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Helder Postiga

Born: August 2, 1982 (age 38)

Height: 5' 10.5" (180cm)

Hometown: Vila do Conde, Portugal
Nationality: Portugal Portuguese

Position: Centre-forward
Helder Postiga of Valencia reacts as he fails to score during the La Liga match between Elche FC and Valencia CF at Manuel Martinez Valero on November 24, 2013
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Career History
Senior2013-2014Valencia
International2003-2014Portugal
Sports Mole has 116 articles about Helder Postiga. Articles 1 to 40:
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Deportivo La Coruna vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole previews the fixture in La Liga between Deportivo La Coruna and Barcelona.
Jan 16, 17:12
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Result: Ivan Cavaleiro fires Deportivo La Coruna past Athletic Bilbao
Ivan Cavaleiro's first-half strike gives Deportivo La Coruna a much-needed victory over Athletic Bilbao at Riazor.
Jan 3, 22:50
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Result: Malaga see off Deportivo La Coruna
Malaga cruise into the last 16 of the Copa del Rey after a 4-1 win against Deportivo La Coruna in Thursday evening's clash at La Rosaleda.
Dec 18, 22:58
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Result: Sergi Darder strike fires Malaga past Deportivo La Coruna
Sergi Darder's 30-yard strike guides Malaga to a 1-0 victory over Deportivo La Coruna, who remain in the La Liga relegation zone.
Dec 6, 22:57
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Match Analysis: Atletico Madrid 2-0 Deportivo La Coruna
Sports Mole dissects the 90 minutes of action as Atletico Madrid record a 2-0 win over Deportivo La Coruna to climb to second in La Liga.
Nov 30, 13:22
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Result: Ten-man Deportivo La Coruna hold Cordoba
Winless Cordoba are held by 10-man Deportivo La Coruna after Federico Nicolas Cartabia misses a first-half penalty.
Nov 7, 21:39
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Result: Getafe edge out Deportivo La Coruna
Getafe hold off a strong finish from Deportivo La Coruna to clinch a 2-1 win in La Liga.
Oct 31, 21:38
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Deportivo La Coruna lose Helder Postiga, Isaac Cuenca to injury
Deportivo La Coruna pair Helder Postiga and Isaac Cuenca suffer hamstring injuries in their side's 1-0 defeat to Almeria on Sunday.
Sep 29, 15:28
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Result: Juan Dominguez seals win for Deportivo La Coruna
Juan Dominguez scores inside the opening 15 minutes to give Deportivo La Coruna their first win of the season in La Liga.
Sep 15, 21:36
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Half-Time Report: Nani gives Portugal lead against USA
Portugal lead 1-0 against the USA at half time thanks to an early strike from Nani.
Jun 22, 23:48
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Helder Postiga: 'Cristiano Ronaldo is fine to continue at World Cup'
Portugal forward Helder Postiga insists that he is not concerned by Cristiano Ronaldo's fitness ahead of their meeting with the USA on Sunday.
Jun 21, 05:08
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Result: Portugal hit five past Republic of Ireland ahead of World Cup
Portugal warm up for the World Cup by thrashing the Republic of Ireland 5-1 in New Jersey.
Jun 11, 02:57
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Preview: Catania vs. Lazio
Sports Mole previews this weekend's Serie A clash between Catania and Lazio.
Feb 14, 14:48
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Valencia striker Helder Postiga joins Lazio on loan
Portugal international Helder Postiga joins Lazio on loan from Valencia for the remainder of the season.
Jan 30, 23:48
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Preview: Barcelona vs. Valencia
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's La Liga clash between Barcelona and Valencia.
Jan 30, 16:16
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Edy Reja: 'Postiga deal close'
Lazio close in on a permanent deal for Valencia forward Helder Postiga.
Jan 29, 15:40
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Report: Valencia join Pablo Osvaldo race
A report claims that Valencia want to sign Southampton forward Pablo Osvaldo.
Jan 28, 15:53
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Lazio close to Helder Postiga deal
Lazio boss Edy Reja says that the club are close to signing Helder Postiga from Valencia.
Jan 28, 15:27
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Jeremy Mathieu returns to training
Centre-back Jeremy Mathieu returns to first-team training with Valencia.
Jan 22, 13:31
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Result: Atletico Madrid qualify for quarter-finals of Copa del Rey
Atletico Madrid qualify for the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey with a 2-0 win over Valencia.
Jan 14, 22:21
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Half-Time Report: Atletico Madrid, Valencia goalless at half time
Atletico Madrid and Valencia play out a goalless first half at Vicente Calderon.
Jan 14, 21:16
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Live Commentary: Atletico Madrid 2(3)-0(1) Valencia - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live commentary of the second leg of the last-16 Copa del Rey clash as Atletico Madrid beat Valencia 2-0 at the Vicente Calderon.
Jan 14, 20:22
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Oriol Romeu: 'We can harm Atletico Madrid'
On-loan Valencia midfielder Oriol Romeu is confident that his side can overcome Atletico Madrid in the last-16 stage of the Copa del Rey this week.
Jan 13, 16:57
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Thibaut Courtois plays down praise
Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois plays down his man-of-the-match display in the Copa del Rey last-16 tie against Valencia at the Mestalla.
Jan 8, 13:42
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Live Commentary: Valencia 1-1 Atletico Madrid - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live commentary of the first leg of the last-16 Copa del Rey clash as Valencia draw 1-1 with Atletico Madrid.
Jan 7, 20:30
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Live Commentary: Elche 2-1 Valencia - as it happened
Relive our coverage of the La Liga match between Valencia and Elche.
Nov 24, 17:30
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Live Commentary: Sweden (2)2-3(4) Portugal - as it happened
Sports Mole's text coverage of the shootout between Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic as Portugal edged Sweden in a frenetic World Cup qualifier.
Nov 19, 19:00
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Result: Late Cristiano Ronaldo strike breaks Swedish resistance
Cristiano Ronaldo scores the only goal of the game eight minutes from time to earn Portugal a 1-0 advantage over Sweden in the first leg of their World Cup qualifying playoff.
Nov 15, 21:38
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Team News: Cristiano Ronaldo starts on wing for Portugal
Cristiano Ronaldo will play off the left wing for Portugal, and not through the middle, in their World Cup playoff first leg with Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Sweden in Lisbon.
Nov 15, 19:16
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Result: Sergio Canales scores late winner for Valencia against St Gallen
Valencia come from behind to beat St Gallen 3-2 in their Europa League Group A clash this evening.
Nov 7, 19:55
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Result: Portugal see off Luxembourg
Portugal win 3-0 but Russia qualify for next summer's World Cup.
Oct 15, 20:01
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Live Commentary: Portugal 3-0 Luxembourg - as it happened
Live coverage of the Group F World Cup qualifier between Portugal and Luxembourg.
Oct 15, 17:30
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Can Swansea City overcome Valencia challenge?
Sports Mole assesses Swansea City's chances of causing an upset against Valencia at the Mestalla on Thursday evening.
Sep 19, 11:00
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Result: Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick downs nine-man Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland are punished for their poor discipline as a Cristiano Ronaldo-inspired Portugal come from behind to earn a 4-2 win at Windsor Park.
Sep 6, 21:40
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Half-Time Report: Northern Ireland rattle 10-man Portugal
A Gareth McAuley equaliser and a Helder Postiga red card send Northern Ireland into half time in good spirits against Portugal at Windsor Park.
Sep 6, 20:36
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Preview: Northern Ireland vs. Portugal
Sports Mole previews Friday's World Cup qualifier between Northern Ireland and Portugal.
Sep 4, 14:03
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Sports Mole's La Liga Team of the Week
Sports Mole selects its 11 star performers in La Liga following another pulsating weekend of Spanish football.
Sep 2, 12:53
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Match Analysis: Valencia 2-3 Barcelona
Sports Mole dissects the action as Barcelona record a 3-2 win over Valencia at the Mestalla.
Sep 1, 22:28
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Result: Lionel Messi hat-trick downs Valencia
Barcelona beat Valencia 3-2 at the Mestalla thanks to a first-half hat-trick from Lionel Messi.
Sep 1, 21:56
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Live Commentary: Valencia 2-3 Barcelona - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's commentary of the La Liga clash at the Mestalla between Barcelona and Valencia.
Sep 1, 19:52

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Wednesday's key events


ROWING
· Team GB have dominated the men's coxless fours in recent Olympics, winning on each of the last five occasions, but this year they face some stiff competition. They are one of four rowing medal contenders for Great Britain today (2.10am)

SWIMMING
· Katie Ledecky and Ariarne Titmus face off again in the women's 200m freestyle final, with the latter having already come out on top in the 400m event (2.41am)
· Team GB's Abbie Wood is among the medal contenders in the women's 200m individual medley final, while teammate Alicia Wilson will also take part. USA's Kate Douglass was the fastest qualifier, while world and Olympic record holder Katinka Hosszu is also involved (3.45am)
· Katie Ledecky could make it two golds in one morning as she goes into the 1500m freestyle final as heavy favourite, having broken the Olympic record in qualifying (3.54am)
· Team GB were by far the fastest qualifiers for the men's 4x200m freestyle relay final and will therefore be favourites for another gold in the pool (4.26am)

RUGBY SEVENS
· Team GB take on New Zealand in the first men's semi-final, having been beaten by reigning champions Fiji but then come from behind to overcome USA on day two (3am)
· The sevens gold medal match takes place at Tokyo Stadium, with the winner of Great Britain vs. New Zealand taking on either Argentina or Fiji (10am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Joe Fraser and James Hall compete for Team GB in the men's all-around final (11.15am-2.10pm)

CYCLING
· Anna Shackley will take part in the women's road time trial (from 3.30am)
· Geraint Thomas and Tao Geoghegan Hart have medal ambitions for Great Britain in the men's road time trial, although both will need to recover from the crash they suffered on Saturday (6am)

DIVING
· Jack Laugher bids to retain his men's 3m synchro diving title alongside new partner Daniel Goodfellow (7am)

EQUESTRIAN
· Charlotte Dujardin will look to add to her already legendary status with a third successive Olympic individual dressage title (9.30am-1.25pm)

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