Your visit to Lisbon wouldn’t be complete without seeing Primeira Liga football with Sporting Lisbon. We have Sporting Lisbon football tickets and weekend packages that deliver epic football action with accommodation and transport options to make everything go smoothly. Together with rivals Benfica and FC Porto, Sporting Lisbon are one of the famed “Três Grandes” in Portugal’s Primeira Liga, always vying for a spot in the UEFA Champions League.
Founded in Lisbon in 1906, Sporting is an original member of the Primeira Liga and have never been relegated from the top flight of Portuguese football since its establishment in 1934. They’ve won 46 Portuguese and international competitions, including the European Cup back in 1963 and domestically have won 18 Primeira Liga titles, 16 Portuguese Cups (Taça de Portugal), four Championships of Portugal and eight Portuguese SuperCups! Ranked the sixth largest club in the world in terms of members (140,000!) the Leões (Lions), as they are nicknamed, are always dangerous in attack, especially striker Islam Slimani who scored 33 goals in 2015-16.
Los Verde e Brancos (the Green & Whites) play in the famed Estádio José Alvalade with a capacity of 50,000. Its official opening was on August 6th 2003 when Sporting played and beat Manchester United 3–1 and later hosted the 2005 UEFA Cup final. The exterior of the stadium is playfully covered in multi-coloured tiles and the seats are also arranged in a colourful mix reflecting the festive and energetic support of the fans who always enthusiastically sing Sporting Lisbon’s lively anthem, “A Marcha do Sporting”.
In recent news, Jorge Jesus, formerly the coach of that OTHER club of Lisbon, arch-rivals Benfica, joined Sporting after Benfica opted not to renew his contract. This has made the Lisbon Derby (also known as The Eternal Derby) even more hotly contested than usual. Regarding recent transfer news , it’s rumoured that Everton is on the hunt for Sporting Lisbon midfielder Wiliam Carvalho, 24, for a reputed £30 million.Sporting Lisbon Football Tickets for the Win!
So the for the 2016-17 season the promise of victory beckons with Sporting Lisbon set to challenge the other titans of Portugal for glory in the Primeira Liga and in Europe! Your visit to Lisbon is ready to kick off with premium Sporting Lisbon Football tickets that bring you to the centre of the action. Together with our accommodation and transport packages, you can be assured an epic experience of European Football!