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5 football fans killed in stampede at African Champions League match

By ethan / September 17, 2018

Five people were killed and seven injured in a stampede after an African Champions League match in the Angolan capital of Luanda on Saturday. The tragedy took place after Angola’s Primeiro de Agosto drew 0-0 with Congo’s TP Mazembe in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final. Read more According to Reuters, fans who […]


Shaqiri will face ‘unbelievable pressure’ on Belgrade Champions League trip – club director

By ethan / September 4, 2018

Xherdan Shaqiri will be under “unbelievable psychological pressure” when he heads to Belgrade for Liverpool’s Champions League tie against Crvena Zvezda, according to the Serbian club’s general director. Swiss international Shaqiri, who is of Kosovan-Albanian descent, provoked fury in Serbia by celebrating his goal against the nation during the World Cup by making a winged […]


Greek football fans ‘attack Russian journalists’ ahead of Champions League game

By ethan / August 8, 2018

Fans of Greek football team PAOK Salonika have reportedly attacked Russian journalists ahead of their team’s Champions League qualifying game against Spartak Moscow in Thessaloniki. Numerous reports from Russian journalists at the stadium ahead of the game at Toumba Stadium said that a group of around a dozen hooligans from the Greek team had set […]


Mexico 1-0 Germany: 'Chucky' goal topples reigning champions at raucous Luzhniki

By ethan / June 17, 2018

A first-half goal from Hirving ‘Chucky’ Lozano was enough to give Mexico a shock win over reigning world champions Germany at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium and send perhaps the most conspicuous fans at Russia 2018 into raptures. Germany, World Cup winners four years ago in Brazil, were undone by a 35th-minute strike from the man they […]


Ronaldo & reigning European champions Portugal touch down in Moscow for World Cup

By ethan / June 9, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo landed in Moscow on Saturday with his Portugal side ahead of the World Cup 2018. The team will be based in the Russian capital for the entirety of the tournament. The Portugal squad landed at Zhukovsky airport in the Moscow region to complete their World Cup preparations at the nearby Saturn training base.  The […]


NBA champions won't be invited to the White House, Trump says

By ethan / June 8, 2018

Following critical remarks from players of both teams competing in the NBA finals, Donald Trump says he “doesn’t want” the victorious team coming to the White House to celebrate their victory. US President Donald Trump’s war of words with several high-profile American sports stars continued on Friday, after he announced during an impromptu press conference […]

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