Europa Conference League

Don’t Torture Yourself Watching The Winless Lions On Thanksgiving, Instead Watch These Exciting Soccer Games

One of the great Thanksgiving traditions — other than your annual Turkey Derby — is watching American football teams you don’t care about. Typically, you couldn’t pay someone to watch a Detroit Lions game, but on Turkey Day it just hits different. This year the Lions are so horrendous that we at The18 recommend these soccer games on Thanksgiving instead.

Mental Fitness And Local Pride: How Bodø/Glimt Became An Improbable Norwegian Powerhouse

José Mourinho was confident when he brought his Roma side to the Aspmyra Stadion for a UEFA Conference League match on Oct. 21. The Portuguese manager named a noticeably second-rate squad for the trip to the Arctic Circle to face reigning Eliteserien (Norwegian top-flight) champion FK Bodø/Glimt. 

Antonio Conte’s First Tottenham Match Features 5 Goals, 3 Red Cards

LONDON - Antonio Conte got a crash course in what he can expect as Tottenham Hotspur's new manager after the Italian's first game in charge ended in a 3-2 home victory over Vitesse Arnhem in the Europa Conference League on Thursday.

Conte, who replaced Nuno Espírito Santo this week after the Portuguese was sacked 10 Premier League games into his first season, watched his side tear into a 3-0 lead after 28 minutes with Son Heung-min and Lucas Moura on target plus an own goal.

Bryan Reynolds’ First Roma Start Ends In José Mourinho’s Worst-Ever Defensive Display

Fort Worth native Bryan Reynolds made his first career start for AS Roma on Thursday. It wasn’t a match to remember. 

Reynolds, a right back who moved to Italy from FC Dallas over the summer, was part of the worst defensive performance in José Mourinho’s 1,008-match career in a stunning 6-1 defeat to Bodø/Glimt in the Europa Conference League. Never before had Mourinho, a man often accused of playing boring, defensive football, allowed six goals in a match.

Only One Player Holds The Honor Of Scoring In The Champions, Europa And Conference League

A litany of players can make the claim that they have netted goals in the Champions League and Europa League. With the introduction of the Conference League the question must be asked, has a player scored in the Champions, Europa and Conference League? After the first ever match day in Conference League history, the answer is yes. His name is Lorenzo Pellegrini.

American Soccer Fans Will Pay About $50 To Watch The Champions League This Season — Here’s How

The UEFA Champions League group stage begins on Tuesday and many Americans will be googling “how to watch Champions League 2021.” There are three answers to that question: Paramount+, watch in Spanish or break the law and stream it illegally.

How To Watch Champions League 2021/2022 Season (In English)

TV: None

Streaming: Paramount+

Ever since CBS acquired the broadcasting rights to the Champions League in 2020, the world’s largest annual tournament is almost entirely streamed for American fans. 

I’ll Pay Anyone $10 If They Can Name All 22 Americans Set To Play In UEFA Competitions

For the first time in history, Americans will play in all three of UEFA’s European tournaments. This season is also the first time there have been three tournaments, but minor details. There are tons of Americans playing in Europe, but only 22 have made it to the group stages across the three competitions.

Here are the numbers for Americans playing in European tournaments.

  • Champions League: 11 Americans
  • Europa League: 9 Americans
  • Europa Conference League: 2 Americans

First, let’s look at the 11 in the Champions League.

Here’s Who Leicester, West Ham, Tottenham Are Grouped With In Europe

Leicester City will face Napoli, Poland's Legia Warsaw and Spartak Moscow in the Europa League this season after being drawn in Group C on Friday.

City's Premier League rival West Ham United, which is making its group-stage debut in the competition, was handed trips to Croatia, Belgium and Austria after being drawn against Dinamo Zagreb, Genk and Rapid Vienna in Group H.

PSV Eindhoven, runner-up in the Dutch top flight last season, was placed in a tough Group B, which also includes AS Monaco, Spain's Real Sociedad and Austrian side Sturm Graz.

Recognize These Clubs? Take This Test To See How Knowledgeable You Really Are In European Soccer

The Europa Conference League released the draw for its third round of qualifying on Monday. If you can recognize more than 31 of the following 98 clubs, then you outsmarted me and can claim my job.

When UEFA announced that a third club tournament, the Europa Conference League, would be held for the 2021-22 season, I was skeptical. Who the hell would play in this tournament? What obscure Moldovan city is Tottenham going to have to travel to?