Tag: Russia Invasion

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)

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 […]

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)

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 […]

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

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)
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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)

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 […]

The Chinese broadcaster of the Premier League will not show any games this weekend, meaning that Premier League fans will not be able to watch the Manchester derby on Sunday. (Image: Twitter/mancity)

China Will Not Broadcast Premier League Games Over Support for Ukraine

The broadcast rights holder in China informed the Premier League that they won’t show any matches this weekend because of the league’s planned support for Ukraine. The Premier League and all its clubs have positioned themselves against Russia’s actions after the invasion of Ukraine ordered by President Vladimir Putin. China, […]

The world of football has shown its support for the people of Ukraine following the Russian invasion. (Image: Twitter/fifpro)

Russia-Ukraine Crisis: Two Ukrainian Football Players Killed

Two Ukrainian football players have lost their lives over the past 24 hours. Vitalii Sapylo and Dmytro Martynenko are the first two sportsmen to die following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The tragic news was announced by FIFPRO, the world players’ syndicate, on Tuesday evening. Sapylo, who was just 21, was […]