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5 clubs that can use Arda Turan in the first half of the 2015/16 season
5 clubs that can use Arda Turan in the first half of the 2015/16 season

The signing of Arda Turan from Atletico Madrid is starting to present hitherto unforeseen problems for FC Barcelona. In the wake of the transfer ban, which disallows the Blaugrana from fielding any new signings till January 2016, the management at the Catalan club have a dilemma as to what the best plan of action would be for the Turkish international for the next six months. Manager Luis Enrique is adamant that this time will be most well-spe

Jul 29 2015
5 most exciting matches from the 2014-15 season
5 most exciting matches from the 2014-15 season

The reasons to watch football are endless. There is the obvious commitment to support one’s team and defend it in the face of rival fans as well as the equally important obligation to enjoy watching rival teams lose with their fans whining and complaining (there are always, of course, rival players we secretly have an unhealthy liking for and so we use this as a premise to watch them play). The quest for following promising young

Jul 5 2015
Sevilla confirm capture of Yevhen Konoplyanka
Sevilla confirm capture of Yevhen Konoplyanka

Yevhen Konoplyanka and Sevilla have finally reached an agreement  Sevilla have confirmed that they have agreed personal terms with Ukrainian international Yevhen Konoplyanka, subject to a medical. Dnipro has not made any official statement regarding the 25-year-old, but the player’s name has not been listed in the first team squad put up on their official website. The two teams, who contested the 2014/15 Europa League final

Jul 4 2015
UEFA planning to attract new investors after easing Financial Fair Play rules
UEFA planning to attract new investors after easing Financial Fair Play rules

UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino wants to encourage investors in football UEFA’s executive committee has voted to relax some of the restrictions on club spending, with the objective of attracting new investment, according to a report in Sky Sports. The new changes, set to come into effect from July 1, will see the Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations being strengthened and expanded, yet at the same time ensuring its primary int

Jun 30 2015
Dynamo Moscow disqualified from European competitions for violating FFP regulations
Dynamo Moscow disqualified from European competitions for violating FFP regulations

Dynamo Moscow will not play in the Europa League in 2015/16 Moscow, June 20 European football's governing body UEFA disqualified Dynamo Moscow from European competitions for the 2015/16 season for violating the Financial Fair Play regulations, the press office of the Moscow club reported. UEFA's decision was communicated on Friday to Dynamo, which qualified for the last four seasons to the Europa League. According to the press

The first Champions League and Europa League draws will be made on June 22
The first Champions League and Europa League draws will be made on June 22

The first qualifiers will be played on June 30 Madrid, June 18 (IANS) The draws for the 2015-16 first and second qualifying rounds of the Champions League and the Europa League will be made on June 22 in the Swiss city of Nyon, according to the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) website. The first qualifying round of the Champions League will include eight teams (the champions of Northern Ireland, Wales, Armenia, Estonia, the Fa

Jun 18 2015
Video: Erik Lamela's rabona goal for Tottenham voted best goal in 2014/15 Europa League
Video: Erik Lamela's rabona goal for Tottenham voted best goal in 2014/15 Europa League

Lamela scored a rabona goal in the group stages Tottenham Hotspur forward Erik Lamela’s rabona goal against Asteras Tripoli has been voted the best goal in the UEFA Europa League in the 2014/15 season. Tottenham had won the game 5-1 but it was Lamela who stole the show with a breath-taking shot that left even his teammates stunned!  The ball came to him outside the box, near the centre. But instead of controlling it or takin

May 30 2015
A bus driver's assistant at 20, a double Europa League winner at 28: meet Carlos Bacca
A bus driver's assistant at 20, a double Europa League winner at 28: meet Carlos Bacca

Carlos Bacca who has made a name for himself credits all he has achieved to God On Wednesday, the football world came to a standstill as FIFA was rocked by a startling corruption scandal which led to the arrest of some FIFA officials on charges of bribery, money laundering among others. The credibility of one of the biggest organizations in the world, which boasts of more members than the United Nations took a beating. Hours later, in Wars

May 29 2015
Highlights: Sevilla defeat Dnipro 3-2 to clinch record-breaking 4th Europa League
Highlights: Sevilla defeat Dnipro 3-2 to clinch record-breaking 4th Europa League

Seviila defated Dnipro 3-2 to seal a record 4th Europa League triumph Sevilla created history last night when they defeated Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 3-2 to win the Europa League for the 4th time. They also successfully defended their title that they won last year,  making it the second time that they have achieved this feat (They did it in 2006 and 2007 too) They had to come from behind in an exciting match against the

May 28 2015
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