The end of the league season- who goes down and who takes the other CL spots?

With Southampton’s win over Swansea at the Liberty last night, two teams are confirmed to go down- Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion. The third team will be one of Saints, Huddersfield or the Swans, but it is likely to be the last of the three mentioned, meaning that we will not get to see a Welsh derby next season. Continue reading The end of the league season- who goes down and who takes the other CL spots?

Dortmund & Atalanta fined by UEFA for Europa League transgressions

German outfit Borussia Dortmund and Italian side Atalanta have both been fined by European football’s governing organisation UEFA for their transgressions in the Europa League clash that took place between the two teams earlier this year.

Somewhat bizarrely, Atalanta, who had the charges of racist abuse towards BVB’s Michy Batshuayi levied upon them, were only fined 34,000 euros while Dortmund were slapped with a 40,000 euro fine. Belgian international Batshuayi, obviously not pleased with the verdict, took to social media side Twitter to sarcastically mock UEFA, saying “Lol, Must be my imagination. It’s just monkey noises who cares

Here are the charges and the full ruling below.

Dortmund Atalanta Fines UEFA

Poland-Korea Republic 3:2 27 March 2018 | Zielinski stunner helps Poland prevail

A fantastic strike deep into second half stoppage time from Napoli’s Zielinski helped Adam Nawalka’s Poland beat Korea Republic 3:2 in a thrilling friendly at Stadion Slaski and end their three game winless streak.

Poland went ahead through Bayern forward Robert Lewandowski’s 32nd minute header and the provider of the assist for the first goal, Hull’s Kamil Grosicki, made it 2:0 for the home side just before half time.

Poland Korea 2018

Nawalka’s men appeared to be cruising towards victory but Korea scored twice in as many minutes (85 and 87) to turn the game on its head.

However Zielinski provided the final twist, with his superb left footed strike sealing victory for Poland Continue reading Poland-Korea Republic 3:2 27 March 2018 | Zielinski stunner helps Poland prevail