May 19 – Wearing the message United for Ukraine on their shirts, Ukraine’s national men’s team won its second straight friendly since the Russian invasion by beating Italian Serie A club Empoli 3-1.
May 19 – Eintracht Frankfurt ended their 42-year European trophy drought on Wednesday by beating Rangers 5-4 on penalties after a 1-1 draw to lift the Europa League in a nail-biting final that will be remembered for the display of passion by both sets of fans in Seville.
May 19 – The 2021/22 season is ending and the transfer race for the big names across the leagues in Europe has begun. While most of these player moves will be for better financial conditions, this is a unique year and it is likely many moves will be made just for a guarantee of playing time.
By Andrew Warshaw
May 18 – Glasgow Rangers and Eintracht Frankfurt, two massively supported clubs who have had lean times when it comes to European success, turn back time tonight when they attempt to carve out a place in modern football history by winning the Europa League.
May 17 – Goalkeepers need to be more than just shot stoppers. With possession-based football requiring keepers to be confident with the ball at their feet, their distribution is no longer just about kicking the ball long.
By Samindra Kunti at Wembley
May 15 – Liverpool’s quadruple dream remains alive after defeating Chelsea 6-5 in a penalty shootout in the 150th Anniversary FA Cup Final following a tense and draining 120 minutes.
May 12 – Ajax have been crowned Dutch champions for a record 36th time following a resounding 5-0 victory against Herenveen, securing a direct ticket to the Champions League group stages.
May 4 – The regular football season is at the business end and a number of championships have been decided weeks before the final rounds of matches. In the Big 5 leagues, the titles have been decided in France, Germany and Spain, and it is the normal names again – PSG, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid.
May 3 – Carlo Ancelotti has become the first manager to capture the league title in each of Europe’s top five leagues – England, Spain, Germany, Italy and France.
April 29 – Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him at the club until 2026.
April 28 – A second straight all-English Champions League final is on the cards after Liverpool swept aside Villarreal 2-0 in the first leg of their semi-final on Wednesday.
April 28 – LaLiga is planning an overhaul of its clubs’ academy structures via a new initiative titled the ‘National Plan forthe Optimisation and Improvement of Youth Academies’.
April 28 – Spain’s Athletic Club top a ranking of Big 5 league clubs whose home developed players have played the highest percentage of minutes this season. The Basque club has seen 55.8% of minutes played by home developed players.
April 26 – Oldham Athletic have set an unwanted record of becoming the first former Premier League club ever to drop out of English football’s four main divisions altogether.