Brno eyes €55.5m stadium rebuild for Zbrojovka in Czech's Synot Liga

Za Luzankami By Jaroslaw Adamowski
September 1 - The city authorities of Brno have unveiled plans to lease the Za Luzankami stadium to Verime Zbrojovce, a supporters' association led by former footballer Petr Svancara, and, in the long-term, finance a project worth some CZK 1.5 billion (€55.5 million) to overhaul the stadium for Czech football club FC Zbrojovka Brno.

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Berlin brawl as jews and muslims trade insults at amateur match

TUS Maccabi club houseSeptember 1 - An amateur match in Berlin descended into a mass brawl that left two people injured after fans and players from both teams exchanged anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim insults, according to German police.

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Loko Ultras fail with pitch invasion but successfully lay siege to local police station

loko ultrasBy Alexander Krassimirov
September 1 - More than 60 Ultras, supporters of Bulgaria's Lokomotiv Plovdiv, laid seige to the police station in Montana this weekend, trying to free one of their fellow fans. The fan had been arrested during the game in the Bulgarian elite league between Montana and Lokomotiv after Plovdiv Ultras tried to invade the pitch.

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Five injured as safety barrier gives way at Bordeaux Euro2016 stadium

Grand Stade de BordeauxAugust 31 - Five spectators, including two minors, were injured as a safety barrier gave way at the recently opened Nouveau Stade in Bordeaux late in the Derby de l'Atlantique.

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Champions League draw throws up mixed fortunes for Manchester clubs

Champions League drawAugust 28 - If there wasn't quite a group of death, Manchester City arguably again drew the short straw in the draw for the group stages of the Champions League.

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Schalke 04 strikes €1.4m deal with Turkish Airlines

Schalke fansBy Jaroslaw Adamowski
August 28 - FC Schalke 04 has inked a new sponsorship deal with Turkish Airlines. The deal, which is estimated to be worth a total of €1.4 million, will see the airlinesupport the Gelsenkirchen-based side for two years.

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Messi scores UEFA player award over Ronaldo and Suárez

Lionel Messi UEFA player of the yearAugust 28 - Lionel Messi's role in Barcelona's treble-winning 2014/15 campaign has resulted in him being been named UEFA's European player of the year for the second time in the accolade's five-year history.

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Ascoli Picchio plans €12 million stadium overhaul and push for Serie A

Ascoli PicchioBy Jaroslaw Adamowski
August 27 - Following the club's return to Italy's Serie B, Italy's second tier, Ascoli Picchio FC has unveiled detail of a planned €12 million stadium redevelopment.

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Levski battle racist fans with visual lesson in the unacceptable

levski signs2By Alexander Krassimirov
August 27 - Bulgaria's Levski Sofia have started an educational campaign in a bid to combat the extreme racism of their fans. The club is one of the most frequently fined by the Bulgarian Football Union (BFU). Recently the fines for Bulgarian teams for racist incident, of which there are sadly many, have been increasing.

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