Association football

Bulgaria: Tensions between GERB and WCC-DB

"Nobody doubts that there will be no rotation, right?" This was stated by GERB leader Boyko Borissov on the sidelines of parliament regarding the disagreements with the WCC-DB. According to him, they are doing everything "which is on the record" - changing personnel in ministries, agencies, regulators and "appointing their own people everywhere".

Slovenia get reality check in June slot of Euro 2024 qualifying

After winning the first two matches in the UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying to top the Group H standings, Slovenia has had a less successful June slot in the qualifiers, falling to Finland 0:2 on the road and squeezing out a 1:1 draw at home against the group favourites Denmark.

A defeat that builds Greece’s self-confidence

Greece played a brave game in Paris against World Cup finalist France and lost 1-0 to a penalty kick before being reduced to 10 men on Monday, for the Euro 2024 qualifiers.

The Greek players stood up to their famous rivals at the Stade de France, but three lapses of concentration by Konstantinos Mavropanos cost the team of coach Gustavo Poyet dearly.

Türkiye seeks away victory against Latvia

Turkish national football team travels to Latvia on June 16, hoping to put its Euro 2024 qualifying campaign back on track.

Türkiye started the qualification stage with a 2-1 win over Armenia in its opening game of Group D, however, a 2-0 loss at home against group favorite Croatia means a win over Latvia will be crucial before hosting Wales on June 19.

Stojkovic: Game vs Bulgaria top priority despite injury problems

BELGRADE - The Serbia men's national football team will be without injured Aleksandar Mitrovic, Luka Jovic, Dusan Vlahovic and Mijat Gacinovic in the upcoming EURO 2024 qualifier against Bulgaria, head coach Dragan Pixie Stojkovic said on Monday.

He was speaking to reporters ahead of a June 16 friendly against Jordan in Vienna and the June 20 match against Bulgaria in Razgrad.