With a fifth successive Primeira Liga title looking pretty in the trophy cabinet at Estadio José Alvalade Século XXI (catchy stadium name) it's time to look back on the campaign that marked half a decade with Sporting Lisbon.
The Journeyman | Saving Sporting: Part 20 – The Best Goal I’ve Ever Seen On Football Manager
After wrapping up a fourth consecutive Primeira Liga with Sporting Lisbon a massive summer of change was coming, including selling our oldest player for the third transfer window in a row.
The Journeyman | Saving Sporting: Part 18 – Fixture Schedule Chaos
Sporting Lisbon moved into March 2023 still unbeaten in Primeira Liga and, for the first time in this save, having progressed past the first knockout round of the Champions League.
The Journeyman | Saving Sporting: Part 15 – Season 3 Reflection
I normally like to summarise the season just gone within the last post of the season, but this time around the finale to Primeira Liga was too frantic for that!
The Journeyman | Saving Sporting: Part 14 – Bizarre Title Battle
Sporting Lisbon's chances of a third straight Primeira Liga title looked unlikely going into the last few months of the season. Despite being only three points behind off the top of the league we faced a tough task toppling the unbeaten FC Porto.
The Journeyman | Saving Sporting: Part 12 – Impressive Meneses
Two games into Primeira Liga season three and we'd started well with two wins, including an impressive 4-0 defeat of Vitória de Setubal. But that promising start was soon to hit a bit of a bump.
The Journeyman | Saving Sporting: Part 11 – Mr. Darcy
The Premier League may be going through all manner of problems with its 'Project Restart' plan but we here at Sporting Lisbon are having a lovely old time with our 'Project Rebuild.'
The Journeyman | Saving Sporting: Part 9 – Taking on Porto
Having established a commanding lead at the top of Primeira Liga, Sporting Lisbon faced two January battles with SC Braga and FC Porto then looked ahead to a Champions League clash with Real Madrid.
The Journeyman | Saving Sporting: Part 8 – Youngsters Step Up
Winter has set in and we're pushing on towards warmer weather in Portugal, but Sporting Lisbon remain the team to beat as we head into the second half of the campaign.
The Journeyman | Saving Sporting: Part 7 – Sporar the Scorer
The rebuilding effort at Sporting Lisbon seems to be defying the "Saving" aspect of the name of this particular save.