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UEFA and European Leagues presidents meet in Nyon!

UEFA and European Leagues presidents strengthen relations between the two organisations. The President of the European Leagues, Pedro Proença, was welcomed this Tuesday, January 23 morning by the UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin at the House of European Football in Nyon. The two presidents emphasised the excellent cooperation and understanding between …

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Joint European Leagues Declaration on the European Football Pyramid!

The following declaration is a firm belief of the European Leagues and its members. We wholeheartedly support the European Football Pyramid and call on all European stakeholders to affirm these principles. The professional leagues of Europe declare and commit to the following principles sacred to our game: Open competitions with promotion and relegation …

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European Leagues concerned about FIFA Council decisions!

The European Leagues are concerned about the announcements made earlier this week by FIFA Council regarding the new International Match Calendar, the expansion of the new FIFA Club World Cup, the enlargement in terms of number of matches of the upcoming 2026 World Cup, and finally the presentation of a …

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European Leagues Statement on A22 revised plans for a breakaway European Super League!

The European Leagues are very surprised by the statement from A22 Sports Management which refers to an open consultation process and its results. The European Leagues – the body officially representing the interests of 40 domestic competition organisers coming from 34 countries in Europe and 1092 clubs – never met …

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European Leagues statement on today’s Opinion of the CJEU Advocate General!

The European Leagues welcome the conclusions of the General Advocate of the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) in the case C-333/21 European Super League. The European Leagues commend the confirmation of existing jurisprudence which protects the fundamental principles of the sport pyramid model such as the openness of …

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European Leagues hold General Assembly2022 in Porto!

The European Leagues General Assembly took place this Thursday, 17November in Porto, co-hosted by Liga Portugal. The meeting was attended by member leagues from across Europe, including football stakeholders representing National Associations, clubs, players and fans. The General Assembly endorsed the membership applications of three new professional football leagues from …

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European Leagues, ELEVEN & OneFootball strike ground-breaking global nine competition broadcast deal!

ELEVEN and OneFootball will broadcast live matches and highlights from nine European professional football leagues across the world in a landmark collective deal with The Association of European Professional Leagues (European Leagues). For the first time ever, European Leagues worked with nine of its members to bundle their broadcast media …

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European Leagues reject FIFA’s proposal for changes in the International Match Calendar!

The European Leagues met for a two-days event in Milan on occasion of their General Assembly co-hosted by Lega Serie A. During the meeting the Leagues discussed and agreed on the following matters, among others: International Match Calendar The European Leagues unanimous strongly reject all the proposals of FIFA for …

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Javier Tebas appointed representative of European Leagues on the UEFA ExCo!

LaLiga president Javier Tebas Medrano has been proposed by European Leagues as its representative on the UEFA Executive Committee (ExCo) for the next four years. Tebas will replace Lars-Christer Olsson, outgoing president of European Leagues and former president of the Swedish professional league. Tebas said: “This is a responsibility that …

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Resolution of the European football family on a coordinated response to the impact of the COVID-19 on competitions!

1. UEFA convened today an urgent meeting via videoconference with representatives of the European Club Association (“ECA”), European Leagues (“EL”) and FIFPRO Europe (altogether referred to as “the Parties”) to reflect, as a group, on the unique set of circumstances European football is facing as a result of the ongoing …

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