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Santos accept Inter bid for Gabriel

Posted Friday, August 12, 2016 by foxsportsasia.com177 hits

Santos president Modesto Roma has confirmed the club have accepted a bid from Inter Milan for highly-rated teenager Gabriel Barbosa. The Brazil international, who is currently representing his country at the Olympic Games on home soil, has attracted interest from teams in Europe after impressing for the Peixe in the last two seasons. Gabriel, dubbed 'Gabigol' in his homeland, scored 15 goals i...Full Story »

Santos: Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo won't decide semi-final

Posted Sunday, July 03, 2016 by Marca.com135 hits

With a place in the Euro 2016 final at stake, Portugal coach Fernando Santos is of the impression that his team's semi-final with Wales will not merely be a question of Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo versus domestic team-mate Gareth Bale. The duo have been key to inspiring their respective nations to success in some key fixtures, but there are other absences and inclusions that could help to...Full Story »

Pepe has always been a leader - Santos

Posted Sunday, July 03, 2016 by Goal.com71 hits

Fernando Santos says Portugal centre-back Pepe has been a true leader for his side on their march to the Euro 2016 semi-finals. The Real Madrid centre-back was a key man for Portugal as they beat Poland on penalties in the quarter-finals, booking a last-four clash with Wales in Lyon on Wednesday. According to Santos, leaders are required all over the pitch, but he picked out the 33-year-old ...Full Story »

Poland vs Portugal - Fernando Santos predicts close battle against Poland

Posted Thursday, June 30, 2016 by PA184 hits

Portugal boss Fernando Santos feels Thursday's Euro 2016 quarter-final against Poland is a "50-50" contest - but is confident it will be his side who emerge from it victorious. Opposite number Adam Nawalka has said the Poles are "full of faith and optimism" as well as hunger ahead of the game in Marseille as they look to extend what is the nation's best-ever run at a European Championship. Spe...Full Story »

Hungary vs Portugal - Santos confident Cristiano Ronaldo will break Euro 2016 duck

Posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016 by PA136 hits

Portugal coach Fernando Santos is "absolutely sure" Cristiano Ronaldo will break his duck at Euro 2016 during Wednesday's decider against Hungary, as his side search for the three points needed to be certain of a place in the last 16. The Real Madrid star had a frustrating night on Saturday when he missed a penalty and his side were held to a goalless draw by Austria in their second Group F fix...Full Story »

Cristiano Ronaldo makes Portugal team a Euro 2016 terror target, says Fernando Santos

Posted Friday, June 03, 2016 by hits

Cristiano Ronaldo's presence makes Portugal a more significant potential target for terror attacks during Euro 2016, according to coach Fernando Santos. France is on high alert ahead of the tournament, which starts on June 10, following the Islamic State group terror attacks in Paris last November that left 130 people dead. "As everybody knows, Portugal is considered one of the high-risk tea...Full Story »

Portugal boss Fernando Santos urges team to prove they can play without talisman Cristiano Ronaldo against England

Posted Thursday, June 02, 2016 by hits

PORTUGAL boss Fernando Santos wants his team to prove they can play without Cristiano Ronaldo when they face England. Ronaldo will not be part of the side at Wembley on Thursday evening, having been given extra time off following his Champions League exertions with Real Madrid. The 31-year-old, who hit the winning penalty against Atletico Madrid on Saturday, will instead link up with the natio...Full Story »

Doncaster Rovers 1 - 2 Peterborough United: Ricardo Santos pops up in added time as Peterborough end winless run

Posted Saturday, March 19, 2016 by PA67 hits

Ricardo Santos grabbed a stoppage-time goal as Peterborough recorded their first win in eight Sky Bet League One games by beating Doncaster 2-1. It stretched the luckless home side's dismal run without a victory to 13 games and dumped them into the bottom four. Rovers did manage to score the opening goal for the first time in 10 home games when a mistake from Santos led to Andy Williams crossi...Full Story »

Santos accuse Barcelona over Neymar bonus fee for Ballon d'Or nomination

Posted Friday, December 25, 2015 by ESPN192 hits

Santos have accused Barcelona of creating a "smokescreen" over their failure to pay a €2 million bonus clause after Neymar was named on the Ballon d'Or shortlist. Barca signed Neymar from Santos in the summer of 2013 in a complicated and controversial deal involving several bonus clauses, which the Brazilian club say included an obligation to pay €2m if Neymar was named as one of...Full Story »

Peterborough United vs Barnsley - Ricardo Santos suspended for Peterborough's game with Oldham

Posted Tuesday, November 24, 2015 by PA90 hits

Peterborough will be without the suspended Ricardo Santos when Oldham visit the ABAX Stadium. Santos received his fifth yellow card of the season during the 5-1 win at Crewe at the weekend and he must serve a one-match ban. The Portuguese is joined in the stands by fellow defender Jack Baldwin, who will complete his three-game suspension on Tuesday night. Gabriel Zakuani's hamstring injury is ...Full Story »

Ronaldo played through pain barrier for Portugal - Santos

Posted Tuesday, September 08, 2015 by Goal.com133 hits

The Real Madrid forward extended his goalless streak in 2015-16 as Portugal defeated Albania, but his coach thinks the "anxiety" will pass Fernando Santos has defended Cristiano Ronaldo for failing to score as Portugal edged past Albania 1-0 on Monday, claiming the Real Madrid star played through the pain barrier in the Euro 2016 qualifier. The Seleccao skipper, 31, played the entire Euro 20...Full Story »

LA Galaxy forward Giovani dos Santos targets title after MLS debut

Posted Monday, August 10, 2015 by Foxsports.com187 hits

LA Galaxy forward Giovani dos Santos set his sights firmly on winning MLS Cup after scoring on his league debut for the club. Dos Santos marked his first MLS start with a goal and an assist to spark the Galaxy to a 3-1 victory over Seattle Sounders on Sunday. "I think we have a lot of possibilities," dos Santos said. "We can achieve every goal we want. We have a great team with a great attit...Full Story »

Mexico star Giovani dos Santos signs for LA Galaxy

Posted Thursday, July 16, 2015 by Foxsports.com244 hits

Mexico midfielder Giovani dos Santos has signed a reported four-and-a-half year deal with LA Galaxy. Giovani dos Santos flirted with MLS in the past. He fielded interest from Sporting Kansas City. He pondered his options as he pursued his career in Europe. He weighed whether he really wanted to make the move to the United States. It took him a couple of years to reach his verdict, but he fina...Full Story »

Any team would be dependent on Ronaldo, insists Portugal boss Santos

Posted Wednesday, June 17, 2015 by Goal.com235 hits

The Real Madrid star was rested for his national side's 1-0 friendly victory over Italy, but the Seleccao coach insists there is nothing wrong with relying on him Portugal head coach Fernando Santos believes there is nothing wrong with his side being dependent on their star captain Cristiano Ronaldo. The Seleccao defeated Italy 1-0 in Switzerland on Tuesday without the rested Real Madrid...Full Story »

Santos to sue over Neymar transfer

Posted Saturday, May 30, 2015 by Goal.com243 hits

The club believe that the entire transfer system is at stake over the 2013 transfer of the Brazil star Santos have confirmed that they are to launch legal proceedings against Neymar, his father and Barcelona over the transfer that took the attacker to Camp Nou in 2013. The club have alleged they should have received more money than the €17.1 million they were paid two years ago after bei...Full Story »

'I'm not worried about Ronaldo,' insists Portugal boss Santos

Posted Tuesday, March 24, 2015 by Goal.com138 hits

The Real Madrid forward's attitude and demeanour have been questioned of late but the Seleccao coach sees no cause for concern Portugal boss Fernando Santos says he is not in the least bit worried about Cristiano Ronaldo's current mental state, insisting that the attacker remains as committed as ever to playing for his country. Ronaldo's mindset has been the focus of much debate in recent we...Full Story »

Sevilla vs Villarreal preview - Dos Santos eyes 'miracle' win

Posted Thursday, March 19, 2015 by PA111 hits

Villarreal midfielder Jonathan dos Santos is aware his side need "a miracle" to reach the Europa League quarter-finals heading into Thursday's crucial match at Sevilla. The Valencian outfit travel to the Sanchez Pizjuan stadium needing to overturn a 3-1 first-leg deficit in their all-Spanish last 16 tie to oust the title holders. "We, just like our fans, are also thinking of achieving this mir...Full Story »

Santos celebrate the 45th anniversary of Pele’s 1000th career goal

Posted Thursday, November 20, 2014 by 101 GREAT GOALS195 hits

Santos celebrated the 45th anniversary of Pele’s 1000th career goal today. The Brazilian is widely regarded as one of the best players, if not the best player, of all time. His goal tally is cause for some debate. Romario has been met with stifled laughter whenever he claims he scored 1000 goals because he counts exhibition matches and goals against friends in games of FIFA. But, despi...Full Story »

Soccer-Fernando Santos appointed Portugal manager - FPF

Posted Wednesday, September 24, 2014 by YAHOO Sport70 hits

Sept 23 (Reuters) - Former Greece manager Fernando Santos has been appointed as Portugal's new head coach, the FPF announced on Tuesday. A statement on the Portuguese football association's website said Santos will be confirmed as his national side's new manager at a press conference later on Tuesday. Santos, who led Greece to the last 16 of the World Cup in Brazil where they lost on penalties...Full Story »

Costa Rica vs Greece preview - Santos wary of Costa Rica

Posted Sunday, June 29, 2014 by PA689 hits

Fernando Santos admits it would be foolish for his Greece team to under-estimate giant-killers Costa Rica, who will look to make history in Recife on Sunday. When Costa Rica were placed in Group D at the World Cup draw in the opulent holiday resort of Costa do Sauipe last December, there seemed little hope of the Central American nation making it through to the second round. But six months l...Full Story »

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