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Official: Cristiano Ronaldo avoids ban for celebration vs Atletico

Cristiano Ronaldo will not be hit with a European ban for his controversial celebration during Juventus’ clash with Atletico Madrid last week. Juventus vs Atletico Juve welcomed Atleti to the Allianz Stadium last Tuesday night, in the second-leg of the Champions League last-16 showdown between the clubs. Visitors Atletico headed into the matchup as overwhelming favourites to book their spot in the tournament’s quarter-finals, on the back of their dominant and thoroughly-deserved 2-0 first-leg ...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Soccer, Tottenham, Champions League, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Espn, Madrid, Diego Godin, Turin, Federico Bernardeschi

Fan group urges UEFA to curb Champions League ticket hikes

GENEVA (AP) — A group representing European soccer fans has urged UEFA to enforce stricter rules preventing clubs from raising prices for Champions League games. Football Supporters Europe criticized “exorbitant pricing” after hikes for visiting fans by Barcelona and Manchester United for their quarterfinal games next month. After Barcelona set prices at 118 euros ($134) […]
Tags: News, Sports, Barcelona, Ap, Manchester United, Champions League, Geneva, Uefa, Football Supporters Europe

Cristiano Ronaldo fined $22K by UEFA for obscene gesture

Cristiano Ronaldo has been fined 20,000 euros by UEFA for making a provocative gesture after Juventus beat Atletico Madrid in the Champions League            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Uefa

Ronaldo fined 20,000 euros for mimicking Simeone celebration

Lausanne (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo was fined 20,000 euros ($22,738) by UEFA on Thursday for mimicking Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone’s crotch-grabbing celebration in Juventus’ Champions League last-16 win last week. The 34-year-old scored a... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Lausanne, Diego Simeone, Afp, Simeone, Juventus Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus forward fined by Uefa over goal celebration

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo is fined 20,000 Euros (£17,700) by Uefa for a goal celebration in the win over Atletico Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Tags: News, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Uefa

Cristiano Ronaldo fined by UEFA for 'cojones' celebration

Cristiano Ronaldo has been fined €20,000 by UEFA for his "cojones" celebration during Juventus' Champions League victory over Atletico Madrid.
Tags: Cnn, Cristiano Ronaldo, Uefa, Juventus Champions League

Liverpool are still interested in Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi

Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi & England He’s yet to make a Premier League start for Chelsea, but Callum Hudson-Odoi has been called up to the England squad. Hudson-Odoi, 18, told the media that he thought Gareth Southgate was joking when he spoke to the manger on the phone. The 18-year-old winger has mainly been used in Chelsea’s cup competitions this season. He’s made eight appearances in the Europa League scoring four goals. Hudson-Odoi has also featured in six Premier League matches this seas...
Tags: England, Sport, Munich, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Bayern Munich, Blues, Gareth Southgate, Uefa, Anfield, Stamford Bridge, Europa League

Liverpool’s Alexander-Arnold withdraws from England squad due to injury

England face first set of Euro 2020 qualifiers After exceeding all expectations at the 2018 World Cup, England will now have their sites on Euro 2020. Gareth Southgate’s side have been in excellent form recently and are through to the semi-final of the UEFA Nations League. They will take on the Netherlands on June 6th. Before that though, England must take on Czech Republic and Montenegro in their first two Euro 2020 qualifiers. As well as the aforementioned sides, England have been drawn with ...
Tags: England, Sport, Czech Republic, Soccer, Liverpool, Netherlands, Brazil, Bulgaria, Gareth Southgate, Uefa, Kyle Walker, Man United, Kosovo, Panama, Montenegro, Kieran Trippier

Man City ‘closing in on’ completing Saul Niguez transfer

One of the biggest summer transfers? Manchester City are ‘closing in on’ a deal to buy Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez after supposedly overtaking Barcelona in the race to sign him. Saul has grown into one of the best midfielders in La Liga over the past few years. As well as the fact that Saul has a knack for scoring incredible goals, the Spaniard is very versatile. That has lead to interest predominantly from Barcelona. It was also suggested all the way back in December that Man City were co...
Tags: City, Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, La Liga, Manchester City, Fifa, Pep Guardiola, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Madrid, Man City, Barca, Etihad

Mateo Kovacic & Gonzalo Higuain face uncertainty at Chelsea

Chelsea & transfer ban Under the current state of play, Chelsea are banned from signing any new players for the next two transfer windows. Like Barcelona and Atletico Madrid beforehand, Chelsea are being punished by UEFA for breaching transfer rules on signing minors. Chelsea are fighting back. The Blues have lodged an appeal, while there’s the belief that Chelsea are looking to secure a stay of execution long enough to recruit this summer. After that, the transfer ban could stick. Mateo Kovac...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Brazil, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Jose Mourinho, Uefa, Panama, Mateo Kovacic, Leo Messi, Gonzalo Higuain, Marca, Higuain

How does Euro 2020 qualifying work?

London (AFP) – Euro 2020 qualifiers get under way on Thursday with 24 places up for grabs at next year’s tournament, which will be held in 12 countries across Europe. How does it work? UEFA’s... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Europe, London, Sport, Soccer, Uefa, Afp

Big win for PSG as UEFA financial probe dropped

Paris (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain won a major victory Tuesday when the world’s top sports court backed the French champions against European football’s governing body UEFA over club finances. The Court of Arbitration for Sport... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Paris, Uefa, Psg, Afp, AFP Paris Saint Germain, Court of Arbitration for Sport Visit

Ronaldo ban would be ‘crazy’, says Juve teammate Bernardeschi

Milan (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus teammate Federico Bernardeschi said Tuesday it would be “crazy” for UEFA to suspend the Portuguese forward for his controversial goal celebration. Ronaldo faces UEFA charges for “improper conduct” after... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Milan, Sport, Soccer, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Uefa, Federico Bernardeschi, Afp, Juve, Bernardeschi

PSG scores legal win over UEFA in financial monitoring case

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain has won an initial legal battle with UEFA over the monitoring of its spending on player transfers and wages. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it has upheld PSG’s appeal against an attempt by UEFA investigators to reopen a previously closed investigation. The judgment in favor of PSG […]
Tags: News, Sports, Paris, Uefa, Psg, Court of Arbitration for Sport, Lausanne Switzerland, Germain

Chelsea makes complaint to UEFA about racist abuse

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea has made a complaint to UEFA about racist abuse being aimed at one of its players by Dynamo Kiev fans during a Europa League match. The English club says the abuse took place near the end of its 5-0 win in the last 16 on Thursday and that the matter was […]
Tags: London, News, Sports, Ap, Chelsea, Uefa, Europa League, Dynamo Kiev

Chelsea lodge UEFA complaint over alleged racist abuse in Kiev

London (AFP) – Chelsea said on Monday they have lodged a formal complaint with UEFA over alleged racist abuse aimed at one of their players during the closing stages of the 5-0 Europa League win away to Dynamo Kiev last week. “We can confirm a report of racist abuse directed at one of our players in the final minutes of the match in Kiev from a small section of home supporters. We wholeheartedly condemn such abhorrent behaviour,” Chelsea said in a statement. “The matter was reported to the refe...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Uefa, Olivier Giroud, Europa League, Dynamo Kiev, Kiev, Afp, AFP Chelsea, Marcos Alonso, Callum Hudson Odoi

Chelsea complain to Uefa about racist abuse of Hudson-Odoi in Kiev

Chelsea complain to Uefa about racist abuse aimed at Callum Hudson-Odoi during their Europa League win at Dynamo Kiev.
Tags: News, Chelsea, Uefa, Europa League, Kiev, Callum Hudson Odoi, Hudson Odoi

Chelsea’s Hudson-Odoi racially abused by Dynamo Kyiv fans

Chelsea ease past Dynamo Kyiv Chelsea travelled to Kiev last Thursday for the second leg of their Europa League round of 16 tie. The Blues headed into the game with a 3-0 advantage but with some of the comebacks we have witnessed in European competitions recently, that lead by no means guaranteed them a place in the next round. However, Chelsea’s second leg got off to the best possible start with Olivier Giroud opening the scoring inside five minutes. The Frenchman would add two more for Chelse...
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Everton, Uefa, Olivier Giroud, Chelsea FC, Etihad Stadium, Europa League, Gary Neville, UEFA Europa League, Dynamo Kyiv, Kiev

Chelsea complain about racial abuse of Callum Hudson-Odoi at Dynamo Kiev

Chelsea complain to Uefa about racist abuse aimed at Callum Hudson-Odoi during their Europa League win at Dynamo Kiev.
Tags: Football, Chelsea, Uefa, Europa League, Dynamo Kiev, Callum Hudson Odoi

Ronaldo faces improper conduct charge for celebration

Cristiano Ronaldo faces an improper conduct charge from UEFA ahead of Juventus' Champions League quarter-final.
Tags: News, Soccer, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Uefa

UEFA probe Ronaldo for ‘improper conduct’ over ‘cojones’ goal celebration

Milan (AFP) – UEFA on Monday opened an investigation into Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal celebration after scoring a hat-trick in Juventus’ Champions League comeback win against Atletico Madrid last week. European football’s governing body said Ronaldo... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Afp, Juventus Champions League, Ronaldo Visit, Milan AFP UEFA

Ronaldo charged by UEFA for gesture mocking Simeone

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has charged Cristiano Ronaldo for a provocative gesture mocking Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone after Juventus eliminated the Spanish club from the Champions League. UEFA says its disciplinary panel will judge the charge of “improper conduct” on Thursday. Simeone was fined 20,000 euros ($22,700) by UEFA for making an obscene […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Diego Simeone, Simeone, Nyon Switzerland

Cristiano Ronaldo vs UEFA: Ban threat as Juventus star under investigation

Cristiano Ronaldo vs UEFA Could Cristiano Ronaldo be banned for Juventus in the Champions League quarterfinals? That possibility has increased on Monday after UEFA have confirmed they’ve opened an investigation against the Juve star. Ronaldo is facing a punishment for “improper conduct” in the Champions League match against Atletico Madrid. Gianluca Di Marzio has confirmed that a final decision on the Ronaldo matter will be taken on March 21. UEFA open disciplinary proceedings against Cristian...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Champions League, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Cristiano, Gary Neville, Turin, Diego Simeone, Atletico, Simeone, Juve

Liverpool’s Andy Robertson pulls out of Scotland match because of his teeth

Liverpool’s Andy Robertson to miss Kazakhstan Liverpool left-back Andy Robertson won’t be involved in Scotland’s upcoming international match against Kazakhstan. That Euro 2020 qualifier is scheduled for Thursday. As confirmed by the BBC, the Liverpool defender has been forced out of the Kazakhstan game due to problems with his teeth: Scotland captain Andy Robertson is out of Thursday’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Kazakhstan. The Liverpool full-back had met with the squad in Glasgow, but did no...
Tags: Scotland, Sport, Bbc, Soccer, Chelsea, Liverpool, Glasgow, Uefa, James Milner, Kazakhstan, Andrew Robertson, Fulham, Reds, Gary Neville, San Marino, Sadio Mane

UEFA set to meet clubs, leagues on Euro competitions future

The future of the Champions League will be shaped in the coming weeks as UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin hosts talks with representatives of clubs and leagues. UEFA, European soccer’s governing body, is gathering views ahead of a meeting of its executive committee in May when the 2021-24 cycle for the European club competitions will be […]
Tags: News, Sports, Soccer, Uefa, Aleksander Ceferin

Sadio Mane update: Liverpool’s squad revealed vs Fulham

Fulham vs Liverpool Liverpool will be looking to move two points clear of Man City in the Premier League on Sunday at Fulham. Along with Huddersfield, Fulham look doomed for the drop. Fulham are second bottom of the league with only 17 points from 30 games. They are 13 points from safety. Scott Parker is looking for his first win as manager. He’s Fulham’s third gaffer this season. Liverpool will arrive at Craven Cottage full of confidence following their Champions League win at Bayern Munich. ...
Tags: London, Germany, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Champions League, Uefa, Alex Oxlade Chamberlain, Fulham, Sevilla, Man City, Sadio Mane, Scott Parker, Craven Cottage, Liverpool Football Club

Isco responds to Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid return

Getting into Zidane’s good books Real Madrid midfielder Isco has given his reaction to Zinedine Zidane’s return to the Bernabeu after Santiago Solari was sacked on Monday. In one of the most sensational moves of the season, Zidane has returned to the club he decided to leave last summer. Following his third consecutive Champions League trophy, the Frenchman decided it was time to end his Real Madrid career. Cristiano Ronaldo soon followed him out the door as he joined Juventus. That left former...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Soccer, Real Madrid, Champions League, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Uefa, Zinedine Zidane, Madrid, Isco, Madrid Spain, Bernabeu, Zidane, Liverpool Man United, Julen Lopetegui

Liverpool & Man United fans mixed reactions to Champions League draw

Champions League quarter-final draw The 2018/19 Champions League quarter-final draw took place on Friday, March 15th. After Man City smashed Schalke and Liverpool beat Bayern earlier this week, it was the first time since 2009 that England had four teams in the UCL quarter-final draw. Also, after Arsenal and Chelsea made it through the Europe League round of 16 on Thursday, it was the first time since 1971 that England have had six teams in European quarter-finals. Six English clubs in the qua...
Tags: England, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Guinea, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Champions League, Lionel Messi, Raphael, Uefa, Messi

Who Liverpool, Spurs & the Manchester clubs will face if they advance to the Champions League semi-finals

This morning’s Champions League quarter-final draw has seen confirmation of who each side will face, if they advance to the competition’s final-4, also revealed. Man United vs Barcelona, Man City vs Tottenham The draw for the final-8 of European football’s premiere club competition was held moments ago. Ahead of the ceremony, the remaining clubs in the Champions League consisted of 4 English outfits, in the form of Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool and Tottenham, along with one sid...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, La Liga, Liverpool, Manchester City, Netherlands, Manchester, Tottenham, Real Madrid, Portugal, Champions League, Pep Guardiola

Manchester City Set To Be Hit With Transfer Ban

Manchester City will be banned from making signings in the next two transfer windows by FIFA for breaking rules related to the protection of youth players and third-party ownership, according to reports. The club are already being investigated by the Football Association and Premier League for allegations related to youth transfers and financial fair play rules, with the latter also being looked at by European football’s governing body UEFA. That investigation could result in City being banned ...
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