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Former Portugal striker Pinto fined for tax evasion


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, Sep 11 (IANS) Former Portugal international Joao Vieira Pinto was fined and handed a one-year probation after being convicted in a tax evasion case dating to 2000.The former striker, ... Read more...

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Ronaldo heads Portugal into semifinal, downs Czechs


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cristiano Ronaldo's diving header was good enough for a 1-0 win that put Portugal in the Euro 2012 semifinals at the Czech Republic's expense.Portugal will ... Read more...

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UAE, Portugal discuss trade


June 12th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jun 11 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Portugal have discussed ways to enhance bilateral trade, it was reported here Monday.UAE Foreign Trade Minister Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi and visiting ... Read more...

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John Terry apologises for being sent off against Barca


April 25th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, April 25 (IANS) Chelsea's captain John Terry apologised to the fans and the club for a foolish off the ball foul that saw him given a straight red ... Read more...

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Chelsea end Manchester City’s unbeaten run


December 13th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Chelsea kept their title hopes alive as they put an end to Manchester City's unbeaten run in the English Premier League, defeating them 2-1 at home.Chelsea ... Read more...

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Portugal, Ireland book Euro 2012 berth


November 16th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, Nov 16 (IANS) Portugal captured a ticket for Euro 2012 football championships after beating Bosnia-Herzegovina 6-2 in a qualifier here Tuesday evening.The first match in Zenica had ended 0-0.Portugal ... Read more...

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Chelsea goalie Cech fears Liverpool blunder could cost club Premier League title


February 10th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10(ANI): Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech reckons that his blunder against Liverpool during Sunday's Premier League clash could have ended the defending champions' title hopes.Cech was in no-man's-land when Liverpool ... Read more...

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Sky Sport’s presenters forced to apologise over ’sexist comments’ during football match


January 24th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): Sky Sports host Richard Keys and his co-host Andy Gray were forced to apologise for their sexist comments aimed at a lineswoman during Liverpool's 3-0 victory over Wolves, ... Read more...

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Spain and Portugal lock horns in first World Cup meeting


June 28th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, June 28 (DPA) The saliva is already pooling on the floor in Cape Town as mouths water ahead of the first ever World Cup football match between neighbours Spain ... Read more...

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Portugal destroy North Korea with sparkling football (Second Lead)


June 21st, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, June 21 (DPA) Portugal exploded into life to demolish North Korea 7-0 Monday, taking a massive step toward qualifying from Group G and consigning the plucky communist nation to elimination ... Read more...

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Portugal run riot over North Korea for first win (Lead)


June 21st, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, June 21 (DPA) Portugal took command of their Group G football World Cup match with three goals in seven minutes to demolish North Korea 7-0 Monday and took a ... Read more...

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Portugal crush North Korea 7-0 for first win


June 21st, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, June 21 (DPA) Portugal took care of business in Group G of World Cup football with three goals in seven minutes to cruise past North Korea 7-0 Monday and took ... Read more...

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Portugal beat Bosnia to qualify for South Africa


November 19th, 2009 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Zenica (Bosnia), Nov 19 (DPA) Porto midfielder Raul Meireles was the hero for Portugal as his side beat a 10-member Bosnia-Herzegovina 1-0 to qualify for next year's football World Cup finals in ... Read more...

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Portugal off to a winning start Euro 2008


June 8th, 2008 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
DPA Geneva, June 8 (DPA) A brilliantly worked second-half goal from defender Pepe and a goal in added time from Raul Meireles helped Portugal to a deserved 2-0 win over Turkey in their ... Read more...

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