2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
EMPICS Sport
27dAssociated Press

FIFA approves Eremenko's switch to Russia

FIFA has cleared teenage midfielder Sergei Eremenko to play for Russia at the World Cup by approving his change of national eligibility from Finland

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132dPaul Murphy

Stevens' Thailand coaching gig collapses

Ex-Tottenham defender Gary Stevens won't coach Thai club Ubon UMT United this season, with ex-Finland striker Mixu Paatelainen taking over instead.

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304dAssociated Press

Eremenko's two-year cocaine ban upheld

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld a two-year ban for CSKA Moscow midfielder Roman Eremenko for a positive test for cocaine.

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474dESPN staff

NYCFC adds Ring from Kaiserslautern

"At 25, Alexander is a player entering his peak years who has played at a high level over a number of seasons," Vieira said.

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476dJeff Carlisle

Reports: Ring set for New York City FC

Finnish midfielder Alexander Ring is set to complete a move to New York City FC from 2. Bundesliga side Kaiserslautern, reports say.

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525dPA Sport

Kanerva appointed Finland manager

Markku Kanerva has replaced Hans Backe as coach of Finland's national team, the Finnish Football Federation has announced.

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550dPA Sport

CSKA's Eremenko gets 2-year- ban

CSKA Moscow midfielder Roman Eremenko has been given a two-year ban for testing positive for cocaine after a Champions League match.

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553dAssociated Press

UEFA delays ruling in curious Eremenko case

UEFA has delayed a ruling in a mysterious disciplinary case centered around CSKA Moscow and Finland midfielder Roman Eremenko.

555dPA Sport

Ukraine 1-0 Finland

Artem Kravets' strike was enough for Ukraine to secure a 1-0 win over Finland and move up to second place in their World Cup qualification group.

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574dMichael Yokhin

Meet Mariehamn, the Finnish Leicester

Mariehamn, one of the smallest communities in the world, have been dubbed the "Finnish Leicester" after a quite extraordinary top-flight title win.

589dPA Sport

Finland 0-1 Croatia

Mario Mandzukic's early header proved enough for Croatia to claim their second straight win in World Cup qualifying Group I with a 1-0 triumph.

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591dESPN staff

UEFA suspends Finland midfielder for 30 days

Eremenko did not play in his country's World Cup qualifier against Iceland, while CSKA said the UEFA disciplinary committee would discuss the case.

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622dNick Ames

Ames: Inside Kosovo's historic debut

After several of them were cleared to play just hours before kickoff, Kosovo's players did their nation proud. Nick Ames witnessed history in Finland.

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627dESPN Staff

FIFA delay decision on Kosovo allegiance

The international future of nine players remains in the balance after FIFA delayed a decision on their eligibility to play for Kosovo.

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692dAssociated Press

Germany, Nordic group in Euro 2024 race

Germany and a combined Nordic nations bid currently head the possible candidates to host the 2024 European Championship.

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714dPA Sport

Candreva leads Italy to win over Finland

Lazio midfielder Antonio Candreva scored a first-half penalty and created a second goal as Italy beat Finland 2-0 in their final warm-up match.