Clint Dempsey of the United States celebrates scoring his team’s second goal past Portugal goalkeeper Beto during the World Cup Group G game  at Arena Amazonia  in Manaus. Photograph: Elsa/Getty Images

Portugal 2 USA 2 Silvestre Varela broke American hearts with a goal in the dying seconds, just as Jürgen Klinsmann’s team were preparing to celebrate(...)

Pepe clashes with Germany’s Thomas Müller in the incident which led to the Portugal defender’s sending off in the opening Group G World Cup clash in Salvador. Photograph: Ali Haider/EPA. 1:25

Germany 4 Portugal 0 More than 500 years after the Portuguese first came ashore here in Salvador, their latest assault on Brazil is in danger o(...)

 Portugal’s  Cristiano Ronaldo in action against the Republic of Irleland’s Alex Pearce  and David Meyler during the recent friendly international at  the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Photo: Justin Lane/EPA

The original motivation for Martin O’Neill to attend today’s game between Germany game against Portugal was, he said, to weigh up the top seeds from I(...)

Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo hit a second-half hat-trick at Windsor Park. Photograph: Inpho

Northern Ireland 2 Portugal 4Ronaldo hit a second-half hat-trick to spare Portugal’s blushes against Northern Ireland on an ill-tempered night that sa(...)

Aaron Ramsey celebrates with Arsenal team-mate Yaya Sanogo after scoring his second goal during the Champions League play-off second leg against Fenerbahce at Emirates Stadium. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Arsenal 2 Fenerbahce 0 (Arsenal win 5-0 on aggregate): Arsenal secured a 16th successive campaign in the Champions League group stage with two strikes(...)