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PORTUGUESE LIGA

2018/2019 Season

POS TEAM W D L PTS
1 Benfica 28 3 3 87
2 FC Porto 27 4 3 85
3 Sporting 23 5 6 74
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Porto president in search of goalkeeper amid doubt of Casillas return

Iker Casillas is a doubt to return to Porto next season after suffering a heart attack at the beginning of May.

FC Porto president Jorge Nuno Pinto da Costa does not expect Iker Casillas to play again following the goalkeeper's heart attack and is in the market for a replacement.

Casillas spent five days in hospital after suffering a heart attack during training on May 1 and upon being discharged, the 37-year-old did not give an indication as to whether he would like or be able to return to play professionally again.

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"We have an extra problem with Casillas, with...

Atletico to sign Herrera as well as Porto teammates Felipe, Telles - source

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Former Atletico Madrid striker Diego Forlan talks Atleti's exit from the Champions League vs. Juventus and advises on Antoine Griezmann's future.
Stevie Nicol feels Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez is "money well spent" and the ideal midfielder to replace Fernandinho at Manchester City.

Atletico Madrid will sign Mexico international Hector Herrera on a free transfer this summer, while his Porto teammates defenders Felipe and Alex Telles are also close to following, a source close to the Portuguese club has told ESPN FC.

Central midfielder Herrera, centre-back Felipe, and left-back Telles have all developed significantly in recent seasons under Porto manager Sergio Conceicao, who the source said Atletico had been looking at before boss Diego Simeone extended his contract in February.

Herrera,...

Mexico midfielder Herrera to miss Gold Cup after Twitter statement

USMNT's Gregg Berhalter praises the Mexican Federation for their success in CONCACAF and says they've set the benchmark for MLS and U.S. Soccer.

Porto midfielder Hector Herrera will not be part Mexico's Gold Cup squad this summer after ruling himself out of contention for the tournament.

The 29-year-old is considered an important part of the Mexican national team, but also missed March's friendly games and wants a rest this summer while he sorts out his club situation.

"I feel it is necessary to fully recover after the physical and mental wear of the season, in which I've played over 50 official matches for my current club; as well as having...

Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas released from hospital after heart attack

Iker Casillas suffered a heart attack at training last week.

Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas has been discharged from hospital, five days after suffering a heart attack, the club announced on Monday afternoon.

The 37-year-old Casillas fell ill during a practice session last Wednesday and underwent a catheterization after being rushed to the hospital.

Casillas said Monday he doesn't know "what the future holds," and that the most important thing was to be standing there talking about himself.

"A few days ago I went through a difficult situation, something...

Porto goalkeeper Casillas suffers heart attack but is in stable condition

Iker Casillas, Porto
Iker Casillas suffered a heart attack after a Porto training session.

Spain's World Cup winning captain Iker Casillas suffered a heart attack while training with Portuguese club Porto on Wednesday, but later tweeted from hospital to say he was back to full strength.

Casillas, 37, played 167 times for Spain and famously captained them to their first ever World Cup win in 2010.

He also won the 2008 and 2012 European Championships with the national side and his exploits earned him the nickname "Saint Iker" as well as making him one of Spain's best-known personalities.

Porto...