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Sporting CP
SportingCP
Confederation:

UEFA

League:

Flag of Portugal Primeira Liga

Game debut:

FIFA 99

Sporting Clube de Portugal, OM, ComC, MHIH (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈspɔɾtĩɡ(ɨ) ˈkluβ(ɨ) ðɨ puɾtuˈɣaɫ]) (Euronext: SCP) or Sporting CP is a sports club based in Lisbon, Portugal, that is best known for its association football team. The club is referred to simply as Sporting in Portuguese-speaking countries, and often as Sporting Lisbon in English-speaking countries.

Sporting are one of the "Três Grandes" (The Big Three) football clubs in Portugal. Sporting is the sixth club in the world with more club members: 140,000. They are nicknamed Leões (Lions) and Verde e Brancos (Green and Whites). The club's anthem, "A Marcha do Sporting" (Sporting's March), was written in 1955.

Founded in Lisbon on 1 July 1906, Sporting were a founding member of the Primeira Liga and, along with rivals S.L. Benfica and FC Porto, have never been relegated from the top flight of Portuguese football since its establishment in 1934. Sporting are the third most successful Portuguese football club, with 46 titles in Portuguese competitions and one international title, the 1963–64 European Cup Winners' Cup. Domestically, they have won 18 Primeira Liga titles, 16 Portuguese Cups (Taça de Portugal), four Championships of Portugal (a record tied with Porto) and eight Portuguese Super Cup titles.

Sporting's football youth academy system has developed footballers such as Paulo Futre, Simão Sabrosa, Nani, Ricardo Quaresma, and Ballon d'Or recipients Cristiano Ronaldo and Luís Figo. Sporting are currently ranked 50th in UEFA club rankings.


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Player RostersEdit

Starting Team

  • Flag of Portugal Rui Patricio (GK)
  • Flag of Portugal Cedric (RB)
  • Flag of Brazil Mauricio (CB)
  • Flag of France M. Sarr (CB)
  • Flag of Brazil Jefferson (LB)
  • Flag of Portugal William Carvalho (CDM)
  • Flag of Portugal Andre Martins (RCM)
  • Flag of Portugal Adrien Silva (LCM)
  • Flag of Peru A. Carrillo (RW)
  • Flag of Algeria I. Slimani (ST)
  • Flag of Portugal Nani (LW)

Substitutes

  • Flag of Egypt R. Rabia (CDM)
  • Flag of Cape Verde Heldon (RW)
  • Flag of Egypt Shikabala (LW)
  • Flag of Portugal Miguel Lopes (RB)
  • Flag of Portugal Joao Mario (CM)
  • Flag of Japan J. Tanaka (ST)
  • Flag of Colombia F. Montero (ST)
  • Flag of Brazil Marcelo Boeck (GK)
  • Flag of Portugal Paulo Oliveira (CB)
  • Flag of Spain Oriol Rosell (CDM)
  • Flag of Portugal Carlos Mane (RW)
  • Flag of Spain Diego Capel (LW)

Reserves

  • Flag of France H. Sacko (ST)
  • Flag of Portugal Ricardo Esgaio (RB)
  • Flag of Portugal Andre Geraldes (RB)
  • Flag of Portugal Luri Medeiros (LW)
  • Flag of Scotland R.Gauld (CDM)
  • Flag of Argentina J. Silva (LB)
  • Flag of Cameroon F. Fokobo (CB)

Loaned Out

  • Flag of Morocco Z. Labyad (LW)
  • Flag of Portugal Salomao (LW)
  • Flag of Argentina V. Viola (ST)
  • Flag of Chile D. Rubio (ST)

FIFA 14Edit

Starting Team

Substitutes

Reserves

Loaned Out

Flag of Portugal Primeira Liga Teams
Academica ~ CF Belenenses ~ Benfica ~ Boavista FC ~ CD Nacional ~ CS Marítimo ~ GD Estoril Praia ~ FC Arouca ~ F.C. Porto ~ Moreirense FC ~ Pacos de Ferreira ~ Rio Ave ~ SC Braga ~ Sporting CP ~ Tondela ~ Uniao da Madeira ~ Vitoria de Guimaraes ~ Vitória FC