Soccer In Eastern Europe News Headlines

News headlines concerning Eastern European soccer.

Lewandowski scores again, Poland 6 points clear atop Group E 26 Mar 2017 at 3:13pm

Captain Lewandowski scored Sunday to help Poland cement its top place in Group E with a 2-1 victory at second-placed Montenegro, and continue his own battle with Ronaldo. Midway through the campaign, the Bayern Munich star has eight goals.

Boruc praise from Howe and Tindall 5 Mar 2017 at 10:15pm

AFC Bournemouth goalkeeper Artur Boruc has been praised for his impact on the Cherries since joining the club in September 2014. The 6ft 4' shotstopper arrived at Dean Court with a huge amount of experience, having played for Legia Warsaw in Poland, Celtic in Scotland, Fiorentina in Italy and Southampton in the Premier League.

AFC Bournemouth: Veteran Boruc retires from Poland duty 1 Mar 2017 at 3:59am

POLISH goalkeeper Artur Boruc has announced his retirement from international football in order to focus on his Cherries career and his family. In a statement published on the club website, Boruc said: "I would like to take this opportunity to announce my retirement from international football.

Hungary footballer and coach Ferenc Szusza dies at 83 (Wed Aug 2nd, 2006)
One of the top goal scorers in Hungarian football league history, Ferenc Szusza, has died at the age of 83, his former club Ujpest said Wednesday.

Romania relegate first division team due to tax debts (Mon Jul 24th, 2006)
The Romanian Soccer Federation (FRF) is to relegate local first division team Sportul Studentesc Bucharest to the second division because of outstanding tax debts.

Poland name Beenhakker as national coach (Thu Jul 13th, 2006)
Poland's football association (PZPN) on Tuesday appointed Leo Beenhakker to replace national coach Pawel Janas.

World Cup shots scare Italian-guarded Serbs (Thu Jul 6th, 2006)
Someone scared the wits out of Kosovo Serb villagers by firing in the air on Tuesday night to celebrate Italy's World Cup win over Germany, but NATO denies it was Italian troops stationed nearby.

Czech coach Bruckner agrees two year extension (Thu Jul 6th, 2006)
Czech national team manager Karel Bruckner will sign on for a further two years under a deal that is as good as signed, a top member of the national football federation said.

Poland striker Jelen headed for Auxerre (Sat Jul 1st, 2006)
Poland international Ireneusz Jelen expects to complete his transfer to Auxerre within days after signing a preliminary contract with the French club, the striker said on Friday.

Ukraine reaches quarterfinals but outmoded style ends the journey there (Sat Jul 1st, 2006)
Ukraine left its mark on the World Cup by how long it lasted, if not for its style of soccer.

Defeat still sweet in Ukraine (Sat Jul 1st, 2006)
Ukraine has forgiven its footballers a 3-0 thumping at the hands of Italy in a World Cup quarter-final, grateful that the team reached the last eight in a debut appearance in the world's top football contest.

Ukraine boosted by Shevchenko's timely return to form (Tue Jun 20th, 2006)
Andriy Shevchenko's timely return to form in Ukraine's 4-0 thrashing of Saudi Arabia was one of many plus points from a game that has revived the World Cup debutants' campaign to qualify for the last 16.

Baros hopes to face Italy (Tue Jun 20th, 2006)
Czech striker Milan Baros has said he hopes to play against Italy in the crucial World Cup Group E match on Thursday despite being short of match fitness following an injury.

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