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Primeira Liga

It's about AS Roma, not me: Coach Eusebio Di Francesco

It was reported that Di Francesco will be fighting for his job when his team defend a 2-1 lead at the Estadio de Dragao in the second leg of their round of 16 tie.

Mar 06, 2019, 11:23 AM IST

Benfica seeks compensation of $15.9 m from former coach

Portuguese football side Benfica has started legal proceedings against its former coach Jorge Jesus demanding a compensation of 14 million euros ($15.9 million) over accusations of a unilateral termination of his contract.

Oct 16, 2015, 13:47 PM IST

Lisbon derby regains its relevance at last

 On Sunday evening the busy streets of Lisbon will fall silent as, for the first time in several seasons, the two giants of the capital meet on almost level terms once again.

Feb 05, 2015, 21:39 PM IST

Two FC Pune City players to join Portuguese top club B team

Indian Super League side FC Pune City players Israil Gurung and Manish Maithani are set to join the B team of Portuguese top flight side Vitoria de Guimaraes on loan till the end of the current season under an agreement between the two clubs.

Feb 04, 2015, 18:36 PM IST

Crowd trouble mars Benfica win

Crowd trouble forced Benfica`s Primeira Liga match at Academica Coimbra to be interrupted for five minutes late in the second half on Sunday, prompting the Lisbon club to protest at heavy-handed policing. 

Dec 01, 2014, 09:12 AM IST

Al Ahli appoint Vitor Pereira as head coach

The Saudi Arabian side have announced the trainer`s arrival from Porto less than a month after he clinched the Primeira Liga with the Dragoes on the final day of the season.

Jun 09, 2013, 16:53 PM IST

FC Porto beats 10-man Maritimo 2-0 in Portugal

FC Porto kept pace with Benfica atop the Portuguese league standings with a 2-0 win over 10-man Maritimo on Saturday.

Dec 18, 2011, 09:24 AM IST