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Karavayev strike downs Japan

Japan lost their latest World Cup warm-up match, going down 2-1 to Andriy Shevchenko's Ukraine at Stade Standard de Liege.

Premier League

Crimean football on the brink after Russia's land grab

In the heyday of his favourite Crimea club Tavriya Simferopol, supporter Gennady Malakhov went all over Ukraine, watched home games at a packed stadium and even saw the team compete in the Champions League in the early 1990s.

La Liga

Top 10 weirdest football excuses

After Pep Guardiola blamed the ball for Manchester City's failure to score against Wolves in the EFL Cup, we take a look at some of the strangest excuses managers and players have given for their failures on the pitch...

EURO 2016

Shevchenko named as new Ukraine coach

Former AC Milan striker Andriy Shevchenko was on Friday appointed coach of Ukraine, the 2004 Ballon d'Or winner's first job as a manager.

EURO 2016

Ukraine soldiers stage own frontline football tournament

As football fans prepare for the climax of the Euro 2016 tournament in France, battle-hardened Ukrainian troops are playing their own tournament against locals near the front in the war-scarred east.

EURO 2016

Poland cruise into Euro last-16 over hapless Ukraine

A second half strike by substitute Jakub Blaszczykowski booked Poland's ticket into the last-16 at Euro 2016 and sent hapless Ukraine home without a point.

EURO 2016

Ukraine coach to quit after early Euro 2016 exit

Ukraine coach Mykhaylo Fomenko on Tuesday announced he was quitting after a hugely disappointing performance saw his team suffer the ignominious fate of being the first knocked out of Euro 2016.

EURO 2016

TEAM NEWS: Ukraine v Poland

Team sheets have been announced for the Euro 2016 third round fixture at Stade Velodrome

EURO 2016

War hurt Ukraine's Euro 2016 campaign, says sorry coach

Ukraine's two-year-old war stopped the country getting past the European Championship finals group stage, coach Mykhailo Fomolenko said Monday.

EURO 2016

Euro 2016 last-16 berth in sight for Poland past Ukraine

Robert Lewandowski's Poland take on already eliminated Ukraine on Tuesday in the final Euro 2016 Group C match for both sides with a draw enough to take the Poles through to the knockout stages.

EURO 2016

Northern Ireland shock Ukraine at Euro 2016

Northern Ireland shocked Ukraine 2-0 in Euro 2016 Group C on Thursday thanks to goals from Gareth McAuley and Niall McGinn to keep alive their hopes of reaching the knockout phase at Euro 2016.

EURO 2016

TEAM NEWS: Ukraine v Northern Ireland

Team sheets have been announced for the Euro 2016 second round fixture at Stade de Gerland.

EURO 2016

O'Neill tells N.Ireland to get 'ugly' for Ukraine clash

Michael O'Neill has told his Northern Ireland team to focus on playing "ugly" in what he dubbed their "cup final" against Ukraine at Euro 2016 on Thursday.

EURO 2016

Mourning N.Ireland battle for Euro survival

Northern Ireland face Ukraine in Lyon on Thursday with both sides needing a win to keep their Euro 2016 knockout stage dreams alive while the Irish are mourning the death of a young fan.

EURO 2016

Schweinsteiger is back as Germany start with win

Bastian Schweinsteiger had time for three touches of the ball and scored with one as world champions Germany started their European Championship campaign with a 2-0 win over Ukraine.

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