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Sporting Lisbon file complaint to FIFA seeking compensation for players who quit

Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio

Sporting Lisbon have filed a complaint to FIFA and the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against three of their players that terminated their contracts and signed for other teams as free agents. The Portuguese club is seeking compensation for the departed players.

A total of nine players quit Sporting after an attack by fans at their training ground in May after they failed to qualify for the Champions League on the final day of the season.

Among those was Rui Patricio, the Portuguese goalkeeper...


Sporting demand compensation after Gelson Martins move to Atletico

Sporting Lisbon are asking to be compensated after Gelson Martin's move to Atletico Madrid earlier this week.

Atletico signed the winger on a six-year contract after taking advantage of chaos at Sporting, the Portugal international's former club.

The Cape Verde-born winger, who moved on a free transfer, succeeded in getting his release from Sporting after falling out with former president Bruno Carvalho last season and an attack by more than 50 fans at the training ground in May.

However, the 23-year-old's...

Atletico Madrid sign Gelson Martins from Sporting Lisbon

Diego Simeone reiterates Atletico's statement of intent by keeping hold of players like Antoine Griezmann and the chance for youngsters to shine at the ICC.
Antoine Griezmann has finally announced his decision to stay at Atletico Madrid, and the FC panel can't quite believe how he went about it.

Atletico Madrid have signed winger Gelson Martins on a six-year contract after taking advantage of chaos at Sporting Lisbon, the Portugal international's former club.

Martins, who came through the same academy as Luis Figo and Cristiano Ronaldo, scored 27 goals with 30 assists in 140 appearances for Sporting. He also has 19 senior caps with Portugal, including one in the World Cup victory over Morocco.

The Cape Verde-born winger, who moved on a free transfer, succeeded in getting his release from...

Bas Dost signs new Sporting Lisbon deal despite fans' attack

Bas Dost has decided to stay at Sporting Lisbon despite an attack two months ago by disgruntled supporters that left him with deep cuts on head.

Dost, 29, required stitches after being assaulted in an unprecedented training ground attack. 

In the wake of the attack, Dost said he would leave the Portuguese club but has had a change of heart and signed a new three-year deal.

"I'm very pleased about it and I just want to look forward now. I signed here two years ago and really like this club....


William Carvalho joins Real Betis after quitting Sporting Lisbon

William Carvalho quit Sporting earlier in the year and has now joined Real Betis in La Liga.

William Carvalho has joined Real Betis from Sporting Lisbon, the La Liga outfit announced on their website on Friday.

Carvalho, 26, was part of a mass player exodus from Sporting after fans attacked the club's training ground in May following a public rebuke of the team by then president Bruno de Carvalho, who was later voted out of the position by paying members of the Lisbon-based club.

Portugal international Carvalho has agreed to terms with the club on a deal that runs through the 2023 season...