ALL POSTS TAGGED "ukraine"

FIFA

/ 17 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

/ 33 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 game interrupted by air raid sirens

A match in Ukraine between Shakhtar Donetsk and Oleksandriya was interrupted because of an air rain siren. While Shakhtar had a narrow 1-0 lead, sirens rang out signaling possible threats of military missiles in the area. Players and coaches went back to their dressing rooms during the commotion. The sirens reportedly lasted for nearly an […]

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 […]

Wales-Ukraine on TV: World Cup Playoff coverage details

The much-anticipated Wales-Ukraine World Cup playoff is on TV this Sunday, June 5. The game comes after Ukraine defeated Scotland in a playoff on Wednesday by a score of 3-1. Now, the winner of this game punches its ticket to the World Cup in Qatar in November. Wales-Ukraine on TV: How to watch Kickoff time: […]

Russia

/ 273 days ago

How the Russian invasion of Ukraine impacts global soccer

The current situation in Ukraine put the geopolitical world on edge. Russian President Vladimir Putin's unprovoked attack on the neighboring country stymied peace in Europe. While the issues are far more important than soccer, the ramifications carry over into sport. After all, competitions like the UEFA Champions League, Europa League and Euros bring millions of […]