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UEFA Europa League

Feyenoord face racism case for fans' banana incident

Roma scored two goals at Feyenoord to book their spot in the Europa League Round of 16 despite the game being halted for objects being thrown on the field by unruly fans.
Both teams were forced to leave the field after crowd disturbances at the De Kuip stadium.
Police in Rotterdam are tightening security and drafting in reinforcements, ahead of a highly-charged UEFA Europa League match between Feyenoord and AS Roma.

NYON, Switzerland -- UEFA has charged Feyenoord with racist behaviour by fans who threw an inflatable banana on the pitch during a tense Europa League last-32 match against Roma.

UEFA said it also charged Roma winger Adem Ljajic with "provoking spectators" when celebrating the opening goal in Roma's decisive 2-1 win last Thursday.

Dozens of fans were detained in the Netherlands ahead of the return following disorder in Rome at the first-leg match.

Last Thursday, play was twice briefly stopped by...

 By Steven Kelly

Liverpool overcome Man City, but will true greatness ever return to Anfield?

The ESPN FC crew identify the elements leading to Liverpool's current rise in the Premier League table.

Liverpool's league form has been highly impressive since their embarrassing 3-1 loss to Crystal Palace in November. The stats read like a team chasing the title: played 15, won 10, drawn four, lost one, with the latest victory coming in a superb 2-1 performance against champions Manchester City.

Bizarrely, however, the 34-point run hasn't closed the gap on fourth place by very much. That's because all of the usual challengers for the Champions League qualification spots have all had very good runs...

 By Mike Whalley

Brendan Rodgers: Europa League exit could be blessing for Liverpool

Manuel Pellegrini knows all too well the dangers European football can pose on a domestic campaign, and notes that Liverpool may be feeling a strain following their Europa League defeat.

LIVERPOOL -- Liverpool's Europa League exit could be positive for the club as it frees them up from potential fixture congestion, manager Brendan Rodgers says.

Rodgers' side went out of the competition at the round of 32 stage on penalties to Turkish side Besiktas on Thursday.

The Reds did not arrive home until 4.30 a.m. on Friday, leaving them little time to prepare for Sunday's Premier League home match against title contenders Manchester City.

Liverpool's fixture list has been packed since the...

 By Mike Whalley

Europa League fan incident doesn't worry Everton boss Roberto Martinez

Everton striker Steven Naismith reacts after his side's 3-1 triumph over Young Boys on Thursday puts them in the last 16 of the Europa League.
Dynamo Kiev escape a late challenge from Guingamp to advance to the round of 16.
Two Dynamo Kiev red cards and two second-half goals for Guingamp highlighted a 2-1 game in France.
Guingamp head coach Jocelyn Gourvennec spoke on Wednesday ahead of their Europa League Round of 32 game against Dynamo Kiev on Thursday.

LIVERPOOL -- Roberto Martinez said he has no worries about fan trouble when his Everton side face Dynamo Kiev in the Europa League last 16, even though the club advised fans to wait before purchasing travel arrangements.

The Ukrainian Premier League leaders are being investigated by UEFA after violent scenes marred their round of 32 second leg victory over Guingamp in Kiev on Thursday.

Reports have suggested that the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium match on March 19 could be played behind closed doors as...