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Category: Europa League

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Why did Uefa hand Azerbaijan hosting rights for the Europa League final?

The ruling body’s principle of rotating finals is a good one but the golden ticket has to be awarded for the right reasonsYou had to admire Uefa’s steadfastness in the face of unfortunate timing. The decision to award the hosting rights for this year’s…

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Arsenal face prospect of having to leave Mkhitaryan at home for Baku final

• Anger within club that safety fears costing player trip• Gunners release statement about ‘extreme’ travel issuesArsenal are preparing for the prospect of leaving their Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan at home for the Europa League final in Baku…

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English fans warned to beware ticket touts in rush for European finals

Some websites list £10,000 tickets for Liverpool-Tottenham Champions League final in MadridFans travelling to the finals of Europe’s two major club competitions have been warned about touts who are willing to exploit their eagerness to get to the match…

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All the game can share in English clubs’ dizzying European glory | Sachin Nakrani

Premier League lockout of European finals has a global dimension that should not be ignoredGeorge Sephton has been Liverpool’s stadium announcer for 48 years and is such a part of the furniture there that he is known as The Voice of Anfield. His is a l…

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Champions League? Europa League? Who can still get what and how | Benjy Nurick

The race for the top four may be all but decided but questions remain before it is clear which Premier League sides will be in which European competition next seasonManchester City, Liverpool, and Chelsea have secured their places in the group stage by…

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European finalists deliver a very English great football moment forged overseas | Barney Ronay

They may be foreign-owned corporations featuring few homegrown players but we should celebrate English club successes built on the blurring, not the building, of bordersNous sommes les meilleurs! Wir sind die Besten! We are the cosmopolitan, financiall…

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Football fans, how are you travelling to the European finals?

Liverpool, Tottenham, Chelsea and Arsenal supporters, what steps will you take to watch your team play in a European final?For the first time in history, English clubs have a clean sweep in the European finals. Liverpool and Tottenham meet in the Champ…

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Arsenal urge Uefa to guarantee Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s safety for Baku final

• Armenian sat out Europa League group game in Azerbaijan• Arsenal ‘hugely concerned’ player could miss Chelsea matchArsenal have expressed concern that they have not yet received “acceptable guarantees” from Uefa that their midfielder Henrikh Mkhitary…

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Arsenal’s long road to Baku leads to defining moment of their season | Amy Lawrence

If Unai Emery’s side win the Europa League final against Chelsea and qualify for the Champions League their campaign has been a successful one. Lose and the problems run deeperLast May, in a series of pow-wows to determine the chosen candidate to repla…

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Sports quiz of the week: champions, chancers and Premier League climax

Who won a fortune? Which city ruled? Where is the big final?Oakley Cannonier, a 14-year-old from Leeds, had a big impact this week. What did he do?He became the youngest chess grandmaster in historyHe became the youngest footballer to play in a Premier…

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Arsenal and Chelsea get only 6,000 tickets each for Europa League final

• Allocation for 68,700-seat Baku stadium dismays Arsenal• Arsenal in discussions with Uefa to try to get more ticketsArsenal and Chelsea have said that they will receive only around 6,000 tickets each for the Europa League final in Baku.Arsenal descri…

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Petr Cech says Arsenal v Chelsea Europa League final is ‘perfect end’ to career

• ‘Every round I thought this could be the last game,’ says keeper• Lacazette praises ‘incredible’ Aubameyang hat-trick at ValenciaPetr Cech described this as the “perfect end” to his career as his former club Chelsea reached the Europa League final 45…

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Maurizio Sarri hails English standards after Chelsea reach Europa League final

• Chelsea manager calls Premier League ‘best in the world’• Four English teams in the two European finalsChelsea will play Arsenal in the Europa League final on 29 May with both of Uefa’s major showpieces to be contested by Premier League sides, the fi…

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Eden Hazard shows what Chelsea will miss if this was his home farewell | Ed Aarons

Belgian scored the penalty that put Blues into the Europa League final but talk has intensified of a £140m move to Real Madrid this summerSo farewell Eden, if this is really the end. It has been almost seven years since the Belgium international famous…

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Chelsea beat Eintracht Frankfurt in shootout to reach Europa League final

It had to be Eden Hazard. This had been billed as the Belgian’s final appearance in Chelsea blue in this arena before an anticipated summer move to Real Madrid after seven years in south-west London but, with his threat having largely been contained by…

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Chelsea and Arsenal into Europa League final as English teams seal full house

Chelsea and Arsenal will face each other in BakuSpurs and Liverpool already into Champions League final Latest reaction from Stamford Bridge – live!Arsenal and Chelsea have qualified for the Europa League final, completing an historic week with Europea…

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Aubameyang hat-trick sends Arsenal past Valencia into Europa League final

The madness came to an end at Mestalla, where Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette imposed order and carried Arsenal into the final of the competition their manager has made his own. Few have embraced it like Unai Emery, who insisted that …

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Chelsea v Eintracht Frankfurt: Europa League semi-final, second leg – live!

Europa League semi-final, second leg updates (first leg: 1-1) Valencia v Arsenal – the latest from the MestallaAnd you can email Michael here or tweet him here 7.40pm BST It’s a very attacking line-up from Frankfurt, who also have Sebastian Haller on t…

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Valencia v Arsenal: Europa League semi-final, second leg – live!

Europa League semi-final, second leg updates (first leg: 1-3) Chelsea v Eintracht Frankfurt – the latest from the other semiAnd you can email Paul here or tweet him here 7.39pm BST “If Messi can disappear in a semi-final and see his team get turned ove…

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Dani Parejo: ‘Miguel Brito fell asleep during an Unai Emery talk one day’

Valencia’s midfielder talks about his loan spell at QPR – ‘dad, we need to go back to Spain’ – playing for Unai Emery and the Europa League return against ArsenalDani Parejo didn’t just see that English football was different, he felt it. It was August…