headlines - 2005


30/12/05 Transfer window movement (III)

28/12/05 Transfer window movement (II)

27/12/05 Transfer window movement (I)

23/12/05 FC Porto finish the year on top

22/12/05 Benfica beat Vitria de Setbal

21/12/05 Sporting go second

20/12/05 Hlio new Setbal coach ... amid rescissions

19/12/05 Norton de Matos leaves Vitria de Setbal

Boavista draw again

18/12/05 FC Porto firm at the top

17/12/05 Sporting beat Naval to keep in touch with the top

Benfica to face Liverpool in the Champions League

16/12/05 Portugal win EURO 2006 (U-21)

15/12/05 Vitria de Guimares choose Vtor Pontes

14/12/05 Vitria de Setbal players threaten strike

13/12/05 Vitria de Setbal defy financial difficulties

12/12/05 Benfica on a roll

11/12/05 FC Porto remain top; Nacional keep in touch

10/12/05 Portugal get Mexico, Iran and ... Angola

Sporting fall to Estrela

Jaime Pacheco leaves Vitria de Guimares

09/12/05 Cristiano Ronaldo may face sanctions

08/12/05 Benfica through in Champions League

07/12/05 FC Porto out of Europe

06/12/05 Vitria de Guimares' woes pile up

05/12/05 Setbal spoil Braga's title plans

04/12/05 Nacional slip up, Benfica back on track

03/12/05 Sporting snatch point at FC Porto

02/12/05 Vitria de Guimares crash out of the UEFA Cup


29/11/05 FC Porto join Nacional at the top of the Liga

28/11/05 Sporting keep in touch with leaders, Benfica lose ground

27/11/05 Martimo and Boavista in bore draw

26/11/05 Nacional beat Braga to go top

25/11/05 Vitria de Guimares concede vital home points in UEFA Cup

24/11/05 FC Porto depend on others to qualify in Champions League

23/11/05 Benfica draw, bit are still in with a shout in Champions League

22/11/05 Belenenses nightmare continues

21/11/05 Nacional go equal second; Sporting continue good streak

20/11/05 Braga consolidate top spot with win over Benfica

19/11/05 Vitria de Guimares do themselves a favour

17/11/05 Portugal U-21s qualify for European Championship

16/11/05 Portugal go 11 straight games without defeat

14/11/05 Portugal U-21s close to European Championship

13/11/05 Portugal beat Croatia

11/11/05 Jos Peseiro - Coach of the Year?

09/11/05 Estoril join Vitria de Setbal in money trouble

08/11/05 Acadmica push Guimares to the bottom

07/11/05 Benfica scrape a draw at home to Rio Ave

06/11/05 Sporting Braga lose unbeaten record

05/11/05 Sporting win with help from short-sighted linesman

Scolari picks squad for Croatia and Northern Ireland friendlies

03/11/05 Benfica fail at home

02/11/05 FC Porto stumble in Milan

01/11/05 Sporting Braga march on, Belenenses crash again


31/10/05 Sporting join FC Porto and Benfica in dropping points

30/10/05 FC Porto and Benfica both drop points

29/10/05 Jos Couceiro is new Belenenses coach

28/10/05 Belenenses sack Carlos Carvalhal

27/10/05 Trs Grandes through to fifth round of Taa

24/10/05 FC Porto go second; Sporting fail to respond to new coach

23/10/05 Sporting Braga stay top; Benfica stay in touch

22/10/05 Belenenses lose fourth in a row

21/10/05 Paulo Bento is new Sporting coach

20/10/05 FC Porto secure vital three points against Inter

19/10/05 Peseiro leaves Sporting

Benfica draw in Champions League

18/10/05 Boavista beat Gil to go fourth

17/10/05 White handkerchiefs for Sporting ... again

16/10/05 Benfica beat FC Porto in first clssico

15/10/05 Sporting Braga climb to top

13/10/05 Pauleta beats Eusbio's record

12/10/05 Scolari to stay


05/10/05 Sporting Braga jump to top three

04/10/05 Benfica scrape home against Vitria de Guimares

03/10/05 FC Porto stutter, Sporting slump

02/10/05 Rio Ave hold Boavista

01/10/05 Scolari names his squad for decisive games

Belenenses trip up at home


30/09/05 (Another) disastrous night in Europe

29/09/05 FC Porto slump to second Champions League defeat

28/09/05 Benfica slip up at Old Trafford

27/09/05 Boavista beat Acadmica

Unio de Leiria sack coach

26/09/05 Sporting, whistled off, move to second

Martimo have new coach

25/09/05 FC Porto stay top

24/09/05 Benfica beat Penafiel

20/09/05 Sporting miss chance to go top

02/09/05 Salgueiros bow out

01/09/05 Last day of transfers with few surprises


31/08/05 Transfer deadline approaches

30/08/05 Estrela and Boavista share the points as the 2nd jornada ends

30/09/05 (Another) disastrous night in Europe

29/09/05 FC Porto slump to second Champions League defeat

28/09/05 Benfica slip up at Old Trafford

27/09/05 Boavista beat Acadmica

Unio de Leiria sack coach

26/09/05 Sporting, whistled off, move to second

Martimo have new coach

25/09/05 FC Porto stay top

24/09/05 Benfica beat Penafiel

20/09/05 Sporting miss chance to go top

02/09/05 Salgueiros bow out

01/09/05 Last day of transfers with few surprises


29/08/05 Sporting make it two out of two in Madeira ... but Rio Ave are top

28/08/05 Benfica start out stumbling

27/08/05 FC Porto with 100% record in SuperLiga

26/08/05 UEFA Cup draw relatively kind to Portuguese clubs

25/08/05 Benfica and FC Porto in 'accessible' Champions League groups

Squads for Luxembourg and Russia

23/08/05 Sporting miss out on the Champions League

22/08/05 FC Porto off to a winning start

21/08/05 Benfica v Acadmica & Boavista v Vitria de Setbal: no scoring boots

20/08/05 Sporting draw first blood in Liga

19/08/05 Liga kicks off Friday

18/08/05 Portugal of two halves beat Egypt in preparation game

Felgueiras join Alverca in being demoted from Liga de Honra

17/08/05 U-21s show big brothers how not to do it

16/08/05 Portugal prepare for Egypt

15/08/05 Mourinho for England coach?

14/08/05 Benfica win SuperTaa

13/08/05 Transfer news

11/08/05 Sporting victims of Italian curse

10/08/05 Jorge Costa out again: coach's choice or injured?

09/08/05 Benfica still needing striker after Kalou deal falls through

07/08/05 Juventus too good for Benfica; FC Porto lose out to Spurs

05/08/05 Figo transfer saga over?

03/08/05 Poor Benfica scrape win

02/08/05 Luz to be extinguished

01/08/05 FC Porto fall to Arsenal


31/07/05 Sporting win Guadiana; Benfica draw with Vitria de Guimares

30/07/05 FC Porto, Sporting and Vitria de Setbal all win

28/07/05 Figo still up in the air

24/07/05 FC Porto beat Bruges on penalties; Benfica see off West Brom

21/07/05 FC Porto trip up in Holland

20/07/05 Transfer news

19/07/05 Miguel rescinds with Benfica

18/07/05 Benfica lose out to Chelsea

17/07/05 No ... Tomasson to Stuttgart

16/07/05 Tomasson to Benfica?

15/07/05 SuperLiga fixtures drawn

14/07/05 Big Three all win

13/07/05 Figo the yoyo

12/07/05 Back to work

11/07/05 Benfica off to a winning start

10/07/05 Abramovich with his eyes on Boavista?

09/07/05 Transfer news

06/07/05 Benfica releases

05/07/05 Work on the new campaign gets under way

04/07/05 Lus Figo beats Ronald McDonald


28/06/05 Hugo Cunha's funeral set for Tuesday

26/06/05 Hugo Cunha dies on the pitch

25/06/05 Sporting's Enakarhire moving to Russia

22/06/05 Transfer news

20/06/05 Tiago Monteiro on Formula One podium

18/06/05 Transfer news

17/06/05 Transfer news

15/06/05 lvaro Magalhes leaves Benfica

14/06/05 Transfer news

12/06/05 Figo for Marseilles?

09/06/05 Portugal get three points in Estonia

Koeman arrives

08/06/05 Portugal thrash Estonia (U21s)

07/06/05 Transfer news

05/06/05 Portugal one step nearer World Cup

04/06/05 Portugal U-21s beat Slovakia

02/06/05 Racho shown door at Vitria de Setbal

01/06/05 Trapattoni heads home

Nuno Gomes and Miguel ditched from Seleco



Transfer news

28/05/05 Sporting get a trophy

27/05/05 Transfer news

25/05/05 Liga's 'Best Of'

24/05/05 Co Adriaanse confirmed at FC Porto


21/05/05 Ricardo packing his bags ?

19/05/05 Sporting fall at the last fence - the UEFA Cup goes to CSKA

18/05/05 Pinilla misses Final

17/05/05 General news

15/05/05 Benfica need just one more point

14/05/05 Decision Day in the SuperLiga

Figo to return to the Seleco

12/05/05 Transfer rumours - Figo turning Japanese?

11/05/05 Pacheco in Gumares (etc.)

10/05/05 Sporting in front coming down the straight

09/05/05 FC Porto drop two points at Moreirense

08/05/05 Benfica stutter in the home straight

06/05/05 Sporting through to the UEFA Cup Final

05/05/05 Scolari to meet Figo; tickets for Slovakia as from 6 May

04/05/05 Sporting lose Pinilla for UEFA Cup

03/05/05 Vitria de Guimares move within sight of Europe

02/05/05 Pinilla hat-trick boosts Sporting's title hopes

01/05/05 Benfica and FC Porto in controversial wins

Jaime Pacheco leaves Boavista


29/04/05 Sporting ahead by a nose in the UEFA Cup

28/04/05 Penafiel v Benfica to be played in ... Penafiel

27/04/05 Top of the SuperLiga a little more defined

26/04/05 SuperLiga Results/ Table positions

24/04/05 Sporting drop points at home

23/04/05 Guimares' European quest dented

21/04/05 Benfica into the Final

20/04/05 Vitria through to the final of the Taa

19/04/05 Sporting join Braga in second

18/04/05 Braga move to within one point of Benfica

17/04/05 Benfica drop two points; FC Porto make up ground

FC Porto for the drop?

16/04/05 Beira-Mar off the bottom thanks to Beto screamer

15/04/05 Sporting through in the UEFA Cup

12/04/05 They're bunching up at the top again

09/04/05 Martimo win battle of Madeira

08/04/05 Sporting keep UEFA Cup hopes alive, despite defeat

05/04/05 Braga go second

Augusto Igncio takes over at Beira-Mar

04/04/05 Benfica shade seven-goal thriller

Beira-Mar and Moreirense lose coaches

03/04/05 Sporting too good for Boavista

02/04/05 Rio Ave hold Vitria de Guimares to a draw

01/04/05 Figo set to return to international football


31/03/05 Portugal bring a point back from Bratislava

30/03/05 Portugal U-21s show first team the way against Slovakia

29/03/05 Mourinho for Portugal?

27/03/05 Portugal beat Canada

23/03/05 Rogrio's mother kidnapped

22/03/05 Sporting beat FC Porto to join pack chasing Benfica

Martimo have new coach

21/03/05 Sporting Braga keep in touch with the top

Mariano Barreto resigns from Martimo

20/03/05 Benfica consolidate top spot

19/03/05 Vitria de Guimares chase Europe

18/03/05 (II) Sporting to meet Newcastle in Quarter-finals of UEFA Cup

(I) Sporting through in UEFA Cup

17/03/05 Squads for upcoming internationals

16/03/05 FC Porto out of the Champions League

15/03/05 Boavista keep top spots in sight

14/03/05 Sporting fall at home and behind

13/03/05 Benfica go top

12/03/05 FC Porto humiliated at home

10/03/05 Sporting bring positive result back from England

08/03/05 Sporting Braga move above Sporting

07/03/05 Benfica and FC Porto slip away from Sporting

06/03/05 FC Porto hang on to the top spot

04/03/05 Benfica through in theTaa

03/03/05 Three Taa semi-finalists known

01/03/05 Trs Grandes neck and neck


28/02/05 A day of draws in the Superliga

27/02/05 Dearth of goals Saturday

25/02/05 UEFA Cup: Sporting through, Benfica out

24/02/05 FC Porto down but not out of the Champions League

22/02/05 Suspensions ahead of Monday's clssico

21/02/05 Benfica join FC Porto at the top

20/02/05 Sporting and Boavista miss their chance

19/02/05 FC Porto give the pack something to chase

18/02/05 Benfica's UEFA Cup run at risk

17/02/05 Sporting beat Feyenoord ... but will it be enough?

16/05/02 Joo Pinto unhappy at Boavista

15/02/05 Liedson is Portugal's top scorer

14/02/05 Traffic jam at the top

13/02/05 Sporting Braga and Benfica goalless

12/02/05 Belenenses too strong for Estoril

10/02/05 Portugal go down in Dublin

09/02/05 National Team news

08/02/05 Boavista held at Setbal

07/02/05 Benfica equal top while Sporting stumble in Madeira

06/02/05 FC Porto back on track?

05/02/05 Braga go down at Guimares

04/02/05 Portugal squads for games against Republic of Ireland

02/02/05 Couceiro replaces Fernandez at Porto

01/02/05 Fernandez on his way from FC Porto

Sporting drop points but stay in touch with ... Sporting Braga


31/01/05 FC Porto stumble yet again; Braga go top

30/01/05 Benfica win away

28/01/05 Manuel Machado leaves Vitria de Guimares

27/01/05 Benfica edge thriller to put Sporting out of the Taa

26/01/05 Boavista through to quarter-finals of Taa

25/01/05 Transfer news

24/01/05 FC Porto and Sporting share top spot

23/01/05 Benfica crash at home

22/01/05 Sporting Braga go top

21/01/05 Portugal share third place in Vale do Tejo

19/01/05 Portugal B go down to Bulgaria

18/01/05 Belenenses steal the points at Setbal

17/01/05 Neck and neck at the top of the SuperLiga

16/01/05 FC Porto drop another two points

15/01/05 Clssico in sixth round of Taa

14/01/05 Only minor upsets in the Taa

13/01/05 Jardel for Benfica?

12/01/05 Transfer news

11/01/05 FC Porto slip up to let Sporting in

09/01/05 Sporting beat Benfica to go top

08/01/05 Vitria de Setbal beached at Estoril

Derlei on his way

05/01/05 FC Porto decorated

Sporting through in the Taa

01/01/05 Portuguese Solidarity


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