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  FC Porto History, Players, Team, Information
FC Porto is also a leading force in other sports: the handball and basketball team are regular contenders to the Portuguese national titles, and the rink hockey section is amongst the best in the sport.
Porto supporters and players are often called the dragões (the dragons), though the term the Andrades is also popular after a family with that named sponsored the club for several years.
FC Porto was originally founded in 1893, but was abandoned until 1906 when Monteiro da Costa revived the club.
www.123football.com /clubs/portugal/porto/index.htm   (819 words)

 Football - Teams - FC Porto
Porto were always a struggling team after those two championships, they went on to win only 6 championships in the 41 years under military dictatorship, with many of the F.C. Porto's presidents being fans of one of the Lisbon sides.
The stadium's name is derived from the presence of a dragon on the crest of FC Porto, which is composed of an old football under the old crest of the City of Porto.
However, due to severe turf problems, FC Porto was forced to play in the Estádio das Antas, until the turf was replanted by mid February 2004.
www.portugal.com /football/teams/porto   (1208 words)

 Esperança Portista: os jovens do FC Porto
FC Porto B, jovens emprestados, juniores, juvenis e selecções nacionais.
FC Porto sub-19 na Malásia -- plantel junior
Juniores A FC PORTO 5 - 1 Boavista (Tiago Silva,...
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 F.C. Porto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was found during the early 1990s to have been established in Porto in 1893 by a wine-salesman António Nicolau de Almeida.
In 2003, under the guidance of José Mourinho, Porto made a thrilling UEFA Cup run, topped with a victory in a fantastic final against Celtic in Seville Howevrer there was controversy after this game as many accused porto of over the top diving and play acting to defeat celtic.
Porto is also one of the founding members of G-14.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/FC_Porto   (1740 words)

 FC Porto Football News > ePitch
FC Porto reignited their hopes of making the knockout stage of the Champions League with a convincing 4-1 group G win over struggling German side SV Hamburg.
FC Porto re-ignited their hopes of making the knockout stage of the Champions League with a convincing 4-1 group G win over struggling German side SV Hamburg in Porto on Tuesday.
FC Porto 4-1 Hamburger SV The 2004 winners got their first Group G goals in emphatic fashion with Lisandro López scoring twice.
www.epitch.co.uk /superliga/fc-porto   (395 words)

 CNNSI.com - Soccer - Sparta beats FC Porto 2-0 in Champions League - Wednesday March 20, 2002 08:30 PM
Porto had an early opportunity in the eighth minute when striker Helder Postiga beat Sparta defender Zdenek Grygera and then chipped goalkeeper Petr Cech, but the ball went just wide.
Porto midfielder Deco failed to capitalize on a blunder by Sparta's defense in the 33rd minute when his attempt from the edge of the penalty area was blocked by Cech.
Porto: 24-Paulo Santos; 5-Carlos Paredes, 17-Hugo Ibarra, 30-Mario Silva, 13-Jorge Andrade, 33-Ricardo Silva; 6-Francisco Costinha (19-Gustavo Dias Rafael, 66), 41-Helder Postiga (31-Renivaldo Pena, 46), 10-Deco Sousa (14-Frederik Soederstroem, 73); 21-Nuno Capucho, 28-Clayton Cruz.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /soccer/news/2002/03/20/sparta_porto   (581 words)

 ESPNsoccernet - Report: Chelsea vs FC Porto - UEFA Champions League
But the threat from Porto's quickfire football materialised with deadly effect in the 15th minute when, for once, the normally unflappable Michael Essien was caught on the hop.
The Porto winger showed why his reputation is growing throughout Europe by leaving Carvalho in his wake as he drew goalkeeper Petr Cech out of his goal before slipping the ball under his body and into the net.
The Porto defender then incurred the wrath of the home fans by falling to the ground when asked to leave the field for treatment to a cut head.
soccernet.espn.go.com /report?id=211920&cc=5901   (783 words)

 Casino Online : FC Porto   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Porto ha vinto due volte la lega dei campioni di UEFA (un alambicco come il ECC) e la tazza di UEFA una volta.
FC Porto è inoltre una forza principale in altri sport: la squadra di pallacanestro e di handball è concorrenti normali nei titoli nazionali portoghesi e la sezione
Dopo la vittoria, Porto si è transformato in nel lato portoghese con le tazze più europee vinte - 2 CL/ECC più una tazza di UEFA, rispetto ai due ECC da Benfica ed all'un CWC mettendo in mostra.
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 RTÉ Sport: New coach at FC Porto
FC Porto, European champions for one more day, have signed Dutchman Co Adriaanse of first division side AZ Alkmaar as their new coach on a two-year contract starting July 1.
Porto, who failed to win their thrid straight Portuguese league title on Sunday, losing out to Benfica, have the option to extend their contract with Adriaanse for a third season.
Porto president Jorge Nuno Pinto da Costa has blamed Porto's weakness this season on a lack of player discipline and said he was drawn to Adriaanse because he believed the coach would impose rigour on the squad.
www.rte.ie /sport/2005/0524/porto.html   (564 words)

 FCPorto-World.com - Bringing You The Best In The World Of FC Porto
Porto broke the news this morning, revealing that they will be paid €20.5m for a 25-year-old defender who played 23 times as they retained their Liga crown this season.
Born in DR Congo to a Portuguese father and a Congolese mother, Bosingwa emigrated to Portugal as a youngster and was discovered by Porto's local rivals Boavista FC.
FC Porto add another Argentian to the roster, which has been a big key in the transfer market for the Dragons in the last few years.
www.fcporto-world.com   (235 words)

 FC Porto « Superleague Formula
F.C. Porto is a good choice to represent Portugal, it´s the only team that realy has value to win any internacional competition.
O FC Porto conseguiu, até hoje, fazer a “Dobradinha” por 5 ocasiões (1955/56; 1987/88; 1997/98; 2002/03; 2005/06), ou seja, ser Campeão Nacional e Vencedor da Taça de Portugal, na mesma época.
O FC Porto já fez o pleno nacional ou seja, fez a “Tripla” por 3 vezes (1997/98; 2002/03; 2005/06), ou seja, ser Campeão Nacional, Vencedor da Taça de Portugal e Vencedor da Supertaça Nacional, na mesma época.
superleagueformula.net /who-en/clubs-en/club3-en   (6173 words)

 FC Porto
This was the way that Jesualdo Ferreira made his preview of this Tuesday UEFA Champions League clash between F.C. Porto and Hamburger SV.
The F.C. Porto squad to face Hamburguer SV, for the UEFA Champions League Matchday 3, was announced today, after Jesualdo Ferreira’s press conference.
You may consult the FC Porto players profile, including the portuguese league 2006/07 statistics.
www.fcporto.pt /English/Index_eng.asp   (213 words)

 Goal.com - Champions League - CL Preview: FC Porto - Olympique Marseille
FC PORTO (1): Helton; Bosingwa, Stepanov, Bruno Alves, Fucile; Paulo Assuncao; Lucho Gonzalez, Raul Meireles (Leandro Lima 72); Quaresma, Lisandro, Mariano Gonzalez (Helder Postiga 46).
FC Porto lashed out at Belenenses with Lisandro and Adriano creating the chances but not being able to net the decisive winner as the Dragons coughed and spluttered for the first time in the BWin Liga 2007-8.
FC PORTO (4-3-3): Helton; Bosingwa (Cech), Stepanov, Bruno Alves, Fucile; Paulo Assunção; Tarik Sektioui (Leandro Lima, Bolatti or Kazmierczak) Raul Meireles; Quaresma, Lisandro and Helder Postiga.
www.goal.com /en-US/Articolo.aspx?ContenutoId=470732   (2226 words)

Futebol Clube do Porto was said to have been founded in Porto in 1893 by a wine-salesman Antònio Nicolau de Almeida.
FC Porto have appeared in two European Cup finals, winning both.
FC Porto's biggest Champions League win came in March 1994 when they won 5-0 at Werder Bremen.
www.arsenal.com /article.asp?thisNav=News&article=412179   (501 words)

 FC Porto
The Estádio do Dragão's location about 500 metres from FC Porto's previous stadium involved developing new access to the city's road network.
STCP (Porto's city bus company)No21 and 78 buses, with stops in Rotunda da Boavista and Avenida dos Aliados, respectively, also go to the stadium area.
Porto's Francisco Sá Carneiro International Airport is about 15 kilometres from the stadium and there are direct buses to the city centre.
www.fcporto.pt /English/stadium.asp   (330 words)

 The Hindu : Sport / Football : FC Porto adds one more trophy to its collection
FC Porto beat AS Monaco 3-0 to add a Champions League triumph to last season's UEFA Cup success on Wednesday and hand a farewell gift to coach Jose Mourinho.
Porto then began to play with confidence going forward but had some alarming lapses at the back.
After Morientes lost the ball deep in the Porto half, the Portuguese champions raced out of their own half and pulled the Monaco defence apart with a simple move.
www.hindu.com /2004/05/28/stories/2004052801331800.htm   (948 words)

 Final Football Forums - FC Porto - CSKA Moskva
Porto begins their title defense today at home against the Moscow team currently at the top of the Russian tables.
Most likely Porto will not repeat as champions, but qualification to the second round is not beyond our reach.
Some former Porto members look capable of lifting the title this term with their new members.
www.finalfootball.com /forums/showthread.php?t=9014   (421 words)

 [Portuguese Superliga] Sporting Lisbon - FC Porto - Juventuz Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: )
An interesting match-up this weekend, as league leaders FC Porto head to Lisbon to face Sporting tomorrow (Sat, Apr 8).
But Porto's Ricardo Quaresma has been on fire this season (we really should sign that boy if we weren't so likely to turn him into mush).
He was commensurately mobbed in the corner by every Porto player on the bench and it took minutes to pull everybody off.
www.juventuz.com /forum/showthread.php?t=15681   (471 words)

 FC Porto beats Liverpool at SkyDome
Friday night's exhibition contest between reigning European champions FC Porto and English giants Liverpool at SkyDome was supposed to mark the return of world-class soccer to Toronto.
Porto tried to dazzle Liverpool with some fancy footwork down the wings, but the steady Liverpool defence held firm, thwarting the Portuguese attack and limiting Porto to only half-chances.
Porto's best scoring opportunity came in the 11th minute when Quaresma fired a blistering shot that hit the underside of the crossbar and bounced out.
www.cbc.ca /sports/story/2004/07/30/porto-liverpool040730.html?print   (1004 words)

 ESPN.com Soccernet ChampionsLeague: Full-time Report - FC Porto v Rosenborg
Porto had 14 shots on the Rosenborg goal in the first half prompting Machado to add: 'We created a series of chances for goals but there was a great keeper there.'
Despite the pressure on Rosenberg goalkeeper Arni Arason, Porto wasted several chances to score until the 36th minute when Pena, unmarked inside the box, scored with a header from a left-wing cross from compatriot Clayton Cruz.
Porto slowed down in the second half and the Norwegian side began to create chances but they failed to capitalise.
www.soccernet.com /championsleague/2001/20011031/reports/fcporto_rosenborg_full.html   (282 words)

 FCP - Information about FC Porto
FC Porto is currently coached by Jesualdo Ferreira.
FC Porto has been playing in 4-3-3, with this team: Helton; Bosingwa, Bruno Alves, Pedro Emanuel, Jorge Fucile; Paulo Assunção, Raul Meireles, Lucho Gonzalez; Farías, Lisandro Lopez and Quaresma.
...FC Porto holds the record of five consecutive Portuguese leagues (94-95 to 99-00).
www.fcporto.ws /welcome.html   (603 words)

 Help2Win.net Forums - CL: Real Madrid - FC Porto
FC Porto 5 3 1 1 8 7 10
Real Madrid have also virtually secured their position at the top of the table unless Porto can cause an upset by beating Real with a score line of 4-2 or any higher two-goals margin, or by any three clear goals at Real’s backyard.
The Porto fixture is the third big match in a week for Madrid, who have beaten Club Atlético de Madrid and FC Barcelona in the Primera División in recent days.
www.help2win.net /forum/showthread.php?threadid=4078   (1878 words)

 Champions League: Chelsea faces FC Porto in first leg of second round - International Herald Tribune
PORTO, Portugal: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is returning to Portugal to face the team that he led to the Champions League title.
Mourinho guided FC Porto to the UEFA Cup title in 2003, and then the team won the Champions League a year later.
FC Porto coach Jesualdo Ferreira will use defenders Raul Meireles and Jorge Fucile, who was injured earlier in the week but is back in the team.
www.iht.com /articles/ap/2007/02/20/sports/EU-SPT-SOC-FC-Porto-Chelsea.php   (647 words)

 Liverpool 4-1 FC Porto Match Report, Teams, Goals and Pictures
Porto, with Lisandro Lopez, were unsettling the reds and they grabbed an equaliser from Lopez in the 33rd minute.
Liverpool sensed Porto were there to be killed off and when a Porto defender handled the ball from a Gerrard free-kick - the captain stepped up to dispatch the penalty.
FC Porto: Helton, Bosingwa, Stepanov, Bruno Alves, Cech, Mariano Gonzalez (Sektioui 77), Lucho Gonzalez, Paulo Assuncao (Postiga 81), Kazmierczak (Raul Meireles 65), Quaresma, Lopez.
www.anfield-online.co.uk /lfc-news/2007/rafas-reds-continue-the-scoring-habit   (621 words)

 Club Facts: FC Porto
Domestic record: Porto reclaimed the title by a solitary point from Sporting Clube de Portugal but were unable to hang on to the Portuguese Cup.
European record: Porto and Arsenal FC both recorded three victories and two draws from their six outings in Group G, but the English side topped the standings due to their better head-to-head record against their Portuguese opponents (a 2-0 victory followed by a scoreless draw).
Porto came unstuck in the first knockout round, held 1-1 at home by Chelsea FC before a 2-1 defeat in London.
www.fcporto-world.com /clubfacts.html   (541 words)

 USATODAY.com - FC Porto slips past Once Caldas for Toyota Cup title   (Site not responding. Last check: )
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — European champion FC Porto won the Toyota Cup on Sunday, defeating Colombia's Once Caldas 8-7 in a penalty-kick shootout in a game between the top club teams from Europe and South America.
Porto's Benni McCarthy, who scored the winning goal in Tuesday's 2-1 win over Chelsea, had numerous chances.
Porto has struggled since the departure of Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho, who led the team to UEFA Cup and Champions League victories in consecutive seasons.
usatoday.com /sports/soccer/world/2004-12-12-toyota-cup_x.htm?csp=34   (420 words)

 FC Porto, Portugal, History, Squad, Players, Club information, statistics
AC Milan 1 - FC Porto 0 (at Monaco) Goal by Shevchenko
FC Porto 1 - 2 Valencia, (at Monaco), goals by Quaresma; Baraja, Di Vaio
FC Porto 2 - 0 Sevilla FC FC Porto 2 - 2 Atlético Madrid
www.wsoccer.com /teams/portugal/fc-porto/index.htm   (865 words)

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