Russia Ukraine War

Russian national and club teams at all levels have been banned from competing internationally following the invasion of Ukraine on 24 February. (Image: Facebook/rfsruofficial)
Russia

Russian FA to Consider Asian Confederation Move After Ban from UEFA

The Russian Football Federation is considering the possibility of switching to the Asian Confederation following the heavy sanctions imposed by the European Football governing body on the Russian football teams at all levels. Currently, Russian football is banned from featuring in any continental competitions after Putin ordered the invasion of […]

LA Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly has been named as the preferred bidder to buy Chelsea from Roman Abramovich. (Image: Twitter/plfrance)
Chelsea

LA Dodgers Co-Owner Todd Boehly Chosen as Preferred Bidder for Chelsea

The consortium led by Todd Boehly has been chosen as the preferred bidder for Premier League giants Chelsea. Boehly is the co-owner of the LA Dodgers. Sir Jim Ratcliffe, the owner of Ineos, had submitted a $5 billion offer on Friday morning, just hours before the announcement about Boehly being […]

Oleksandr Sukhenko won various team and individual trophies during his career. (Image: Facebook)
Oleksandr Sukhenko

Ukraine War: Footballer Among Those Killed in Village Massacre

Oleksandr Sukhenko and his parents were kidnapped by Russian troops, then found dead outside Motyzhyn, a village situated 31 miles west of the Ukrainian capital Kyiv. The 25-year-old striker was one of around 30 civilians whose bodies were found in a shallow grave discovered in a forest after the Ukrainian […]

Roman Abramovich is regarded by Ukraine as a go-between  with Russia. (Image: express.co.uk)
Abramovich

Roman Abramovich Suffered Symptoms of Suspected Poisoning After Talks in Ukraine

After attending peace talks between Russia and Ukraine, Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich found himself among a group who suffered symptoms similar to those experienced by poisoning victims. According to the Wall Street Journal, Abramovich is understood to have developed red eyes, painful tearing, and peeling skin on his face and […]

Roman Abramovich remains a highly popular face among Chelsea's supporters. (Image: sportsmole.co.uk(
Abramovich

Ukrainian President Zelensky Asked Biden Not to Sanction Abramovich

Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich has seen all of his assets frozen in the UK and in the European Union, including Chelsea, the English football club he’s owned since 2003. The United States was planning to sanction him as well, but Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky asked President Biden to wait. According […]

Chelsea enjoyed great success in Abramovich's 19 years of ownership. (Image: Twitter/chelseafc)
Chelsea

Chicago Cubs Owners in Joint Bid to Buy Chelsea from Roman Abramovich

The Ricketts Family — who are the owners of the Chicago Cubs — along with billionaire Ken Griffin, have submitted a formal bid to buy Chelsea on Friday, which was the deadline day for receiving proposals. On Wednesday, the Ricketts family issued a statement about Chelsea, and said they and […]

Russian clubs and national teams were banned from competing internationally after Putin's invasion of Ukraine. (Image: Facebook/rfsruofficial)
Russia Ukraine War

UEFA Ban on Russian Teams Upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport

Russian football teams were banned from playing in UEFA and FIFA competitions following Ukraine’s invasion by Vladimir Putin’s troops. Russian football authorities appealed the decision in Lausanne, but an urgent ruling from the Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld the sanctions. This decision doesn’t apply to Russia’s chances of […]

Desna's stadium has been hit by the Russian invaders with three different attacks. (Image: Facebook/FC Desna)
Desna

Russian Air Strikes Destroy Desna Stadium of Ukrainian First League Club

Desna Chernihiv’s Yuri Gagarin Stadium in Ukraine has been severely damaged by the Russian military. The stadium has been a target on three occasions and is now almost completely destroyed. “For the third time, the occupiers attacked the most dangerous military infrastructure facility in the city – the stadium of […]

Anatoly Tymoshchuk is now regared as a 'traitor' in Ukraine, the country he wrote history for at both club and national team levels. (Image: news.obozrevatel.com)

Ukrainian Deprived Hero Tymoshchuk Accused of Being a Russian Spy

Just days after Anatoliy Tymoshchuk was tagged as a ‘traitor’ — erased from the Ukrainian Football Federation’s records and deprived of all the honors and trophies he won at club and national team levels in Ukraine — his former agent Vitaliy Yurchenko made shocking statements regarding the ex-midfielder. According to […]

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is ready to end his 19 years in charge of the club. (Image: foxbusiness.com)
Chelsea for sale

Chelsea’s Bank Accounts Suspended, Abramovich Continues Selling Plans

Roman Abramovich believes the selling process for Chelsea should continue despite the freezing of his assets and the club’s accounts being suspended. Abramovich was included by the UK government among those sanctioned for their close relationships with the Putin regime. The Russian oligarch made public his intention to sell Chelsea […]