NICOSIA — Neil Lennon is out as coach of Omonia Nicosia in Cyprus after less than eight months on the job.
THESSALONIKI – Greece's alleged crackdown on soccer clubs being used as hooligan bases to plan violence against rivals brought only an eight-month suspended sentence for the owner of one who kept his open.
LARNACA — Croatia and Russia stayed level at the top of Europe Group J in World Cup qualifying on Friday after the Croatians beat Cyprus 3-0 and Russia edged Slovakia 1-0 on Friday.
SPLIT, Croatia — Slovakia beat Cyprus 2-0 to overtake Slovenia for third place in the group.
A look at what's happening in 2022 World Cup qualifying in Europe on Tuesday:GROUP HCroatia was the World Cup runner-up in 2018 but its qualifying campaign has already encountered problems after an opening defeat to Slovenia and an underwhelming 1-0 win over Cyprus.
NICOSIA -- The soccer federation of Cyprus says it’s doling out emergency funding to struggling second- and third-division teams to help them cope with additional pandemic-related costs.
NICOSIA — Cypriot club APOEL fired former Ireland coach Mick McCarthy on Wednesday after the team's fourth defeat in a row.
GENEVA — A World Cup winner, European champion with Spain and Real Madrid, and expert penalty taker, Sergio Ramos had scored from his last 25 spot kicks.
PAPHOS, Cyprus (AP) — The 32-player field for the third round of the Cyprus Showdown will be determined on Saturday after play was suspended because of darkness on the second day of the European Tour event.
NICOSIA, Cyprus — Former Ireland coach Mick McCarthy was hired Monday by Cypriot club APOEL.
NYON, Switzerland — Armenia will no longer host a Europa League soccer game on Thursday amid the country's escalating conflict with neighboring Azerbaijan.