Soccer In Eastern Europe News Headlines

News headlines concerning Eastern European soccer.

Boruc: I don't have any plans for the summer 21 May 2017 at 10:35pm

AFC Bournemouth goalkeeper Artur Boruc was delighted to be voted as the Cherries fans player of the season for the 2016/17 Premier League campaign. The 37 year old, who retired from international duty with Poland during the campaign enjoyed an excellent second season in the Premier League with AFC Bournemouth.

FIFA urged to BAN Christian players from making cross sign 12 May 2017 at 3:28am

A Muslim cleric from Saudi Arabia, Mohammed Alarefe called on football's governing body to write it into the game's laws that players be prohibited from tapping their stomach, chest, left shoulder then right shoulder to make a cross. Alarefe, who is professor of religion at King Saud University in Riyadh, posted the controversial call on Twitter to his 17.4million followers, but he was quickly flooded with messages disagreeing with him.

Boruc triggers contract clause 28 Apr 2017 at 12:39am

AFC Bournemouth goalkeeper Artur Boruc has triggered an appearance related contract extension. According to the Daily Echo , 'Boruc is set to extend his stay with Cherries after triggering an appearance-related clause entitling him to a new deal' .

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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