September 11, 2008

Portugal: Clubs in the 2008-’09 Liga (with 07/08 attendances).

Filed under: Portugal — admin @ 4:18 am


The Portuguese Liga is currently playing it’s 71st season.  Reigning champions FC Porto have won 5 of the last 6 titles.

There are currently 2 clubs from Portugal in the 08/09 Champions League Porto, and Sporting Club Portugal (widely known as Sporting Lisbon).   Porto is in Group G, with Arsenal,  Fenerbahce,  and Dynamo Kyiv.   Sporting is in Group C, with Barcelona, Shakhtar Donetsk, and Basel.  The Group Stage starts 16th September {Click here,  (UEFA site) }.

Four Portuguese clubs are in the first round of the 08/09 UEFA CupVitoria GuimaraesBenficaMartimo,  and Vitoria Setubal.   Here are the two-legged match-ups (scheduled for 18th September, and 2nd October):  Portsmouth v. Guimaraes,  Napoli v. Benfica,  Maritimo v. Valencia,  and Vitoria Setubal v. Heerenveen.  { Click here, for the whole 1st Round Fixture List  (Wikipedia) }  

{Click to the right, for a overview of  07/08 season, and a preview of 08/09: }.

Thanks to European Football Statistics, for the gate figures {Click here}.

Thanks to Demis, at, for the base maps.

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