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Xhaka and the Switzerland players celebrated scoring against Switzerland | Reuters

Switzerland fans start crowdfunding appeal to pay fines

Switzerland fans have started a crowdfunding appeal to pay the fines imposed on three Swiss players at the World Cup in Russia.
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group E - Serbia vs Switzerland - Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad, Russia - June 22, 2018 Serbia's Aleksandar Mitrovic talks to referee Felix Brych. REUTERS | Mariana Bazo

Serbia appeal to FIFA over refereeing during Switzerland defeat

The Serbian football association have appealed to FIFA over referee Felix Brych's officiating during the their 2-1 defeat to Switzerland on Friday.
Xherdan Shaqiri's last-gasp winner for Switzerland over Serbia has thrown Group E wide open. Clive Rose|Getty Images

Switzerland’s Granit Xhaka, Xherdan Shaqiri face bans over goal celebrations

Switzerland pair Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri face two-match bans for their goal celebrations in their side's World Cup victory over Serbia.

Kosovo jails Muslim extremists over Israeli football terror plot

Eight Muslim extremists who plotted terror attacks against Israeli footballers and fans during a 2016 World Cup qualifier in Albania were jailed for up to 10 years on Friday.

Kosovo celebrates decade of independence

The people of Kosovo are celebrating a decade of the country’s independence as security forces march through the streets of the capital city.

14,000 migrants return to home country from Greece in 2017 – Police

Some 14,000 migrants returned to their home countries from Greece since the beginning of 2017, abandoning hopes of legal passage and asylum in wealthier parts of Europe.

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