|EURO: Deadly Danes almost through after five-star display
Denmark all but secured their place
in the European Championship final round after crushing Israel 5-0 in the first leg of
their qualifying play-off. A second minute goal by Denmark's Jon Dahl Tomasson silenced
the 45,000 strong crowd in Rabat Gan as the visitors set about inflicting one of Israel's
worst home defeats.
EURO: Advantage Turkey after late penalty
Republic of Ireland paid dearly for a late lapse in concentration, conceding an 82nd-minute
equaliser from the penalty spot against Turkey and leaving themselves with an uphill task
in Wednesday's EURO 2000 qualifying play-off second leg in Bursa. The Irish had been
denied by a brilliant display from Turkish keeper Rustu Recber before teenage starlet
Robbie Keane broke the deadlock with 11 minutes left.
EURO: Wonder goal gives Slovenia slender lead
A truly amazing goal from substitute
Milenko Acimov gave Slovenia a 2-1 victory over nine-man Ukraine in an eventful European
Championship play-off clash in Ljubljana. Acimov's 84th-minute lob from near the halfway
line completed the home side's comeback after falling behind to a magnificent Andrii
Shevchenko strike, but they know the tie is far from over, as they have to defend that
slender lead in Kiev on Wednesday in the return.
EURO: Scholes double puts England on course for finals
England have one foot in next
summer's EURO 2000 final round. Two first-half strikes from Manchester United FC's Paul
Scholes silenced a partisan Hampden Park crowd in this eagerly-awaited "Battle of
Britain", and gave the impressive Englishmen a comfortable cushion for next
Wednesday's return leg at Wembley.
UEFA : Jeremies gets five-match ban
FC Bayern München midfielder Jens Jeremies
has been suspended for five games after being sent off in a recent UEFA Champions League
clash against PSV Eindhoven.
At its meeting on Tuesday at UEFAs headquarters in Nyon, the Control and
Disciplinary Body dealt with the disciplinary cases arising from UEFA competition matches
which have taken place in the last few weeks.
Paris & Copenhagen Awarded UEFA club competition finals
The UEFA Executive Committee have decided that the the final of the 1999/2000 UEFA
Champions League will be played at the Stade de France, on 24 May 2000 and that the final
of the UEFA Cup will be played at the Parken Stadium one week earlier.
UEFA Champions League
UEFA Champions League title- holders Manchester United FC face a tough task in the Second
Group-Match Stage of this year's competition, after they were drawn against Valencia CF,
AC Fiorentina and FC Girondins de Bordeaux in Group B. United's compatriots Chelsea FC -
who accounted for Milan AC in the First Group-Match Stage - must travel to Italy once
again, this time to face SS Lazio in
Holders given tricky Second
Cup Third Round Draw
The Third Round draw in the UEFA Cup
has thrown up some intriguing fixtures. Holders Parma AC will face one of the teams
eliminated from the UEFA Champions League - SK Sturm Graz. In other Third Round matches,
Rangers FC, who were knocked out of the UEFA Champions League by FC Bayern München on the
last matchday, must travel to Germany again to play Borussia Dortmund - who themselves
were also eliminated from the UEFA Champions League this week.
Intriguing ties in store
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