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European Club Football Season kick-off moved from Athens to Nyon!

Following a series of talks with the Greek authorities, UEFA today announced its decision to relocate the upcoming European Club Football Season Kick-Off from Athens, Greece, to Nyon, Switzerland, on October 1/2, 2020. The event comprises the draws for the group stage of the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League and UEFA …

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UEFA, national FAs, clubs & players unite to promote Colour Blind Awareness Day!

Imagine the scene. The ball arcs high into the penalty area, and, as a mass of bodies jump to meet it, one figure, in a lightly coloured shirt, rises highest to power a header towards goal, outjumping their opponents, also in light jerseys, and beating the goalkeeper, whose outstretched lightly …

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AFC announces rights deal with SIA Sport Media Group in multiple territories in Eastern Europe!

A new media partnership between the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and SIA Media Group was recently signed for Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. The deal covers the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Asian Qualifiers Final Round, the 2023 AFC Asian Cup – China, and the annual AFC Champions …

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Aleksander Ceferin; UEFA fully committed to helping women’s football bounce back!

Speaking after Olympique Lyonnais’ victory in the 2019/20 UEFA Women’s Champions League final, president Aleksander Ceferin has underlined the determination of European football’s governing body to put women’s football back on the front foot. Despite the huge and rapid strides made by the women’s game in recent seasons, the COVID-19 …

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UEFA strategy for women’s football on track to meet ambitious targets!

The UEFA Women’s Champions League final between Lyon and Wolfsburg on Sunday will not only complete one of the first female sports competitions to return to play since lockdown. It will also mark the conclusion of the first year of Time for Action – UEFA’s strategy to secure the long-term …

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UEFA postpones 2020 youth national team competitions!

After consultation with UEFA’s 55 member associations, the UEFA Executive Committee has today taken several decisions regarding youth national team competitions considering the current COVID-19 situation across Europe. In order to alleviate the additional operational and financial burden on national associations – caused by hygiene conditions impacting travel and accommodation, …

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UEFA meets with General Secretaries from its 55 member associations!

UEFA and the General Secretaries of the 55 National Associations met in a video conference on Thursday, August 6 to discuss topics related to the restart of UEFA competitions in the light of the current situation; most notably those for clubs, national teams and youth. For club competitions, the discussion …

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UEFA says ‘thank you’ to all key workers on the frontlines of the pandemic!

When UEFA’s elite club competitions resume this week, the shirts of every player will carry the words ‘Thank You’ in their team’s chosen language – a symbol of European football’s recognition of key workers for their tireless contributions on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. “I am delighted that …

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UEFA ExCo announces decisions related to UEFA club competitions!

The UEFA Executive Committee has taken the following decisions in relation to the UEFA club competitions. Removal of pending yellow cards on completion of the Round of 16 for 2019/20 UCL/UEL season Following the changes approved by the UEFA Executive Committee on 17 June 2020 on the format of the …

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How European FA’s implement UEFA’s club licensing system!

UEFA has published the first-ever overview of how Europe’s 55 national football associations implement its club licensing system. What is the report called and why is it unique? The UEFA Club Licensing System: Overview of Implementation and Application across Europe is the first comprehensive overview of European football’s governance and …

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