Topic: soccer

By Paul MacInnes LONDON (Guardian) — Amnesty International has increased the pressure on European football’s governing body, UEFA, by saying Azerbaijan must not be allowed to “sportswash its appalling human rights record” by[...]

LONDON (BBC) — Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan will not play in the Europa League final against Chelsea on May 29. It is understood the Armenian, 30, feared for his safety on the pitch in Baku, Azerbaijan. “Having considered all[...]

NYON, Switzerland (Armenpress) — Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Arsenal will be given the full support of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) in order to secure a visa for the Armenia international to play in the Europa League[...]

PRAGUE (Reuters) — Armenia scored in injury time to beat the Czech Republic 2-1 in their World Cup Group B qualifier on Friday, severely denting the home side’s chances of making the finals. The Czechs looked like they had salvaged a[...]