Clashes break out before Europea League final in Seville
Spain Soccer Europa League Final Eintracht supporters react in downtown Seville, Spain, Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Eintracht Frankfurt will play Glasgow Rangers in the Europa League final Wednesday evening in Seville. (AP Photo/Angel Fernandez) (Angel Fernandez)SEVILLE, Spain — (AP) — Eintracht Frankfurt and Rangers fans clashed on the streets of Sevilla a few hours before the Europa League final on Wednesday. The fans threw chairs and tables at each other, and a couple of Rangers fans were seen collapsing after being beaten. Police said the Frankfurt supporters threw bricks and tables from bars, and fired flares at Rangers fans and at police officers.wftv.com
Seville on alert: 150,000 expected for Europa League final
Spain Soccer Europa League Final Glasgow Rangers supporters cheer outside a bar in downtown Seville, Spain, Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Eintracht Frankfurt will play Glasgow Rangers in the Europa League final Wednesday evening in Seville. (AP Photo/Angel Fernandez) (Angel Fernandez)SEVILLE, Spain — (AP) — More than 5,000 police officers and security personnel are on high alert in Seville as the Spanish city braces for up to 150,000 supporters of Rangers and Eintracht Frankfurt arriving for the Europa League final. National Police Chief Juan Carlos Castro said 50,000 Frankfurt fans and up to 100,000 Rangers fans could make it to the city ahead of the final at Sevilla’s Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán Stadium. The economic impact of the Europa League final to Seville is expected to reach about 50 million euros ($52.6 million), the mayor said.wftv.com
Deputies: 1 person injured, 1 in custody after shooting in Seville
VOLUSIA COUNTY, FLA. — Volusia County deputies say one person was injured in a shooting in Seville Thursday night. Deputies were called to the 200 block of Columbia Court just before 9 p.m. for reports of a shooting. Deputies initially had to search for the shooter, but they were eventually taken into custody. The sheriff’s office hasn’t said what charges, if any, the shooter could be facing. Click here to download the free WFTV news and weather apps, and click here to watch the latest news on your Smart TV.wftv.com
The Latest: Spain upset about field conditions in Seville
Spain Sweden Euro 2020 Soccer Sweden's goalkeeper Robin Olsen saves a ball during the Euro 2020 soccer championship group E soccer match between Spain and Sweden, at La Cartuja stadium in Seville, Spain, Monday, June 14, 2021. Spain coach Luis Enrique and some players say they are not satisfied with the less-than-perfect conditions of the grass at La Cartuja Stadium in Seville. About 14,000 fans will be allowed into the stadium for the Euro 2020 match. UEFA’s regulations allow in-tournament replacements of goalkeepers in Euro 2020 squads on medical grounds and Henderson has a hip issue. Portugal will be up first on Day 5 of Euro 2020 against Hungary in Budapest.wftv.com
More than 6,000 migrants swim to Spanish outpost in North Africa, prompting military response
Ceuta has long been a magnet for migrants from across Africa who hope to claim asylum in Europe, but the record number of arrivals comes at a moment when relations between Spain and Morocco are already strained.washingtonpost.com
Lionel Messi suspended 2 matches for hitting opponent
Barcelona's Lionel Messi walks out of the pitch after being shown a red card during the Spanish Supercopa final soccer match against FC Barcelona at La Cartuja stadium in Seville, Spain, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Miguel Morenatti)Lionel Messi was suspended for two matches on Tuesday after hitting an opponent in an incident away from the ball in the Spanish Super Cup final. The Spanish soccer federation’s competition committee did not deem the incident to be too serious and applied a less severe penalty. Referee Gil Manzano said in his match report that Messi hit his opponent with “excessive force” while the ball was not near him. Messi will miss Barcelona's match against third-division club Cornellà in the Copa del Rey and against Elche in the Spanish league.
Germany's 6-0 loss in Spain confirms national team's decline
Germany's Leon Goretzka, Niklas Suele and Matthias Ginter, from left, react following the UEFA Nations League soccer match between Spain and Germany in Seville, Spain, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. Spain won the match 6-0. (AP Photo/Miguel Morenatti)BERLIN – Germany’s 6-0 thrashing had been coming for some time. Löw was supposed to reinvigorate the squad with fresh young talent after Germany’s woeful World Cup showing in 2018. “The trust in Joachim Löw is still there, absolutely," Germany team director Oliver Bierhoff said.
Hundreds of chickens seized from Volusia home in suspected cockfighting operation
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – Volusia County Animal Services seized more than 200 chickens from a home in Seville that authorities believe were being bred and sold in a cockfighting operation. “There’s a reason why this type of activity is illegal,” Volusia County Animal Services Director Adam Leath said in a news release. It’s hard to see how anyone can consider this entertainment or sport.”Even though it’s illegal, Leath said cockfighting can often be hard to detect. “Usually the neighborhood knows that animal fighting is going on before we find out,” Leath said. By being our eyes and ears, the public can help us put a stop to this terrible practice.”Anyone who suspects illegal animal fighting taking place in Volusia County can contact Animal Service at 386-248-1790.
2019 MTV Europe Music Awards: The winners list
(CNN) - Ariana Grande was up for seven awards, but Taylor Swift had the bigger night along with Billie Eilish and Halsey at the 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards on Sunday in Seville, Spain. At The Disco, "ME!" At The DiscoThe 1975BEST HIP-HOP21 SavageCardi BJ. ColeWINNER: Nicki MinajTravis ScottBEST ALTERNATIVEWINNER: FKA twigsLana Del ReySolangetwenty one pilotsVampire WeekendBEST ELECTRONICCalvin HarrisDJ SnakeMarshmelloWINNER: Martin GarrixThe ChainsmokersBEST LOOKWINNER: HalseyJ BalvinLil Nas XLizzoROSALABIGGEST FANSAriana GrandeWINNER: BTSBillie EilishShawn MendesTaylor SwiftBEST PUSHWINNER: Ava MaxBillie EilishCNCOH.E.R. Jade BirdJuice WRLDKiana LedLauvLewis CapaldiLizzoMabelRosalaBEST WORLD STAGE PERFORMANCEBebe Rexha, Isle of MTV Malta 2019Hailee Steinfeld, Isle of MTV Malta 2018WINNER: Muse, Bilbao, Spain 2018The 1975, Lollapalooza Paris Festival 2019twenty one pilots, Lollapalooza Paris Festival 2019BEST U.K. & IRELAND ACTLewis CapaldiDaveMabelEd SheeranWINNER: Little Mix (Social Wildcard Winner)The-CNN-Wire & 2019 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company. All rights reserved.