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Alabanians Red-Carded Over Own Drone-Goal

Sasa Milosevic | Posted 12.27.2014 | World
Sasa Milosevic

A debacle of a football match between Serbia and Albania has triggered a new wave of Balkan political tensions that deepens a traditional gap between the two nations whose historical collision has become an inseparable part of Balkan identity.

Week to Week News Quiz for 10/17/14

John Zipperer | Posted 12.17.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Ebola. Eek. That -- and other things to fear -- in our latest Week to Week news quiz. Here are some random but real hints: Because the anti-ISIS cam...

The Artichoke and The Soccer Ball: Russia Gains Advantage

Innokenty (Kes) Grekov | Posted 11.23.2014 | Impact
Innokenty (Kes) Grekov

The sanctions on Russia aren't working, and can't work. The plight of French farmers shows how the sanctions can be self-destructive, and the news from UEFA are a signal that Russia is still a trusted partner and an ideological ally of the European Union.

Palestinians Pressure UEFA Not to Award the Tournament to Israel

James Dorsey | Posted 11.14.2014 | World
James Dorsey

Palestinian soccer clubs and non-governmental organizations have called on European soccer governor UEFA to this week shy away from awarding Israel the right to host the 2020 UEFA European Championship.

UEFA Leaders Have Had Enough Of FIFA President

AP | GRAHAM DUNBAR | Posted 06.10.2014 | Sports

SAO PAULO (AP) — In a stinging rebuke for Sepp Blatter, European football leaders told the veteran FIFA president on Tuesday that he should leave th...

Real Madrid Punished For Fans' Racist Behavior

AP | Posted 05.30.2014 | Sports

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Champions League winner Real Madrid was punished by UEFA on Friday for racist behavior by its fans during a semifinal match...

EURO 2020 Set to Polish Turkey's Tarnished Image

James Dorsey | Posted 06.15.2014 | World
James Dorsey

Turkey, eager to polish its image tarnished by a politicized match-fixing scandal, a massive corruption scandal, hard-handed police tactics against anti-government demonstrators and a bruising domestic power struggle, has emerged as a favorite to host the Euro 2020 semi-finals and final.

Soccer Standoff Over

AP | GRAHAM DUNBAR | Posted 01.24.2014 | Sports

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Russia and Georgia have ended their refusal to play soccer matches against each other since fighting a brief war in 2008. ...

HIGHLIGHTS: Bayern Munich Crowned Super Cup Champions

Posted 08.30.2013 | Sports

By Bayern Munich clinched UEFA Super Cup victory over Chelsea on penalties after a thrilling 2-2 draw at the Eden Arena in Prague on Frida...

UEFA Warns Soccer Club Over Ritual Slaughter

AP | Posted 08.28.2013 | Sports

NYON, Switzerland -- A soccer club from Kazakhstan has been warned that it could face disciplinary action if it continues its ritual slaughter of shee...

Israeli Measures Fuel International Anti-Israeli Soccer Protests

James Dorsey | Posted 02.03.2013 | World
James Dorsey

A series of Israeli measures against Palestinian soccer culminating in an attack on a stadium in Gaza during last month's confrontation with Hamas has fueled growing international soccer opposition to the Jewish state's policies.

WATCH: Real Madrid Stunned In Champions League

Posted 10.25.2012 | Sports

By Tom Webber, Borussia Dortmund secured a fantastic 2-1 win over Real Madrid with an energetic display in their Champions League clash at...

Barcelona Pulls Off Stunning Comeback

Posted 10.23.2012 | Sports

By James McManus, Barcelona overcame a spirited display from Celtic to secure a 2-1 victory courtesy of a stoppage-time winner in their Ch...

WATCH: Chicharito Saves United

Posted 10.23.2012 | Sports

By Avi Creditor, Manchester United secured three more precious points in the UEFA Champions League, and the Red Devils have Mexican forwar...

And The Best Player In Europe Is.. (Not Ronaldo Or Messi)

Posted 08.31.2012 | Sports

By Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta has scooped Uefa's award for the best player in Europe over the last season ahead of Barcelona team-mat...

PHOTOS: Who Is The Hottest Of Euro 2012?

Posted 06.22.2012 | Sports

At Euro 2012 it isn't just the game that is beautiful. The quadrennial tournament not only features many of the most talented soccer players in the wo...

Chelsea And Munich Meet For Europe's Top Prize

AP | GRAHAM DUNBAR | Posted 05.18.2012 | Sports

MUNICH -- Chelsea is playing for a place in European soccer history as well as next season's competition when it meets Bayern Munich in the Champions ...

Man U Tops Ajax In Europa League Action

AP | STEVE DOUGLAS | Posted 04.17.2012 | Sports

Premier League leaders Manchester City and Manchester United got off to winning starts in the Europa League on Thursday night. Knocked ...

Ajax Fans Arrested Before Manchester United Match

AP | Posted 04.17.2012 | Sports

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch police say they have arrested 76 Ajax supporters suspected of seeking a confrontation with Manchester United supporters the n...

Champions League: Arsenal Outgunned By AC Milan, 4-0

AP | MATTIAS KAREN | Posted 04.16.2012 | Sports

The most highly anticipated matchup of the Champions League's second round was hardly even a contest. AC Milan outclassed Arsenal in a ...

Soccer Player Throws Ball At Opponent In Frustration

Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 10.05.2011 | Sports

During a Champions League match against Malmo, Steven Whittaker, who plays for Rangers in the Scottish Premier League, decided to express his frustrat...

WATCH: All 53 Of Messi's Goals From 2010-11

Posted 08.15.2011 | Sports

He might have missed out on the treble (winning three titles) when Barcelona fell to Real Madrid in the final of the Spanish Cup, but his club team wo...

Real Madrid Coach Banned 5 Champions League Games

AP | Posted 07.06.2011 | Sports

NYON, Switzerland — Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho was banned for five Champions League games Friday after accusing European soccer's governing...

Vuvuzelas BANNED From Euro 2012, Champions League

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NYON, Switzerland — UEFA has banned fans from bringing vuvuzelas into stadiums for European Championship and Champions League matches. UEFA sai...

Five Soccer Clubs Accused Of Fixing Matches

AP | GRAHAM DUNBAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NYON, Switzerland — Five clubs in Albania, Latvia, Slovenia and Hungary are suspected in European soccer's biggest match-fixing investigation. ...