Aston Villa’s Ukrainian target says it would be a “dream” to play in the Premier League
Jan25

Aston Villa’s Ukrainian target says it would be a “dream” to play in the Premier League

Aston Villa have been reportedly handed a boost in their pursuit of Ukraine international Roman Zozulya, according to Tribuna. The Premier League side, who remain rock-bottom in the standings after drawing 0-0 with West Brom at the weekend, are interested in signing the Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk striker during the January transfer window. The 26-year-old, who has 22 international caps for his country, has scored one goal in just five...

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Everton to move for towering 6ft 6in goalkeeper
Dec21

Everton to move for towering 6ft 6in goalkeeper

Everton are reportedly lining up a January move for Ukraine international goalkeeper Denys Bokyo. The Premier League outfit, who fell to a 3-2 defeat to league leaders Leicester City at the weekend, are eyeing a New Year swoop for the FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk shot stopper during next month’s transfer window. The 27-year-old, who has three international caps for his country, has kept eight clean sheets in 22 appearances in all...

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Europa League Round-up: Liverpool and Tottenham both win to advance to last-32
Nov27

Europa League Round-up: Liverpool and Tottenham both win to advance to last-32

Liverpool moved to the top of group of Group B and secured their qualification for the next stage of the competition with a hard fought 2-1 win over Bordeaux at Anfield. The Reds had to come from behind as Henri Saivet scored on 33 minutes after a direct free-kick had been given in the penalty area because Simon Mignolet held onto the ball for more than six seconds. Jurgen Klopp’s side were back level five minutes later though, when...

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Round-up: Europa League – Liverpool and Tottenham win but Celtic are on the brink
Nov06

Round-up: Europa League – Liverpool and Tottenham win but Celtic are on the brink

Tottenham survived a scare from Belgian side Anderlecht as they ran out 2-1 winners at White Heart Lane, thanks to a superb late strike from Mousa Dembele. Clearly heartened by taking three points off Spurs at home, the Belgians should have probably been ahead inside four minutes, but Jan Vertonghen recovered well to make a crucial tackle on striker Stefano Okaka inside the six-yard box, before Steven Defour also went close. Spurs...

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Top 5: Europa League 15/16 teams to watch
Sep17

Top 5: Europa League 15/16 teams to watch

The Europa League group games get under way this evening and with the offer of a place in the Champions League for the winners, it’s sure to be yet another competitive campaign. Defending champions Sevilla are happily sitting in Europe’s premier competition, leaving us with a good chance of a new winner this season, maybe even a British club. Here, I assess the five teams that are the ones to watch out for in this year’s Europa League...

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Top 5: Europa League 15/16 teams to watch

4. Dnipro Last season’s runners-up shocked many as they nearly went all the way to lift the trophy, but this term they will be a team many will fear. A truly inspiring run to Warsaw last season, despite not many star name players, showed how dangerous even teams that start of in the early qualifying stage can be. Their best known player from that run to the final – Yevhen Konoplyanka – has left to go to the side that beat them...

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