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UEFA warns staff of safety concerns amid Manchester City backlash

February 28, 2020 12:56 pm

The UEFA officials overseeing and attending Manchester City's Champions League match at the Santiago Bernabéu wore plainclothes adhering to the contents of an internal memo for safety reasons.

UEFA says all matches to go ahead with fans apart from Inter

February 26, 2020 10:48 pm

One more death and 52 new cases of the virus in Italy were reported on Wednesday, all in the north, while nations around Europe reported additional infections linked to the Italian flare-up.

Meet Rui Pinto: The whistleblower who exposed Manchester City to UEFA

February 16, 2020 9:03 am

Rui Pinto, associated with the Football Leaks scandal of 2015, was instrumental in exposing the "serious breaches" in UEFA's FFP regulations that Manchester City is accused of.

Europe's top 30 clubs earn as much as other 682: UEFA

January 16, 2020 5:27 pm

UEFA in its annual Club Footballing Landscape report stated that the 712 top-flight clubs in Europe's 55 leagues earned a record 21 billion euros of combined income in the 2018 financial year, a 20 percent increase from the year before.

UEFA president criticises VAR use, says football needs uncertainty

December 05, 2019 9:25 am

The use of VAR, where match officials use video replays to check decisions by the referee on the pitch and flag possible mistakes, has been surrounded by controversy over the last few months.

UEFA bans Ajax fans for Champions League trip to Chelsea

October 18, 2019 10:18 am

UEFA fined Ajax 50,000 euros ($55,615) due to the behaviour of their fans during a 3-0 win at Valencia earlier this month and an additional 18,000 euros for "improper conduct of the team".

UEFA confirms 3 Champions League final hosts from 2021-23

September 25, 2019 12:04 am

The finals will be played at the home stadiums of Zenit St. Petersburg, Bayern Munich and England's national team. All three stadiums will also host 2020 European Championship games.

Eric Cantona's unusual speech at UEFA award ceremony leaves many perplexed

August 30, 2019 12:12 pm

Former France great Eric Cantona gave a typically perplexing speech after collecting the UEFA presidential award at the Champions League draw, which left many scratching their heads.

Virgil Van Dijk, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo vie for UEFA Player of the Year award

August 15, 2019 8:35 pm

For the women's award, treble-winners Olympique Lyonnais made it a clean sweep with striker Ada Hegerberg, right-back Lucy Bronze and midfielder Amandine Henry shortlisted.

Stephanie Frappart to become first female referee to officiate UEFA Super Cup

August 02, 2019 9:13 pm

Frappart, 35, was the first female referee to officiate a French Ligue 1 match when she took charge of Amiens against Strasbourg in April and also became the first woman to be named in the pool of Ligue 1 referees for next season.