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March 25, 2017 7:34 PM UEFA: Sweden cruise past Belarus; Swiss maintain 100 percent record

Emil Forsberg scored twice to help Sweden go temporarily top of UEFA World Cup qualifying group A with a 4-0 romp over Belarus. Forsberg opened the scoring from the penalty spot on 19 minutes, then doubled the leawordd four minutes into the second half, when his soft shot somehow trickled through the legs of goalkeeper Andrey Gorbunov. Marcus Berg added 16

March 16, 2017 6:37 PM Marios Lefkaritis withdraws from UEFA executive committee election

UEFA executive committee member Marios Lefkaritis of Cyprus is to exit international football politics. The European governing body says the 70-year-old Lefkaritis has withdrawn as a candidate in an April 5 election to retain his seat on the committee. UEFA gave no reason. Lefkaritis previously had not entered a separate April 5 election to remain as a UEFA delegate 20

March 15, 2017 11:41 AM Rostov banned from playing at home until state of pitch improves

The Russian Football Premier League (RFPL) has banned Rostov from playing on the pitch at their Olimp-2 stadium until the state of the surface improves. Mourinho said UEFA had dismissed his complaints that the pitch was dangerous, but the RFPL committee that oversees pitches in the league has since deemed the surface to be unacceptable. The RFPL said in a statement 17

March 12, 2017 12:33 PM Mesut Ozil Says He's Open to New Arsenal Contract

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has revealed he remains "open" to signing a new long-term contract at the club. With just over a year remaining on his deal, speculation has gathered pace that Ozil may be on his way out, especially with manager Arsene Wenger's own contract set to expire at the end of the campaign. But the German playmaker told Bild am Sonntag 14

March 10, 2017 1:29 PM Samuel Eto'o at 36: Is ex-Barcelona, Inter, Chelsea star Africa's greatest?

Samuel Eto'o, the long-time Cameroon international and former star at Barcelona, Inter Milan and Chelsea, celebrates his 36th birthday on Friday. Currently playing with Antalyaspor in the Turkish Super League, where he has scored nine goals in 19 games this season, the striker has won a number of trophies and honours during his career -- most notably 22

March 8, 2017 4:35 PM Here's why Mourinho wants Manchester United Europa League match called off

This isn't an ideal playing surface by any means It is easy to see why. Marcos Rojo, Ander Herrera and Juan Mata were checking out the field before Wednesday’s training session, and look at how high the ball bounces on the rock-hard pitch. “It’s still hard for me to believe we are going to play tomorrow,” Mourinho said. “I know we have to, but it is hard for me to believe 18

February 27, 2017 12:15 PM Manchester United equal Liverpool's trophy haul with EFL Cup win

By winning the EFL Cup with a victory over Southampton, Manchester United have drawn level with Liverpool with the most major trophies won by an English club. According to ESPN Stats & Information, the two clubs have each won 41 competitive trophies, with United claiming the EFL Cup for the fifth time with the 3-2 victory on Sunday. Despite United's 26

February 13, 2017 9:36 PM Serie B chief Andrea Abodi to run for president of Italian FA

Serie B president Andrea Abodi has announced he plans to run against incumbent Carlo Tavecchio for the presidency of the Italian football federation. Abodi informed Serie B clubs on Monday that he plans to step down from his position in order to campaign for the FIGC job. Abodi says he wants to create a federation that is "transparent, modern and free of influences 23

February 3, 2017 11:52 AM Champions League final to be hosted in either Baku or Madrid in 2019

Azerbaijan could stage the 2019 Champions League final, with UEFA announcing that Azeri capital Baku is vying with Madrid for the right to host the showpiece fixture in two years' time. Having launched the bidding procedure for the 2019 finals last December, UEFA has confirmed that Baku's Olympic Stadium and the Estadio Metropolitano -- Atletico Madrid's 17

February 2, 2017 12:12 PM Juventus top UEFA table of Euro 2016 payouts

Juventus got nearly €3.5 million ($3.78m) from UEFA to top the list of club payments for releasing players for the 2016 European Championship. Liverpool and Tottenham also banked more than €3m ($3.24m) from the UEFA fund of more than €150m ($162m). UEFA says 641 European clubs from 54 countries were paid for providing players to national-team squads 17