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FC Porto 2 : 1 FC Shakhtar Donetsk - Incredible Hulk on target

Posted Tuesday, September 13, 2011 by PA65 hits

Hulk made up for missing a penalty to score a vicious free-kick as Porto came from behind to launch their Champions League campaign with a 2-1 victory over Shakhtar Donetsk in Group G. The Brazilian hit the bar before seeing his spot-kick come back off the post, only for the Ukrainian champions to take the lead when Adriano pounced on an awful error by Porto goalkeeper Helton. However, Hulk ma...Full Story »

FC Porto vs Shakhtar Donetsk preview - Pereira eyeing qualification

Posted Tuesday, September 13, 2011 by PA150 hits

New Porto coach Vitor Pereira has targeted qualification to the knockout stages of the Champions League ahead of their return to the competition against Shakhtar Donetsk. Pereira will make his debut in Europe's premier club competition after taking over from Andre Villas-Boas following his summer move to Chelsea. Pereira knows he has a tough task to follow after Porto won the Europa League and...Full Story »

Porto says Atletico has made offer for Falcao

Posted Thursday, August 18, 2011 by YAHOO Sport91 hits

FC Porto says it has received a bid from Atletico Madrid for Colombia striker Radamel Falcao. The Portuguese club said in a statement to the Lisbon stock exchange Thursday that Atletico also wants to buy Portugal midfielder Ruben Micael. Porto did not say how much the Spanish club is offering, but said it is studying the proposal. Falcao—nicknamed “El Tigre” (The Tiger)̵...Full Story »

Atletico bid for Porto’s Falcao, Micael

Posted Thursday, August 18, 2011 by YAHOO Sport102 hits

 Porto are considering a bid from Atletico Madrid for their Colombia striker Radamel Falcao and Portugal midfielder Ruben Micael, the Portuguese champions said on Thursday. “We announce that we have received an offer from Atletico Madrid to sign Radamel Falcao and Ruben Micael, and this is being considered by the club,” Porto said in a statement. Falcao, 25, scored 38 goals la...Full Story »

Atletico confrim Falcao interest - Spanish giants eye Porto swoop

Posted Friday, August 12, 2011 by skysports.com130 hits

Falcao: Wanted by Atletico Madrid Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has confirmed the club are interested in Porto's Colombian striker Falcao, although they are reluctant to match the €45m asking price. Atletico are in the hunt for a forward as a replacement for Argentine Sergio Aguero and Colombian international striker Falcao has emerged as their top target. Falcao recently sig...Full Story »

Radamel Falcao signs new Porto contract and ups release clause to 45 million Euros

Posted Friday, July 15, 2011 by YAHOO Sport92 hits

Porto striker Radamel Falcao has signed a new four-year deal that will keep him at the Estadio do Dragao until 2015, the club has informed the Portuguese stock market (CMVM).The Colombia international had two years left on his previous contract, which had a release clause of just 30 million Euroes - an acceptable figure for an elite European player.The new contract sees Falcao's release clause i...Full Story »

Agent: FC Porto's Hulk will not leave the club even for 70 million Euros

Posted Wednesday, June 29, 2011 by YAHOO Sport110 hits

ManchesterCity target Hulk will not depart Porto in the summer, not even if an offer of 70 million Euros is tabled, the player's agent has revealed. The Brazilian has been reported as a potential summer signing for City after the Premier League club seem to be losing ground in their pursuit of Udinese's Alexis Sanchez. English sources have suggested Porto are open to offers for Hulk in the exc...Full Story »

Porto's Falcao begs Andre Villas-Boas: come and get me

Posted Thursday, June 23, 2011 by Dailystar.co.uk285 hits

ABOVE: Falcao is the number one target for Andre Villas-Boas PORTO’S £25m hitman Falcao last night pleaded with new Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas: Take me with you to England. Falcao is the number one target for Andre Villas-Boas as he plans an overhaul of Chelsea. And the Colombian striker opened the way for a move by admitting at the Copa America: “I am leaving things u...Full Story »

Porto boss Andre Villas-Boas made bookies' favourite to replace Carlo Ancelotti as manager of Chelsea

Posted Monday, May 23, 2011 by Goal.com252 hits

Jose Mourinho, Guus Hiddink and Pep Guardiola are potential candidates to take over at Stamford Bridge after the Italian was sacked following his side's defeat at Everton Porto manager Andres Villas-Boas has been installed as 2/1 favourite to replace Carlo Ancelotti as Chelsea manager after the Italian was sacked just over an hour after losing 1-0 to Everton at Goodison Park. The 33-year-old...Full Story »

Prolific Falcao heads Porto to Europa title

Posted Thursday, May 19, 2011 by YAHOO Sport54 hits

* Falcao’s 17th goal of campaign separates sides * Portuguese champions stay on course for quadruple (adds details) By Padraic Halpin DUBLIN, May 18 (Reuters) - Porto deservedly beat Braga 1-0 in the Europa League final after a superb header by Colombian striker Falcao decided the first all-Portuguese final of a European competition at the Aviva Stadium on Wednesday. Falcao swooped for...Full Story »

Porto beats Braga 1-0 in Europa League final

Posted Thursday, May 19, 2011 by YAHOO Sport60 hits

DUBLIN (AP)—FC Porto revived its status as a European power by beating Braga 1-0 Wednesday in an all-Portuguese Europa League final for the club’s biggest title in seven years. Radamel Falcao provided the winner in the 44th minute, meeting a perfect cross from the right by Fred Guarin to head into the top left corner of the net after a largely tentative first half. Substitute Mosso...Full Story »

Hulk extends Porto deal until 2016

Posted Saturday, May 14, 2011 by YAHOO Sport57 hits

LISBON (AFP) - Porto have paid 13.5 million euros ($19m) to acquire 40 percent of the sporting rights to their Brazilian forward Hulk and extended his contract until 2016, the club announced on Saturday. "FC Porto inform that they have extended the player's contract until June 30, 2016, maintaining his departure clause at 100m euros," said the club in a statement to the Portuguese stock exchang...Full Story »

Porto and Braga to meet in Portuguese Europa League final in Dublin

Posted Friday, May 06, 2011 by theguardian.com101 hits

• Porto beat Villarreal 7-4 on aggregate• Braga beat Benfica on away-goal rule Porto's players celebrate their Europa League semi-final victory over Villarreal. Porto booked a place in the Europa League final in Dublin against Braga, despite a valiant effort by Villarreal at El Madrigal. Goals by Cani, Joan Capdevila and Giuseppe Rossi gave the Spanish side a 3-2 victory; Falcao a...Full Story »

Porto, Benfica One Step Closer to Europa League Finals

Posted Friday, April 29, 2011 by jakartaglobe.beritasatu.com109 hits

FC Porto's Falcao celebrates after scoring against Villarreal during the UEFA Europa League semi-final, 1st leg soccer match held at Dragao Stadium in Porto, Portugal on Thursday An all-Portuguese Europa League final looks likely after Radamel Falcao's four goals gave FC Porto a 5-1 victory over Villarreal as Benfica secured a 2-1 lead over Braga in the first leg of their semifinal on Thursda...Full Story »

Falcao hits four as Porto crush Villarreal 5-1

Posted Friday, April 29, 2011 by YAHOO Sport82 hits

PORTO, Portugal, April 28 (Reuters) - Prolific Colombian striker Radamel Falcao scored four goals in Porto’s 5-1 demolition of Villarreal in their Europa League semi-final first leg on Thursday. The Portuguese champions trailed at the break but an inspired second-half display put Porto on the brink of a place in next month’s final in Dublin. “It’s the first time I’...Full Story »

Porto’s Villas Boas says talk of move “absurd”

Posted Thursday, April 28, 2011 by YAHOO Sport72 hits

LISBON, April 27 (Reuters) - Porto coach Andre Villas Boas said reports linking him with a move to clubs in England or Italy were “absurd”. The 33-year-old has, according to newspaper reports in several countries, attracted attention from clubs such as Roma, Juventus, Chelsea and Liverpool after leading Porto to the Portuguese league title in his first full season. “There are...Full Story »

FC Porto beats Spartak Moscow 5-2 in Europa League

Posted Friday, April 15, 2011 by YAHOO Sport46 hits

MOSCOW (AP)—Hulk scored the opener and set up two more goals as FC Porto routed Spartak Moscow 5-2 in the second leg of the Europa League quarterfinals to advance 10-3 on aggregate on Thursday. “We are very, very happy with what we did today and in the first leg because we were able to go through to the semifinals,” Porto coach Andre Villas-Boas said. In the semifinals in two...Full Story »

Porto, Benfica, Villarreal in goal feast

Posted Friday, April 08, 2011 by Supersport.com87 hits

Porto's Radamel Falcao scored a hat-trick to help the newly-crowned Portuguese champions thrash Spartak Moscow 5-1 as goals flowed and South American players shone in Europa League quarterfinal first leg ties on Thursday. Porto's compatriots Benfica, attempting to reach their first European semifinal for 17 years, thrashed PSV Eindhoven 4-1 with all their goals coming from Argentines -- two f...Full Story »

South American Friendly Round Up: FC Porto Duo Carry Colombia Past Ecuador

Posted Monday, March 28, 2011 by YAHOO Sport74 hits

Colombia 2-0 Ecuador Battling in the Vicente Calderon Stadium in Madrid on Saturday, Colombia took down Ecuador 2-0 thanks to goals from FC Porto players Fredy Guarin and Radamel Falcao. The Colombians were the top team throughout, dominating their neighbors to the south with solid passes and creative attacking. In the early going, Colombia showed their creativity by getting through the Ecua...Full Story »

FC Porto vs CSKA Sofia preview

Posted Wednesday, December 15, 2010 by ESPN139 hits

Porto aim to finish on a high Porto coach Andre Villas-Boas wants the Portuguese side to finish their successful Europa League group campaign on a winning note. Porto are already guaranteed top spot in Group L ahead of Wednesday's clash with Bulgarians CSKA Sofia, who cannot qualify for the knockout stages. Villas-Boas has made three changes to his squad, with Jorge Fucile and Souza retur...Full Story »

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