Europa League match of Arsenal to be held in Kiev as planned. The initial destination was Vorskla Poltava which has now been switched and is to be held in Kiev. There had been concerns before but now UEFA has confirmed about the go-ahead for the game.
The match between Arsenal and Ukraine in September had been a significant one where Pierre-Emerick Aubame yang scored for Arsenal. Europa League match of Arsenal versus Vorskla Poltava took place at Kiev ON Thursday. The move was decided by UEFA on Tuesday. They moved the game, belonging to Group E to the Butovsky stadium of Poltava which is 185 miles to the east of Kiev. The move was made due to security concerns that arose since martial law was introduced in the country. The country has been facing political turmoil with Russia having seized three ships of Ukraine and hence, martial law was announced by the country’s politicians for the areas vulnerable to attacks.
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Unai Emery continues with a good start at Arsenal with 8 wins from about 13 league games. Arsenal is known to have extended the undefeated run to seventeen games against Bournemouth securing a 2-1 win in Vitality Stadium.
It was almost ages ago that the Gunners was defeated by Chelsea at Stamford Bridge by 3-2. There have been many positives on the pitch, a significant number of a shareholder of Stan Kroenke has taken complete control of the club and has bought 30% stake of Alisher Usmanov of the club. Now, Ivan Gazidis has now left for AC Milan. As a matter of fact, Gunners are known to have announced the replacement as Raul Sanllehi along with Vinai Venkatesham. This is also when Aaron Ramsey seems to be all set to follow him out along with the midfielder out of contract at season end.
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During the playing career of AndriySchevchenko, he was able to mark his name in the history-books of the Italian outfit Ac.Milan after having spent 7 seasons in San Siro and managing to win the UEFA Champions League as well as various other pieces of silverware.
Goal of the year in the Serie A, Serie A top goal-scorer, Serie A Foreign Footballer of the year, these are just a few of the achievements that AndriySchevchenko was able to secure as the most successful period of his time was spent in Italy and he is regarded as one of the best players ever to wear the Ac.Milan jersey.
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Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin has reportedly put an end to the speculation regarding his future. The Spain international has regularly been associated with a return to Barcelona but he has now refuted the speculation by citing that he has no plans of leaving the Gunners, who have made the footballer he is today.
He said:“I get asked about my future all the time and it’s crazy. A few years ago I signed a very long-term contract at this club and I have never said I want to play anywhere else because I’m very happy in London and playing for Arsenal.This club has made me who I am and the club who has given me the chance to be the footballer who I am today.I don’t want to be anywhere else.”
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Ukraine National Police have been conducting raids on football clubs in eleven regions as they carry out investigations into football match fixing, reports claim. The searches happened on the 26th of June as the economic crime arm of the National Police raided match organizers, former and current football players and other unit officials involved.
About a month ago, the Interior Minister of Ukraine Arsen Avakov revealed that the police had setup an operation to look into organized crimes related to football. Of the 52 pro football sides, the police found about 70 per cent culpable.
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