Sporting Lisbon

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Plenty of promise for the Premier League, but an England side to match? The NextGen Series throws up an all-English final

It’s an all-English final in this year’s NextGen Series but will the promise of the Premier League translate into our national side? Tom Bennett looks at the scenario. Continue reading

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Villa Storm Through To NextGen Series Final

Courtesy of the NextGen Series official YouTube channel, here are the highlights from Aston Villa’s semi-final win against Sporting Lisbon last night. Continue reading

Aston Villa Advance To NextGen Series Final After Beating Sporting Lisbon In Extra Time

Aston Villa will face Chelsea in Monday’s NextGen Series final after beating Sporting Lisbon in extra-time this evening. Continue reading

Tottenham Bow Out Of NextGen Series In 8 Goal Thriller

Atud Fokobo put the icing on the cake with a superb 45-yard strike for Sporting Lisbon as they knocked Tottenham Hotspur out of the NextGen Series, winning 5-3 at the Matchroom Stadium. Continue reading

Arsenal and Aston Villa to Host NextGen Quarter Finals In Home Stadia

Arsenal and Aston Villa will host their NextGen Series quarter final ties at the Emirates and Villa Park respectively. Continue reading

NextGen Series: Quarter Final Draw

Aston Villa, Chelsea and Spurs booked their place in the quarter final draw and today found out who they’ll face. Continue reading

Liverpool Crash Out of Europe After Sporting Lisbon Demolish Reds With ManĂ© Double

Liverpool fail to join Villa, Spurs and Chelsea in the NextGen Series quarter final stage after losing to a convincing Portuguese Sporting Lisbon outfit. Continue reading

NextGen Series Fixtures Confirmed

Dates, times and venues have been confirmed for the next round of fixtures in the NextGen Series. Continue reading

NextGen Series Second Round Draw

The draw has been made for the second round of the NextGen Series where 16 teams remain to fight it out for the elusive trophy. Continue reading

VIDEO: Liverpool’s Samid Yesil Scores Cheeky Back Heel

Liverpool starlet Samid Yesil scored this cheeky back heel in the NextLions Cup on Friday against Singapore. Yesil has failed to impress for Brendan Rodgers’ first team side this season but he is still tipped for a starring role in the future of Liverpool. Yesil scored more than one against Singapore Under 19s and will … Continue reading

Villa Defeated In Opening NextGen Series Encounter

Sporting Lisbon came from a goal behind to beat Aston Villa in their opening NextGen Series match. Villa Park hosted the tie that would finish 3-1 to the visitors after Michael Drennan put Aston Villa ahead. He got his head on the end of a cross to give Villa their deserved lead following previous moves … Continue reading

NextGen Series 2012/2013 Group Stage Draw Revealed

The NextGen Series, Europe’s only elite Champions League-style youth football tournament has now confirmed all participants and group draws for the 2012/2013 campaign. Next season’s competition includes all 16 clubs from the last tournament, excluding FC Basel who decided to withdraw. Some of Europe’s top teams including Arsenal, Borussia Dortmund, Juventus and Chelsea have joined … Continue reading

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