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Club facts: Sporting

Published: Friday 15 June 2012, 16.08CET
Published: Friday 15 June 2012, 16.08CET

Club facts: Sporting

Sporting Clube de Portugal
Formed:
1906
Nickname: Leões (Lions)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• UEFA Cup: (2005)
• UEFA Cup Winners' Cup (1): 1964

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 18 (2002)
Portuguese Cup: 15 (2008)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League unless indicated otherwise)
2011/12:
semi-finals
2010/11:
round of 32
2009/10: round of 16 (having transferred from the UEFA Champions League play-offs)
2008/09: UEFA Champions League round of 16
2007/08: quarter-finals (having transferred from the UEFA Champions League group stage)
2006/07: UEFA Champions League group stage
2005/06: first round (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
2004/05: runners-up
2003/04: second round
2002/03: first round (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)

Records
UEFA club competition

• Biggest home win
16-1: Sporting v APOEL FC
13/11/63, UEFA Cup Winners' Cup second round first leg

• Biggest away win
0-9: ÍA Akranes v Sporting
17/09/86, UEFA Cup first round first leg

• Heaviest home defeat
0-5: Sporting v FC Bayern München
25/02/09, UEFA Champions League first knockout round first leg

• Heaviest away defeat
7-1: FC Bayern München v Sporting
10/03/09, UEFA Champions League first knockout round second leg

UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League
• Biggest home win
7-0: Sporting v FC Timişoara
24/10/90, second round first leg

• Biggest away win
0-9: ÍA Akranes v Sporting (see above)

• Heaviest home defeat
0-3: Sporting v Gençlerbirliği SK
27/11/03, second round second leg

• Heaviest away defeat
5-0: Celtic FC v Sporting
02/11/83, second round second leg

Last updated: 01/10/12 22.56CET

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