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 By Mike Whalley
about an hour ago

Everton supporters attacked at Lille bar ahead of Europa League tie

Everton manager Roberto Martinez and Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard commented on Everton's phenomenal away support ahead of their Europa League clash with Lille.

A group of Everton fans were attacked by around 50 hooligans at a bar in Lille ahead of Thursday's Europa League match between the two clubs.

Eyewitness reports suggested the supporters were attacked with metal chairs and then sprayed with CS gas as police attempted to deal with the disorder on Wednesday night.

In a statement, Everton said two fans had suffered minor facial injuries and been taken to hospital.

The incident happened at the Australian Bar, where a group of fans had spent the afternoon...

 By Nick Ames
3 hours ago

Partizan Belgrade illustrates how much Serbia has given football

ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti explains what's next for Serbia and Albania after Tuesday's pitch altercation.

It feels like the worst day for a chat with Momcilo Vukotic, but perhaps it is actually the best. The time is just before 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 15, just 12 hours since Serbia's match with Albania, a few miles down the road at Partizan Belgrade's own stadium, was abandoned amid barely fathomable scenes of provocation and violence. Nobody has slept much, if at all. But into this smartly appointed room in the fashionable Belgrade suburb of Zemun walks Vukotic, 64 years old now and still Partizan's...

By ESPN Staff
13 hours ago

Martinez, Howard agree on great away support

Everton manager Roberto Martinez and Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard commented on Everton's phenomenal away support ahead of their Europa League clash with Lille.

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17 hours ago

Standard Liege v Sevilla FC: Preview

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Standard Liege's caretaker manager Ivan Vukomanovic will take charge of his first match against Sevilla in Europa League Group G after the Belgian club clarified his position with UEFA.

Vukomanovic is the man charged with restoring a semblance of calm to Standard, who saw their game with Zulte-Waregem on Sunday suspended in the 89th minute as furious fans threw seats and fencing on to the pitch with the hosts 2-1 down.

That was the latest setback in a season that has gone badly off the rails already,...

18 hours ago

Roberto Martinez: Lille key to Everton's hopes of advancing in Europa

Everton manager Roberto Martinez and Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard commented on Everton's phenomenal away support ahead of their Europa League clash with Lille.

Everton boss Roberto Martinez feels his side's double-header against Lille could well prove a "final'' in terms of the way Europa League Group H pans out.

The Toffees take on the French outfit at the Stade Pierre Mauroy on Thursday, with the reverse fixture following on Nov. 6.

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In a pool also featuring Russians FK Krasnodar and German side Wolfsburg, after two rounds of matches Everton are top with four points and Lille third with two.

And speaking at his new conference to preview Thursday's contest,...