Substitute Adrian Sardinero ended valiant Shamrock Rovers’ Europa League adventure with an extra-time winner in Nicosia. Both sides finished with ten men on an energy-sapping night, the Cypriots edging through to meet Austria Vienna in next week’s third round.
Thu, 01 Aug, 2019
NICOSIA is Europe’s last divided capital. For more than four decades UN peacekeepers have patrolled a dead zone — others call it a green zone — but whatever it is called it bisects the Cypriot capital and stands as a monument to the hatreds dividing the island’s Greek-Orthodox Christian majority and minority Muslim Turks.
Fri, 13 Jan, 2017
Fri, 05 Aug, 2016
Wed, 30 Mar, 2016
Leinster’s recent upswing in form may have coincided with the rare absence of an injured Jamie Heaslip from the line-up, but Matt O’Connor clearly isn’t the superstitious type, given his declaration his captain will return against Castres tomorrow.
Fri, 16 Jan, 2015
Leinster’s recent upswing in form may have coincided with the rare absence of an injured Jamie Heaslip from the line-up, but Matt O’Connor clearly isn’t the superstitious type, given his declaration that his captain will return against Castres tomorrow.
Fri, 16 Jan, 2015
While the spotlight in tonight’s Champions League Group F game between APOEL of Nicosia and Barcelona will as usual mainly be on blaugrana superstars Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar, Barca’s defenders will do well to keep an eye on the home side’s Cavan-born centre-forward Cillian Sheridan.
Tue, 25 Nov, 2014
The president of Cyprus said yesterday the risk of bankruptcy had been contained and the country had no intention of leaving the euro, in a speech laden with criticism of Europe’s currency union for “experimenting” with the island’s fate.
Sat, 30 Mar, 2013
Cyprus has clinched a last-minute solution to imminent financial meltdown by agreeing to take up to almost half of the bank savings of the wealthiest, and avoided a disastrous exit from the eurozone, according to the country's finance minister.
Mon, 25 Mar, 2013