ERR paid close to €15 million for soccer rightsLocal News
- Board member of football club detained as suspect in pimping caseLocal NewsOfficials of the North prefecture of the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board on Monday detained seven men and one woman who are suspected of running two brothels in Tallinn, and according to information available to BNS one of the detainees is a member of the board of football club Nomme Kalju, Tanel Aavik.
- Lillekula Stadium to add 3,000 seats, build new facade for EUR 1.7 mlnSport
- Malta squad finally makes it to Estonia following flight cancelationSport
- The Klavan transfer – a Nordic bombshellSport
- Editorial: Ragnar Klavan – dream realised for boy, boost for sports in EstoniaSport
- Editorial: midgets (like Iceland) may mow down giantsOpinion
- Top footballer dives into «life as usual» Ingemar Teever bids adieu to professional sportsSport
- ERR says money lacking, fails to convinceLocal NewsA storm is brewing around budget of Public Broadcasting (ERR) which threatens to bin part of next year's live broadcasts and lay off staff. And yet the Riigikogu finance committee last night supported not the granting of 650,000 extra euros to ERR as the claims about lack of money are allegedly unclear.
- Estonia beat Georgia 3-0 in friendlySport
- The ranting dads and the rattled kids on the fieldsSport«Get the game!», «Boil the umpire!», «Pass better!», «Strike stronger!». A late afternoon at sports arena. The kids are playing football, «green» against «yellow». All are having fun and trying their very best. At times, they flop pretty bad which for beginners is pardonable. Flanking the field, coaches of both teams are encouraging the guys to enjoy the game. At the other edge.. we quoted them above, a bit. In the conflict of educational philosophies, who loses is the child. What did he do wrong? Nothing.
- Historic good-bye goal happening today?SportThis very evening, career ends for legendary Estonian footballer Raio Piiroja as national team tackles Iceland. Addressing head coach Magnus Pehrsson, the man asked to play in attack. To the general backdrop of how Team Estonia has been doing, they thought this safest indeed. With eight goals under his belt for Estonia, could Mr Piiroja be the historic first Estonian to score in farewell game?
- Fighting spirit switched off – the typical play-off BengalsSport
- A tie smelling like bouquet of bitter lossesSportFor Estonian football, Saturday night was a nightmare of historic calibre. In an UEFA 2016 qualifier, we failed to beat host San Marino – the red lantern in FIFA. With 0:0 a sad reality, the game was depressing to watch and a bystander will ever be wondering how they ever planned to score. Thus, for the third time in their history, team San Marino could rejoice for keeping their goal clean.
- Estonia beats Norway 1-0 in friendlySport
- Great expectations in jobless footballersSportOver the years, a routine has set in Team Estonia – people playing with no games under their belt in home clubs, and some jobless altogether. Former Estonian defender Marek Lemsalu says the boys think too highly of themselves and ever keep seeking openings in the good clubs. Estonian Football Association president Aivar Pohlak fails to fully agree.
- Pubs pull back from serving World CupSport
- Andres Oper – ever instinctively strikerSport
- Andres Oper: half a life in Team EstoniaSport
- Editorial: World Cup broadcast equals presence in worldOpinionYesterday, Postimees wrote on the Enterprise Estonia Matryoshka-ads, costing €28,000. The ads cannot be used, being insulting to target group. For the new Academy of Arts building on Tartu Highway, all kinds of expenses were made; now, however, yet another house is planned, at another location. Costing money, again. So, one may say Estonia is not exactly penniless. Therefore, strange indeed to see Public Broadcasting (ERR) begging the state for half a million euros to show World Cup football. The more so that, for years, title tournaments broadcasting has been financed outside of base budget; yet, this time, ERR is told to find the money out of own means. They did find €100,000. What about the rest?
- Money missing to show World CupLocal News
- Two defendants in footballers' drug case make deal with prosecutionLocal News
- Court to have another preliminary hearing in footballers' caseLocal News
- Trauma in Tallinn taxi accident may end Estonian footballer Oper's careerLocal News
- Estonian football hit by showers of cards and extra aggressivenessSport
- Estonia-Andorra 2:0 – tactics and talent seal the deal 41 pictures!Sport
- Holland beat Estonia 3-0Sport
- Aspiring Estonia eager to shock HollandSportEstonian footballers entering the 53,000-seat Amsterdam Arena tonight, to face the Dutch, see no reason to fear and hunker into all-out defence. However, Captain Ragnar Klavan does underline: it has to be all feet on deck. It’s all up to attitude – shall we, at 95th minute, run that extra metre, fight that extra minute? «We must give it our all. And more,» says Mr Klavan.
- Great game coming, tomorrow: supercoach van Gaal correcting mistakesSportLouis van Gaal (61), with Dutch, Spanish and German championship wins under his belt, plus an UEFA Champions League triumph, has almost all a club coach could ever dream to achieve. Today’s Estonian boasts a guy who knows Mr van Gaal and his handwriting better than anyone around – Captain Ragnar Klavan. In January 2009, Klavan went to AZ Alkmaar to be under Mr van Gaal. By April, he was embracing the Dutch Cup.
- Estonian Football Association bans eight amid probe into match fixingSport
- No trouble at police-free Scotland v Estonia gameEstonian news