Holders Sevilla through to Europa League semis
Holders Sevilla through to Europa League semis

Holders Sevilla sealed their place in the semi-finals of the Europa League on Thursday after a dramatic 2-2 draw with Zenit St Petersburg in Russia saw them progress 4-3 on aggregate.

Europa League: Clinical Napoli destroy Wolfsburg, Sevilla down Zenit
Europa League: Clinical Napoli destroy Wolfsburg, Sevilla down Zenit

Rafa Benitez worked his European magic again on Thursday as a rampant Napoli produced a superb display to beat VfL Wolfsburg 4-1 in Germany in the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final.

Dynamo Kiev punished for racism
Dynamo Kiev punished for racism

Dynamo Kiev have been ordered to close part of their stadium for next month`s Europa League quarter-final after the racist behaviour of their fans towards Everton players.

EPL: Everton have 'nine finals' to save season, says Roberto Martinez
EPL: Everton have 'nine finals' to save season, says Roberto Martinez

Everton manager Roberto Martinez has targeted "nine finals" to banish any lingering relegation concerns and lift his team as high as possible in the Premier League. 

Holders Sevilla handed Zenit test, Fiorentina face Kiev in Europa League quarters
Holders Sevilla handed Zenit test, Fiorentina face Kiev in Europa League quarters

Zenit St Petersburg will have to overcome a terrible record against Spanish clubs after being drawn on Friday against Europa League holders Sevilla in the quarter-finals.

Europa League: Record-breaking Sevilla, Everton, on top, Inter struggle
Europa League: Record-breaking Sevilla, Everton, on top, Inter struggle

Holders Sevilla, with a record-breaking 13 second goal, Everton, and Wolfsburg were all on top after Thursday`s Europa League last 16 first round ties.

 

Six-gun Romelu Lukaku spearheads Everton`s Europa dream
Six-gun Romelu Lukaku spearheads Everton`s Europa dream

Prolific Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku will lead Everton`s assault on Dynamo Kiev in the Europa League last-16, first-leg tie on Thursday after scoring five times in the previous round.

Kiev, Roma punished over Europa League trouble
Kiev, Roma punished over Europa League trouble

Dynamo Kiev must pay a 70,000 euro ($77,000) fine and close part of their stadium following last week`s violence-scarred Europa League tie with Guingamp, UEFA announced on Wednesday.

Everton face Ukraine trip in Europa League last 16
Everton face Ukraine trip in Europa League last 16

Everton, the lone British representative remaining in the Europa League, were given a testing last-16 tie against Ukrainian outfit Dynamo Kiev after the draw was made on Friday in Switzerland. 

Former Ballon d`Or winner Igor Belanov survives car wreck

The 1986 Ballon d`Or winner Igor Belanov was badly injured in a New Year`s Eve car crash, the former Dynamo Kiev striker told AFP on Wednesday.

Former Ukraine midfielder Andrei Husin dies in bike crash
Former Ukraine midfielder Andrei Husin dies in bike crash

Former Dynamo Kiev and Ukraine midfielder Andrei Husin was killed in a motorbike accident on Wednesday at the age of 41, the club reported.

Former Dynamo Kiev midfielder Andrei Bal dies

The former Dynamo Kiev and Soviet international midfielder Andrei Bal has died suddenly as a result of a blood clot at the age of 56 during a football match of veteran teams, the club reported Saturday.

West Brom`s Brown Ideye reveals visa delay

Nigeria striker Brown Ideye revealed on Sunday that delays over his visa and work permit have prevented him from linking up with new club West Bromwich Albion.

Shakhtar move Champions League games away from Donetsk

Shakhtar Donetsk will shift their headquarters to Kiev and play their Champions League and domestic games in the western city of Lviv to escape from the Ukraine`s strife-torn east, CEO Sergei Palkin confirmed.

Shakhtar Donetsk win Ukraine`s Super Cup

Reigning champions Shakhtar Donetsk won their sixth Ukrainian Super Cup, beating Dynamo Kiev 2-0 at Lviv on Tuesday.

Dynamo beat Shakhtar in Ukraine cup final

Dynamo Kiev won the Ukraine Cup on Thursday, beating bitter rivals Shakhtar Donetsk 2-1 in the final in the north-eastern town of Poltava.

Dynamo Kiev coach Blokhin resigns

Dynamo Kiev coach Oleg Blokhin has announced his resignation after his team was defeated 0-2 by Shakhtar Donetsk in the Ukrainian Premier League.

Player saves opponent`s life in Ukraine game

Dnipropetrovsk`s Georgian midfielder Jaba Kankava possibly saved Dynamo Kiev midfielder Oleh Husev`s life with his fast reactions after a potentially deadly incident during a Ukrainian top flight match at the weekend.

Kiev loses out in referendum, but beats Crimea in football match

Kiev may have been left smarting after Crimea voted overwhelmingly to split from Ukraine, but the capital was offered a brief moment of solace when its football team scored victory against the side from the separatist peninsula on Sunday.

Saint-Etienne`s Ghoulam en route for Napoli

Algerian international left-back Faouzi Ghoulam is set to leave Saint-Etienne for Napoli, the French club announced on Thursday.