Posts Tagged Ukraine

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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Population 7,500, Guingamp takes on the world’s best

In this photo dated Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015,  Guingamp fans hold up scarves during the Europa League soccer match between Guingamp and Dynamo Kiev in the Roudourou stadium in Guingamp, western France.  With one of the puniest budgets in France's top division, Guingamp can't splash the cash like some of the mammoths — Qatar-owned Paris Saint-Germain being the prime example — it competes against and humbles from time to time.(AP Photo)

GUINGAMP, France (AP) — The coaches went to their club president with a modest request: could he buy them a hut, locker or something to store their footballs and equipment?

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