrao

The Portugal international is seemingly keen to leave the Spanish giants in order to relaunch his career elsewhere after two seasons with los Blancos.

Marcelo signs new deal with Real Madrid

Real Madrid have extended the contract of Brazilian left back Marcelo until the end of June 2018, it was reported in the Spanish press on Saturday.

Xabi Alonso surprised by Real Madrid`s left back crisis

Real Madrid and Spain international midfielder Xabi Alonso said he was surprised by the injuries which have affected defenders Marcelo, Fabio Coentrao and Alvaro Arbeloa.

Portugal`s Coentrao, Varela ruled out of Spain friendly

Portugal left back Fabio Coentrao and winger Silvestre Varela, two of the side`s in-form players, have been ruled out of Wednesday`s friendly against Spain due to injury, the Portugal Football Federation (FPF) said on Monday.

Portugal`s Coentrao, Varela ruled out of Spain friendly

Portugal left back Fabio Coentrao and winger Silvestre Varela, two of the side`s in-form players, have been ruled out of Wednesday`s friendly against Spain due to injury, the Portugal Football Federation (FPF) said on Monday.