Newscastle move to capture Lukaku back to Premier League

December 1, 2023 Admin III 0

Newcastle are reportedly eyeing a surprise swoop for former Chelsea and Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku. The Belgian has been in sublime form for Jose Mourinho’s AS Roma in Italy, scoring nine goals in just 15 appearances so far in the campaign. And a recent report from Belgian outlet Voetbalkrant indicates Newcastle’s interest in him. The Magpies see Lukaku as Read More

Mourinho slams Roma players in Europa League performance

December 1, 2023 Admin III 0

Jose Mourinho slammed his Roma players for their ‘superficial’ attitude in their 1-1 draw with Servette and singled out Housseum Aouar for criticism. Roma’s chances of finishing first in their Europa League group took a blow as they were held to a 1-1 draw at Swiss side Servette on Thursday. Mourinho’s team took the lead after 21 minutes through Chelsea Read More

Mourinho triggers fresh Europa League ‘fight’

November 10, 2023 Admin III 0

Jose Mourinho has trolled Maurizio Sarri, claiming that he has “barely won anything”, amid a war of words over Roma’s clash with Slavia Prague. Sarri mentioned that Roma’s match against Slavia Prague in the Europa League would lack any intensity and would be more of a kind of “friendly”, hinting that it would not be physically taxing ahead of their Read More

Europa: Again, Nunez fails to score as Aston Villa shine

October 27, 2023 Admin III 0

Never has a player encapsulated the title of this feature quite as well as the ‘agent of chaos’. Liverpool striker Darwin Nunez truly hits and misses. The 24-year-old broke a four-game run without a goal for his club in a complete performance on Thursday as Liverpool thrashed Toulouse. But there was another moment that will be the talk of the Read More

2 shot dead as teams abandon Belgium, Sweden Euro qualifier

October 17, 2023 Admin III 0

Belgium and Sweden’s Euro 2024 qualifier was abandoned at half-time after two people were shot dead in Brussels before the game. The score was 1-1 at half-time when the decision was taken to suspend the game and fans were told to remain in the King Baudouin Stadium “until security permits them to leave.” UEFA then confirmed the match had been Read More

Spain, Scotland book Euro 2024 tickets

October 16, 2023 Admin III 0

The cheers stretched from Andalusia to Aberdeen as Spain’s victory over Norway put both themselves and Scotland into the Euro 2024 finals next summer. It was a tale of two VAR checks in Oslo on Sunday night as interpretations of the offside law became the main focus of proceedings in an otherwise uneventful encounter. Alvaro Morata thought he had put Read More

Again, Haaland scores as Norway keep Euro qualification alive

October 14, 2023 Admin III 0

Erling Haaland scored twice as Norway cruised past Cyprus to keep their Euro 2024 qualification hopes alive and force Scotland to wait to seal their place at next summer’s tournament. The Manchester City striker hit two goals in seven second-half minutes to take his tally in qualifying to six. Alexander Sorloth and Fredrik Aursnes were also on target in Larnaca. Read More

Breaking: Germany sack coach after Japan’s scandalous loss

September 10, 2023 Admin III 0

Germany have sacked manager Hansi Flick just nine months before the start of their home European Championships next summer. The former Bayern Munich boss saw his side suffer an embarrassing 4-1 friendly defeat at home to Japan on Saturday. Germany have lost four times in their last five games which comes on the back of a group-stage exit at last Read More

UEFA gives Europa Conference League new name

June 29, 2023 Admin III 0

UEFA are set to change the name of their third European competition less than two years after the creation of the Europa Conference League. Established in 2021, Jose Mourinho’s Roma were the inaugural winners of the European tournament, which aims to give teams another route into Europa League qualification, as well as silverware and prestige. Mourinho placed so much value Read More

UEFA Europa League final aftermath: Mourinho hit with ban

June 21, 2023 Admin III 0

Jose Mourinho has been banned from four UEFA matches for directing abusive language at referee Anthony Taylor at the Europa League final. The Roma manager and his staff were verbally abusive towards the Premier League official numerous times during their loss to Sevilla in Budapest. After the game, footage on social media showed Mourinho directing a string of expletives towards Read More

Spain overcome Croatia, win first Nations League

June 19, 2023 Admin III 0

Serial winner Dani Carvajal converted the decisive spotkick to hand Spain a first title in more than a decade as they edged Croatia 5-4 in a penalty shootout to win the Nations League in Rotterdam on Sunday. The 31-year-old, who has won five Champions League titles with Real Madrid, calmly chipped home Spain’s sixth kick of the shootout as they Read More

Moffi wins UEFA Europa Conference League goal of the season award

June 14, 2023 Admin III 0

OGC Nice forward Terem Moffi has won the UEFA Europa Conference League Goal of the Season award. 10 players were nominated for the individual accolade with Moffi getting the nod of UEFA’s Technical Observer panel. The 24-year-old’s acrobatic effort for Nice at Basel in April earned him the award. “Goals of the 2022/23 UEFA Europa Conference League campaign have been Read More

Europa Conference League triumph: Moyes hands medal to father

June 8, 2023 Admin III 0

Manager David Moyes handed his medal to his 87-year-old father after West Ham’s Europa Conference League triumph. The Hammers won their first European trophy in 47 years with a dramatic 2-1 victory over Fiorentina on Wednesday night. Jarrod Bowen struck in the 90th minute after Said Benrahma’s penalty was cancelled out by Giacomo Bonaventura. It sparked wild scenes of celebration Read More

Breaking: West Ham United win Europa Conference League

June 7, 2023 Admin III 0

Jarrod Bowen scored in the 90th minute as West Ham United secured a last-gasp 2-1 victory over Fiorentina in the Europa Conference League final on Wednesday to clinch a first major European trophy in over half a century. Specifically, the Premier League club have failed to win any UEFA European organised club competition in the past 58 years. The match Read More

Happening now: Europa Conference League final halted

June 7, 2023 Admin III 0

Cristiano Biraghi was injured by an object thrown from the West Ham supporter section in the Europa Conference League final against Fiorentina. The 30-year-old full-back was preparing to take a corner after 33 minutes of play, with the score 0-0 at the Eden Arena in the Czech Republic. It then appeared that plastic cups were thrown in the direction of Read More

Sevilla squeeze Roma, win record 7th Europa League

June 1, 2023 Admin III 0

Sevilla beat AS Roma 4-1 on penalties Wednesday to win the Europa League for a record-extending seventh time, handing Jose Mourinho his first defeat in six European finals. Five months after scoring the winning penalty in the World Cup final for Argentina, Gonzalo Montiel converted the clinching spot kick to seal the shootout win after the match finished 1-1 following Read More

Sevilla, Roma clash in Europa League final

May 31, 2023 Admin III 0

The 2022/23 UEFA Europa League will be on the line when Sevilla and AS Roma clash in the final at the Puskas Arena on Wednesday. 2022/23 has been a bizarre campaign for Sevilla, who might finish the season outside the top half of La Liga. But considering they were in the relegation zone for so long, they will be happy Read More

Roma edge Bayer Leverkusen in Europa Conference League semis

May 12, 2023 Admin III 0

AS Roma grabbed a 1-0 home victory over Bayer Leverkusen in their Europa League semifinal first leg on Thursday thanks to 20-year-old Edoardo Bove’s second-half goal. Roma youth product Bove stabbed in the winner on the rebound in the 63rd minute after Tammy Abraham’s shot was saved by Leverkusen keeper Lukas Hradecky. The visitors came close to an equaliser towards Read More

Europa: Juventus cage Sevilla in semi-final first leg clash

May 12, 2023 Admin III 0

Federico Gatti scored with a header seven minutes into added time to earn Juventus a 1-1 home draw against Sevilla in their Europa League semifinal first leg on Thursday. Europa League kings Sevilla ignored the heavy rain and the pressure of the Italian crowd at a packed Allianz Stadium to dominate the game and looked well on course to continue Read More

2023: Europa League semi-finalists emerge, fixtures

April 21, 2023 Admin III 0

Juventus will face Man Utd’s conquerors Sevilla in the semi-finals of the Europa League, while West Ham must beat Dutch side AZ Alkmaar to reach the final of the Europa Conference League. Europa League semi-final draw First legs on May 11, second legs May 18 Europa Conference League semi-final draw in full First legs on May 11, second legs May Read More

Breaking: Sevilla send Manchester United out of Europa

April 20, 2023 Admin III 0

Sevilla sent Manchester United crashing out of the Europa League thanks to an emphatic 3-0 win in Thursday’s quarterfinal second leg at the Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan to seal a 5-2 aggregate win. Sevilla, who had been 2-0 down before a late fight back to level last week’s first leg, stunned the Premier League giants, who were again masters of their own downfall in an error-strewn performance. Read More

Paystack co-founder buy European football club

March 29, 2023 Admin III 0

A co-founder of Paystack, Mr Shola Akinlade, has expanded his imprint in football club ownership by acquiring a majority stake of up to 55 per cent in a Danish second-tier football club, Aarhus Fremad. This is coming after he established the club, Sporting Lagos, in his hometown, Lagos in 2022, which plays in the second tier of the Nigerian league, Read More

Euro qualifier: England ease past Ukraine

March 27, 2023 Admin III 0

First-half goals from Harry Kane and Bukayo Saka helped England seal a dominant 2-0 victory over Ukraine in Group C of their Euro 2024 qualifying at Wembley on Sunday. Gareth Southgate’s side have now won back-to-back games to begin their bid to qualify for the next European Championships following Thursday’s win over Italy. The pair of matches were also their Read More

Manchester United, Sevilla in Europa League quarter-final clash

March 17, 2023 Admin III 0

Manchester United will face a third Spanish opponent in a row after drawing Europa League specialists Sevilla in the quarter-finals. Erik ten Hag’s side have already beaten Barcelona and Real Betis in the Europa League knockout stages, but they will now return to Seville next month for the last-eight tie. Should United beat Sevilla in the next round, they will Read More