headlines - 2004


28/12/04 Beira-Mar with no coach after all

24/12/04 Acadmica have a new coach

Boavista march on in the Taa

23/12/04 FC Porto go clear in the SuperLiga

Giantkillers at work in the Taa

22/12/04 Benfica through in the Taa ... after a struggle

All change at Acadmica and Beira-Mar

21/12/04 Sporting join the other Grandes

20/12/04 Controversy in Setbal

19/12/04 Benfica join Porto at the top ... again

18/12/04 FC Porto with a tough nut to crack in the Champions League

Could have been worse for Benfica and Sporting in the UEFA Cup

17/12/04 Sporting third in UEFA Group

16/12/04 Manuel Cajuda leaves Beira-Mar

15/12/04 UEFA Cup tickets on sale on Wednesday

14/12/04 Deco misses out on Golden Ball

13/12/04 Benfica on the wrong end of a drubbing; Boavista top

12/12/04 FC Porto - World Club Champions

08/12/04 FC Porto miraculously through in Champions League

07/12/04 Benfica join Porto at the top

06/12/04 It's getting crowded at the top of the SuperLiga

04/12/04 FC Porto stumble to Beira-Mar

FC Porto president in hot water

03/12/04 Benfica qualify in UEFA Cup

02/12/04 Sporting stall against Sochaux


30/11/04 Now it's FC Porto who are top

29/11/04 Benfica falter again; Sporting make up ground

28/11/04 Braga on the up

27/11/04 Boavista go top

26/11/04 Sporting and Benfica virtually through in UEFA Cup

25/11/04 FC Porto in with a chance

24/11/04 FC Porto shivering

23/11/04 Acadmica and Belenenses share the points

22/11/04 Benfica blow chance to lead

21/11/04 Boavista shock Porto, Beira-Mar, Sporting

20/11/04 Draw in Madeira

18/11/04 Portugal comfortably past Luxembourg

17/11/04 U-21s show big brothers the way against Luxembourg

16/11/04 Rio Ave notch up seventh draw

15/11/04 Massacre at Alvalade

14/11/04 Benfica lose top spot to FC Porto

13/11/04 Scolari announces Portugal squad v Luxembourg

Acadmica win valuable three points at Estoril

11/11/04 Portugal's candidates for the Golden Ball

10/09/94 Grandes steer clear of one another

09/11/04 Porto too good for Sporting

08/11/04 Benfica surge clear

07/11/04 Martimo and Boavista rise to the top

06/11/04 Beira-Mar and Belenenses in thriller

05/11/04 Sporting win, Benfica lose in the UEFA Cup

03/11/04 FC Porto flop again

02/11/04 Vitria de Setbal join Benfica at the top

FC Porto's players insulted and threatened

01/11/04 Benfica scrape a point at Gil


31/10/04 FC Porto drop two points

30/11/04 Lus Campos leaves Gil Vicente

28/10/04 Vitria de Guimares knock FC Porto out of the Taa

25/10/04 Benfica bounce back to top

24/10/04 Vitria de Setbal go top

23/10/04 Boavista concede two home points

22/10/04 Benfica falter but eventually come good to beat Heerenveen

21/10/04 Porto don't like Paris in the fall

20/10/04 FC Porto in Paris for the Champions League

19/10/04 Setbal climb to fifth

18/10/04 FC Porto take three points from the Luz

17/10/04 Martimo on top; Sporting back on track?

16/10/04 Gil slump again, while Braga rise to top

15/10/04 Clssico at boiling point

14/10/04 Portugal roast Russians

13/10/04 Portugal U-21s lead the way

Luz a powder-keg for Sunday

12/10/04 Draw for Taa de Portugal - FC Porto have it tough

10/10/04 Portugal disappoint in Liechtenstein

08/10/04 Miguel out as Portugal fly to Liechtenstein

FC Porto in the money

Ticket row brewing ahead of clssico

07/10/04 Portugal eighth in the world

06/10/04 Sporting Braga win pitch battle

Benfica and Sporting in "accessible" UEFA cup groups

Figo, Deco and Cristiano Ronaldo top of the world

05/10/04 Sporting splutter and drop two more points

04/10/04 Benfica and FC Porto both win

02/10/04 Boavista lose again

Scolari's squad for Liechtenstein & Russia

01/10/04 Benfica and Sporting through in the UEFA Cup


30/09/04 Mourinho's Chelsea too good for FC porto

29/09/04 Scolari for Real?

Cajuda replaces Wadsworth at Beira-Mar

FC Porto in London

28/09/04 Belenenses fail push to top

Wadsworth resigns from Beira-Mar

27/09/04 Benfica and Sporting goalless

26/09/04 FC Porto break their duck

25/09/04 Setbal surprised at home

24/09/04 Belenenses and Benfica friendly draw

23/09/04 FC Porto still unable to find themselves

22/09/04 Sporting Braga win Minho derby

21/09/04 Sporting stumble

20/09/04 Benfica go clear top

19/09/04 FC Porto drop two points again

18/09/04 Top teams draw

17/09/04 Mixed fortunes for Portuguese clubs in UEFA Cup

15/09/04 FC Porto splutter against CSKA

14/09/04 Rio Ave and Belenenses in six-goal thriller

Manuel Fernandes is fourth coach to go

13/09/04 Sporting suffer early stumble in Setbal

12/09/04 FC Porto stutter in first game

11/09/04 Boavista beat Gil Vicente and football loses

10/09/04 National Team news post-Estonia

09/09/04 Portugal struggle against Estonia, then hit four

08/07/04 Portugal U-21s lead the way

07/09/04 Mourinho death threats - revenge?

Martimo have new coach

06/09/04 Vitria de Guimares beat Acadmica

05/09/04 Portugal take firm first step towards Germany 2006

04/09/04 Portugal's U-21s win

03/09/04 Portugal at full strength for Latvia

02/09/04 Benni McCarthy to stay at FC Porto

01/08/04 Manuel Cajuda sacked from Martimo

Fabiano confirmed at FC Porto; Jankauskas moves on


31/08/04 Acadmica and Sporting Braga draw

Lus Fabiano for Porto?

30/08/04 Benfica edge it at Beira-Mar

29/08/04 Wins for Sporting and Belenenses on the first day of the SuperLiga

28/08/04 FC Porto lose out on European SuperCup

UEFA Cup draw

27/08/04 Chelsea in Porto's path

Deco UEFA's top player

Scolari's squad for Latvia/Estonia

25/08/04 Benfica out of Champions League

24/08/04 Estoril lose coach

22/08/04 Sporting beat Chievo in presentation

21/08/04 FC Porto take SuperTaa

19/08/04 Figo hangs up international boots ... for now

Portugal crash out of Olympics

18/08/04 Del Neri speaks out about Porto sacking

17/08/04 FC Porto lose Derlei for up to a month

16/08/04 Portugal throw themselves a lifeline at the Olympics

Boavista and FC Porto draw 'friendly'

15/08/04 Benfica beat neighbours

14/08/04 Sporting fall to Corua

'Very light' case comes to an end

13/08/04 Disastrous start for Olympic team

12/08/04 FC Porto draw with Panathinaikos

11/08/04 Benfica beat Anderlecht ... but will it be enough?

10/08/04 Victor Fernandez takes over the FC Porto hot potato

08/08/04 FC Porto presented ... without coach

07/08/04(II) Del Neri sacked by FC Porto

07/08/04 Various General News

05/08/04 Portugal's Olympic team beat Paraguay

04/08/04 Top Ten FCP

03/08/04 Sporting sign Nigerian international

02/08/04 Friendly scores


31/07/04 FC Porto beat Liverpool

30/07/04 Friendly scores

29/07/04 Benfica lose first game

28/07/04 Ricardo Carvalho in record-breaking move to Chelsea

26/07/04 Benfica draw with Real

24/07/04 FC Porto stroll through first game

22/07/04 Olympic squad announced

21/07/04 Reprieve for Salgueiros

20/07/04 Benfica win second friendly

19/07/04 Superliga fixtures 2004/05

18/07/04 Unio de Leiria win well in Russia

16/07/04 Superliga fixtures drawn

15/07/04 Superliga to be reduced

14/07/04 Joo Pinto returns to the fold

13/07/04 All Star game drawn

12/07/04 Squads for All-Star Game

10/07/04 FC Porto and Tottenham switch players

09/07/04 Vale e Azevedo out

08/07/04 The transfer market hots up

07/07/04 Deco moves to Barcelona

06/07/04 Trapattoni is Benfica coach

05/07/04 Portugal fall at last fence

04/07/04 Rui Costa announces retirement

03/07/04 Euro 2004 news

02/07/04 Portugal to meet Greece in Final

01/07/04 Portugal in Final

Scolari renews contract for two years


30/06/04 Euro 2004 news

29/06/04 Euro 2004 news

28/06/04 Czech Republic in the semis

27/06/04 Holland in Portugal's path

26/06/04 France the latest victim

25/06/04 Portugal through to the semi-finals

24/06/04 Germany out

Del Neri officially FCP coach

23/06/04 Italy out

22/06/04 England to face Portugal

21/06/04 Portugal and Greece through! (Spain out).

20/06/04 Czechs beat Dutch in classic to go through to quarters

19/06/04 Italy give themselves problems

18/06/04 England back in the reckoning

17/06/04 Portugal retain hopes of qualifying

16/06/04 Germany and Holland cancel each other out

15/06/04 Sweden crush Bulgaria

14/06/04 England throw it away

13/06/04 Disastrous start for Portugal

12/06/04 It's here!

10/06/04 Olympics here we come!

08/06/04 Peseiro confirmed at Sporting

06/06/04 Portugal win last friendly before E-Day

05/06/04 Sporting and FC Porto have new coaches

04/06/04 Mourinho threatened

03/06/04 Portugal U-21s through to semis

02/06/04 Porto and Sporting lose coaches

01/06/04 Mourinho with one foot in the door at Chelsea


31/05/04 Portugal's U-21s make life difficult for themselves

30/05/04 Portugal beat Luxembourg

28/05/04 Seleco win 9-3


26/05/04 FC Porto's final training session

Musical chairs for coaches

24/05/04 FC Porto head for Germany

23/05/04 National Team receive numbers

22/05/04 Mourinho's move to Chelsea off?

19/05/04 Few surprises in Scolari's squad

18/05/04 National Team latest

17/05/04 Benfica take Taa

16/05/04 Bruno Baio dies

14/05/04 Another heart attack at Benfica

12/05/04 New law to curb violence

11/05/04 FC Porto deny everything

10/05/04 Benfica clinch second place; Alverca go down

09/05/04 Shake-up at Beira-Mar

08/05/04 Mourinho to Chelsea - it's getting more likely

06/05/04 FC Porto - the day after

05/05/04 FC Porto through to Champions League Final

Benfica have the upper hand over Sporting

04/05/04 Aftermath of Sporting v Benfica

03/05/04 Benfica favourites for Champions League (Sporting 0-1 Benfica)

01/05/04 Weakened FC Porto go down for the second time


30/04/04 Portuguese football in a trough

29/04/04 Portugal disappoint again

28/04/04 Mourinho certain for Chelsea

27/04/04 Vitria de Guimares throw themselves a lifeline; Paos relegated

26/04/04 FC Porto celebrate with a win; Nacional qualify for Europe


24/04/04 Boavista keep on track for Europe

Valentim Loureiro accused of 23 counts

Sporting's Rui Jorge in doping trouble

23/04/04 Scolari's latest squad

Mourinho to Chelsea?

22/04/04 FC Porto are not helped by referee .. or themselves v Depor

21/04/04 Operation 'Golden Whistle' hits at corruption

20/04/04 Things hotting up at top and bottom of SuperLiga

17/04/04 Euro 2004 marketing

15/04/04 FC Porto drop two more points

14/04/04 Cases of longevity

13/04/04 Belenenses fighting for their lives

12/04/04 Superliga results/ tables

11/04/04 No change at the top; Estrela have fallen

10/04/04 Boavista slump to yet another defeat

08/04/04 FC Porto meet Deportivo in the CL semis

07/04/04 FC Porto prepare for Wednesday's CL match in Lyon

06/04/04 Martimo continue to push for UEFA, and push Beleneses down

04/04/04 FC Porto finally succumb

02/04/04 Scolari under fire

01/04/04 Poor Portugal fall to Italy


30/03/04 Belenenses breathe a little more freely

29/03/04 FC Porto and Benfica do their duty

28/03/04 Sporting scrape it

Portugal squad for Italy

27/03/04 Acadmica a step nearer survival

24/03/04 FC Porto with one foot in semi-finals of Champions League

22/03/04 Benfica put the pressure on Sporting

21/03/04 Sporting's title challenge collapses at Rio Ave

20/03/04 Vitria de Guimares get point in Madeira

Venue trouble for Taa final

18/03/04 It's a Benfica v Porto final

Schengen suspended

17/03/04 Jankauskas hat-trick takes Porto to the final of the Taa

16/03/04 Sporting struggle but get all three points

15/03/04 Benfica scrape home against Martimo

13/03/04 Euro 2004 security fears - "all under control"

12/03/04 FC Porto draw Lyon in quarter-finals of Champions League

Benfica draw with Inter in UEFA Cup

11/03/04 Benfica host Inter in the UEFA Cup

10/03/04 FC Porto triumph in Manchester

09/03/04 Boavista have 'new' coach

08/03/04 Benfica win at Gil Vicente; freak goal at Moreirense

07/03/04 Boavista sack Sanchez

Sporting maintain hope

06/03/04 A breeze for FCP

05/03/04 Inter Milan are next obstacle for Benfica

04/03/04 Benfica through to the last 16 of the UEFA Cup

02/03/04 FC Porto sneak the three points at Acadmica

01/03/04 Benfica falter, give Sporting breathing space


29/02/04 Sporting keep believing ...

28/02/04 Vitria de Guimares battle on

27/02/04 Benfica beat Rosenborg ... just

26/02/04 FC Porto humble 'mighty' Manchester United

25/02/04 Countdown to FCP v MU

24/02/04 Boavista slip up at home again

23/02/04 Sporting and Benfica cede ground to FC Porto

22/02/04 FC Porto march on; Belenenses come a cropper

21/02/04 Sporting Braga leapfrog Beira-Mar

20/02/04 Benfica v FC Porto Taa final on the cards.

19/02/04 Portugal get a draw against England

18/02/04 Portugal U21s show the big boys the way

17/02/04 Augusto Igncio's revenge

16/02/04 FC Porto grab a point at the Luz

15/02/04 Students see off Panthers

14/02/04 Sporting scrape win

Scolari chooses his 22 for England

12/03/04 SuperLiga teams go marching on in the Taa

10/02/04 Boavista go fifth

09/02/04 Benfica now only two points behind Sporting

08/02/04 Sporting lose ground to FC Porto

07/02/04 Gil Vicente pip Sporting Braga

06/02/04 Alvalade gets UEFA Cup Final

Mourinho in trouble

05/02/04 Benfica make up ground on the top two: Superliga results/tables

04/02/04 Benfica beat Acadmica

03/02/04 Beira-Mar go fourth

D. Afonso Henriques closed down for 30 days

01/02/04 Status quo persists at top of Superliga


31/01/04 Sporting Braga drop another two points

30/01/04 Roger to Fluminense

29/01/04 The full cost of Euro 2004 (?)

28/01/04 General security considerations for Euro 2004

27/01/04 Mikls Fehr (the story)

Mikls Fehr (comment)

Boavista scrape it against Beira-Mar

25/01/04 FC Porto and Sporting both win

24/01/04 Euro 2004 organisers warn of ticket fraud

Martimo snatch draw at home to Alverca

23/01/04 Portugal U-21s win tournament

22/01/04 FC Porto through to quarter-finals of Taa

21/01/04 Minister reassures over Euro 2004 stadium access

Belenenses sack coach, hire Igncio

National Team's World Cup 2006 fixtures

Taa de Portugal Quarter-Final draw

20/01/04 Belenenses let points slip from their grasp

19/01/04 Benfica shade it over Boavista

18/01/04 FC Porto win, but Sporting keep up

17/01/04 Beira-Mar and Martimo share the spoils

16/01/04 Srgio Conceio returns to his roots

15/01/04 Five and a half SuperLiga teams through to Taa Quarters

14/01/04 Three Portuguese in European elite

13/01/04 Beira-Mar keep in touch with Europe

12/01/04 Benfica fall by the wayside

10/01/04 Sporting keep up the pressure on FC Porto

FC Porto Cup game suspended

09/01/04 Figo and agent part company

08/01/04 Fresh cash for FC Porto

07/01/04 FC Porto reinforce

06/01/04 FC Porto leave it till late to nab points

05/01/04 Sporting spoil Benfica's party

02/01/04 Team of the year?


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