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Mourinho relishing tough fixtures

Kevin Palmer | November, 25 2013

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has claimed he relishes the most demanding month of the English season and has called on his players to rise to the challenge of the hectic run of games heading into December. #INSERT type:image END# • Wo...

Basel and Greenpeace agree settlement

Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent | November, 15 2013

Greenpeace have reached an agreement with Basel after the Swiss club were handed a 30,000 euro fine for the environmental organisation’s protest during the Champions League match against Schalke last month. The Swiss club have agreed to ...

Basel fined by UEFA for UCL Greenpeace protest

Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent | October, 18 2013

UEFA have fined Basel 30,000 euros for "insufficient organisation" after a Greenpeace protest was staged during a Champions League game against Schalke in October. The game was delayed for four minutes when Greenpeace representatives...

Basel face UEFA action after Greenpeace protest

ESPN staff | October, 3 2013

UEFA has charged FC Basel with “inadequate organisation” after their Champions League tie at home to Schalke was interrupted by a Greenpeace protest against competition sponsors Gazprom. Activists descended from the roof at St. Jak...

Schalke chief sympathises with Gazprom protest

ESPN staff | October, 2 2013

Schalke general manager Horst Heldt says he understood the point being made by the Greenpeace protesters suring his side’s Champions League encounter with FC Basel. The match was delayed four minutes after kick-off as representatives of ...

Draxler set to return for Schalke against Basel

Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent | September, 30 2013

Schalke have been handed a boost ahead of their Champions League game in Basel on Tuesday with the news that Germany starlet Julian Draxler has recovered from a knee injury and could be involved in Switzerland. Draxler, 19, and former AC Milan...

Streller baffled by criticism of Chelsea

Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent | September, 27 2013

Basel captain Marco Streller says he is surprised that the club’s 2-1 victory at Stamford Bridge last week was labelled as a “disgrace” for Chelsea. Streller, 32, who has made 184 league appearances and scored 89 goals since ...

Champions League: Fener cruise, Basel through

August, 7 2013

Fenerbahce booked their place in the Champions League play-off stage after beating Red Bull Salzburg 4-2 on aggregate. Fener, who started the summer with a two-year suspension from European competition for alleged involvement in match-fixing b...

Cabral close to signing for Sunderland

Kristan Heneage | May, 30 2013

FC Basel midfielder Cabral is edging closer toward a move to Sunderland, ESPN understands. The 24-year-old defensive midfielder is out of contract with his current club at the end of June, and has been heavily linked with a Bosman transfer to ...

Sunderland sign Basel midfielder Cabral

Kristan Heneage | May, 27 2013

Sunderland have signed Basel midfielder Cabral on a four-year-deal, according to the player’s agent.  Cabral, 24, began his career at Lausanne and despite originally hailing from Cape Verde, represented Switzerland at youth level. A...

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