Association football

The Greatest Bulgarian Premier League Players Ever

Bulgarian players have been a rarity in the history of the English top flight. However, some stars have still had huge impacts on the English game. Bulgaria has produced prolific goalscorers as well as well-rounded midfielders that have been exported to England. But who are the greatest players from the Eastern European nation to have graced the Premier League stage?

Red Star Belgrade win Serbian cup title to claim third consecutive double

BELGRADE - Red Star Belgrade have won the Serbian football cup by defeating Cukaricki 2-1 in the final on Thursday evening.

On a rainy night, in front of 10,000 spectators at the Rajko Mitic Stadium, the two teams produced a spectacular display with many opportunities to score.

Serbian Superliga club Kolubara handed nine-point deduction over match-fixing

STARA PAZOVA - Kolubara Lazarevac are practically out of the Serbian football Superliga after being handed a nine-point deduction by the Football Association of Serbia (FSS) over match-fixing and damage to the integrity of matches, the FSS announced on Tuesday.

Kostadinov: The Denkov-Gabriel Government will cause Damage to Bulgaria that will be Difficult to Recover

According to the leader of the Political Party "Vazrazhdane" Kostadin Kostadinov, the government between GERB-SDS and WCC-DB will cause damage to Bulgaria that will be difficult to recover.

According to Kostadinov, the removal of Bulgartransgaz from the prohibition list for privatization and its sale to an American company is being prepared.

Relegated Hertha casts envious eyes at Union

Hertha Berlin's 10-season stay in the German Bundesliga ended on May 20 and as it slipped through the relegation trapdoor, it was left to cast envious glances at upwardly-mobile city rival Union.

Hertha only escaped relegation last season by winning a two-legged playoff against Hamburg. It had finished 10th or lower in the four previous seasons.

Bakhar signs three-year contract with Red Star Belgrade

BELGRADE - Israeli coach Barak Bakhar signed a three-year contract with Serbian football powerhouse Red Star Belgrade on Friday.

In a statement published on its website, the club said it was delighted to announce that Bakhar was its new head coach and added that it hoped to achieve "great results" under his stewardship.

TSC vs Red Star, Vojvodina vs Cukaricki in Serbian football cup semis

BELGRADE- TSC were on Tuesday drawn to play title holders Red Star at home in the semi-finals of the Serbian football cup and Vojvodina will host Cukaricki in the other semi-final.

The draw ceremony was held at the Football Association of Serbia.

The semi-final matches will be played on May 17 and the final is scheduled for May 25.