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General view of the UEFA logo at UEFA Headquarters before the draw.(REUTERS)

European season will finish in August, says UEFA president

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2020 05:43 PM IST
The majority of European league seasons were suspended in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic but a few leagues have announced plans for a restart in the coming weeks.
General view in the empty stadium as the match is played behind closed doors as the number of coronavirus cases grow around the world.(UEFA)
General view in the empty stadium as the match is played behind closed doors as the number of coronavirus cases grow around the world.(UEFA)

UEFA president Ceferin said leagues ready to play behind closed doors

Milan | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2020 06:01 PM IST
Football leagues have been suspended since mid-March due to the pandemic which has claimed more than 100,000 lives throughout the continent.
Soccer Football - UEFA Congress - Beurs van Berlage Conference Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands - March 3, 2020 UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin during a press conference REUTERS/Yves Herman(REUTERS)
Soccer Football - UEFA Congress - Beurs van Berlage Conference Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands - March 3, 2020 UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin during a press conference REUTERS/Yves Herman(REUTERS)

UEFA ‘confident’ coronavirus outbreak will not derail Euro 2020 plans

Madrid | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 10:24 AM IST
The Italian capital Rome is one of 12 venues across the continent set to host matches at the European Championship in June and July.
File image: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola and the first team staff celebrate with the trophy after winning the Carabao Cup.(REUTERS)
File image: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola and the first team staff celebrate with the trophy after winning the Carabao Cup.(REUTERS)

UEFA could ‘adapt’ Financial Fair Play rules as Manchester City wait for ban appeal

Amsterdam | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2020 07:53 PM IST
Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules were introduced by UEFA to combat growing debt in European football by obliging clubs to balance their books.
Stadio Olimpico(Getty Images)
Stadio Olimpico(Getty Images)

Lazio hit with stand closure for Celtic game over ‘racist behaviour’

Milan | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2019 03:10 PM IST
Lazio had been charged after some of their supporters made fascist salutes in the Curva Nord section during the 2-1 home win over French club Rennes on October 3.
The Champions League trophy(Getty Images)
The Champions League trophy(Getty Images)

UEFA announce Champions League finals in Saint Petersburg, Munich, London

Ljubljana | By AFP
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 09:08 AM IST
The announcement comes following calls by FIFA to demand that women in Iran be allowed free unlimited access to stadiums in the country.
UEFA Champions League trophy.(PA Images via Getty Images)
UEFA Champions League trophy.(PA Images via Getty Images)

UEFA postpones key Champions League reform meeting

Lausanne | By AFP
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2019 08:59 PM IST
The meeting, originally scheduled for September 11 at the Nyon headquarters of European football’s governing body, was set to bring together the European Club Association (ECA) and European Leagues.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino addresses the media during a press conference following the FIFA Council Meetings in Miami.(AFP)
FIFA President Gianni Infantino addresses the media during a press conference following the FIFA Council Meetings in Miami.(AFP)

FIFA approves plan for new Club World Cup, to Europe’s dismay

Miami | By The New York Times
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2019 10:18 AM IST
Against the wishes of European soccer leaders, FIFA pushed through plans for a revamped World Cup of clubs featuring 24 teams at a meeting of its governing council Friday
TOPSHOT - A #9 jersey is displayed on the goal in memory of late Argentinian forward Emiliano Sala(AFP)
TOPSHOT - A #9 jersey is displayed on the goal in memory of late Argentinian forward Emiliano Sala(AFP)

Minute’s silence at Champions League, Europa League games for Sala

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2019 03:59 PM IST
Sala, who had signed for Cardiff City from Nantes in January for a club record fee of 15 million pounds ($19.28 million), died when the plane he was on crashed in the English Channel last month.
Champions League round of 16 matches begin from Tuesday.(AFP)
Champions League round of 16 matches begin from Tuesday.(AFP)

No excuses as VAR set for Champions League debut

Rome | By AFP
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2019 09:16 PM IST
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has warned that there will be no more excuses as Video Assistant Referees (VAR) make their debut in the Champions League starting this week
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin delivers a speech during the 43rd Ordinary UEFA Congress on February 7, in Rome.(AFP)
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin delivers a speech during the 43rd Ordinary UEFA Congress on February 7, in Rome.(AFP)

Aleksander Ceferin re-elected unopposed as UEFA President

Rome | By Reuters
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2019 11:38 PM IST
Aleksander Ceferin immediately promised a dramatic overhaul of European club competitions.
Josep Guardiola manager of Manchester City looks on prior to the start of the Premier League match between Manchester City and AFC Bournemouth.(Getty Images)
Josep Guardiola manager of Manchester City looks on prior to the start of the Premier League match between Manchester City and AFC Bournemouth.(Getty Images)

UEFA could ban Manchester City from 2019-20 Champions League over FFP

Manchester | By Omnisport
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2018 04:50 PM IST
UEFA president Alexander Ceferin said findings are expected “very soon” after Manchester City were accused of financial impropriety.
File image of Lionel Messi.(AFP)
File image of Lionel Messi.(AFP)

Champions League to use VAR from knockout stages

Dublin | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2018 07:42 PM IST
European soccer’s governing body opted against using VAR this season, despite the technology being employed by major European leagues in Spain, Italy and Germany.
UEFA chief Aleksander Ceferin has denied that there will be a European Super League.(AP)
UEFA chief Aleksander Ceferin has denied that there will be a European Super League.(AP)

There will be no Super League, says UEFA chief Aleksander Ceferin

London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2018 04:38 PM IST
UEFA plans for the future of European football from 2024 onwards will see a revised football schedule which will possibly involve less domestic football and more European competition.
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin unveils the host nation for Euro 2024 during the announcement .(REUTERS)
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin unveils the host nation for Euro 2024 during the announcement .(REUTERS)

Sole candidate Aleksander Ceferin poised for UEFA re-election

Lausanne | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2018 11:42 PM IST
Ceferin has held the post since 2016 when he replaced former France legend Michel Platini, who was forced to resign several months previously following confirmation of his suspension by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
The 2020 UEFA Champions League final will be played in Istanbul’s Ataturk Olympic Stadium.(Getty Images)
The 2020 UEFA Champions League final will be played in Istanbul’s Ataturk Olympic Stadium.(Getty Images)

Istanbul’s Ataturk Olympic Stadium to host 2020 UEFA Champions League final

Associated Press, Kiev | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 06:57 PM IST
Istanbul’s Ataturk Olympic Stadium will host the 2020 Champions League final, UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin announced after an executive committee meeting on Thursday.
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin believes video replay system (VAR) needs more testing.(AP)
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin believes video replay system (VAR) needs more testing.(AP)

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin ‘worried’ over use of VAR at World Cup

Reuters, Milan | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2018 04:50 PM IST
Aleksander Ceferin, UEFA president says he still has fears over the use of video replay system (VAR) at the 2018 World Cup, saying that there are still some referees who have no experience with the technology.
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