December 11th, 20151379APOEL suffered a 1-3 defeat against Sparta Prague at the GSP Stadium on Thursday which sees them end a miserable Europa League campaign in bottom place of the group after five defeats from six games.
With no chance of getting through to the knockout phase of the competition, APOEL were expected to field a weakened team so as to keep...
December 10th, 20151555By Andreas Vou
APOEL host Sparta Prague for the final match of their Europa League group stage campaign on Thursday with little more than pride to play for with their fate in the competition already confirmed.
The Cypriots are rooted to the bottom of Group K with just three points leaving them with no chance of reaching the...
November 27th, 20151526By Shravanth Vijayakumar
LIVERPOOL manager Jurgen Klopp was delighted the club wrapped up an early place in the Europa League knockout stages after Thursday night's hard-fought 2-1 win over French side Bordeaux at Anfield.
Liverpool found it difficult to exert dominance before striker Christian Benteke completed the come from...
November 26th, 20151471By Toby Davis
Tottenham Hotspur's in-form striker Harry Kane secured a 1-0 win at Qarabag and a place in the Europa League last 32 on Thursday night although last season's beaten finalists Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk suffered an early exit.
Kane struck in the 78th minute for his ninth goal in his last six games to ensure the Premier...
November 26th, 20151869By Andreas Vou
APOEL will play no further part in the Europa League beyond the group stages after a late Schalke goal was enough to separate the two sides at the Veltins-Arena in Germany on Thursday night.
The pre-match objective was clear but far from straight-forward for APOEL - the Cypriots had to defeat Schalke and hope that...
November 26th, 20151707By Andreas Vou
APOEL must defeat group leaders Schalke in Gelsenkirchen and then hope that second-placed Sparta Prague fail to win at home to Asteras Tripolis on Thursday in order to have a realistic chance of reaching the knockout phase of the Europa League.
The Cyprus champions have left themselves with it all to do with just two...
November 6th, 20151417APOEL’s chances of making the knockout phase of the Europa League were dealt a huge blow as they suffered a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Asteras Tripolis on Thursday.
A win was seen as a necessity going into the match two points behind Sparta Prague in second place but APOEL now sit bottom of the group with just two games...
November 5th, 20151145Borussia Dortmund and Napoli were the headline acts to qualify for the Europa League knock-out stage as both sides plundered a glut of goals in Thursday's early group matches.
Dortmund brushed aside Azerbaijani outfit FK Qabala 4-0 in Germany while Napoli went one better with a 5-0 home thrashing of Danish side Midtjylland.
November 5th, 20151474By Andreas Vou
APOEL will be aiming to pick up their first ever away win in group stages of European competition in order to keep their qualification hopes alive on their visit to Tripoli when they take on Asteras tonight Thursday.
A narrow 2-1 win in Nicosia two weeks ago gave APOEL their first three points of their Europa League...
October 23rd, 20151096By Toby Davis
Jurgen Klopp got a taste of the problems at Liverpool as his first home game as manager ended in a frustrating 1-1 draw against Rubin Kazan who played more than 50 minutes with 10 men in the Europa League on Thursday night.
As Klopp's new charges struggled to break down limited Russian opponents, the German's former...
October 22nd, 20151412By Toby Davis
Anderlecht came from behind to beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 in a 1984 UEFA Cup final rematch while Borussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a superbly-executed hat-trick in the Europa League on Thursday.
Dortmund secured a 3-1 win at Azarbaijani outfit Qabala on a night when Sporting Lisbon thumped Albanian...
October 22nd, 20151733By Andreas Vou
APOEL host Asteras Tripolis in Week 3 of the Europa League in Nicosia on Thursday (8pm), with the Cyprus champions knowing they must win if they are to maintain realistic hopes of progressing to the knockout phase of the competition.
Temur Ketsbaia’s side have lost their opening two group games, against Schalke and...
October 22nd, 20151449By Shravanth Vijayakumar
TOTTENHAM Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen says he is confident the club have a big enough squad to cope with their injury problems ahead of a busy schedule of games.
The latest player to be ruled out due to injury was winger Nacer Chadli, who joins the growing ranks of Tottenham players on the treatment...
October 2nd, 20151309Results and standings from the UEFA Europa League Group matches on Thursday
Thursday, October 1
Celtic (Scotland) 2 Fenerbahce (Turkey) 2
Molde (Norway) 1 Ajax Amsterdam (Netherlands) 1
Standings P W D L F A Pts
1 Molde 2 1 1 0 4 2 4
2 Celtic 2 0 2 0 4 4 2 ...
October 2nd, 20151341By Toby Davis
Stephan El Shaarawy took a small step towards refuelling his career at Monaco when the AC Milan loanee came off the bench to rescue a late 1-1 draw against Tottenham Hotspur in the Europa League's second round of group matches on Thursday.
Italian El Shaarawy, who was rated as one of the most promising young players...
October 1st, 20151563APOEL fell to a second straight defeat in the Europa League, going down to a 2-0 loss at the hands of Sparta Prague, making the Cypriot side’s aspirations of reaching the next round complicated.
With a notoriously good home record in European competition, Sparta were always going to be a big threat to contend with in front of their...
October 1st, 20151968By Andreas Vou
APOEL will be looking to spark life into their European campaign when they travel to the Czech Republic to take on Sparta Prague on Thursday (8pm).
After losing 3-0 to Schalke in Nicosia in the opening group match of the Europa League, the Nicosia side will be aiming for a positive result to get their season on the...
September 17th, 20151899By Andreas Vou
After their disappointing Champions League playoff exit, APOEL are looking to bounce back in the Europa League but face a tough challenge against Schalke 04 at the GSP Stadium on Thursday (10.05pm).
The Nicosia side are in European football's second-tier competition and are keen to make amends following heavy...
August 28th, 20151586By Brian Homewood
Former European champions Ajax Amsterdam and Celtic, who both suffered the indignity of being knocked of the Champions League qualifiers by underdogs this season, will meet in the Europa League after being drawn together in the group stage on Friday.
Four-time European champions Ajax, beaten by Rapid Vienna in the...
August 20th, 20151775Results from the UEFA Europa League play-offs, first leg matches on Thursday, August 20
Girondins Bordeaux (France) - Kairat Almaty (Kazakhstan) 1-0
Odd Grenland (Norway) - Borussia Dortmund (Germany) 3-4
Altach (Austria) - Belenenses (Portugal) 0-1
Zilina (Slovakia) -...
August 7th, 20151957By Brian Homewood
Borussia Dortmund, Champions League finalists two years ago, were paired with Norwegian side Odds Ballklubb in the draw for the Europa League playoff round made on Friday.
Four-time European champions Ajax Amsterdam, who suffered a shock defeat against Rapid Vienna in the Champions League qualifying round, will...
August 6th, 20152004By Andreas Vou
It was a disastrous evening for Cypriot sides in the Europa League third round yesterday as all three representatives were knocked out.
The objective for Omonia ahead of their hugely anticipated second leg clash was to win at all costs but, just as APOEL did on Tuesday against their Danish opponents, they too got off...
July 30th, 20152008By Andreas Vou
The third round of Europa League qualifying features three Cypriot clubs with their sights firmly set on the playoffs, including a tough test for AEK Larnaca in Bordeaux.
Apollon take on FK Qabala of Azerbaijan at the Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium. The Limassol outfit have been the most convincing of all Cypriot sides...
July 23rd, 20152646By Andreas Vou
Omonia must win to progress to the Europa League third-round when they host Jagiellonia Bialystok on Thursday night, while Apollon’s 4-0 first leg win over FK Trakai means that a less troubling evening awaits the Limassol club.
After a hard-fought 0-0 draw in Poland last week, Omonia now need a win, or rely on the...
July 17th, 20151987Below is the draw for the third qualifying round of the Champions League, made on Friday by UEFA (ties July 30 and August 6):
Beroe/Brondby v Jagiellonia Bialystock/Omonia Nicosia
Cukaricki Belgrade/Gabala v Apollon Limassol/Trakai
Southampton v Vitesse
West Ham/Birkirkara v Inverness CT/FC Astra Giurgiu
FC Zurich v...
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