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UEFA extends probe of Monaco accounts, closes Liverpool case

Monaco's Geoffrey Kondogbia celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Champions League round of 16 soccer match between Arsenal and AS Monaco at the Emirates Stadium in London, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has ordered further probes into the accounts of Champions League contender Monaco for possible overspending on player transfers and wages.

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Scale of racism in World Cup host Russia exposed by study

In this June 10, 2012, file photo,  Czech Republic's Theodor Gebre Selassie walks from the pitch after the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group A match between Russia and Czech Republic in Wroclaw, Poland. UEFA said it is investigating reports by anti-racism experts of abuse directed at the Czech players during Russia's 4-1 victory. Russian football is plagued by a racist and far-right extremist fan culture that threatens the safety of visitors to the 2018 World Cup, a dossier provided to The Associated Press revealed on Friday. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

LONDON (AP) — Russian football is plagued by a racist and far-right extremist fan culture that threatens the safety of visitors to the 2018 World Cup, according to a report provided to The Associated Press.

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Spanish, Italian matchups in 3rd round of Europa League

Everton's Romelu Lukaku takes the ball downfield during his team's Europa League round of 32 second leg soccer match between Everton and BSC Young Boys at Goodison Park Stadium, Liverpool, England, Thursday Feb. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — All-Spanish and all-Italian matches headed the third-round draw in a Europa League increasingly affected by political tensions between Russia and Ukraine.

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Violence in Ukraine leaves Guingamp president in shock

PARIS (AP) — The president of Guingamp says Dynamo Kiev supporters wanted “to kill” the fans of the French club who traveled to Ukraine for a Europa League match.

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UEFA charges Dynamo Kiev for Europa League fan disorder

Leverkusen's Kyriakos Papadopoulos, right, celebrates with his teammates after winning 1-0 at the Champions League round of 16 first leg soccer match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and Atletico de Madrid on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 in Leverkusen, Germany. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has charged Dynamo Kiev over crowd disorder which briefly stopped a Europa League match against Guingamp.

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