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Justice: Former Benfica ´club chairman sentenced to a decade in prison

Justice: Former Benfica ´club chairman sentenced to a decade in prison

João Vale e Azevedo was on Tuesday sentenced by a Lisbon court to ten years in prison for undue appropriation of more than €4m from the club, money laundering, abuse of trust and forgery.

Portuguese Cup: Guimarães wins first trophy, upsets Benfica

Vitória de Guimarães scored twice in the last 15 minutes, overcoming Benfica’s first-half goal.

Football: Porto celebrates title after win at Paços de Ferreira

Despite Benfica’s win over Moreirense, the ‘Dragões’ secured the Championship on the final matchday.

Europa League: Benfica loses final as Chelsea grabs last minute glory

The Portuguese created several chances but failed in key defensive plays, falling prey to Chelsea’s craftiness.

Football: Benfica chases European glory

The Portuguese club looks to avoid its seventh straight defeat, with Benfica manager Jorge Jesus saying the FC Porto match “just has nothing to do with this final.” Supporters are already gathering outside the Amsterdam arena.

Football: Porto takes lead from Benfica with last-gasp effort

With one match to go, FC Porto is poised to celebrate the Championship with a win over Paços de Ferreira, which has already qualified for the UEFA Champions League.

Football: Estoril shock Benfica; race for title gets hotter

League leaders Benfica will visit FC Porto with a two point lead, in a match that may determine this year’s champions.

Football: Benfica targets title ahead of FC Porto visit

Porto’s win on Saturday may not pressure Benfica if they beat Estoril tonight.

Europa League: Benfica reaches final on Cardozo’s two goals

The Portuguese will play Chelsea in their first European final since 1990 after dropping Fenerbahçe in clear fashion.

Europa League: Benfica falls behind in Istanbul

A controversial late goal for Fenerbahce came after the Turkish side hit the woodwork on three occasions.