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Club facts: Sporting CP

Published: Thursday 2 July 2015, 16.08CET
Published: Thursday 2 July 2015, 16.08CET

Club facts: Sporting CP

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: 16 (2015)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup unless indicated otherwise)
2014/15:
round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2013/14:
did not take part in UEFA competition
2012/13:
group stage
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)

Records
UEFA club competition

• Biggest home win
16-1: Sporting v APOEL FC
13/11/63, European 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 round of 16 first leg

• Heaviest away defeat
7-1: FC Bayern München v Sporting
10/03/09, UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg

UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup 
• Biggest home win
7-0: Sporting v CS Politehnica Timisoara
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 Gençlerbirligi 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: 14/09/15 15.02CET

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