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#Live: At last, Pepe recovers his scoring boot, rescues points for Arsenal at Europa; Martial ends Man Utd away nemesis

October 24, 2019 Editor 0

Substitute Nicolas Pepe rescued Arsenal with two sublime free-kicks in the last 10 minutes of their Europa League group game against Vitoria Guimaraes at Emirates Stadium. Arsenal were losing 2-1 when Pepe came on in the 75th minute and he scored five minutes later with a curling effort from 25 yards. He repeated the feat in stoppage time as Arsenal Read More

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Breaking: Hazard emerges UEFA Europa League best player of the season

August 30, 2019 Editor 0

Eden Hazard has been crowned the Europa League Player of the Season for his performances with Chelsea last term. The Belgian was the Blues’ star man during the 2018-19 campaign and scored two goals in the final as they lifted the trophy in Baku. Chelsea beat Arsenal 4-1, with Olivier Giroud and Pedro also getting on the scoresheet, before substitute Alex Iwobi – now of Everton – hit a Read More

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#Live: Arsenal face Frankfurt, Manchester United get Kazakhstan’s Astana in UEFA Europa group draw

August 30, 2019 Editor 0

Manchester United face a trip to Kazakhstan in the Europa League group stages after being drawn against Astana while Arsenal will face last season’s semi-finalists Eintracht Frankfurt. Scottish champions Celtic, meanwhile, have been drawn to face Serie A side Lazio in Group E. Europa League 2019-20 groups in full Group A Group B Group C Group D Sevilla Dynamo Kiev Basel Sporting CP APOEL FC Copenhagen Krasnodar PSV … … Read More

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Arsenal, Manchester United in the mix as Europa draw takes centre stage Friday, day after UEFA Champions League turn

August 30, 2019 Editor 0

Arsenal will hope to bounce back from their Europa League final disappointment this season. The Gunners will be in the draw for the group stage of the competition on Friday, following their defeat to Chelsea in Baku last term. Unai Emery has a great record in the Europa League but they couldn’t get over the line last term, losing to their Premier Read More

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Breaking: UEFA hits AC Milan with Europa League ban

June 28, 2019 Editor 0

AC Milan have been excluded from the 2019-20 Europa League as a result of Financial Fair Play (FFP) breaches, the Court of Arbitration for Sport has announced. The Serie A giants will play no part in continental competition during the upcoming campaign, despite having secured a fifth-place finish last season. They ended 2018-19 one point behind arch-rivals Inter and outside Read More

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After grabbing UEFA Europa Cup, Pedro becomes first player to win all major global titles

May 30, 2019 Editor 0

Chelsea’s Europa League final victory over Arsenal has seen Blues winger Pedro add yet another trophy to his now unmatched collection. The 31-year-old has won the Champions League, Premier League, Europa League, World Cup and the European Championship – a collection no other player in world football can match. Pedro’s list of silverware doesn’t end there either with the former Barcelona man also boasting five La Liga titles, three Copa del Rey trophies, three Read More

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UEFA Europa League Cup final: Injury rules N’Golo Kante out of Arsenal clash

May 29, 2019 Editor 0

Chelsea are reportedly without N’Golo Kante for Wednesday’s Europa League final against Arsenal. The midfielder’s race to be fit for the Baku clash has dominated their pre-match thoughts but it appears Maurizio Sarri will have to piece together an alternative plan. Earlier in the month, the manager professed his regret after playing Kante when he picked up a hamstring problem before the semi-final Read More

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#Live: Finally, Chelsea conquer Frankfurt, set up all English UEFA Europa League final with Arsenal

May 9, 2019 Editor 0

May 29, 2019 will be a day to behold for both the football fraternity globally and political hemishere in Nigeria after two English Premier League teams Chelsea and Arsenal book the final ticket of this year’s UEFA Europa League. Chelsea defeated Frankfurt 4-3 on penalties and will play Arsenal inside Olympic Stadium, Baku, Azerbaijan, a game slated for 8pm penultimate Read More

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Europa: Chelsea soar, Arsenal stumble

February 15, 2019 Editor 0

Chelsea claimed a 2-1 victory at Malmo in the Europa League last-32 first leg on Thursday to ease some of the pressure on beleaguered coach Maurizio Sarri, while Arsenal suffered a shock loss to BATE Borisov. Visitors Chelsea desperately needed a response after back-to-back humiliating away losses, with last Sunday’s 6-0 thrashing by Manchester City following a 4-0 reverse at Read More

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UEFA strikes changes as Champions League returns in February

January 10, 2019 Editor 0

The Champions League resumes next month and with it come some major rule changes. The knockout stages begin in February with the round of last-16 matches. However, UEFA announced on Wednesday that from this stage of the competition as well as the Europa League there will be tweaks from their old formats. The major change is that any players signed in the January transfer Read More

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Europa: Arsenal face AC Milan in tricky tie

February 24, 2018 Blueprint 0

Arsenal have been handed a tough draw after they were paired with former European champions AC Milan in the last 16 of the UEFA Europa League (UEL). Milan will host Arsenal in the first leg at the San Siro on March 8 before the return leg scheduled for the Emirates Stadium on March 15. The aforementioned clash was the standout Read More