Crimean football clubs were Thursday banned by UEFA from taking part in Russian championships starting from January 1, the governing body's secretary general Gianni Infantino announced....
Exiled Ukrainian champions Shakhtar Donetsk intend to return to their conflict-scarred home city as soon as it becomes safe to do so, a club official told AFP on Thursday....
European football's top officials said Thursday they wanted to resolve whether or not Crimean clubs can play in Russia or Ukraine within a month, even as Kiev called for sanctions against Moscow....
Ukrainian Football Federation boss Anatoly Konkov has called upon the world and European football ruling bodies to punish the Russian Football Union for admitting clubs from Crimea, which Russia annexed....
Argentine striker Facundo Ferreyra on Sunday completed a move to Newcastle United after joining foreign stars who refused to play with Ukrainian champions Shakhtar Donetsk because of the country's conflict....