Friday , May 7 2021

Europe

Joint statement by DFL & DFB on the situation in European Super League!

The founding of a European Super League has been met with profound shock by German football, the German FA (DFB) and the German Football League (DFL). We stand in solidarity with UEFA and its president Aleksander Ceferin. We also support the countermeasures announced by FIFA and UEFA, as well as …

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UEFA announces new format for club competitions to be introduced as of 2024/25 season!

The UEFA Executive Committee today approved a new format for its club competitions as of the 2024/25 season onwards. The reforms come after an extensive consultation across the football family and received unanimous backing from the ECA Board and the UEFA Club Competitions Committee (made of a majority of club …

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Borussia Dortmund statement on the discussion of European Super League!

Borussia Dortmund chief executive officer Hans Joachim Watzke gave a statement on Monday, April 19 morning regarding the discussion of the establishment of a European Super League. “The board members of the European Club Association (ECA) came together for a virtual meeting on Sunday evening, where it was agreed that …

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FIFA reacts on European Super League announcement!

In view of several media requests and as already stated several times, FIFA wishes to clarify that it stands firm in favour of solidarity in football and an equitable redistribution model which can help develop football as a sport, particularly at global level, since the development of global football is …

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Leading European football club unveil plans for new European Super League!

Twelve of Europe’s top football clubs have today, April 19 announced that they have agreed to form a new competition, the European Super League, governed by their Founding Clubs. AC Milan, Arsenal FC, Atletico Madrid, Chelsea FC, FC Barcelona, FC Internazionale Milano, Juventus FC, Liverpool FC, Manchester City, Manchester United, …

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Montreux takes centre stage for UEFA Congress and ExCo meeting!

On Monday, the UEFA Executive Committee will convene for its latest meeting. This is followed on Tuesday by the 45th Ordinary UEFA Congress, the annual meeting of Europe’s football parliament. Monday, April 19: Executive Committee – post-2024 club competitions format and EURO update UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin will host the …

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Premier League condemns European Super League proposal!

The Premier League condemns any proposal that attacks the principles of open competition and sporting merit which are at the heart of the domestic and European football pyramid. Fans of any club in England and across Europe can currently dream that their team may climb to the top and play …

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Statement by UEFA, the English FA, the Premier League, the Spanish RFEF & LaLiga, the Italy’s FIGC & Lega Serie A!

UEFA, the English Football Association and the Premier League, the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) and LaLiga, and the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) and Lega Serie A have learned that a few English, Spanish and Italian clubs may be planning to announce their creation of a closed, so-called Super League. …

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UEFA Executive Committee agenda for April meeting!

The UEFA Executive Committee will hold its next meeting on Monday, April 19 from 09:00 to 14:00h CET in Montreux, Switzerland. The main items on the agenda are: • UEFA club competitions – format post-2024 • UEFA EURO 2020 update • UEFA Women’s Champions League – new regulations and financial …

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Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2021 postponed to the end of August as a precaution!

Due to the current epidemiological situation in Zurich and Switzerland as a whole, FIFA and the Organising Committee have decided to postpone the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup, which is traditionally held over the Ascension holiday. COVID-19 caused the cancellation of last year’s tournament – but the organisers are still hoping …

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