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UEFA continues to push leagues to finish seasons

04 April, 2020 9:47 am 9:47 am

(Reuters) – UEFA on Tuesday gave a “strong recommendation” to European football federations to attempt to finish the current season once play is able to resume after the stoppage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The sport has been brought to a standstill by the outbreak with the Euro 2020 competition postponed until next year and … Read More

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UEFA announces new playoff system for 2022 World Cup qualifiers

12 December, 2019 9:13 am 9:13 am

NYON (Reuters) – UEFA is to introduce a new-look playoff system for its 2022 World Cup qualifying competition which will avoid the need to compare results of teams in different groups. UEFA said the 55 teams, who will be battling for 13 places at the tournament in Qatar, will be divided into 10 groups. The … Read More

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UEFA expects Euro 2020 to be free of racism

11 November, 2019 8:01 pm 8:01 pm

BUCHAREST (Reuters) – European soccer’s governing body UEFA expects Euro 2020 to be free of racism despite a flurry of incidents across the continent, it said on Saturday. Earlier this month, Sweden’s qualifying match away to Romania in Bucharest — one of the 12 host cities and venue for Saturday’s draw — was twice interrupted … Read More

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UEFA investigating racist incidents in England match, strong action urged

03 March, 2019 11:43 pm 11:43 pm

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – European football’s governing body UEFA said it is investigating racist incidents at Monday’s Euro 2020 qualifier between Montenegro and England in Podgorica, and both players and an independent monitoring group urged it to take strong action. England defender Danny Rose was subjected to monkey chants and Raheem Sterling, scorer of England’s … Read More

UEFA investigating crowd trouble during PSG-Red Star game

10 October, 2018 9:30 am 9:30 am

(Reuters) – UEFA have launched an investigation into crowd disturbances that marred Paris St Germain’s 6-1 Champions League win over Red Star Belgrade this month, European soccer’s governing body has said. PSG could face punishment for fans setting off fireworks during the match and were also fined 20,000 euros (17,600 pounds) by UEFA for a … Read More

Ronaldo raring to go as Serie A kicks off amid optimism

08 August, 2018 9:32 am 9:32 am

MILAN (Reuters) – Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Juventus, coach Carlo Ancelotti’s homecoming and Parma’s return to the top flight a mere three years after going bankrupt have made the Serie A season one of the most eagerly-awaited in recent years. After years of falling attendances and top players choosing to ply their trade elsewhere, there … Read More

Nasri has doping ban extended from six to 18 months after UEFA appeal

08 August, 2018 8:45 am 8:45 am

(Reuters) – Former Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri has had his doping ban increased to 18 months following an appeal against the original six-month sanction, European football’s governing body UEFA has said. The Frenchman was handed the original suspension in February after UEFA found the 31-year-old “guilty of using a prohibited method in accordance with … Read More