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Only A Game? kicks off Istanbul run

Liga Prvakov - Pon, 25/01/2010 - 03:56
An acclaimed exhibition which explores the stories and faces of Europe and its most popular sport, football, opened in Istanbul with a ceremony attended by UEFA officials and local dignitaries.

Research puts focus on minority representation

Liga Prvakov - Pon, 25/01/2010 - 03:54
UEFA has joined forces with the English Football Association, UK anti-racism body Kick It Out and the Royal Netherlands Football Association to tackle the issue of minority representation in soccer.

Study Group Scheme moves forward

Liga Prvakov - Pon, 25/01/2010 - 03:46
With 2010 only weeks old, UEFA's member national associations are wasting no time in continuing to share technical knowledge with each other as part of the successful UEFA Study Group Scheme.

Ukraine blow hot and cold for Tveryankin

Liga Prvakov - Pon, 25/01/2010 - 03:22
Azerbaijan's Andrey Tveryankin is "in two minds" about last-eight opponents Ukraine, but is sure that "if we want to make a name for ourselves and if we have any ambition, we have to beat them".

In-form 'Batigol' feels like dancing

Liga Prvakov - Pon, 25/01/2010 - 03:03
When Italy's Clayton Baptistella scores, he likes to celebrate with a dance. The hat-trick against Ukraine was the perfect stage to show off his moves and he aims to keep scoring against the Czech Republic in the last four.

Henry joins Match Against Poverty

Liga Prvakov - Pon, 25/01/2010 - 02:20
Forward Thierry Henry has confirmed his participation in the Match against Poverty in Lisbon tonight, with proceeds from the UEFA-backed contest going towards helping the people of Haiti.

Azeri Colossus bestrides Budapest

Liga Prvakov - Pon, 25/01/2010 - 02:07
There were plenty of stars in the Futsal EURO group stage games in Budapest, but when it comes to capturing the public imagination, one stood above all others: Azerbaijan's strapping pivot Serjão.

Leverkusen rise under Kroos control

Liga Prvakov - Pon, 25/01/2010 - 01:30
Toni Kroos scored and set up two goals as Bayer 04 Leverkusen moved back on top of the Bundesliga with a 3-0 win at TSG 1899 Hoffenheim that contrasted to a 3-2 home loss for VfL Wolfsburg.

Bittersweet Ronaldo sparks Madrid win

Liga Prvakov - Pon, 25/01/2010 - 01:25
Crisitiano Ronaldo scored twice but was later sent off for the second time in his Real Madrid CF career as Los Merengues beat Málaga CF 2-0 to move back within five points of FC Barcelona.

Swish Serbia steal Russian thunder

Liga Prvakov - Pon, 25/01/2010 - 01:15
Serbia 4-3 Russia
A stunning second-half turnaround saw Aca Kovačević's side take top spot in Group C, crucially avoiding Spain in the last eight.

Prolific Spain put on another show

Liga Prvakov - Pon, 25/01/2010 - 00:50
Portugal 1-6 Spain
Spain came from behind for a fine win which clinched Group D but Portugal still went through on goal difference ahead of Belarus.

Serbia sleep, perchance to dream

Liga Prvakov - Pon, 25/01/2010 - 00:45
Coach Aca Kovačević said there would be no celebrations after Serbia's 4-3 win against Russia, sending his players to bed early to prepare for "the most important match of our careers" against Portugal on Tuesday.

Venancio López hails new high

Liga Prvakov - Ned, 24/01/2010 - 22:45
Spain set high standards but after defeating Portugal 6-1, coach José Venancio López suggested they are improving even further while Orlando Duarte said: "We made mistakes that you shouldn't make at this level."

Dogged Monaco end Lyon cup dreams

Liga Prvakov - Ned, 24/01/2010 - 21:45
AS Monaco FC clawed their way back from a goal down to beat Olympique Lyonnais 2-1 in the French Cup round of 32, on a day when AS Saint-Etienne and Paris Saint-Germain FC also advanced.

Nine-man Inter seize derby success

Liga Prvakov - Ned, 24/01/2010 - 16:38
FC Internazionale Milano made light of Wesley Sneijder's early dismissal to record an enthralling 2-0 win over AC Milan that lifted the Serie A leaders nine points clear of their city rivals in the table.

Arsenal's cup left empty by Fuller

Liga Prvakov - Ned, 24/01/2010 - 15:45
Ricardo Fuller scored twice as Stoke City FC pulled off the latest shock in the FA Cup, knocking out Arsenal FC courtesy of a 3-1 win in their fourth-round tie, but Manchester City FC did seal progress.

Maevski heeds Portuguese warning

Liga Prvakov - Ned, 24/01/2010 - 13:54
Konstantin Maevski said Portugal's performance against Belarus was a warning for his Russia side of the danger of losing their edge with a game against Serbia set to decide their next opponents.

Portugal plan to show true face

Liga Prvakov - Ned, 24/01/2010 - 11:30
After the 5-5 draw with Belarus that has virtually taken them through but was still a disappointment, Portugal know they have to put things right when they face Spain, already in the last eight.

Ukraine blow hot and cold for Tveryankin

Liga Prvakov - Ned, 24/01/2010 - 10:22
Azerbaijan goalkeeper Andrey Tveryankin is "in two minds" about quarter-final opponents Ukraine, but is adamant that "if we want to make a name for ourselves and if we have any ambition, we have to beat them".

Czech character impresses Menichelli

Liga Prvakov - Ned, 24/01/2010 - 10:21
Italy coach Roberto Menichelli says that the character the Czech Republic showed in their stunning comeback against Hungary mades them dangerous opponents for the Azzurri in the first of the quarter-finals.
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