S.L. Benfica

Portuguese association football club

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S.L. Benfica: Portuguese association football club
Sport Lisboa e Benfica, commonly known as Benfica, is a professional football club based in Lisbon, Portugal, that competes in the Primeira Liga, the top flight of Portuguese football.


England World Cup winner Nobby Stiles dies aged 78 [Video]

England World Cup winner Nobby Stiles dies aged 78

Nobby Stiles, part of the England team which won the World Cup in 1966, hasdied aged 78 after a long illness. Stiles was also part of the ManchesterUnited side which became the first English club to..

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Women's Champions League: Chelsea drawn against Benfica, Manchester City face Gothenburg

Chelsea will play Benfica, Manchester City face Gothenburg and Glasgow City take on Sparta Prague in the round of 32 in the Women's Champions League.
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Ruben Dias: Manchester City sign Benfica defender on six-year deal

Manchester City sign defender Ruben Dias from Benfica on a six-year deal for around £65m.
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Ruben Dias: Man City agree to sign Benfica defender, Nicolas Otamendi to go other way

Manchester City agree a £65m deal to sign Benfica defender Ruben Dias, with Nicolas Otamendi going the other way.
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Jan Vertonghen: Benfica medical for ex-Tottenham defender

Ex-Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen is having a medical at Benfica before signing a three-year deal with the Portuguese club.
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Monday's football gossip: Liverpool offer Lovren as part of Koulibaly deal

Liverpool move ahead in Koulibaly race, Hakimi close to Inter move, Pochettino tipped for Benfica role, plus more.
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Champions League to be played at mini-tournament in Lisbon

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GENEVA (AP) — The Champions League will finish with a mini-tournament in Lisbon, restarting in August after a five-month suspension caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Eight teams will play from the..
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Two players injured after Benfica bus attack

Two Benfica players are taken to hospital after their team bus is hit by pieces of thrown shrapnel.
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Man Utd target Fernandes set to play in Friday's Lisbon derby

Manchester United target Bruno Fernandes will face Benfica in Friday's Lisbon derby "unless disaster strikes", says Sporting Lisbon boss Silas.
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Gedson Fernandes relishing Jose Mourinho link-up after completing ‘dream’ move

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Gedson Fernandes is thrilled at the prospect of working under Jose Mourinho following his “dream” move to Tottenham. The 21-year-old midfielder has signed on an 18-month loan deal from Benfica..
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Gedson Fernandes: Tottenham complete loan move for Benfica midfielder

Tottenham complete the 18-month loan signing of Benfica midfielder Gedson Fernandes.
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Tottenham sign Benfica's Fernandes on 18-month loan

Tottenham complete the 18-month loan signing of Benfica midfielder Gedson Fernandes.
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Tottenham: Benfica's Gedson Fernandes due for medical before loan move to Spurs

Benfica midfielder Gedson Fernandes is due to have a medical at Tottenham on Monday before an 18-month loan to the Premier League club.
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Portuguese champion Benfica beat Lyon after goalkeeper blunder

Portuguese champion Benfica boosted its hopes of reaching the Champions League knockout stage by beating Lyon 2-1 Wednesday thanks to a late blunder by goalkeeper Anthony Lopes.
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Benfica beats Lyon 2-1 after goalkeeper error for 1st win

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Benfica defend Bernardo Silva over Mendy tweet and question FA charge

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Bernardo Silva faces a possible ban for a tweet he sent to Benjamin Mendy and former club Benfica have leapt to his defence. Benfica have defended their former player Bernardo Silva after the..
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Arsenal Revive Interest in Ruben Dias After Laurent Koscielny Pre-Season Tour Shenanigans

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​Arsenal have re-started their pursuit of S.L. Benfica centre-back Rúben Dias after club captain Laurent Koscielny's refusal to join them on their pre-season tour in the United States. The..
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Joao Felix: Who is Atletico Madrid's new big-money signing?

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Joao Felix has become the latest £100m-plus player after his big-money move to Atletico Madrid. But who is the Portuguese star? Felix only made his Benfica debut last season but less than a year on,..
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Joao Felix to Join Atletico Madrid on 5-Year Deal With Official Announcement Imminent

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