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Grifols becomes official partner of UEFA Women’s Football!

UEFA have announced that Grifols, a leading global producer of plasma-derived medicines, has become an official partner of UEFA Women’s Football, starting from the 2021/22 season and running until 2025. Under the four-season partnership, Grifols will become the exclusive healthcare company partner of UEFA Women’s Football at all tournament levels, …

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Im Herzen von Europa street name inaugurated by Eintracht Frankfurt!

The home of Eintracht will no longer merely be metaphorically “In the Heart of Europe”, but also postally, with an official ceremony held to mark the new address this Monday. Never before had he seen a street-naming ceremony – usually “just an administrative act” – with so many people watching …

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Abolition of the away goals rule in all UEFA club competitions!

Following the recommendation of the UEFA Club Competitions Committee and the UEFA Women’s Football Committee, the UEFA Executive Committee has today approved a proposal to remove the so-called away goals rule from all UEFA club competitions (men, women and youth) as of the qualifying phases of the 2021/22 competitions. The …

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Young refugees watch Italy play Wales on World Refugee Day!

UEFA and the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) mark World Refugee Day by inviting football teams competing in national competition for young refugees to Group A match in Rome. When Italy lined up against Wales in their final Group A match at Rome on Sunday, they did so watched by a …

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World Refugee Day 2021: six ways UEFA is using football to help refugees!

Leveraging football’s unifying power to build a better future for refugees lies at the heart of UEFA’s social responsibility programme. On the eve of World Refugee Day 2021, UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency, announced that the number of people forced to flee their communities or countries has doubled in …

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SYNLAB to continue providing COVID-19 testing at UEFA EURO 2020 & UEFA competition matches!

SYNLAB is to continue providing PCR-testing for SARS-CoV-2 for the upcoming UEFA EURO 2020 and all UEFA competition matches in the 2021/22 season. As the ‘UEFA Laboratory Diagnostics Provider 2021/22’, SYNLAB will support the implementation of UEFA’s rigorous Return to Play Protocol in order to create the safest possible environment …

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Council of Europe report: FIFA transfer system reform to ‘significantly improve’ football!

The Council of Europe, based on the work of its Group of States against Corruption (GRECO), has recognised FIFA’s ongoing efforts to reform the transfer system, stating that the soon‑to‑be‑operational FIFA Clearing House “will represent a milestone in achieving comprehensiveness, transparency and integrity of the transfer system for football players around …

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Premier League issues ITT for audio-visual rights in European markets!

The Premier League has issued an invitation to tender (ITT) for live rights to all 380 Premier League matches per season for three or six seasons (2022/23–2024/25 or 2022/23–2027/28) in 23 European territories. The relevant territories are: Albania Armenia, Belarus and Moldova Afghanistan (on a non-exclusive basis), Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, …

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UEFA’s frontline role: Environmental sustainability & social responsibility!

UEFA is serious about using the power of football to have a positive impact on global issues of environmental sustainability and social responsibility. Here, the director of football social responsibility at UEFA, Michele Uva, explains how the governing body is doing this. Why did UEFA launch the Cleaner Air, Better …

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