Albania’s Vllaznia suffer dramatic relegation ahead of hundredth anniversary

Albania’s Vllaznia suffer dramatic relegation ahead of hundredth anniversary

By Ervin Lisaku TIRANA, May 24 – Vllaznia have been relegated from the Albanian Superliga in a dramatic situation for an elite club with a hundred years of history in the top flight of Albanian football and who suffered their

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Key De Biasi era players left out for Albania’s upcoming friendlies

Key De Biasi era players left out for Albania’s upcoming friendlies

TIRANA, May 23 – Albania is heading to the Kosovo and Ukraine friendlies with several key changes in their 24-man squad, heralding a new era following the national side historic 2016 appearance under former Albania coach Gianni De Biasi. Coach

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Albania to play friendlies with Kosovo, Ukraine ahead of Nations League campaign

Albania to play friendlies with Kosovo, Ukraine ahead of Nations League campaign

TIRANA, May 16 – Albania will play two friendlies against Kosovo and Ukraine in the next couple of weeks in two key tests ahead of the Nations League campaign, says the country’s football association. The national side will be training

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Albanian elite club is one step from first-ever relegation

Albanian elite club is one step from first-ever relegation

TIRANA, May 14 – One of Albania’s elite clubs, Vllaznia is one step from a first-ever embarrassing relegation from the top flight of Albanian football with only two games remaining from the 2017-2018 Superliga season. The Shkodra-based club in northern

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Skenderbeu claim eighth Superliga title as club’s future depends on CAS decision

Skenderbeu claim eighth Superliga title as club’s future depends on CAS decision

TIRANA, May 10 – Albania’s Skenderbeu mathematically secured their eighth Superliga title, but the Albanian club’s participation in European Competition is in question following a UEFA punishment over match-fixing and all hopes are on the final say by Switzerland-based Court

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Another Albanian player heading for move to Belgian top league

Another Albanian player heading for move to Belgian top league

TIRANA, May 3 – Albania's top scorer of this season, striker Sindri Guri, is heading for a move to the Belgian top league next season after a wonderful campaign with Kukes, the Superliga reigning champions. The 24-year striker is the

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Albania hands two-year ban to lifters over repeated doping cases

Albania hands two-year ban to lifters over repeated doping cases

TIRANA, May 3 – Albania’s National Olympic Committee has handed the country’s lifters a two-year ban from international weightlifting competitions in punishment for repeated cases of athletes testing positive for doping and being stripped of their medals. The decision has

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Albania international claims fifth straight title in Azerbaijan

Albania international claims fifth straight title in Azerbaijan

TIRANA, April 23 – Former Albania captain Ansi Agolli has claimed his fifth championship in row with Qarabag, a team that made history in the Azerbaijani football this season when they became the first local club to reach the UEFA

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Albania to play Wales, Jordan in friendlies

Albania to play Wales, Jordan in friendlies

TIRANA, April 18 – Albania will play two home friendlies against Wales and Jordan next October and November during the 'free' international match days of the Nations League competition. The first friendly will be against Jordan on October 10, just

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Anderlecht sign Albanian Superliga talent

Anderlecht sign Albanian Superliga talent

TIRANA, April 17 – Kristal Abazaj has been transferred to Belgian giants Anderlecht in a surprise move for the Albanian forward, considered one of the greatest talents of the Albanian Superliga. The 21-year-old Luftetari striker has signed a three-year contract

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