Portugal's World Cup

Portugal's World Cup

Portugal dismiss coach Carlos Queiroz

Carlos Queiroz was sacked last night as coach of the Portuguese national side.

Ronaldo claims Rooney incident has ended his Old Trafford career

PORTUGAL winger Cristiano Ronaldo has said he sees no future for himself at Manchester United and wants to move to Spain's Primera Liga as soon as possible.

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Germany v Portugal

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Big Phil in no rush to sort out new deal

LUIZ FELIPE SCOLARI will be putting his "personal satisfaction" over his wallet when negotiating a new contract with the Portuguese FA (FPF) after the World Cup tournament.

Figo predicts goals rush as Portugal eye third-place finish

PORTUGAL skipper Luis Figo has backed 'Big Phil' Scolari's men to end their World Cup goal-drought by hammering host nation Germany in Stuttgart in tomorrow's third-place play-off, writes JAMES SEABOURNE.

Scolari's Munich mission

PORTUGAL coach 'Big Phil' Scolari is a man on a mission in Munich tonight, hell-bent on finally turning the tables on France and leading his adopted nation to their first ever World Cup final.

Scolari upbeat but concerns persist over Ronaldo and Figo

PORTUGAL midfielders Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Figo trained separately from the rest of the squad yesterday, raising doubts over whether they would be fit to face France in tonight's World Cup semi-final.

Portugal star Miguel confident country can end long wait

PORTUGAL have left their Marienfeld training base for the last time to head for Munich for their World Cup semi-final and full-back Miguel is confident that the team's next destination will be Berlin rather than Stuttgart.

Scolari takes the plaudits as a second final looms

PORTUGAL striker Helder Postiga has joined the chorus of voices calling for coach Luiz Felipe Scolari to remain in charge of the World Cup semi-finalists after the tournament is over.

Ronaldo plays down his role in Rooney sending-off

CRISTIANO Ronaldo is adamant he did not try to get Manchester United team-mate Wayne Rooney sent off in Saturday's World Cup quarter-final, and insisted yesterday that he "felt sorry" for the England striker.

England v Portugal

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Fiery Big Phil shows FA what it missed

WITH a flurry of charismatic gestures and stirring words Portugal coach Luiz Felipe Scolari demonstrated to England's FA just what they missed when they failed to land their No 1 target for the top job.

'Absence of Portuguese duo could tip tie England's way'

WE'VE now reached the business end of the competition and what a weekend of games lie in store.

Ronaldo misses training session on eve of England crunch

CRISTIANO RONALDO'S chances of facing England in tomorrow's World Cup quarter-final looked to be fading after he missed another Portugal training session today.

Portugal game win-win for S&N

SCOTTISH & Newcastle hailed the unique prospect of a two-sided gain from tomorrow's World Cup quarter-final between England and Portugal - as a leading drinks trade body said drinkers consumed an extra nine million pints during England's three group games.

Forget Deco appeal, FIFA tells Portugal

PORTUGUESE playmaker Deco will miss his side's World Cup quarter-final against England in Gelsenkirchen on Saturday, FIFA last night confirmed.

FIFA advise Portugal to forget Deco appeal

PORTUGAL will definitely be without midfielder Deco when they face England in the World Cup quarter-final on Saturday after FIFA told them not to bother appealing against the red card he received against Holland.

Figo will face England after FIFA butt out

LUIS FIGO will be available to face England on Saturday after FIFA ruled out disciplinary action against the Portugal forward for his headbutt on Holland's Mark van Bommel, writes MARTYN ZIEGLER.

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