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Tag Archives: Europe

European Futsal returns with a bright future ahead!

As the Futsal Champions League gets back underway, we look at how UEFA and its national associations are setting the indoor game up for success. The UEFA Futsal Champions League finals take place in Barcelona this weekend as the competition reaches its climax 14 months after it began. The finals …

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One year in – UEFA’s strategy for European football!

UEFA’s ambitious overall strategy for European football is already proving its worth at various levels – UEFA Direct highlights the strategy’s key results and achievements in the year since its launch. Since its launch in February 2019, the five-year UEFA strategy Together for the Future of Football has tackled a …

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UEFA allows return of fans at maximum 30% of capacity pending local authorities approval!

The UEFA Executive Committee yesterday, October 1 decided, following the successful pilot match that was held at the UEFA Super Cup in Budapest on September 24, to allow the partial return of spectators for UEFA matches where local laws permit, starting from next week’s national team matches. The number of …

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UEFA hand out 2019/20 European season awards!

UEFA rewards excellence and achievement within European football with a series of awards in various sectors, with the major individual accolades traditionally handed out in late August. In 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the late finish to the 2019/20 season, the player awards ceremony took place in Switzerland …

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Didier Drogba to receive UEFA President’s Award!

Former Chelsea forward Didier Drogba has been picked as the recipient of the 2020 UEFA President’s Award by Aleksander Ceferin, with the UEFA President selecting the Ivorian for his “commitment to excellence both on and off the pitch”. The President’s Award recognises outstanding achievements, professional excellence and exemplary personal qualities, …

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UEFA Grassroots Football Week 2020: protecting the purest form of the game!

UEFA kicks off its annual Grassroots Week today, with the 2020 edition highlighting the importance of ensuring everyone, everywhere can continue to safely play the world’s number one sport – in their own garden, at school or with a local amateur club. Over the next week, UEFA.com and our official …

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UEFA ExCo meeting takes decisions on European Football!

The UEFA Executive Committee today decided, after an agreement with the European Club Association and the European Leagues, to recover the dates lost due to the cancellation of the March 2020 window and the postponement of EURO 2020 to the summer of 2021, by extending the March and September 2021 …

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UEFA women’s, futsal & youth competitions postponed to November!

The UEFA Executive Committee yesterday decided to postpone and amend the format of a few competitions due to the current COVID-19 situation across Europe, in order to further mitigate risks by granting UEFA, clubs and national associations more time to adapt to the evolving situation and thoroughly prepare matches, travels …

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Shortlist of nominees for 2019/20 UEFA club competition awards revealed!

European football governing body UEFA have introduced new awards to honour women’s club competition football from now on. UEFA Champions League UEFA has today announced the names of the players shortlisted for the 2019/20 UEFA Champions League positional awards. The awards will honour the best Goalkeeper, Defender, Midfielder and Forward from …

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UEFA releases study results on training facilities & youth investment across Europe!

UEFA has released a brand-new interactive report offering unique insight into training facilities and youth investment in Europe. With the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic casting an uncertain future over football finances, high quality youth development and infrastructure investment to support player development is arguably more important than ever. The …

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