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Oct 15, 2015

Drulovic replaces Milinkovic as Partizan coach

BELGRADE (Reuters) – Former Yugoslavia winger Ljubinko Drulovic was named as Partizan Belgrade’s new coach after the Serbian champions parted company with Zoran Milinkovic, who led them to the title last season, by mutual consent on Thursday.

“The executive board unanimously named Drulovic as Milinkovic’s successor and he will sign the contract on Friday to run until June 2016,” the club’s vice-president Milorad Vucelic told reporters.

Oct 15, 2015

Soccer-Drulovic replaces Milinkovic as Partizan coach

BELGRADE, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Former Yugoslavia winger Ljubinko Drulovic was named as Partizan Belgrade’s new coach after the Serbian champions parted company with Zoran Milinkovic, who led them to the title last season, by mutual consent on Thursday.

“The executive board unanimously named Drulovic as Milinkovic’s successor and he will sign the contract on Friday to run until June 2016,” the club’s vice-president Milorad Vucelic told reporters.

Oct 13, 2015

Ageing process sees Euroleague kings Real under threat

BELGRADE (Reuters) – Euroleague holders Real Madrid will head into the new season aiming to win a milestone 10th title with an ageing squad in need of fresh blood.

Having also won the Spanish league and cup double last season to add yet more silverware to their bulging trophy cabinet, Real have had warning signs that new recruits are needed as all their key players are the wrong side of 30.

Oct 13, 2015

Basketball-Ageing process sees Euroleague kings Real under threat

BELGRADE, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Euroleague holders Real Madrid will head into the new season aiming to win a milestone 10th title with an ageing squad in need of fresh blood.

Having also won the Spanish league and cup double last season to add yet more silverware to their bulging trophy cabinet, Real have had warning signs that new recruits are needed as all their key players are the wrong side of 30.

Oct 11, 2015

Makeshift Portugal down Serbia to 2-1 to finish on a high

BELGRADE (Reuters) – Portugal finished their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign on a high note after beating eliminated Serbia 2-1 with a makeshift side missing top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo and several other regular starters on Sunday.

Nani gave the visitors an early lead and substitute Joao Moutinho sealed their win after Zoran Tosic equalised for the Serbians, who had Aleksandar Kolarov and Nemanja Matic sent off for dissent in the closing stages.

Oct 11, 2015

Soccer-Makeshift Portugal down Serbia to 2-1 to finish on a high

BELGRADE, Oct 11 (Reuters) – Portugal finished their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign on a high note after beating eliminated Serbia 2-1 with a makeshift side missing top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo and several other regular starters on Sunday.

Nani gave the visitors an early lead and substitute Joao Moutinho sealed their win after Zoran Tosic equalised for the Serbians, who had Aleksandar Kolarov and Nemanja Matic sent off for dissent in the closing stages.

Oct 9, 2015

From outcast to outstanding, Ljajic ignites Serbian hopes

BELGRADE (Reuters) – Twice axed by former coaches for possessing what they called a wrong mindset, forward Adem Ljajic appeared to have redeemed himself in Serbia’s 2-0 win at Albania which the Balkan nation hopes will be a turning point for the team.

Having lost any hope of qualifying for Euro 2016, Serbia had only pride to play for against the Albanians and they salvaged it thanks to Ljajic’s most impressive performance of his troubled international career.

Oct 9, 2015

Soccer-From outcast to outstanding, Ljajic ignites Serbian hopes

BELGRADE, Oct 9 (Reuters) – Twice axed by former coaches for possessing what they called a wrong mindset, forward Adem Ljajic appeared to have redeemed himself in Serbia’s 2-0 win at Albania which the Balkan nation hopes will be a turning point for the team.

Having lost any hope of qualifying for Euro 2016, Serbia had only pride to play for against the Albanians and they salvaged it thanks to Ljajic’s most impressive performance of his troubled international career.

Aug 25, 2015

Soccer-Five-star Spain as Valencia make Champions League history

Aug 25 (Reuters) – Spain became the first couuntry to have five teams in the Champions League group stage in one season after Valencia squeezed past Monaco 4-3 on aggregate in the playoff round despite a 2-1 defeat on Tuesday.

Valencia joined holders Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Sevilla, who got an automatic berth as last season’s winners of Europe’s second-tier Europa League.

Aug 25, 2015

Five-star Spain as Valencia make Champions League history

By Zoran Milosavljevic

(Reuters) – Spain became the first country to have five teams in the Champions League group stage in one season after Valencia squeezed past Monaco 4-3 on aggregate in the playoff round despite a 2-1 defeat on Tuesday.

Valencia joined holders Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Sevilla, who got an automatic berth as last season’s winners of Europe’s second-tier Europa League.

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      "I've been a sports reporter since 1996, having started in the news business as a Serbian-English translator in 1990. I am based in my hometown Belgrade, Serbia and my current job involves covering various top-level sports events at home and abroad."
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