Tag: Russia and Ukraine

2022 World Cup: FIFA President Gianni Infantino Calls For a One-month Ceasefire in Ukraine

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has called for a one-month ceasefire in the Ukraine war as the world gets ready for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Russian President Vladimir Putin shocked the world in February this year when he ordered the invasion of Ukraine. The war brought repercussions for Russia, with many Western Nations rallying […]

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Arsenal prepare to sign Zinchenko from Man City

English Premier League giants Arsenal have reportedly commenced discussion with league champions Manchester City over a deal for their defender Oleksandr Zinchenko. The 25-year-old has made it clear that he is ready to leave the club and has had enquires from Everton West Ham and Chelsea. However, Man City are ready to let him go […]

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UEFA bans Russia from women’s Euros and World Cup … Clubs set to be banned next season

UEFA has barred Russia from competing in the Women’s European Championship in July and qualifying for next year’s World Cup in the aftermath of the country’s invasion of Ukraine. Portugal will take the place of Russia in the tournament in England from July 6-31, after losing to them in the qualifying play-offs. In Group C, […]

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Roman Abramovich, outgoing Chelsea owner resumes Ukraine and Russia peace talks after surviving ‘chemical poisoning’… Here is why he is involved in the talks

The outgoing owner of Chelsea football club, Roman Abramovich has resumed his role as a member of the team trying to broker peace between his country, Russia and Ukraine. Futballnews reported earlier in the week that Roman Abramovich was one of three negotiators that reportedly suffered symptoms of ‘chemical weapons poisoning‘ after he flew from […]

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Roman Abramovich, outgoing owner of Chelsea, and Ukrainian peace negotiators suffered symptoms of suspected “chemical weapons” poisoning

The outgoing owner of Chelsea football club, Roman Abramovich, and Ukrainian peace negotiators suffered symptoms of suspected “chemical weapons” poisoning after they attended the peace talks between Ukraine and Russia on the night of 3 to 4 March 2022. Recall that the president of Russia, Vladimir Putin ordered his country’s troops to invade Ukraine on […]

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Ukraine and Russia Crisis: European Clubs Association makes a donation to Ukrainian soccer clubs

Ukraine and Russia Crisis: The European Clubs’ Association has contributed a million euros (£840,000) to Ukrainian clubs, with chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi expressing his “grief” over Russia’s invasion and “violent attacks on the Ukrainian people.” All seven Russian members have been suspended by the ECA, which is holding its general assembly in Vienna. Al-Khelaifi stated, “Our […]

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Boris Johnson of the UK can’t believe that Russia had the guts to bid for Euro 2028 amid the invasion of Ukraine

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson is shocked at the audacity of Russia to bid for Euro 2028 amid the country’s invasion of Ukraine. Recall that on February 24, 2022, Russia’s President, Vladimir Putin shocked the world when he ordered his troops to invade Ukraine. Since then, Russia’s troops have placed Ukraine […]

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Andriy Shevchenko cries out that some of his family members are still under siege in Ukraine

Former AC Milan, Chelsea, and Dynamo Kyiv striker, Andriy Shevchenko has revealed that some of his family members are still under siege in Ukraine. The 45-year-old retired Ukrainian football icon said her sister and her mother are stuck in a basement in Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital city, which has been under Russia’s military attack for over […]

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Lucas Rangel, a Brazilian footballer who plays for Ukraine’s Vorskla Poltava narrates how he flee the war-torn country

Lucas Rangel left KuPS in Finland to Ukraine to join the country’s Premier League club, Vorskla Poltava on August 31, 2021. Unfortunately for the 27-year-old Brazilian forward, he did not play for more than six months before Russia’s troops invaded Ukraine. The invasion forced football to a halt and people in the country started fleeing […]

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Reaction against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is the height of double standards in football

In recent times, football has never been involved in political matters as much as it has been in the war between Russia and Ukraine. This has made many cry out against double standards in football. Recall that since Thursday, February 24, 2022, when the president of Russia Vladimir Putin ordered the Russian troops to invade […]

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