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Latvia v Czech Republic background

Thursday 3 September 2015 19.00 CET

Having avoided defeat against the Czech Republic for the first time in their opening Group A encounter, Latvia can dream of avenging a 2-1 defeat at UEFA EURO 2004.

UEFA Europa League

Group fixtures set for UEFA Europa League

Friday 28 August 2015 15.30 CET

The group stage will kick off with last season's runners-up Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk welcoming Lazio and Liverpool visiting Bordeaux after the schedule was confirmed.

UEFA Europa League

Europa League group stage draw: talking points

Friday 28 August 2015 15.05 CET

New frontiers, the group of death and record books set for a heavy rewrite – UEFA.com picks out the biggest stories to emerge from the UEFA Europa League group stage draw.

UEFA Europa League

Full UEFA Europa League group stage draw

Friday 28 August 2015 14.05 CET

Former European Cup winners Ajax and Celtic were pitted together in Group A, while Tottenham face Anderlecht in a repeat of the 1984 final and Basel meet some familiar faces.

UEFA Champions League

Champions League group stage sides' transfers

Friday 28 August 2015 10.40 CET

Latest: Bayer Leverkusen coach Roger Schmidt has signed his old Salzburg charge Kevin Kampl while Fernando Llorente has joined Sevilla from Juventus. Keep up to date with all the transfers.

General Sec

'Countless moments to savour'

Friday 28 August 2015 10.29 CET

UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino hopes for an outstanding UEFA Europa League season, telling the group stage clubs: "You have every right to dream of a successful adventure."

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New UEFA Europa League brand identity revealed

Friday 28 August 2015 10.00 CET

The UEFA Europa League's new brand identity, to be used for the next three seasons, has been unveiled in Monaco along with the branding for the 2016 final.

Amstel to become Official Partner of UEFA Europa League

Friday 28 August 2015 9.52 CET

UEFA announced an agreement with the Heineken Company that will see the Amstel brand become an Official Partner of the UEFA Europa League for the 2015-18 period. The sponsorship is an extension to the existing partnership between UEFA and Heineken for the UEFA Champions League, meaning that the Heineken company brand portfolio will be present across both European professional club football competitions.

General Sec

Magic in the air again

Thursday 27 August 2015 17.22 CET

UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino has underlined the magic and global appeal of the UEFA Champions League, and is looking forward to "a season of unforgettable excitement."

Célia Šašić and Lionel Messi voted UEFA Best Players in Europe 2014/15

Thursday 27 August 2015 11.32 CET

Célia Šašić and Lionel Messi have been named UEFA Best Players in Europe for the 2014/15 season at a ceremony which took place at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco.

UEFA Champions League

New UEFA Champions League brand identity

Thursday 27 August 2015 11.00 CET

The concept 'Champions becoming Legends' underpins the new brand identity for the 2015–18 UEFA Champions League which was launched in Monaco on Thursday.

UEFA Champions League

2016 UEFA Champions League final identity issued

Thursday 27 August 2015 10.59 CET

The season-opening draw in Monaco was a fitting occasion for the release of the new brand identity created for the 2016 UEFA Champions League final in Milan next May.

UEFA Champions League

Fixtures set for UEFA Champions League groups

Thursday 27 August 2015 20.15 CET

Barcelona begin their title defence away to AS Roma on 16 September while the previous night Manchester City take on Juventus after the group stage fixtures were confirmed.

Group A analysis: Paris, Madrid, Shakhtar, Malmö

Thursday 27 August 2015 20.14 CET

UEFA.com delves deeper into Group A, in which Zlatan Ibrahimović returns to Malmö, Real Madrid meet Paris Saint-Germain and every club faces new opponents.

Group C: Benfica, Atlético, Galatasaray, Astana

Thursday 27 August 2015 19.33 CET

Debutants Astana lend added intrigue to Group C where Benfica and Atlético will meet competitively for the first time and Galatasaray will aim for a first win against the Spanish side.

Group B analysis: Manchester United, Wolfsburg, CSKA Moskva, PSV

Thursday 27 August 2015 19.33 CET

UEFA.com studies the Group B form guide, with a rapid return to PSV Eindhoven for Manchester United's summer signing Memphis Depay and a 2009/10 reunion.

Group D analysis: Mönchengladbach, Manchester City, Juventus, Sevilla

Thursday 27 August 2015 19.32 CET

UEFA.com looks at the key facts from a group that features last season's runners-up Juventus, UEFA Europa League holders Sevilla plus Manchester City and Borussia Mönchengladbach.

Group E analysis: Barcelona, Leverkusen, Roma, BATE

Thursday 27 August 2015 19.30 CET

Group E pits Barcelona against Bayer Leverkusen – against whom Lionel Messi scored five in 2012 – with BATE "hearts soaring" at the prospect of facing the holders.

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New UEFA Europa League brand identity revealed

Friday 28 August 2015 10.00 CET

The UEFA Europa League's new brand identity, to be used for the next three seasons, has been unveiled in Monaco along with the branding for the 2016 final.

Dortmund set another attendance record

Friday 28 August 2015 9.20 CET

A crowd of 64,200 watched Borussia Dortmund knock out Odd on Thursday, breaking the previous record for a UEFA Europa League play-off by more than 12,000.

Europa League group stage number crunching

Friday 28 August 2015 8.00 CET

The UEFA Europa League group stage draw took place on Friday and UEFA.com crunches the numbers: which teams and players have been the record-breakers?

Watch: Liverpool edge Alavés in UEFA Cup final

Friday 28 August 2015 7.57 CET

Nine goals, two red cards and one golden goal – the 2001 final between Liverpool and Alavés was unforgettable. Watch highlights ahead of the Reds' return to Europe.

Seven-goal Dortmund, Gutor saves Dinamo Minsk

Friday 28 August 2015 0.34 CET

Keeper Aleksandr Gutor was the play-off hero for Dinamo Minsk while Dortmund's Marco Reus scored a hat-trick as the lineup for Friday's draw was confirmed.

Europa League group stage draw seeding pots

Friday 28 August 2015 0.30 CET

The group stage draw will be streamed live in UEFA.com's DrawCentre from 13.00CET today, with all 48 hopefuls decided and the four seeding pots confirmed.