Europa League

The UEFA Europa League (abbreviated as UEL) is an annual football club competition organised by UEFA since 1971 for eligible European football clubs. Clubs qualify for the competition based on their performance in their national leagues and cup competitions. It is the second-tier competition of European club football, ranking below the UEFA Champions League.

Europa League roundup: Arsenal dominate, Roma hang on to reach semis

The Europa League semifinals are set. Four teams remain standing after Thursday's quarterfinal action. Below, theScore rounds up how the second-leg fixtures unfolded.Roma 1-1 Ajax - Roma win 3-2 on agg.Ajax made things very interesting but ultimately came up...

Europa League roundup: Arsenal limp through, Roma cruise into quarters

The next phase of the Europa League is beginning to take shape, with four teams securing their places in the quarterfinals after an exciting slate of second-leg fixtures. Here's how Thursday's early deciders unfolded:Arsenal 0-1 Olympiacos - Arsenal win...

Europa League roundup: What happened on Matchday 5?

Heading into Thursday's Europa League action, only four sides (Arsenal, Roma, Leicester City, and Hoffenheim) had already ensured progression to the knockout round. With 28 spots still up for grabs going in, here's a look at what happened on...

Europa League Matchday 6: Who's through to the round of 32?

The Europa League group stage concluded Thursday, with just a number of places up for grabs in the round of 32. Here's a look at what happened on Matchday 6:Late kickoffsGroup GLeicester City and Sporting Braga, having already qualified...

Top transfer targets: 20 players who will define the January window

With the January transfer window set to open later this week - and plenty of clubs in need of immediate upgrades - here's a look at 20 high-profile players who could be on the move.Note: Estimated transfer values are...

5 predictions for world soccer in 2021

It's officially time to start looking ahead. With 2020 finally coming to a merciful end, here are five things we expect to see happen in world soccer in 2021.Liverpool win Premier League on final dayLiverpool's path to a successive...

21 under 21: Most exciting youngsters to watch in 2021

Over the next 12 months, a fresh crop of footballers will establish themselves atop the men's game. Here, theScore takes a look at some talented youngsters - aged 21 and under - who are set to flourish in 2021,...

Predicting league winners, tournament champions, and more for 2021

theScore's footy staff is breaking out the crystal balls. Below, we predict winners for all the major competitions and awards for 2021 and answer a few key questions. Get in on the action by leaving your predictions in the...

Two European clubs are interested in the Manchester United player

Manchester United footballer Timothy Fosu-Mensah is wanted by two well-known European teams. Sky Sports reports that Bayer Leverkusen and Ajax are the teams that are interested in the services of the 23-year-old. Mensah started with Manchester United in 2016, to be...

These are the 1/16 pairs in the Europa League

The draw for the 1/16 finals of the Europa League has been made - the second European club competition, with Manchester United facing Real Sociedad in the most interesting match of this phase. Arsenal will face Benfica in another interesting...


Looking back on the biggest soccer stories of 2020: Part I

Over the last 12 unprecedented months, soccer leagues across the globe shut down, opened back up, and played on despite numerous health and logistical...