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Oriental Lisbon ~ One Step Closer

Journey of unknown Lisbon team Oriental
Started on 21 June 2013 by Walter
Latest Reply on 21 August 2013 by Walter
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Walter's avatar Group Walter
11 yearsEdited

Thinking For The Future: Oriental Goals

We were approaching the third month of the season in November. I was looking forward to that month and the games. I scanned over the fixtures, some winnable games. But as well as looking forward to November, I was looking forward to the next five to ten seasons.

I opened my notepad and began jotting down some notes of goals for the future of this club that I hope to see at this club under my reign.

1. Youth Facilites
To even get near Sporting and Benfica's levels, we need very good youth facilities, but I am not settling for very good facilities. I want Oriental to have State of the Art youth facilities. I want to be producing some of the best young talents Portugal, and the world has ever seen. Maybe, one day, SL Benfica's Eagle Academy will be forgotten when everyone aspires to join Oriental's youth academy.

2. Starting XI
The Premier League's image is getting ruined these days by the incredible amount of foreigners plying their trade in England. In other countries such as Spain, Italy, France and here in Portugal, more homegrown players are competing. In my match day XI, I want to have at least 5 Portuguese players on the field. This will boost Portugal's profile as one of the best home grown countries in the world.

3. Win The League
With Sporting's demise in the league in recent times, the league is turning into a non-competitive league. Like in Spain, where the league is continuously domainated by Real Madrid and Barcelona. In Germany it has turned into a two horse race between Bayern and Dortmund. Germany is a little better than Spain, in the act that there are regular challenges from Leerkusen and Schalke. I am not even going to mention Scotland.

4. Win a European Competition
Apart from Porto's reent success in the Europa League and their not so long ago Mourinho-inspired UCL triumph, Portugal have been dire in Europe. Benfica and Porto rarely reach the past the quarter finals and Benfica have struggled to get past the groups in some seasons. If Oriental could win the Europa and then Champions League, it would not only put Oriental on the map, but Portugal.

5. Stadium
The Estádio da Luz, Jose Alvalade and Dragão are brilliant, fine stadia. We can get better, and rival Sporting's Jose Alvalade which is visible from our current site. If we can get more than a 60,000 seats, I will be more than pleased. This is final piece of the 5-piece puzzle. All these things above, can make us the best club in the world, which is the final result of these five pieces.
Congrats on 500 views. It will be a special day if you can outdo Sporting and produce the next Ronaldo
This is a story that deserves of 500 views even in this early stage. I am sure it will carry on to get more and more.
That was a nice update, I would say something more specific but it was all great.
Walter's avatar Group Walter
11 yearsEdited
P-KIDDY Thanks :) That is the goal!

Jamesg Thanks so much, coming from a writer like you that's great praise and that is the motivation to keep me going with this story :D

Louis O. Thanks Louis :)
Walter's avatar Group Walter
11 yearsEdited

Kit Releases

Oriental Lisbon are proud to announce new kits that will go on sale at the club's shop tomorrow. The kits are made by Nike, sponsored by Portuguese airline TAP Portugal. There was incredible help from an Australian by the name of Edu, who designed the kits.

Home Kit

Away Kit

Third Kit

NOTE: These kits were made by edu1878 in his Graphics Shop which is located in the the Graphic Requests Section. Be sure to check it out he makes loads of things but kits are his specialty.
Thanks heaps for the shout and I can't wait to see what happens next for oriental lisboa.
edu1878 It's the least you deserve :) Good to hear you're following, in a couple of days it will return to normal monthly updates!

Abcense From Thread

NOTE: Unfortuneately I will not be able to update for two days because 1) I have caught up to the in game time because I have been unable to play 2) I have stuffed a lot of non-game related updates and I think tanther would be too much. The updates were really to keep this story going and they have fit in really well, I think. I have made much progress, more than I thought, while updating, and hopefully that continues.

In a couple of days it will return to the normal monthly update with one or two updates in between. As I said, I have progressed much further than I thought in terms of replies and views, which have gone up considerably. Thanks to everyone that have read and to those who comment, because it motivates me to keep going!
Coming Home
I can confirm that the story will be returning as normal not today but tomorrow and I will update monthly (in game). It will return to the normal format of monthly update then a ficitional update in between. Thanks for reading and I hope you are liking the story so far!
Good luck with this! Will be interesting to see how you get to the top :)
2013-07-02 16:15#117419 Okikos : Good luck with this! Will be interesting to see how you get to the top :)

Thanks Okikos, there is a big game between first and second (me) coming up stay tuned!
Walter's avatar Group Walter
11 yearsEdited

League Leaders To Play Off

This month in November I looked at the fixtures. My eyes stopped on a particular one. CD Fatima. They, like us, had gone eight games unbeaten so far this season and whoever one might just get the momentum to go on and win the title.

But because of our blip at the end of October, one win wasn't enough to overtake them. We would have to beat them to just solely stay in the title race. Fatima were brushing everyone in their way, so it was going to be a test.

But 39 year old veteran Jorge Correia would be back from injury which was tighten things up at the back and we also had Taroco at our disposal. Nuno Samarra was also match-fit. If we played our strongest squad, I knew we were capable.

[2nd] Oriental Lisboa versus CD Fatima [1st]

Goodie :D Hope all is caught up and set
2013-07-02 22:50#117577 P-KIDDY : Goodie :D Hope all is caught up and set

Yep all is caught up and November neary finished so expect a few updates today! Thanks for reading

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