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Milan crash out of Europa League

13 Dec 2018

Olympiakos Piraeus pulled off a stunning 3-1 Europa League win over AC Milan that put them into the last 32 and sent the Italians crashing out as the remaining places in the knockout stage were decided on Thursday.

RPT-INTERVIEW-Wesstroem's AIK already setting sights on 2019/20 Champions League

13 Dec 2018

STOCKHOLM, Dec 13 The group stage of this year's Champions League may have just ended, but recently-crowned Nordic domestic champions such as Sweden's AIK, Finland's HJK Helsinki and Norway's Rosenborg are already planning furiously for next year's competition.

Wesstroem's AIK already setting sights on 2019/20 Champions League

13 Dec 2018

STOCKHOLM The group stage of this year's Champions League may have just ended, but recently-crowned Nordic domestic champions such as Sweden's AIK, Finland's HJK Helsinki and Norway's Rosenborg are already planning furiously for next year's competition.

INTERVIEW-Wesstroem's AIK already setting sights on 2019/20 Champions League

13 Dec 2018

STOCKHOLM, Dec 13 The group stage of this year's Champions League may have just ended, but recently-crowned Nordic domestic champions such as Sweden's AIK, Finland's HJK Helsinki and Norway's Rosenborg are already planning furiously for next year's competition.

REFILE-INTERVIEW-Soccer-Denmark on the rise as Hareide finds potent mix

11 Dec 2018

STOCKHOLM, Dec 11 After two years without a competitive defeat in open play and a run to the knockout rounds of the World Cup, Denmark coach Age Hareide is reaping the rewards for a tweak to the country's footballing philosophy.

Etuhu found not guilty of match-fixing by Swedish court

06 Dec 2018

STOCKHOLM Former Premier League soccer player Dickson Etuhu was found not guilty by a Swedish court on Thursday of attempting to fix the result of a 2017 league match between IFK Gothenburg and his former club, Stockholm's AIK.

Swede Lagerback bringing Norwegian soccer in from the cold

05 Dec 2018

STOCKHOLM Norwegian soccer fans watched from the sidelines as their Nordic neighbours enjoyed being at this year's World Cup in Russia, but under coach Lars Lagerback they once again look like contenders to qualify for the finals of a major tournament.

Sweden tour can illuminate Qatar issues, says Andersson

04 Dec 2018

STOCKHOLM Sweden's soccer tour in January will take on added significance as they visit Qatar with a view to raising some of the human rights issues that have dogged the World Cup 2022 hosts, coach Janne Andersson has told Reuters.

Ex-Premier League player Etuhu starts match-fixing trial

28 Nov 2018

STOCKHOLM Former Premier League soccer player Dickson Etuhu goes on trial in a Swedish court on Thursday to face a charge of match-fixing, which he denies.

Sweden claim Nations League promotion with 2-0 win over Russia

20 Nov 2018

STOCKHOLM Sweden's Victor Lindelof and Marcus Berg secured a 2-0 win over Russia on Tuesday and promotion from Nations League B Group 2 thanks to a better head-to-head record than the visitors.

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