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Eddie Nketiah and Helder Costa could start for Leeds

Posted Monday, August 26, 2019 by PA30 hits

Leeds coach Marcelo Bielsa is likely to rest a number of players for the Carabao Cup clash against Stoke but the match will come too soon for several nearing a return from injury.Long-term absentees Luke Ayling and Tyler Roberts are both back in training but seem unlikely to be risked, while Liam Cooper is ready to play again but is expected to wait until the visit of Swansea at the weekend.Eddi...Full Story »

Helder Costa pressing for Wolves starting XI recall

Posted Saturday, November 25, 2017 by PA22 hits

Wolves have no fresh injuries ahead of Saturday's Sky Bet Championship game at home to Bolton.Helder Costa is pushing for a start after the forward came off the bench and scored a penalty in the victory over Leeds on Wednesday.Goalkeeper Carl Ikeme remains a long-term absentee after he was diagnosed with leukaemia in July.Wolves sit four points clear at the top of the table and are looking for ...Full Story »

Wolves wait on Helder Costa

Posted Tuesday, April 25, 2017 by PA51 hits

Wolves are hoping to have Helder Costa available as he continues his recovery from an ankle injury. The forward failed a late fitness test and missed Saturday's 0-0 draw with Blackburn and has now sat out the last five games. Danny Batth also missed out once again with a hamstring injury at the weekend but could still return while Matt Doherty went off injured in the first half against Rovers. ...Full Story »

Wolves vs Blackburn Rovers - Helder Costa remains unavailable for Wolves' clash with Blackburn

Posted Saturday, April 22, 2017 by PA38 hits

Wolves forward Helder Costa remains sidelined with an ankle problem ahead of Blackburn's visit. The 23-year-old has missed the last four games since limping out of the warm up against Nottingham Forest. Joe Mason is also out having been missing since January with a combination of hernia and hip problems but could make a brief return before the end of the season. Andy Lonergan could keep his...Full Story »

USA vs Portugal preview - Postiga shrugs off Ronaldo concerns

Posted Sunday, June 22, 2014 by PA309 hits

Portugal striker Helder Postiga is not fretting over the fitness of captain and talisman Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of their Group F clash with the United States in Manaus on Sunday. The reigning World Footballer of the Year was a peripheral figure in Portugal's 4-0 thrashing at the hands of Germany in their opening fixture as he continues to nurse a long-standing knee injury which originally thre...Full Story »

Chievo vs Lazio preview - Postiga set for Lazio bow

Posted Sunday, February 02, 2014 by PA105 hits

Helder Postiga has joined Lazio ahead of Sunday's game at Chievo to remove some of the sting felt by Biancoceleste fans after Hernanes' departure to Inter Milan. Brazilian midfielder Hernanes joined Inter before the closure of the January transfer window on Friday after three-and-a-half years with the Roman outfit. "I have received more than 2000 messages," Hernanes said. "I knew that Lazio fa...Full Story »

Portugal 1 : 0 Russia: Postiga clinches crucial qualification win

Posted Saturday, June 08, 2013 by Goal.com189 hits

The Zaragoza forward's early first-half goal proved indispensable for his team, who inflict a first defeat on Fabio Capello's men and surge to the summit of Group F Portugal recorded a priceless 1-0 victory over Russia in their qualifier at the Estadio da Luz on Friday to keep their 2014 World Cup hopes well and truly alive.Helder Postiga scored the game's only goal after just nine minutes wi...Full Story »

Levante vs Zaragoza preview - Postiga staying grounded

Posted Friday, May 10, 2013 by PA436 hits

Real Zaragoza striker Helder Postiga is revelling in the recent turnabout in form but knows there is still a long way to go before they can celebrate Primera Division survival. Zaragoza's four-year stay in the top flight looked to be coming to an end after they failed to win any of their opening 15 league matches in 2013, picking up just five points from a possible 45 in the process. However, ...Full Story »

Zaragoza vs Granada preview - Postiga: We must beat Granada

Posted Monday, March 11, 2013 by PA699 hits

Portugal striker Helder Postiga has issued a rallying cry ahead of Real Zaragoza's relegation scrap with Granada. The 30-year-old, Zaragoza's top scorer this season with 10 goals, left no doubt about the importance of the match, which pits his 17th-placed side against the team directly above them in the standings. Zaragoza have not won in the Primera Division this year and last tasted victory ...Full Story »

Portugal 1-1 Northern Ireland: Postiga saves hosts but World Cup hopes dealt damaging blow

Posted Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by Goal.com169 hits

The Zaragoza striker struck to spare Paulo Bento's blushes after a battling display from the Green and White Army looked to have earned a shock victory Helder Postiga's late equaliser bailed out a below-par Portugal side after Niall McGinn had given Northern Ireland a shock lead at the Estadio do Dragao on the night Cristiano Ronaldo won his 100th Seleccao cap. Michael O'Neill's side travell...Full Story »

Espanyol 1 : 2 Zaragoza - Postiga pounces to net Zaragoza win

Posted Saturday, August 25, 2012 by PA24 hits

Helder Postiga left it late to earn Real Zaragoza a first win of the Primera Division season, sinking 10-man Espanyol 2-1 at the El Prat. In a bad-tempered encounter which saw eight players booked, Alvaro Vazquez lit the touchpaper by firing the hosts ahead with a screamer just before half-time. Juan Albin received his marching orders for a second booking after the interval and Antonio Apono l...Full Story »

Portugal striker Postiga set to miss semi-final

Posted Friday, June 22, 2012 by Goal.com146 hits

Real Zaragoza forward will miss Donetsk showdown against either France or Spain after being withdrawn in first-half against Czech Republic with suspected hamstring strain Portugal centre-forward Helder Postiga is set to miss the Euro 2012 semi-final clash with either Spain or France in Donetsk, after suffering a suspected hamstring strain in Thursday's 1-0 quarter-final win over Czech Republi...Full Story »

Zaragoza vs Real Betis preview - Postiga looking to kick on

Posted Monday, February 20, 2012 by PA353 hits

Real Zaragoza striker Helder Postiga hopes his side's shock victory over high-flying Espanyol last time out can kick-start their fight to escape relegation. Zaragoza had gone 16 league and cup games without a win heading into Monday's trip to Espanyol but second-half goals from Paulo da Silva and Juan Carlos earned them a first victory since October 16. That win was not enough to lift Manolo J...Full Story »

Zaragoza 2 - 2 Sporting de Gijon - Postiga leaves it late for Zaragoza

Posted Sunday, November 06, 2011 by PA19 hits

An injury-time strike from Helder Postiga salvaged a point for Real Zaragoza in a 2-2 draw against Sporting Gijon at La Romareda. The Aragon side were on the verge of a fourth successive defeat until Postiga pounced. David Barral's brace helped Sporting recover from a goal down after Alberto Botia headed into his own goal in the 28th minute. Sporting are now unbeaten in four but Manolo Preciad...Full Story »

Zaragoza 2 : 0 Real Sociedad - Postiga double downs Sociedad

Posted Sunday, October 16, 2011 by PA15 hits

Helder Postiga scored twice to consign Real Sociedad to their third consecutive defeat and move 2-0 winners Real Zaragoza into the top half of the table for the first time this season. The Portuguese striker scored his first goal since joining from Sporting Lisbon with a stunning 11th-minute overhead kick from the edge of the area that flew past Claudio Bravo in the Sociedad goal. Both sides h...Full Story »

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