UEFA fines Turkish club Trabzonspor over hooligans
UEFA fines Turkish club Trabzonspor over hooligans

Turkish football club Trabzonspor has been fined 40,000 euros ($43,500) by European football governing body UEFA over its fans' rampant behaviour during the Europa League round of 16 match against Napoli of Italy.

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: Fiorentina heap misery on AS Roma as Napoli, Dynamo Kiev advance
Europa League: Fiorentina heap misery on AS Roma as Napoli, Dynamo Kiev advance

Fiorentina tore apart Italian rivals AS Roma to reach the Europa League quarter-finals with a 3-0 win that left their opponents` season in tatters and under-fire coach Rudi Garcia tottering on the brink of the sack.

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.

 

Draw specialists AS Roma face top three scrap
Draw specialists AS Roma face top three scrap

AS Roma coach Rudi Garcia says they are now fighting just to qualify for next season`s Champions League after a run of eight draws in nine games left their Serie A title hopes in tatters.

Rafael Benitez hints at Napoli extension
Rafael Benitez hints at Napoli extension

Napoli coach Rafael Benitez hinted he could extend his stay at the Serie A club as his side prepare to meet Dinamo Moscow in the last 16 of the Europa League.

Gianfranco Zola fired by Cagliari after 10 games
Gianfranco Zola fired by Cagliari after 10 games

Gianfranco Zola was fired as coach of relegation-threatened Cagliari after 10 Serie A games and less than three months in charge on Monday.

Misfiring AS Roma draw again to boost Juventus Serie A title bid
Misfiring AS Roma draw again to boost Juventus Serie A title bid

Misfiring Roma handed leaders Juventus the chance to stretch their Serie A lead to 11 points after being held to their eighth draw in nine consecutive games on Sunday.

Committed Roberto Mancini wants Inter Milan back in title race
Committed Roberto Mancini wants Inter Milan back in title race

Roberto Mancini has committed his long-term future to Inter Milan and believes the club will be strong enough next season to challenge for their first title in six years.

Manolo Gabbiadini goal keeps Napoli-Lazio semi-final in the balance
Manolo Gabbiadini goal keeps Napoli-Lazio semi-final in the balance

Napoli`s Manolo Gabbiadini netted a precious second-half equaliser to earn a 1-1 away draw at Lazio in the first leg of their Italian Cup semi-final on Wednesday.

Kamil Glik winner halts Napoli charge in Serie A
Kamil Glik winner halts Napoli charge in Serie A

A second-half header from defender Kamil Glik halted Napoli`s charge towards second spot in Serie A as Torino ended their recent barren spell against the Partenopei to go eighth on Sunday.

Roma coach Rudi Garcia plays down scudetto, but not Juventus win
Roma coach Rudi Garcia plays down scudetto, but not Juventus win

Roma coach Rudi Garcia has played down his side`s title hopes but insists the Giallorossi can hand Juventus only their second defeat of the season on Monday to reinforce their grip on second place.

Gonzalo Higuain returns as Napoli sight second spot
Gonzalo Higuain returns as Napoli sight second spot

Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain returns from a one-match suspension as Napoli look to boost their Champions League qualifying bid away to Torino this weekend, when struggling title hopefuls Roma host runaway leaders Juventus.

Serie A: Rafael Benitez wants focus as Napoli sight second
Serie A: Rafael Benitez wants focus as Napoli sight second

Napoli coach Rafael Benitez has called for focus ahead of a trip to on-form Palermo that could prove decisive as his side continue their quest to secure Champions League football next season.

Serie A: Roma end run of draws to remain in Serie A hunt
Serie A: Roma end run of draws to remain in Serie A hunt

A late strike by Leandro Paredes ended Roma`s run of four successive league draws to reduce the gap on leaders Juventus to seven points and keep Rudi Garcia`s men in the Serie A title hunt on Sunday.

Gonzalo Higuain's stoppage-time winner adds to Inter Milan misery
Gonzalo Higuain's stoppage-time winner adds to Inter Milan misery

Gonzalo Higuain pounced in stoppage time to give holders Napoli a 1-0 win over Inter Milan in their Coppa Italia quarter-final on Wednesday, adding to the misery for Roberto Mancini`s team.

Serie A: Juventus spurn chance for nine-point lead
Serie A: Juventus spurn chance for nine-point lead

Juventus spurned the chance to go nine points clear of title challengers Roma as Napoli crept closer to second place and AC Milan got back on winning terms in Serie A on Sunday.

Serie A: Dubious Gonzalo Higuain brace sees Napoli up to third
Serie A: Dubious Gonzalo Higuain brace sees Napoli up to third

Gonzalo Higuain struck a controversial brace including a late penalty in a 2-1 win over Genoa to send Rafael Benitez`s side up to third place in Italy`s Serie A on Monday.

Napoli scrape through on penalties against Udinese
Napoli scrape through on penalties against Udinese

Coppa Italia holders Napoli scraped into the quarter-finals when they beat 10-man Udinese 5-4 on penalties at home after a rain-soaked 2-2 draw on Thursday.

Gonzalo Higuain fires Napoli up to third in Serie A
Gonzalo Higuain fires Napoli up to third in Serie A

A superb first-half strike from Gonzalo Higuain ended Lazio`s six-game unbeaten run and helped Napoli up to third place in Serie A after a precious 1-0 win away to the Biancocelesti on Sunday.