Soccer In Eastern Europe News Headlines
News headlines concerning Eastern European soccer.How Arsenal's 'Flappyhandski' became Swansea City's... 17 Apr 2018 at 3:15am
While football is very much a team effort, there can be no doubt Swansea City will owe Lukasz Fabianski a considerable debt of gratitude should they retain their Premier League status. The Poland international has proved to be one of the best signings of this top-flight era, perhaps of any era when you consider he was signed on a free transfer from Arsenal in 2014.
Poland 0 Nigeria 1: Moses hands Super Eagles morale-boosting victory 23 Mar 2018 at 5:19pm
Gernot Rohr's men maintained their unbeaten run thanks to the Chelsea star's second-half penalty that stunned Adam Nawalka's side before their fans Nigeria continued with their impressive 2018 World Cup preparations by defeating Poland 1-0 at the at the Stadion Miejski on Friday evening. A Victor Moses 61st-minute penalty capped off a resilient performance for the Super Eagles over their enterprising hosts, with the advances of Robert Lewandowski and his teammates curtailed for the entire duration of the game.
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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