Chelsea deal for Mudryk helps donate $25 million to Ukraine
Chelsea

Chelsea deal for Mudryk helps donate $25 million to Ukraine

Chelsea acquired Ukraine international Mykhailo Mudryk on Saturday in an expensive transfer topping out over $100 million. Chelsea swooped in the the Shakhtar Donetsk star while it appeared Arsenal were on the verge of acquiring the talent. While the official fee for Mudryk's transfer to Chelsea is high, a $100 million package in total, not […]

Chelsea

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Chelsea deal for Mudryk helps donate $25 million to Ukraine

Chelsea acquired Ukraine international Mykhailo Mudryk on Saturday in an expensive transfer topping out over $100 million. Chelsea swooped in the the Shakhtar Donetsk star while it appeared Arsenal were on the verge of acquiring the talent. While the official fee for Mudryk's transfer to Chelsea is high, a $100 million package in total, not […]

FIFA

/ 75 days ago

FIFA President calls for Russia-Ukraine ceasefire at G20 meeting

FIFA President Gianni Infantino asked for a ceasefire between Russia and Ukraine throughout the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The FIFA president made the plea during a G20 summit in Indonesia. An annual meeting involving 19 different countries and the European Union, the G20 gathering typically discusses global issues such as economy, climate change, and […]

shakhtar donetsk

/ 91 days ago

Mykhailo Mudryk drawing transfer interest from Europe's biggest clubs

Every so often a player emerges from a difficult situation and just looks destined for greatness. Ukraine has produced some quite sensational footballers: Andriy Shevchenko, Sergiy Rebrov and Anatoliy Tymoschuk. Yet, Mykhailo Mudryk looks like he could eclipse even those aforementioned names, yielding a major transfer in time. The 21-year-old winger has emerged from Shakhtar […]

Shakhtar Donetsk grabs point in heroic showing against Real Madrid

Shakhtar Donetsk put in a spectacular performance against Real Madrid on Tuesday night. The Ukrainians nearly grabbed a famous victory on the night. However, a late goal from Antonio Rüdiger meant the match ended all square at 1-1. Oleksandr Zubkov initially gave Shakhtar the lead within a minute of the second half. The Ukraine international […]

Ukraine

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Ukraine begins football season in spite of war

Kyiv (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine on Tuesday launched its new football season despite Russia's ongoing invasion, in an apparent attempt to give a morale boost to the war-ravaged nation. In the first match of the Ukrainian Premier League, Shakhtar Donetsk drew 0-0 with Metalist 1925 from Kharkiv at the Olympiysky stadium in Kyiv. In an […]
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Ukraine

/ 159 days ago

'We are alive': Mariupol footballers stay strong as season begins

Demydiv (Ukraine) (AFP) – As Ukraine's football season kicked off on Tuesday despite the ongoing Russian invasion, players from a Mariupol club are hoping to do their devastated city proud after a dramatic escape from their home. FSC Mariupol are warming up in the tiny village stadium of Demydiv 20 kilometres (12 miles) north of […]
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Everton

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Everton fan gets penalty pay off for Ukraine aid effort

Liverpool (AFP) – An Everton fan who drove to Poland to help Ukrainian refugees was given a moment to remember as he was brought on to take a penalty during the Toffees pre-season friendly win over Dynamo Kiev. Paul Stratton used his time off from working for Liverpool Council to travel to Poland and hand […]
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Republic Of Ireland

/ 234 days ago

Ukraine beat Republic of Ireland after World Cup heartbreak

Dublin (AFP) – Viktor Tsygankov lifted Ukraine's spirits after their painful failure to qualify for the World Cup as the midfielder clinched a 1-0 Nations League victory over the Republic of Ireland on Wednesday. Tsygankov struck with a fine free-kick early in the second at Dublin's Aviva Stadium. Ukraine held on to that slender lead […]
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Ukraine

/ 237 days ago

Ukraine's players make nation proud despite falling short of World Cup

Cardiff (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Ukraine's World Cup dream is over after a cruel 1-0 defeat to Wales in Sunday's play-off final left a nation ravaged by war without the release of seeing their country compete in Qatar later this year. Heads bowed, the Ukrainian players were still saluted like heroes from the small band of […]
ByAFP

Ukraine

/ 237 days ago

Wales spoil Ukrainian dreams to reach first World Cup in 64 years

Cardiff (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Gareth Bale led Wales to their first World Cup since 1958 as Ukraine's dreams of lifting the spirits of a war-torn country were cruelly denied by a 1-0 defeat in Cardiff on Sunday. Bale's free-kick, which was turned into his own net by Ukrainian captain Andriy Yarmolenko, separated the sides […]
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Ukraine

/ 239 days ago

Wales focused on World Cup job at hand against Ukraine

Cardiff (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Wales manager Rob Page said it was "business as usual" despite facing war-torn Ukraine as they aim to reach a first World Cup since 1958 in Sunday's play-off final. Ukraine beat Scotland 3-1 on Wednesday in their first competitive match since Russia's invasion in February. However, Page stressed that his […]
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