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Astra Giurgiu

Europa League qualifying: West Ham and Sampdoria crash, Saints, Dortmund through

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic`s decision to put out a young, largely inexperienced side for the second leg of their Europa League third qualifying round tie at Astra Giurgiu backfired when the Romanians ran out 2-1 winners on Thursday.

Aug 07, 2015, 03:10 AM IST

West Ham forward Enner Valencia sustains ''significant'' injury

West Ham United`s Ecuador forward Enner Valencia suffered a "significant injury" in Thursday`s 2-2 draw with Astra Giurgiu in a Europa League third qualifying round first-leg tie, the club said in a statement.

Jul 31, 2015, 23:42 PM IST

Ten-man West Ham United pegged back, violence hits Europe

West Ham, who qualified for the Europa League due to their fair play record, had a player sent-off in a 2-2 draw with Astra Giurgiu on Thursday while crowd trouble shamed the tournament.

Jul 31, 2015, 08:45 AM IST

Four clubs fined, barred by UEFA for unpaid bills

Four football clubs were fined and barred from playing in Europe's club competitions by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) for being payment defaulters.

Dec 23, 2014, 17:12 PM IST

Olympique Lyon humbled at home by Astra in first leg

Once-mighty Olympique Lyonnais suffered huge embarrassment with a 2-1 home defeat by unheralded Romanians Astra Giurgiu in their Europa League playoff first leg on Thursday.

Aug 22, 2014, 08:41 AM IST