ESTONIA

  • Wayne Rooney free kick earns England 1-0 win against Estonia October 12, 2014

    Tallinn: Wayne Rooney curled in a 73rd-minute free kick to earn England a 1-0 win over 10-man Estonia and a third straight victory in qualifying for the 2016 European Championship on Sunday. Playing in his 99th international, the England captain made up for missing two first-half chances by whipping a shot...
  • Former Soviet nation Estonia legalises same-sex partnerships October 9, 2014

    Tallinn (Estonia): Estonia on Thursday became the first former Soviet nation to legalize gay partnerships, while Kyrgyzstan - another ex-Soviet republic thousands of kilometers east - considers anti-gay legislation. The parallel moves reflect starkly divergent paths taken by the countries that once were parts of the Soviet empire. In Estonia, lawmakers voted...
  • Ibrahimovic breaks 82year record in Sweden win September 5, 2014

    Stockholm: Captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic struck twice in a 20 friendly win over Estonia on Thursday to become Sweden's alltime leading scorer with 50 goals. The Paris St Germain striker netted a thumping leftfoot volley from a corner after three minutes before surpassing Sven Rydell's tally of 49 goals, which had stood...
  • Netherlands call up Wesley Sneijder for Estonia match September 2, 2013

    Amsterdam: Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal has changed course and summoned midfielder Wesley Sneijder for the team's upcoming World Cup qualification matches against Estonia and Andorra. Van Gaal had previously said that Sneijder, currently with Turkish club Galatasaray, was not in form. But the Netherlands Royal Football Association said Monday that Van...
  • Robson falls to Kanepi in Wimbledon round four July 1, 2013

    London: Laura Robson failed in her quest to become the first British woman to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals since 1984, falling 76 (6), 75 in an errorfilled match to Kaia Kanepi of Estonia. Robson, the first British woman to reach the second week at Wimbledon since 1998, was ahead 52 in...
  • Ukraine beat Estonia 40 in Euro warmup May 29, 2012

    Kufstein: Ukraine warmed up for the European Championship in style on Monday, beating Estonia 40 in a friendly after scoring three firsthalf goals. Dynamo Kiev midfielder Andriy Yarmolenko scored for the Euro 2012 cohosts with a thundering shot from just inside the area in the ninth minute. Oleh Husyev converted a penalty...
  • Spain book their place in South Africa September 10, 2009

    New Delhi: A late goal from Villarreal's Santi Cazorla and an injury time strike from Valencia forward Juan Mata gave Spain a comfortable 30 win over Estonia in Merida as La Furia Roja booked their place at next year's World Cup in South Africa. Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque made a...
  • Easy matches for Italy, Spain; tough one for Portugal September 9, 2009

    New Delhi: World Cup winners Italy and European champions Spain will be in action in World Cup 2010 qualification matches on Wednesday night. Italy take on Bulgaria in a Group 8 tie and though the Azzurri are on top of the group, a point ahead of Ireland with an extra match...
  • Estonia hold Portugal to a draw June 11, 2009

    New Delhi: Portugal produced another poor display as they were involved in a friendly stalemate with Estonia. With some of Portugal's best players already on holidays after Saturday's World Cup qualifying win over Albania, coach Carlos Queiroz kept just two starters against Estonia: Ricardo Carvalho and Luis Boa Morte. Estonia had the...