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Senegal-Ivory Coast friendly abandoned after pitch invasion

PARIS (Reuters) - An international friendly between African rivals Senegal and the Ivory Coast near Paris was abandoned on Monday as fans invaded the pitch and confronted the players, local media reported.


Cricket-New Zealand coach sees no advantage from abandoned match against India

NOTTINGHAM, England (Reuters) - New Zealand coach Gary Stead said he saw no advantage to his team's World Cup group stage match against India being abandoned due to rain on Thursday, despite the Indians looking like the team to beat after their opening wins over South Africa and Australia.

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Cricket: West Indies-England 2nd test abandoned due to sand

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (AP) - The second test between West Indies and England was abandoned after just 10 balls were bowled Friday due to a dangerous outfield, embarrassing Caribbean cricket and forcing the game to be rescheduled for Sunday.

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Vetra-Legia match abandoned after violence

A low-key Intertoto Cup match between Vetra Vilnius of Lithuania and Legia Warsaw of Poland was abandoned at halftime on Sunday after Polish fans attacked police with metal bars and stones.

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Cup tie abandoned after fans attack player

A Libertadores Cup tie between Boca Juniors and Guadalajara was abandoned in the second half on Tuesday after a supporter attacked a player, fans hurled missiles onto the pitch and the teams fought amongst themselves.

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DR Congo friendly abandoned after invasions

Friday's friendly between African champions Tunisia and the Democratic Republic of Congo was abandoned in the 65th minute following the third pitch invasion of the game in Paris.

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Leicester and Reading fume after match is abandoned

The managers of Leicester and Reading both reacted furiously after their English First Division clash was abandoned at half-time in the interests of #8220;player safety.#8221;


Football: Abandoned final a hefty blow to African football

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - African football’s image took another hefty blow on Friday when the final of the continent’s top club competition was abandoned after Wydad Casablanca of Morocco walked off to protest a refereeing decision.


Standard v Anderlecht abandoned due to flares, smoke

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgium's top-flight match between Standard Liege and Anderlecht was abandoned on Friday with just half an hour played after Anderlecht fans threw flares and smoke bombs onto the pitch.


Croatia v Kosovo qualifier abandoned due to heavy rain

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia's home World Cup qualifier against Kosovo was abandoned midway through the first half due to adverse weather conditions which made the pitch unplayable on Saturday, the Croatian Football Association (HNS) said.