Former Inter Milan coach Luigi Simoni dies aged 81

During his playing career, Simoni bagged a Coppa Italia title with Napoli and Serie B title with Genoa.

May 23, 2020, 12:14 PM IST

AIFF needs to give players more game time: Legendary footballer Bhaskar Ganguly

Considered to be one of the finest goalkeepers ever produced by India, Ganguly said that in Europe, the reason behind the high-quality football played by the players is that they get more game time as compared to the Indian players.

Sep 19, 2019, 16:11 PM IST

Arsenal, Chelsea storm into Europa League last-16

Arsenal beat BATE Borisov 3-0 after a 1-0 first-leg defeat by the Belarus champions while Chelsea took some of the pressure off coach Maurizio Sarri with a 3-0 home defeat of Malmo.

Feb 22, 2019, 07:07 AM IST

Europa League draw: Manchester United set for Robin van Persie reunion

Van Persie, 33, spent three seasons at Old Trafford before moving to Turkey last year.

Aug 26, 2016, 23:42 PM IST

Amateur ranks loom for Parma as deadline expires

Bankrupt former UEFA Cup winners Parma are set for a spectacular drop into Italy`s amateur ranks after administrators received no takeover offers prior to a 1400 (1200 GMT) deadline on Monday.

Jun 23, 2015, 08:49 AM IST

Sevilla on brink of return to Europa League final

Holders Sevilla are on the brink of a return to the Europa League final as they take a 3-0 lead to Italy for the second leg of their semi-final against Fiorentina on Thursday.

May 13, 2015, 12:18 PM IST

Knock out king `Rafa` eyes third Europa prize

 Rafeal Benitez is expecting no favours from Ukraine underdogs Dnipro for his swashbuckling Napoli side, while holders Sevilla await Fiorentina in Thursday`s Europa League semi-final first leg ties.

May 06, 2015, 06:28 AM IST

Politics, Champions League hope add spice to Europa

The possibility of a final between teams from Russia and Ukraine plus the chance of qualifying for the Champions League has added some spice to the Europa League which reaches the quarter-final stage on Thursday.

Apr 14, 2015, 09:41 AM IST

Sevilla in for tough test from in-form Gladbach: Unai Emery

Borussia Moenchengladbach`s two UEFA Cup triumphs came back in the 1970s but that does not mean holders Sevilla are favourites for Thursday`s Europa League clash, the La Liga club`s coach said on Wednesday.

Feb 18, 2015, 23:29 PM IST

Veteran Emile Heskey set for emotional Liverpool return

The FA Cup holds fond memories for Emile Heskey, but a chance to play against former team Liverpool, when a few months ago he was clubless and working for their TV channel, will be among the sweetest for the former England striker.

Jan 23, 2015, 22:54 PM IST

Brendan Rodgers wants Steven Gerrard to extend Liverpool stay

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said on Saturday he wants long-serving captain Steven Gerrard to remain at the club beyond the end of the current season.

Nov 01, 2014, 23:01 PM IST

Spurs, Inter poised for `killer` Europa League

Several former winners enter the Europa League picture this week as the likes of Tottenham Hotspur and Inter Milan begin the long road to glory in the play-off round.

Aug 20, 2014, 11:18 AM IST

Buoyant Benfica set for Juve showdown

Having shaken off the hangover from their title celebrations on Sunday, Portuguese champions Benfica host Juventus in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final on Thursday.

Apr 23, 2014, 09:32 AM IST

Best chance for Juve to end Italy`s European title drought

Serie A leaders Juventus host Olympique Lyon at home in their Europa League quarter-final second leg tie on Thursday. Antonio Conte knows well how a passage to the semi-final would mean for the Old Lady of Turin and Italian football. The final of the Europa League is to be played in Juventus` ground in Turin on May 14 and the Italian champions are desperate to lift the trophy at home in front of their fans. If they win Europe`s second most coveted trophy, it will see Italian football in a high a

Apr 10, 2014, 21:16 PM IST

Juve taking nothing for granted in Europa League

Juventus are theoretically only four matches away from a Europa League final date in their own Turin stadium.

Apr 02, 2014, 10:36 AM IST

Goal-scorer Schmeichel follows father`s lead as Foxes preserve unbeaten run

It was a case of a chip off the old block in more ways than one as goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel headed in a late equaliser to give English Championship leaders Leicester a 1-1 draw at home to Yeovil on Tuesday.

Mar 26, 2014, 12:45 PM IST

Parma sign Molinaro from Stuttgart: Official

Italian left-back Cristian Molinaro returned to Serie A on Thursday after signing for Parma from German side Stuttgart, the Italian club announced.

Jan 30, 2014, 21:13 PM IST

Renamed UEFA Cup to feature five officials

The Europa League, the renamed UEFA Cup, will feature five on-field match officials next season as part of a FIFA experiment, soccer’s world governing body said on Sunday.

Aug 01, 2009, 19:09 PM IST

Renamed UEFA Cup to feature five officials

The Europa League, the renamed UEFA Cup, will feature five on-field match officials next season as part of a FIFA experiment, soccer’s world governing body said on Sunday.

Aug 01, 2009, 19:09 PM IST