Manchester United and Tottenham need to take the Europa League seriously

If you know someone who is a Spurs fan – specifically an American one – then you know the only thing they disdain more than Arsenal is non-league matches. While some fans unfortunately see cup matches as an unnecessary burden, they specifically target the Europa League as for some reason they deem a Thursday-Sunday turnaround […]

Liverpool and Sevilla look to take the Europa League title

The road to Basel, Switzerland has been a long one, but finally two teams have emerged and will battle it out for the Europa League title. Liverpool from the English Premier League will take on back-to-back Europa League champions Sevilla representing La Liga at St. Jakob-Park for the Europa League final. Sevilla look for an unprecedented […]

Sevilla FC's Grzegorz Krychowiak lifts the Europa League trophy

Sevilla’s history in the Europa League Final

Sevilla is truly an enigma in the footballing world. Three years ago they qualified to the Europa League as a ninth place team because two teams ahead of Sevilla got hit with bans from UEFA, so they were thrust into the European spotlight. Who knew that Sevilla, a team who many thought had no business […]

Who is going to the Europa League Final?

The Europa League is drawing closer to its conclusion and Basel is awaiting the finalists as the semifinals conclude this week. Liverpool and Villarreal will have the deciding fixture at Anfield, meanwhile Shakhtar and Sevilla will try and break their 2-2 deadlock in Seville. The Shakhtar and Sevilla matchup will be an interesting one as […]

Europa League preview: Liverpool, Dortmund clash for spot in semifinal

Liverpool’s best shot at earning a spot in next year’s Champions League is on the line today as it welcomes Borussia Dortmund to Anfield for the second leg of their Europa League quarterfinal tie (2:30 p.m. ET, FOX Sports 1). The tie is level at 1-1, but thanks to Divock Origi’s tally last week, the […]

Why players coming back from injury is a bad thing for Manchester United

Manchester United’s up and down season finally looked like it was going to get back on track. They had scored three goals each in back to back games against Derby County and Stoke City before drawing at Stamford Bridge. But of course just like it has all year, whenever things seemed like they started to […]

Dortmund, Tottenham square off in Europa League round of 16

Two clubs chasing domestic championships will take a break from that challenge to meet in the first leg of a Round of 16 Europa League tie today. Borussia Dortmund, five points behind Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga, will entertain Tottenham Hotspur, which is also five points off the top of the table in England against […]

Why are teams suddenly taking the Europa League seriously?

A look at the teams still in the Europa League will surprise anyone who hasn’t paid attention to the league in the last few years. Don’t feel bad, most of the soccer-watching public doesn’t pay attention to that league. But a quick run down of the teams look like this: Liverpool, Manchester United, Tottenham, Dortmund, Porto, […]

Wayne Rooney out 6-8 weeks with knee injury

Wayne Rooney is set to miss the next two months after picking up a knee ligament injury in training this week. The news was broken when United landed in Denmark ahead of their Europa League match against FC Midtjylland on Thursday. The team had previously announced that Rooney was not in the traveling 18 man squad […]

Manager of Celtic pub hospitalized by Ajax fans

Neil O’Donnell, the manager of a popular Celtic fan pub, was attacked last night by Ajax fans after the Celtic/Ajax Europa League match. The match was also marred by several scenes of violence by fans. The game ultimately ended 2-1 in Ajax’s favor and knocked Celtic out of the Europa League. While it is uncertain why […]

The Locker: Braga has boots stolen from stadium dressing room

SC Braga arrived for their Europa League match against Marseille at the Stade Velodrome only to find their shooting boots missing. Literally. The club was shocked to discover that every pair of boots, which they have said was three pairs per player, had been stolen from their dressing room following Wednesday nights training session. UEFA […]