Sion fight Europa League expulsion at Swiss court


By David Gold in Geneva

September 6 – FC Sion have confirmed that they have appealed to UEFA against their expulsion from the Europa League, with both players and the club itself set to launch legal proceedings against football’s European governing body at Swiss civil court level.

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Serie A strike comes to temporary halt


By David Gold

September 6 – The players’ strike, which has held up the start to the new Serie A season, has been ended temporarily after the Italian Players’ Union and Lega Serie A reached an agreement that will see the season start this Friday (September 9) when AC Milan host Lazio.

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I can see red lights flashing, warns Platini


By Andrew Warshaw in Monaco

August 26 – UEFA President Michel Platini today launched his most hard-hitting rebuke for months on the state of European football, saying “red lights were flashing” throughout the continent and that he feared for the game’s very future.

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Barcelona claim Super Cup in 2-0 win


By Andrew Warshaw in Monaco

August 26 – Barcelona picked up yet another piece of silverware to add to their bulging trophy cabinet tonight as they ultimately cruised past nine-man Porto 2-0 to lift the UEFA Super Cup, the annual early-season showpiece between the Champions League and Europa League winners.

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