UCL qualifiers: Ajax squander two-goal lead against 10-man Rapid Vienna
UCL qualifiers: Ajax squander two-goal lead against 10-man Rapid Vienna

Ajax Amsterdam, returning to the stadium where they last won the Champions League 20 years ago, squandered a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 against 10-man Rapid Vienna on Wednesday.

Regretful Marco Reus ready to help rescue Borussia Dortmund
Regretful Marco Reus ready to help rescue Borussia Dortmund

Germany`s Marco Reus is relishing his return from injury to help pull Borussia Dortmund out of the German league`s relegation places.

Poland's Lukasz Szukala joins Al Ittihad for the money
Poland's Lukasz Szukala joins Al Ittihad for the money

In a refreshingly honest admission, Poland centre back Lukasz Szukala says he turned down offers from England and Germany to join Saudi Arabian side Al Ittihad from Romanian champions Steaua Bucharest because the money was too good to refuse.

Highly-rated Romania midfielder Lucian Sanmartean joins Al Ittihad
Highly-rated Romania midfielder Lucian Sanmartean joins Al Ittihad

Steaua Bucharest midfielder Lucian Sanmartean has agreed a one-year deal with Saudi Arabia`s Al Ittihad, the player`s agent said on Sunday.

UEFA dishes out racism sanctions

European football`s governing body UEFA on Tuesday said that it had imposed a raft of sanctions after racist incidents in the Champions League and Europa League.

Steaua, three others hit with partial stadium closures

Steaua Bucharest are one of four clubs ordered by UEFA to close part of their stadium following racist behaviour from supporters, the European governing body said on Tuesday.

Keepers shine as Argentina held in lively draw in Romania

Romania held Argentina to a 0-0 draw on Wednesday in a lively friendly at the National Arena that featured a host of missed chances and good displays from the goalkeepers.

Champions League: Solid Chelsea ease to victory and top group

Chelsea made sure they will go into next week`s draw for the last 16 of the Champions League as group winners with a routine 1-0 victory over Steaua Bucharest on Wednesday.

UEFA Champions League: Arsenal, Barca look to build on perfect starts

Arsenal and Barcelona are two of the sides looking to make it three wins out of three when the Champions League resumes this week.

UEFA Champions League: Chelsea rout Steaua Bucharest 4-0

Chelsea got their Champions League campaign up and running at the second attempt on Tuesday with a one-sided 4-0 win away to Romanian champions Steaua Bucharest.

Europa Cup: Steaua Bucharest edge out Chelsea in first leg

A dour performance from the Blues sees them head to Stamford Bridge with a narrow 1-0 deficit thanks to a first-half spot kick that was given away by Ryan Bertrand.