Tirana sack Brazilian Ze Maria over poor results following Superliga comeback

Tirana sack Brazilian Ze Maria over poor results following Superliga comeback

TIRANA, Oct. 17 – Tirana have sacked Brazilian coach Ze Maria and hired a former Albanian club player following a poor Superliga start after an embarrassing first-ever relegation from the top flight of Albania football last year. The 45-year old

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Albania almost out of Nations League after shock defeat to Israel

Albania almost out of Nations League after shock defeat to Israel

TIRANA, Oct. 15 – Albania are almost out of the Nations League following an away loss to Israel and only a mathematical miracle at the closing game with Scotland could see them top their group and keep alive their hopes

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Albania held to goalless draw by Jordan ahead of Israel qualifier

Albania held to goalless draw by Jordan ahead of Israel qualifier

TIRANA, Oct. 11 – Albania were held to a goalless home draw in a warm-up against Jordan on Wednesday night ahead of their second-leg Nations League qualifier away to Israel in what is expected to be a decisive game to

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Albania to play warm-up game against Jordan ahead of Israel Nations League qualifier

Albania to play warm-up game against Jordan ahead of Israel Nations League qualifier

TIRANA, Sept. 10 – Albania will play a warm-up game home to Jordan before heading to Israel for the second-leg Nations League qualifier. The home friendly, scheduled for Oct. 10 is a key test before Albania takes on Israel four

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European competition banned Skenderbeu remain Albanian Superliga favorites

European competition banned Skenderbeu remain Albanian Superliga favorites

TIRANA, Sept. 20 – Albania’s reigning champions Skenderbeu have made a good start this season and are favorites to win again despite their future depending on a decision by Switzerland-based Court of Arbitration for Sport after they were handed a

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Panucci under fire again as Scotland loss reopens old wounds for Albania

Panucci under fire again as Scotland loss reopens old wounds for Albania

TIRANA, Sept. 11 – Albania lost 2-0 to Scotland on Monday in an away Nations League qualifier that reopened old wounds for the national side and coach Christian Panucci whose losing streak as Albania coach since taking over in mid-2017

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Nations League: Albania face Scotland after opening hard-earned win over Israel

Nations League: Albania face Scotland after opening hard-earned win over Israel

TIRANA, Sept. 10 – Albania take on Scotland tonight in their second Nations League encounter following a hard-earned 1-0 home win against Israel last weekend in their opening competition game. The Red & Black will be facing Scotland on Monday,

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Coach Panucci seeks €100,000 in defamation damages against Albania’s ex-president

Coach Panucci seeks €100,000 in defamation damages against Albania’s ex-president

TIRANA, Sept. 6 – Albania’s Italian coach Christian Pannucci is seeking damages for defamation from Albania’s former president over insulting remarks in a social media status in the first such claim a national side coach is filing against senior current

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Panucci vows ‘real’ Albania for opening Nations League fixtures

Panucci vows ‘real’ Albania for opening Nations League fixtures

TIRANA, Sept. 3 – Coach Christian Panucci considers the three consecutive warm–up losses Albania suffered this year a closed chapter and has vowed a U-turn for the upcoming official encounters against Israel and Scotland for the inaugural Nations League. “For

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Albania hopes for U-turn at Nations League games against Israel, Scotland

Albania hopes for U-turn at Nations League games against Israel, Scotland

TIRANA, Aug. 20 – Albania will take on Israel on their debut UEFA Nations League campaign in a home encounter that is expected to be held under tight security measures following incidents in a late 2016 World Cup qualifier in

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