Category: Football
Football 05.08.21 | 16:55

Sejdini opposes Zaev: I will not change the name of the Football Federation of Macedonia

Neither I have given the name, nor do I have the right to change it, said today the president of FFM Muamed Sejdini, adding he will not succumb to pressure to change the name of the Football Federation of Macedonia. From the very beginning I said and repeated many times that neither I have given the...

Football 19.07.21 | 09:13

“Macedonia is a Bulgarian country” banner displayed at football match in Sofia

The Bulgarian provocation towards Macedonia continues. At last night’s Super Cup match between CSKA Sofia and Ludogorets, Macedonia was the main topic for the fans of the “Armejci” as the hosts call themselves. There were chants against Macedonia and banners reading “Macedonia...

Football 25.06.21 | 23:00

Orban: Hungarians only kneel before God, before their country and their future wife

The Puskás Aréna in Budapest sounded like a real battlefield during the EURO 2020 match between Hungary and France, all thanks to the Hungarian fans who wholeheartedly cheered on the Hungarian teal to a surprise draw (1: 1), and sent a message rejecting to “kneel” before the match. The...

Football 11.06.21 | 09:41

Italy and Turkey get ball rolling as Euro 2020 begins in Rome

Euro 2020 begins Friday in Rome, a year later than planned, when Italy faces Turkey in a Group A clash with football rather than coronavirus worries coming to prominence. Italy missed out on the 2018 World Cup and are on a massive 27-game unbeaten run as they begin their search for just a second European...

Football 08.06.21 | 13:43

Macedonia’s national football team arrives in Bucharest for EURO 2020

After a two-hour charter flight, the Macedonian national football team landed at the airport in Bucharest. The flight passed in a good atmosphere, and immediately after landing, the national team and the coach Igor Angelovski waved the Macedonian flag. Macedonia will play against Austria on June 13...

Football 05.06.21 | 10:40

Macedonia beats Kazakhstan in Euro 2020 warm-up friendly

Macedonia beat Kazakhstan 4-0 on Friday in front of some 10,000 fans at the Todor Proeski National Area in Skopje. In a friendly match before the start of Euro 2020 later this month, Macedonia had a strong start, putting Kazakhstan under early pressure. This match is followed by the first really important...

Football 01.06.21 | 22:25

Macedonia’s friendly match with Slovenia within EURO 2020 preparations ends in a draw 1-1

Tuesday’s friendly match between the national football teams of Macedonia and Slovenia, ahead of Macedonia’s debut on EURO 2020, ended in a draw 1-1. The leading goal for the “red-yellows” at the National Arena “Tose Proeski” in Skopje was scored by Elif Elmas after...

Football 23.01.21 | 13:04

Zaev pressures the Football Federation of Macedonia to add adjective “North”

The Football Federation of Macedonia (FFM) has been under pressure from the government for a long time. The disagreement between FFM and the Agency of Youth and Sports is due to the fact that the Macedonian federation refuses to change its Statute, which is supposed to be harmonized according to the...

Football 08.10.20 | 23:05

Macedonia beats Kosovo and is one step closer to a historic European Championship ranking

Macedonia advanced to the finals of the UEFA Nations League with a 2-1 victory over Kosovo in the semifinal playoff duel played tonight at the national arena “Todor Proeski”. The national team thus came one step closer to a historic ranking in a major competition. Радоста на...

Football 17.06.20 | 19:09

Macedonia to play Nations League play-off match against Kosovo in Skopje on October 8

Macedonia will play the Nations League play-off match against Kosovo in Skopje on October 8, decided UEFA on Wednesday. The winner will play at either Georgia or Belarus on November 12 for a place at the Euro 2021. UEFA also decided that Nations League matches in 2021 will be played between September...

Football 10.03.20 | 15:10

Ban on sports matches is 30 days: Macedonia-Kosovo match to be played without spectators unless UEFA postpones it

After Health Minister Venko Filipce informed that all sports events with spectators are banned for the next 30 days, it becomes clear that the Macedonia-Kosovo match will be played without spectators. The match is set for March 26 and the ban will not be lifted until then. UEFA’s only hope of holding...

Football 20.01.20 | 21:56

Tickets for Ibiza-Barcelona match stolen from box office

The offices of Can Misses, Ibiza stadium, have been assaulted this morning by two hooded men who have stolen a total of forty entries for the tie win against the Barcelona, which will be played next Wednesday. Security cameras captured the scene and the club has already acted accordingly. Ibiza has issued...

Football 20.12.19 | 17:09

Through Platini, judiciary targets Sarkozy

Since its creation in December 2013 under the presidency of François Hollande, the obsession of the National Financial Prosecutor’s Office (PNF) has been to politically kill Nicolas Sarkozy, who has already been targeted by several investigations. The latest one concerns the terms of the 2022...

Football 09.09.19 | 10:04

Volino residents detained for waiving the Kutlesh Star flag!

Real drama took place Sunday afternoon outside the Ohrid police station where several people from the municipality of Debrca were detained. According to Alfa, the people were residents of the Volino village from the municipality of Debrca, who were taken to the Ohrid police station for chanting against...

Football 07.06.19 | 11:17

FIFA Vice President detained on corruption charges

The president of Africa’s soccer confederation, a FIFA vice president, was detained for questioning in Paris early Thursday, a day before the start of the Women’s World Cup. The official, Ahmad Ahmad, was picked up at a luxury hotel by the police as part of a corruption investigation that grew out...

Football 28.05.19 | 14:17

Union Berlin win first Bundesliga promotion and send Stuttgart down

Five-time German champions VfB Stuttgart were relegated and Union Berlin promoted to the Bundesliga top flight for the first time after a goalless draw in the second leg of the relegation and promotion play-off on Monday. Union benefited from the away goals rule after drawing 2-2 in the first leg in...

Football 23.05.19 | 21:17

Emiliano Sala: WhatsApp voice message reveals late striker had ‘no interest’ in joining Cardiff City

A WhatsApp recorded message from the late footballer Emiliano Sala has revealed that he had “no interest” in joining Cardiff City before his transfer from Nantes to the Premier League club was agreed, Independent reports. Sala died on the evening of 21 January when the aeroplane carrying him...

Football 23.05.19 | 20:10

Qatar commits to 32-team World Cup after expansion plans abandoned

Qatar says it is committed to making the 2022 World Cup “one of the best tournaments ever” after plans to expand it from 32 to 48 teams were abandoned. Neither the possibility of Qatar hosting an expanded 48-team tournament with other countries nor on its own will now be pursued, football world governing...

Football 17.05.19 | 11:49

Iker Casillas to retire from football following heart attack

Iker Casillas has decided to retire from professional football after suffering from a heart attack earlier this month, the Independent reported. Casillas, 37, won five La Liga titles and a World Cup with Spain during his glittering 21-year career. The goalkeeper made over 700 appearances for Real Madrid before...

Football 16.05.19 | 12:34

Michel Platini takes his revenge on FIFA 

Seven months after filing a complaint against X for “slanderous denunciation” and “criminal conspiracy to commit the offence of slanderous denunciation”, Michel Platini, the former UEFA president, was heard by the police on 14 May. A drawer investigation in which the role of...

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