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Matic warns against Serbian 'viruses' Red Star and Partizan

Matic warns against Serbian 'viruses' Red Star and Partizan

Nemanja Matic, a former Premier League star, has gone on an explosive tirade against Serbian soccer. The head of the soccer association, as well as the two most prominent teams in the nation, Red Star Belgrade and Partizan Belgrade, have also been targeted by his criticism. “Serbian football is sick, infected with viruses called Red […]

Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 186 days ago

Matic warns against Serbian 'viruses' Red Star and Partizan

Nemanja Matic, a former Premier League star, has gone on an explosive tirade against Serbian soccer. The head of the soccer association, as well as the two most prominent teams in the nation, Red Star Belgrade and Partizan Belgrade, have also been targeted by his criticism. “Serbian football is sick, infected with viruses called Red […]

Chelsea

/ 296 days ago

Another MLS goalkeeper makes Premier League move

Just a year after the New England Revolution sold Matt Turner to Arsenal, the MLS club is sending Djordje Petrovic to Chelsea for even more money. The Serbian goalkeeper is on his way to Stamford Bridge to potentially serve as the backup to Robert Sanchez in goal. Turner served in a similar role behind Aaron […]

Creating a dream team of soccer players from Yugoslavia

The glory days of Yugoslavia soccer may be long gone, but the countries that emerged from its dissolution still have a lot of soccer talent to offer. Croatia took podium finishes at the last two World Cups. For a country of almost 4 million people, that is unheard of. Serbia is currently underperforming for their […]

Serbia

/ 506 days ago

USA-Serbia preview: 2026 World Cup cycle begins

The 2022 World Cup is in the rear-view mirror. Hence, it's time for the US Men's National Team (USMNT) to turn its attention to the 2026 World Cup, to be played here in the United States alongside Mexico and Canada. Given the unique timing of the Qatar World Cup, the annual January camp for the United […]

Serbia

/ 558 days ago

Switzerland clinches knockout spot despite Serbia surge

Switzerland grabbed the final spot of the 2022 World Cup knockout phase on Friday with a win over Serbia. The European team entered the day holding the second spot of Group G, as Brazil already locked up a place in the next phase. Serbia, needing a win to advance in the competition, did not make […]

Cameroon

/ 562 days ago

Cameroon 3-3 thriller with Serbia brings hope

Cameroon was winning. Then, it was losing. Then, it was winning again. The 3-3 shootout was a rollercoaster of emotions, to say the least. There were 28 total shots, four yellow cards and some of the biggest drama of the World Cup. It began with Jean-Charles Castellano's 29th-minute strike to give Cameroon an early lead. […]

Brazil

/ 566 days ago

Resurgent Brazil rolls past Serbia with 2-0 win

As Brazil handily dominated Serbia in front of a frenzied audience, fans can think of a lot of words to describe La Selecao. You can call them sensational, explosive; or even legendary. Yet the most accurate? Bees. The players, outfitted in their traditional bright yellow Nike jerseys, swarmed a responseless Serbian side that looked doomed […]

Serbia

/ 867 days ago

Serbians and Albanians kick aside differences on football pitch

Tirana (AFP) – Relations have rarely been good between Albania and Serbia. But for Serbian footballers playing in the land of their erstwhile foes, the sport transcends the long standing differences between the rivals. "Football is a fabulous tool for learning to live together," said Luka Milanovic, 29, who is one of 15 Serbian footballers […]
ByAFP

Portugal

/ 941 days ago

Serbia, Spain qualify for 2022 World Cup, Portugal stunned

Lisbon (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo's hopes of playing in a record-equalling fifth World Cup hang in the balance after Serbia stunned Portugal 2-1 in Lisbon to qualify for the 2022 World Cup. Spain and Croatia did secure their places in Qatar on Sunday thanks to 1-0 wins over Sweden and Russia respectively. Ronaldo already holds […]
ByAFP

Serbia

/ 2189 days ago

Serbia well equipped to break out in Russia

Every World Cup, there’s always at least one underdog team that exceeds expectations. Four years ago that team was Costa Rica. They finished the group stages on top of a group that included England and Italy, reached the quarter-finals and were eliminated by the Netherlands on penalties. Four years before that, Ghana had a similar […]

Serbia

/ 2625 days ago

'Football proletariat' brave Serbia's crumbling, violent stadiums

Belgrade (AFP) – Khalid Aucho and Takuto Yasuoka are among hundreds of footballers from Africa, Asia and South America whose dream of stardom has brought them to Eastern Europe. Aucho, a 23-year-old from Uganda who has already tried Scotland, and his 20-year-old Japanese counterpart Yasuoka train together at OFK Belgrade, currently bottom of the Serbian […]
ByAFP