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News headlines concerning Eastern European soccer.

2018 World Cup: Guide to the teams in Group H 1 Dec 2017 at 12:22pm

In this Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 filer Japan team players pose prior to the start of the 2018 World Cup group B qualifying soccer match between Saudi Arabia and Japan in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia.

Beat-up Mexico can't backtrack against Poland 13 Nov 2017 at 7:32am

Despite five absences, El Tri need to close out the year with a good showing in Europe after a positive start to the trip This was only supposed to be a taste of what the Mexico national team is like for Omar Govea and Uriel Antuna. Now, ahead of Monday's friendly with Poland, the young duo could be thrust into action.

Ex-Celtic keeper Artur Boruc given 'simply the best' send-off 11 Nov 2017 at 7:09am

Fromer Celtic goalkeeper Artur Boruc was given a raucous send-off in his last appearance for the Polish national team while Simply the Best played over the sepaker system. Poland drew 0-0 with Uruguay at the National Stadium in Warsaw but the moment of the match happened just before half-time when Boruc was given a standing ovation by the fans and guard of honour by his team mates after 65 caps.

Poland 0 Uruguay 0: Boruc bows out in dour Warsaw draw 10 Nov 2017 at 4:17pm

Artur Boruc bowed out on the international stage as World Cup qualifiers Poland and Uruguay fought out a lacklustre 0-0 draw in Warsaw on Friday. Despite combining to produce 24 shots between them, the key absences of star strikers Robert Lewandowski and Luis Suarez both rested to nurse niggling injuries saw the nations draw a blank.

Poland 0-0 Uruguay: Stalemate in Warsaw 10 Nov 2017 at 4:17pm

Poland and Uruguay played out a goalless stalemate in Warsaw which saw Bournemouth goalkeeper Artur Boruc receive a standing ovation just before half time, as the 37-year-old retired from international football. The Cherries goalkeeper didn't face much action during his last 45 minutes on the field while replacement Lukasz Fabianski also had a quiet night between the sticks.

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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