FC Basel http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/34818/all en Football: Europa League round of 32 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/football-europa-league-round-32-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Europa League round of 32 second-leg results on Thursday:</p> <p>At Kharkiv</p> <p>Metalist Kharkiv (UKR) 0 Newcastle (ENG) 1 (Ameobi 64)</p> <p>Newcastle win 1-0 on aggregate</p> <p>At Lyon</p> <p>Lyon (FRA) 1 (Gonalons 16) Tottenham ENG) 1 (Dembele 90)</p> <p>Spurs win 3-2 on aggregate</p> <p>At Cluj</p> <p>CFR Cluj (ROM) 0 Inter Milan (ITA) 3 (Guarin 22, 45+2, Benassi 88)</p> <p>Inter win 5-0 on aggregate</p> <p>At Moscow</p> <p>Rubin Kazan (RUS) 0 Atletico Madrid 1 (Falcao 84)</p> <p>Rubin Kazan win 2-1 on aggregate</p> <p>At Dnipropetrovsk</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/football-europa-league-round-32-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> FC Basel AFP Thu, 21 Feb 2013 20:46:06 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5762613 at http://www.globalpost.com First European semis beckon for Fenerbahce, Basel http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130409/first-european-semis-beckon-fenerbahce-basel <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Brian Homewood</p> <p>BERNE (Reuters) - FC Basel and Fenerbahce are well-placed to reach a European semi-final for the first time in Thursday's quarter-final second legs, with Benfica and European champions Chelsea poised to join them</p> <p>Chelsea, Benfica and Fenerbahce all won by two goals at home in the first leg, a margin of victory which has generally proved sufficient in the competition's recent past.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130409/first-european-semis-beckon-fenerbahce-basel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> FC Basel S.L. Benfica Sports Thomson Reuters Tue, 09 Apr 2013 11:30:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5806814 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Basel's English graveyard awaits for Chelsea http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130423/football-basels-english-graveyard-awaits-chelsea <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Chelsea will attempt to succeed where Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur both failed when they tackle Swiss side FC Basel in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final on Thursday.</p> <p>Winners of last season's Champions League, Chelsea have had to make a priority of Europe's second-tier cup competition this term as opportunities for winning silverware have fizzled out around them.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130423/football-basels-english-graveyard-awaits-chelsea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football FC Basel Football in England Technology AFP Wed, 24 Apr 2013 00:46:14 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5823712 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Ivory Coast's Sio joins Basel from Wolfsburg http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130817/football-ivory-coasts-sio-joins-basel-wolfsburg <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Ivory Coast forward Giovanni Sio has joined Swiss champions FC Basel from Bundesliga side VfL Wolfsburg for an undisclosed fee, the German club announced on Saturday.</p> <p>Basel have confirmed the move and Sio is set to play in their Champions League play-off, first-leg tie against Bulgarian champions Ludogorets Razgrad on Wednesday if the paperwork is completed in time.</p> <p>The 24-year-old Sio, who signed for Wolfsburg in January 2012, made only 10 Bundesliga appearances, including the final 10 minutes of Wolves' 2-0 defeat at Hanover 96 last weekend.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130817/football-ivory-coasts-sio-joins-basel-wolfsburg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> FC Basel Football in Switzerland Giovanni Sio AFP Sat, 17 Aug 2013 17:16:42 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5911964 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Chelsea look to seal progress, Dortmund in danger http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131125/football-chelsea-look-seal-progress-dortmund-danger <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Four teams have already qualified for the last 16 ahead of matchday five of this season's Champions League group phase. On Tuesday, Chelsea can also clinch progress with just a point in Switzerland, while Arsenal could wrap up qualification too.</p> <p>Group E</p> <p>FC Basel (SUI) v Chelsea (ENG)</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131125/football-chelsea-look-seal-progress-dortmund-danger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football FC Basel Sports AFP Mon, 25 Nov 2013 07:11:29 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5999173 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Europa League last 32 second leg fixtures http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140225/football-europa-league-last-32-second-leg-fixtures <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Fixtures for Thursday's Europa League last 32, second leg matches (kick-offs GMT):</p> <p>At Kazan, Russia (1700)</p> <p>Rubin Kazan (RUS) v Real Betis (ESP)</p> <p>First leg: 1-1</p> <p>Kick-off 1800</p> <p>At Naples, Italy</p> <p>Napoli (ITA) v Swansea (ENG)</p> <p>First leg: 0-0</p> <p>At Seville, Spain</p> <p>FC Sevilla (ESP) v Maribor (SLO)</p> <p>First leg: 2-2</p> <p>At Donetsk, Ukraine</p> <p>Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR) v Viktoria Plzen (CZE)</p> <p>First leg: 1-1</p> <p>At Razgrad, Bulgaria</p> <p>Ludogorets (BUL) v Lazio (ITA)</p> <p>Ludgorets lead 1-0</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140225/football-europa-league-last-32-second-leg-fixtures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> FC Basel FIFA World Cup squads AFP Tue, 25 Feb 2014 18:03:13 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6080495 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Europa League last 32 second leg fixtures http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140225/football-europa-league-last-32-second-leg-fixtures-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Fixtures for Thursday's Europa League last 32, second leg matches (kick-offs GMT):</p> <p>At Kazan, Russia (1700)</p> <p>Rubin Kazan (RUS) v Real Betis (ESP)</p> <p>First leg: 1-1</p> <p>Kick-off 1800</p> <p>At Naples, Italy</p> <p>Napoli (ITA) v Swansea (ENG)</p> <p>First leg: 0-0</p> <p>At Seville, Spain</p> <p>FC Sevilla (ESP) v Maribor (SLO)</p> <p>First leg: 2-2</p> <p>At Donetsk, Ukraine</p> <p>Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR) v Viktoria Plzen (CZE)</p> <p>First leg: 1-1</p> <p>At Razgrad, Bulgaria</p> <p>Ludogorets (BUL) v Lazio (ITA)</p> <p>Ludgorets lead 1-0</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140225/football-europa-league-last-32-second-leg-fixtures-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> FC Basel FIFA World Cup squads AFP Wed, 26 Feb 2014 01:46:48 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6080872 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Europa League results - collated http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140227/football-europa-league-results-collated <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Collated Europa League round of 32, second-leg results on Thursday:</p> <p>At Kazan, Russia</p> <p>Rubin Kazan (RUS) 0 Real Betis (ESP) 2 (Nono 45, Ruben Castro 64)</p> <p>Betis win 3-1 on aggregate</p> <p>At Sofia</p> <p>Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL) 3 (Bezjak 67, Zlatinski 78, Juninho Quixada 88) Lazio (ITA) 3 (Baldé 1, Perea 54, Klose 82)</p> <p>Ludogorets win 4-3 on aggregate</p> <p>At Basel, Switzerland</p> <p>FC Basel (SUI) 3 (Stocker 18, Streller 60, 71) Maccabi Tel Aviv (ISR) 0</p> <p>Basel win 3-0 on aggregate</p> <p>At Salzburg, Austria</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140227/football-europa-league-results-collated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> FC Basel AFP Thu, 27 Feb 2014 22:32:39 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6082785 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Europa League results - 3rd update http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140320/football-europa-league-results-3rd-update <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Europa League last 16, second leg results on Thursday (all kick-offs GMT):</p> <p>At Ramenskoye, Russia </p> <p>Anzhi Makhachkala (RUS) 0 AZ Alkmaar (NED) 0</p> <p>AZ Alkmaar win 1-0 on aggregate</p> <p>At Lisbon</p> <p>Benfica (POR) 2 (Garay 34, Lima 90+5-pen) Tottenham (ENG) 2 (Chadli 78, 79)</p> <p>Benfica win 5-3 on aggregate</p> <p>At Valencia, Spain</p> <p>Valencia (ESP) 1 (Alcacer 59) Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL) 0</p> <p>Valencia win 4-0 on aggregate </p> <p>At Pilsen, Czech Republic</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140320/football-europa-league-results-3rd-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> FC Basel S.L. Benfica Sports AFP Fri, 21 Mar 2014 00:32:31 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6100871 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Europa League results - collated http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140320/football-europa-league-results-collated <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Europa League last 16, second leg results on Thursday:</p> <p>At Ramenskoye, Russia </p> <p>Anzhi Makhachkala (RUS) 0 AZ Alkmaar (NED) 0</p> <p>AZ Alkmaar win 1-0 on aggregate</p> <p>At Lisbon</p> <p>Benfica (POR) 2 (Garay 34, Lima 90+5-pen) Tottenham (ENG) 2 (Chadli 78, 79)</p> <p>Benfica win 5-3 on aggregate</p> <p>At Valencia, Spain</p> <p>Valencia (ESP) 1 (Alcacer 59) Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL) 0</p> <p>Valencia win 4-0 on aggregate </p> <p>At Pilsen, Czech Republic</p> <p>Viktoria Pilsen (CZE) 2 (Kolar 60, Tecl 62) Lyon (FRA) 1 (Gomis 45+3)</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140320/football-europa-league-results-collated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football FC Basel Sports AFP Fri, 21 Mar 2014 01:18:27 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6100893 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Basel get one-game Europa League stadium ban http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140326/football-basel-get-one-game-europa-league-stadium-ban <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Swiss club FC Basel must play their Europa League quarter-final first leg clash against Valencia behind closed doors after being punished for the violent behaviour of their fans.</p> <p>UEFA also fined FC Basel 107,000 euros ($147,500) after objects, including cigarette lighters, were thrown on to the pitch in their last-16 clash against Salzburg last week with the referee halting the game for 10 minutes.</p> <p>A second one-match stadium ban was suspended for two years, UEFA said.</p> <p>Basel and Valencia meet on April 3.</p> <p>kn/pgf/dhe/dj/ps</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Cantons of Switzerland FC Basel AFP Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:48:52 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6105632 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Juve taking nothing for granted in Europa League http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140401/football-juve-taking-nothing-granted-europa-league <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Juventus are theoretically only four matches away from a Europa League final date in their own Turin stadium.</p> <p>But the runaway Italian league leaders are unlikely to go into Thursday's quarter-final first leg away against French club Lyon taking anything for granted.</p> <p>That is especially the case after they suffered only their second league defeat in 31 matches at the hands of Napoli at the weekend. So Juve will be keen to make sure that 2-0 reverse does not signal the start of a slump.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140401/football-juve-taking-nothing-granted-europa-league" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football FC Basel Sports AFP Wed, 02 Apr 2014 03:02:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6111185 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: FC Basel retain Swiss title http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140515/football-fc-basel-retain-swiss-title <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>FC Basel made history on Thursday by becoming the first club to win five consecutive Swiss league titles.</p> <p>Murat Yakin's side won 3-1 away to Aarau to remain four points clear of second-placed Grasshopper, who beat Luzern 4-1, with one match remaining.</p> <p>It is Basel's 17th Swiss title altogether and they go straight into next season's Champions League.</p> <p>stp/ade/as/ps</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> FC Basel Football in Switzerland Sport in Switzerland AFP Thu, 15 May 2014 23:17:37 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6148174 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Japan striker Kakitani to join FC Basel http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140707/football-japan-striker-kakitani-join-fc-basel <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Japan striker Yoichiro Kakitani is set to join Swiss champions FC Basel, his Japanese club Cerezo Osaka said on Monday.</p> <p>The 24-year-old, who played for Japan at the World Cup in Brazil, will be given a formal send-off by Cerezo after next Tuesday's J-League game at home to Kawasaki Frontale, officials added on the club's website.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140707/football-japan-striker-kakitani-join-fc-basel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football FC Basel Technology Yoichiro Kakitani AFP Mon, 07 Jul 2014 10:00:39 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6197767 at http://www.globalpost.com