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Tag Archives: Europe

UEFA helping players consider their next steps!

UEFA has this week launched a new programme to help footballers coming to the end of their playing careers plan for their professional future. The first edition of the UEFA Assist Career Transition Programme (CTP) kicked off in conjunction with the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB), offering players based in …

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UEFA supporting national associations with finance guidance!

At a time when member associations’ finances are facing more challenges and adjustments than ever, UEFA has staged an Executive Finance Essentials course, as well as holding meetings for national association finance directors across Europe. Through the UEFA Grow business development programme, European football’s governing body has worked closely with …

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Testing regime helps UEFA deliver successful return to play!

A massive cross-continent effort has allowed UEFA to deliver more than 500 matches since August with a highly effective testing system at the heart of its Return to Play Protocol. UEFA’s Return to Play Protocol made professional football among the safest environments in the world. Between 5 August and 15 October, a …

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Will we see the creation of a European Super League?

In recent days and weeks news has appeared across European media that world football governing body FIFA is holding talks with European club football giants to discuss the launch of an European Premier League after earlier rumours of top clubs discussed the creation of a European Super League. If the …

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UEFA launches Expert Group statement on Nutrition for Elite Football!

Nutrition in football is an important component in protecting the health of players and ensuring they can perform optimally in training and matches. With this in mind, UEFA has published an Expert Group Statement on Nutrition for Elite Football which establishes best-practice nutrition recommendations for elite footballers and practitioners supporting …

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UEFA launches UEFA eEURO 2021!

Following the success of this year’s first ever UEFA eEURO, European football’s governing body has announced the competition will return for a second edition, with the final tournament planned to take place next summer in London. UEFA eEuro 2021 will see participating players compete in the largest national team efootball …

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UEFA preliminary draw for 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers on December 7!

With 2022 FIFA World Cup preliminary-competition action already under way in Africa, Asia and South America, UEFA’s 55 member associations are eagerly looking ahead to the start of their own race to reach Qatar 2022, with 13 berths available. Their anticipation will be heightened on December 7, when the preliminary …

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The importance of football for refugees & asylum seekers!

A recipient of a UEFA research grant for 2019/20, Dr Rahela Jurkovic talked to UEFA Direct about the importance of football for refugees. Dr Rahela Jurkovic was one of six recipients of a UEFA research grant for 2019/20 for a project titled ‘Football and refugees: cultural anthropology of the Balkan …

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UEFA supporting FARE #FootballPeople weeks!

UEFA partner FARE (Football Against Racism in Europe) has launched its annual #FootballPeople weeks – a campaign that calls on supporters, clubs, players, minority groups and communities to raise awareness of social inequalities in sport, including racism, gender discrimination and homophobia. The initiative, which runs from October 8-22, is considered …

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FIFA launches Tender processes in Nordic territories for media rights!

FIFA has opened two invitations to tender (ITT) for the media rights to FIFA’s flagship men’s and women’s competitions, as well as FIFA Additional Events, simultaneously in each of four Nordic territories: Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. The rights available cover a broad range of linear, digital and radio transmission …

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