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UEFA to introduce group stage for UEFA Women’s Champions League!

UEFA will transform the format of its Women’s Champions League in 2021/22 – a move designed to boost competitiveness and increase exposure of women’s club football through its elite competition. The changes, announced Wednesday by the UEFA Executive Committee, represent a fundamental shift from the current format. As of the 2021/22 …

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UEFA EURO 2020 group stage draw out, Group F top with Germany, France & Portugal!

The draw for the UEFA European Championship 2020 group stage was carried out on Saturday, November 30 with the six groups of four teams each drawn. The strongest group is Group F with defending Euro 2016 champions Portugal, 2018 FIFA World Cup winners France, former FIFA World Cup and Euro …

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UEFA’s pledge towards an environmentally conscious UEFA EURO 2020!

UEFA has reinforced its commitment to tackling climate change by looking to offset over 400,000 tonnes of carbon which will be produced at next summer’s tournament. Organising a UEFA EURO across 12 different countries, spanning four time zones and numerous different languages, is a challenge in itself, not least in …

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UEFA Foundation for Children funds 42 new projects worldwide!

The UEFA Foundation for Children is reinforcing its work on behalf of thousands of children across the world. The foundation’s board of trustees, which met in Nyon last week under the chairmanship of UEFA President Alexander Ceferin, has allocated the body’s 2019/20 budget of over €4.76m to help fund 42 …

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UEFA President hosts IOC President at their HQ!

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin met IOC President Thomas Bach at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland to discuss matters of common interest for the world of sport, a few months before the start of the pan-European UEFA EURO 2020 and the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Discussions centred …

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Zurich event for Women in Football Leadership Programme!

Leaders from the frontlines of football development gathered in Zurich this week for the latest edition of the Women in Football Leadership Programme (WFLP), a joint initiative between FIFA, UEFA and IMD Business School. The week-long event brought together 24 key representatives from national football associations across the globe to …

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Five ways UEFA helps the UN improve children’s lives!

On World Children’s Day, celebrated annually on November 20 and which this year marked the 30th anniversary of the signing of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, Tatiana Valovaya, new director-general of the United Nations Office at Geneva, met UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin. Together they visited the …

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Footballing legends complete UEFA masters course!

An array of former international footballers such as Youri Djorkaeff, Maxwell and Luis García have graduated from UEFA’s Executive Master for International Players (MIP) programme, a course which is aimed at giving former footballers the professional skills needed to transition into a second career. Almost two years of hard work …

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