Shakhtar Donetsk

  • Shakhtar striker Maicon dies in a traffic accident 08-02-2014 05:24 PM

    Donetsk: Shakhtar Donetsk Brazilian striker Maicon Pereira de Oliveira died in a traffic accident early Saturday, the club said. "He was a talented footballer, open and friendly guy. Maicon loved life and knew how to make it positive and bright. Tragic, untimely and absurd death took away a wonderful person...
  • Manchester United beat Shakhtar 1-0 to top Group A in Champions League 11-12-2013 05:10 AM

    England: Manchester United rediscovered the winning feeling at Old Trafford by beating Shakhtar Donetsk 1-0 in the Champions League on Tuesday to finish top of Group A and eliminate the Ukrainian champions. Phil Jones' fiercely struck volley in the 67th minute ensured United finished the group stage unbeaten and is...
  • Shakhtar hold Manchester United to a 1-1 draw 03-10-2013 08:33 AM

    Donetsk: Manchester United conceded a late equaliser in a 1-1 draw with Shakhtar to take a point from their Group A clash on Wednesday, giving David Moyes more than any other manager of an English club returning from a Champions League match in Donetsk. Moyes didn't get the morale-boosting win...
  • Liverpool-target Henrikh Mkhitaryan joins Borussia Dortmund 09-07-2013 05:35 PM

    Dortmund, Germany: Borussia Dortmund completed the signing of Armenia midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan from Shakhtar Donetsk in a club record deal on Tuesday. Both clubs announced the transfer on their websites, with the Ukrainian side saying the fee for the 24-year-old Mkhitaryan is 27.5 million euros. It would be a record...
  • Liverpool agree 25.7-million-pound deal for Mkhitaryan? 29-06-2013 02:57 PM

    Liverpool have reportedly agreed a 25.7 million deal to sign Henrikh Mkhitaryan from Shakhtar Donetsk, according to the Russian newspaper Sport Express. The news was reportedly first aired on Armenian television programme Extra Time on Friday, where it was announced that Mkhitaryan had agreed terms with a foreign club over...
  • Shakhtar Donetsk deny Liverpool offer for Henrikh Mkhitaryan 20-06-2013 10:50 AM

    Donetsk, Ukraine: Shakhtar Donetsk insist there has been no approach from Liverpool for attacking midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan - but also added that they would be willing to listen to offers. According to Press Association, the 24-year-old has emerged as the Reds' major transfer target this summer and reports have suggested...
  • Shakhtar Donetsk get Brazil's Fernando for five years 13-06-2013 07:36 PM

    Gremio and Brazil midfielder Fernando has secured a five-year contract for 9.3million with FC Shakhtar Donetsk, said the official website of the Ukranian champions on Thursday. The 21-year-old will join fellow Brazilians Alex Texeira, Taison, Douglas Costa and Luiz Adriano at his new club. Following the departure of another Brazilian...
  • Manchester City sign Fernandinho from Shakhtar Donetsk 06-06-2013 11:43 PM

    Manchester: Manchester City have made their first big-money signing of the offseason, recruiting Brazil international Fernandinho from Shakhtar Donetsk. Financial details weren't disclosed Thursday but British media reported that Fernandinho will cost City around 35 million pounds ($54.7 million). The 28-year-old central midfielder says "this is a change, a challenge...
  • Shakhtar beat Nordsjaelland in the Champions League 21-11-2012 04:57 AM

    Copenhagen: Shakhtar Donetsk advanced to the knockout stage of the Champions League after winning 5-2 at FC Nordsjaelland following a hat trick by Luiz Adriano and two goals by Willian on Tuesday. The Ukrainian club lead the group with 10 points, one more than Juventus and three in front of...
  • Champions League tonight: who needs to do what 20-11-2012 11:31 AM

    Barcelona's 2-1 loss in Glasgow two weeks back has been the biggest shocker in this season of the Champions League. Add to that defending champions Chelsea's three-way fight for the qualification spots from Group E, and you know there's no safe bet available this edition to put your money on....
  • Chelsea beat Shakhtar 3-2 with late Moses goal 08-11-2012 03:54 AM

    London: Victor Moses headed home the winner four minutes into injury time to earn Chelsea a 3-2 victory over Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League on Wednesday, allowing the holders to move level on points with the Ukrainian side in Group E. Outplayed for large periods, Chelsea twice surrendered the...
  • Injured Cole to miss Chelsea's game against Shakhtar 07-11-2012 02:07 AM

    London: England left back Ashley Cole will miss holders Chelsea's Champions League Group E game at home to Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday because of a hamstring injury. Cole will be replaced by his young understudy Ryan Bertrand who played on the left side of midfield in the penalty shootout win...
  • Terry returns to boost Chelsea defence in Champions League 06-11-2012 08:11 AM

    London: Captain John Terry will be back to plug Chelsea's porous rearguard on Wednesday when the holders bid to avenge last month's defeat by Shakhtar Donetsk and wrest back control of Champions League Group E. The Londoners shipped 10 goals in the four games that centre half Terry missed after...
  • Chelsea's Lampard to miss Man United clash 26-10-2012 09:08 AM

    London: Chelsea vice-captain Frank Lampard will miss the crucial Premier League fixture against Manchester United on Sunday due to the recurrence of calf injury which forced the midfielder to limp out of the clubs 1-2 Champions League defeat to Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday. The 34-year-old lasted only 15 minutes of...
  • Di Matteo issues warning to Shakhtar after shock loss 24-10-2012 08:44 AM

    Donetsk: Chelsea's Roberto Di Matteo issued a warning to Shakhtar Donetsk after the Ukrainians handed the Italian his first Champions League defeat as a coach on Tuesday. "We are very strong at home and it will be a different game back in London," Di Matteo told reporters after the holders...
  • Shakhtar shock Chelsea with a 2-1 win at home 24-10-2012 03:21 AM

    Donetsk: Title Holders Chelsea's eight-match unbeaten run in the Champions League came to an unceremonious end after goals by Alex Teixeira and Fernandinho led classy Shakhtar Donetsk to a 2-1 win on Tuesday. The Londoners, with John Terry back as captain after being banned at the weekend and Frank Lampard...
  • Kaka doubtful as AC Milan face Shakhtar Donetsk 24-10-2007 03:43 PM

    Dubai: India will have to beat Australia in the three-match ODI series starting on Sunday if they want to retain their second spot in ICC rankings. While Australia sits pretty at number one position on 132 ratings points, India, South Africa and Sri Lanka are locked on 115. However, Mahendra...