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Sports Everton fan who helped refugees takes penalty vs Dynamo Kyiv

14:32  30 july  2022
14:32  30 july  2022 Source:   msn.com

Dynamo Kyiv keeps chance of Champions League group phase

 Dynamo Kyiv keeps chance of Champions League group phase The Ukrainian football record champion Dynamo Kyiv may dream of moving into the group phase of the Champions League. © provided by Sport1.de Dynamo Kyiv preserves chance of Champions League group phase The Ukrainian football record champion Dynamo Kyiv can dream of moving into the group phase of the Champions League. In the first leg of the second qualification round, Dynamo came to Fenerbahce Istanbul on Wednesday evening a 0-0.

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — An Everton fan who has been helping Ukrainian refugees was brought on to take a penalty during the Premier League team's preseason match against Dynamo Kyiv.

  Everton fan who helped refugees takes penalty vs Dynamo Kyiv © Provided by The Canadian Press

Paul Stratton, a 44-year-old Liverpool municipal worker, has traveled to Poland to deliver supplies to refugees fleeing Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Stratton, in full Toffees uniform, came on as a substitute toward the end of Everton and Dynamo's “match for peace” at Goodison Park on Friday night.

Everton manager Frank Lampard gave him instructions on the touchline before Stratton tucked away his penalty. Stratton then ran toward the stands to celebrate and was congratulated by Everton players.

from Frank Lampard substituted: Everton fan can shoot penalties

 from Frank Lampard substituted: Everton fan can shoot penalties Liverpool - nice gesture! The FC Everton thanked Dynamo Kyiv during the game on Friday at a supporter for his selfless commitment for help for Ukraine . © provided by Tag24 Paul Stratton (44, left) cheers together with Everton defender Mason Holgate (25) over his penalty goal. in the "Game for Peace" between the British and the Ukrainian record champion, 44-year-old Paul Stratton was substituted at 3-0 for the Premier League club of coach Frank Lampard (44).

The goal didn't count and the game finished 3-0. The match was broadcast live nationally in Ukraine, the club said.

Proceeds will go to humanitarian charities supporting the people of Ukraine.

This was the first “match for peace” in Britain. Dynamo has played similar games in other European countries since the start of the war.

The crowd included 2,000 Ukrainian refugees who have been resettled in Merseyside communities. They were given free tickets.

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The Associated Press

UEFA probes Fenerbahçe after Putin chant against Kyiv team .
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA said Thursday it is investigating Turkish club Fenerbahçe after its fans chanted the name of Russian President Vladimir Putin during a Champions League qualifying game against Ukraine's Dynamo Kyiv. The chants were heard at Fenerbahçe's stadium in Istanbul shortly after Vitaliy Buyalskiy scored the opening goal for Dynamo in a game the Ukrainian team went on to win 2-1 after extra time on Wednesday. “A UEFA EthicsThe chants were heard at Fenerbahçe's stadium in Istanbul shortly after Vitaliy Buyalskiy scored the opening goal for Dynamo in a game the Ukrainian team went on to win 2-1 after extra time on Wednesday.

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