PAOK owner appears to carry gun while disputing disallowed goal


The owner of Greek title challenger PAOK Thessaloniki appeared to be carrying a pistol when he led a pitch invasion during Sunday’s visit from league-leading AEK Athens. Fernando Varela scored a 90th-minute winner for PAOK which would've put the club within one point of the Superleague's summit, but the referee overturned his decision More...

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Europa League roundup: Busy matchday sees Leipzig stun Napoli

The Europa League knockout stage kicked off this week, and after Red Star Belgrade and CSKA Moscow got their first-leg clash out of the way in the Serbian capital on Tuesday, the competition’s other 30 More...

By sportsnews On Friday, December 29th, 2017

The 25 most influential people in world football in 2017

With transfer fees rising and players taking on new initiatives, the past year has forever changed football. Here, theScore ranks the sport’s most influential people of 2017: 25. Charlie Stillitano Armed More...

By sportsnews On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Gattuso: Benevento matchup 'like a World Cup final' for AC Milan

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By sportsnews On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Benfica finishes bottom of group to deny Europa League foray

It could be a season to forget for Benfica. Wednesday’s 2-0 loss at CSKA Moscow confirmed the reigning Portuguese champion will finish rooted to the bottom of Group A, relinquishing the chance to finish More...

By sportsnews On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

4 reasons Lyon hasn't missed a beat despite slew of summer sales

Lyon wasn’t supposed to be any good this season. An abundance of summer sales of key players hinted at the outset of a transitional period, and with a celebrated academy that has produced the likes of Karim More...

By sportsnews On Monday, October 30th, 2017

Footy Player Rankings: Messi retains top spot as Neymar moves up in October

On the final Monday of each month, theScore will be rank the top 20 footballers throughout Europe. In October, the list is led by three of South America’s finest players. Just missed: Isco (Real Madrid), More...

By sportsnews On Monday, October 23rd, 2017

The future of football: Forecasting the 2022 FIFA Best XI

Like a fortune teller using a crystal ball or a series of tarot cards to determine a person’s future, predicting how football will play out over the coming years is a fool’s errand. It's facile More...

By sportsnews On Monday, October 23rd, 2017

5 players primed to spoil Ronaldo- Messi reign for best player award

When Neymar awaited the winner of the 2017 Best FIFA Men’s Player award on the London Palladium stage on Monday, did he really think he had a chance? Since AC Milan‘s Kaka collected the player of More...

By sportsnews On Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Look: Big names arrive for The Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony

The second edition of The Best FIFA Football Awards kicked off at the London Palladium on Monday, and there was no shortage of stars on the green carpet. From movie stars, musicians, and television presenters, More...

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