Late equaliser rescued Bolton

A late equaliser by Abdoulaye Meite earned Bolton Wanderers a 1:1 draw against Rabotnicki Kometal in the first leg of their Uefa Cup first-round tie.  Rabotnicki had the lead from the 53rd minute but Meite rescued Bolton, seven minutes from time.

Macedonia ranked 38th on UEFA ranking

With 5.831 points, Macedonia is on the 38th position of the new association's coefficient ranking list by UEFA. The ranking list is based on performance over the five previous seasons – between 2002/03 and 2006/07 – and will be used to determine entry into the 2008/09 UEFA Champions League and UEFA Cup.

Another big disappointment

The bad form of the Macedonian national team continues. After the defeats from Russia, Israel and Croatia, an easy win was expected against the 125th ranked national team of Estonia but with another bad performance, the Macedonian national team got only a point. After those results a resignation from the head coach is expected in

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Russia 3-0 Macedonia

Late strikes from Andrei Arshavin and Aleksandr Kerzhakov eased ten-man Russia to a convincing victory over Macedonia in EURO 2008 qualifying. Russians took an early lead through V. Berezutski and dominated proceedings before having goalkeeper Gabulov sent off for a foul in the area which led to Mitreski missing a penalty. Two goals in the

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Hosting Bolton = year’s budget

The calculations are already made. Hosting an English Premiership club like Bolton in an UEFA Cup match will bring Rabotnicki Kometal amount of money that’s almost equal with their budget for whole year. The final outcome with Bolton may not be well for the Macedonian side, but the income will definitely be more than satisfying.

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