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UEFA & Disney launch Incredible initiative to help more girls play football through Playmakers!

UEFA and Disney have teamed-up to develop a ground-breaking football programme that uses Disney’s world-renowned storytelling to encourage more young girls to exercise regularly and kickstart a lifelong love of football. Inspired by academic research showing the positive role of storytelling in helping children take up sport, Playmakers also aims …

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UEFA & CONMEBOL renew Memorandum of Understanding to enhance cooperation!

The UEFA Executive Committee and the CONMEBOL Council today met at the House of European Football in Nyon and signed a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to replace the agreement that was signed in 2012. This new MoU forms the basis for an enhanced collaboration in a variety of domains to …

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UEFA Europa League Trophy Tour to collect football boots from fans for Syrian refugees!

The 2020 UEFA Europa League Trophy Tour, driven by Kia, will visit seven European cities, from February to May, with the aim of collecting football boots for Syrian refugees at the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. Following the success of the 2019 trophy tour, when football fans from across Europe …

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One million reasons to read the UEFA Foundation for Children’s annual activity report!

The UEFA Foundation for Children’s pioneering efforts to use football to drive social good are improving the lives of more than one million children across some 100 countries, according to the organisation’s 2018/19 activity report. The annual overview of the Foundation’s work also reveals an acceleration in introduction of new …

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11th edition of the European Club Footballing Landscape report launched!

UEFA has released the 11th edition of the European Club Footballing Landscape report, its annual club licensing benchmarking report on European club football. The latest report details that the 2018 financial year was the second consecutive year of overall profitability for European top-division club football – a significant turnaround compared …

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Candidates for UEFA Executive Committee & FIFA Council announced!

Following the resignation of Germany’s Reinhard Grindel in 2019 from his positions as a UEFA Executive Committee member and FIFA Council member, elections for these two positions will be held at the 44th Ordinary UEFA Congress on March 3, 2020 in Amsterdam. By the set deadline of Friday, January 3 …

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UEFA solidarity payments: how they work!

European football governing body UEFA has allocated €128.69m for clubs across Europe to invest in football development projects. What is the objective of UEFA’s solidarity payments? Solidarity payments are distributed through national associations to clubs to invest in their youth development programmes and/or local community schemes: Only clubs not participating in the …

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