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The 2020 UEFA Grassroots Awards: celebrating winners across Europe!

Winners from Denmark, Georgia, Germany, Italy and Poland have been honoured in the 2020 UEFA Grassroots Awards. The awards recognise leaders, clubs and projects throughout Europe for their outstanding commitment and contribution to grassroots football, celebrating some unsung heroes at the bedrock of the game. “Grassroots football is crucial to …

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4th Category get UEFA Grassroots Awards for promoting disability football in Italy!

Founded in 2016, ‘Quarta Categoria’ – now called the Divisione Calcio Paralimpico e Sperimentale (Paralympic and experimental football division) – is responsible for arranging Italy’s first major football tournament for players with a cognitive impairment, intellectual disability or other mental health issues. The project, created at regional level in collaboration …

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Warsaw’s cross-cultural football project gains 2020 UEFA Grassroots award!

Etnoliga is a social programme in the Polish capital, Warsaw, which promotes diversity through its annual football league for immigrant communities and looks to support refugees as well as empowering women, LGBT+ and other underprivileged groups. Set up by the non-profit organisation Foundation for Freedom, or Fundacji dla Wolnosci, it …

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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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