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European Championship

Georgia v Poland background

Tuesday 11 November 2014 19.00 CET

Georgia coach Temur Ketsbaia will hope his fourth encounter with Poland produces another home win, as the sides reconvene in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying Group D.

European Women's Under-17 Championship

Bruun equals record as Denmark top Turkey

Tuesday 21 October 2014 17.01 CET

"That was a great experience," said Signe Bruun, who equalled a competition record with eight goals in one match as Denmark topped Group 8 ahead of Turkey.


UEFA President urges EU support

Tuesday 21 October 2014 10.30 CET

UEFA President Michel Platini has welcomed the "relationship of trust" between UEFA and the European Union in a speech at a meeting of EU sports ministers in Rome.

UEFA Champions League

Chelsea's Fàbregas feeling at home in London

Tuesday 21 October 2014 10.20 CET

Chelsea FC midfielder Cesc Fàbregas explains his decision to return to London three years after leaving Arsenal FC: "I never completely left, I would always come here."

UEFA Europa League

LOSC's Liverpool-bound Origi meets Everton

Tuesday 21 October 2014 9.20 CET

Divock Origi will get a taste of what lies ahead of him at Liverpool FC next season when LOSC Lille host Everton FC, with two of his Belgium colleagues also in tow.

UEFA Champions League

Porto forward Brahimi sizes up Athletic test

Tuesday 21 October 2014 9.20 CET

Yacine Brahimi, scorer of the UEFA Champions League group stage's first hat-trick this season, assesses FC Porto's next test at home to Athletic Club on Tuesday.



The benefits of diversity

Monday 20 October 2014 11.43 CET

In the official UEFA publication UEFA•direct, UEFA President Michel Platini emphasises that football can act as a force for positive change in helping build a more tolerant society.

UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League matches send strong No to Racism message

Monday 20 October 2014 11.00 CET

This week’s UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League matches will highlight the fight against all forms of discrimination in football stadiums throughout Europe


UEFA•direct 141 – out now

Friday 17 October 2014 13.33 CET

UEFA President Michel Platini's thoughts on the UEFA Respect Diversity conference in Rome are among the key elements of edition 141 of the official publication UEFA•direct.

UEFA gives backing to Homeless World Cup

Friday 17 October 2014 9.00 CET

"We wish all of their players the best of luck," said UEFA President Michel Platini, with UEFA "a committed partner" once more at the 2014 Homeless World Cup in Chile.

Xavi proud to open latest Cruyff Court

Wednesday 15 October 2014 11.15 CET

Xavi Hernández spoke of his pride after opening a Cruyff Court bearing his name in his home town of Terrassa, Spain. "It's important for me to give something back," he said.

UEFA-EU agreement strengthens relations

Wednesday 15 October 2014 10.00 CET

The Arrangement for Cooperation (AfC) between the European Commission and UEFA strengthens the relationship between the two parties, benefiting football in particular.

UEFA Champions League

Penalties: How to hit them, where to put them

Tuesday 21 October 2014 8.39 CET

With two out of nine missed on matchday two,'s Rob Esteva and Simon Hart discover the secrets of successful UEFA Champions League spot kicks.

Team news ahead of Tuesday's games

Tuesday 21 October 2014 8.23 CET rounds up the possible lineups and formations for Tuesday's eight UEFA Champions League group stage games, including who is out and who is a doubt.

Preview: Porto v Athletic

Monday 20 October 2014 23.00 CET

FC Porto coach Julen Lopetegui has asked his team "to give joy to our fans" with a strong showing against Athletic Club, who have won just twice in all competitions this season.

Preview: Chelsea v Maribor

Monday 20 October 2014 22.27 CET

Chelsea FC's José Mourinho is refusing to underestimate NK Maribor as the Slovenian champions arrive in London determined to cause an upset according to Ante Šimundža.

Preview: Schalke v Sporting

Monday 20 October 2014 21.00 CET

Roberto Di Matteo wants FC Schalke 04 "to dominate" in only his second game in charge, while Sporting Clube de Portugal have been told "not to be frightened".

Preview: Barcelona v Ajax

Monday 20 October 2014 20.30 CET

AFC Ajax's visit to FC Barcelona is a key fixture according to Blaugrana coach Luis Enrique, while former team-mate Frank de Boer is sure the visitors can pick up points.

UEFA Europa League

Luzon steps down at Standard

Monday 20 October 2014 12.27 CET

Guy Luzon has resigned as head coach of R. Standard de Liège with assistant Ivan Vukomanović taking caretaker charge for Thursday's visit of Sevilla FC.

Rusescu's score to settle with Rio Ave

Monday 20 October 2014 8.08 CET

Buoyed by scoring his first international goal, on-loan striker Raul Rusescu is out for "sort-of revenge" as FC Steaua Bucureşti take on Rio Ave FC in the UEFA Europa League.

Inter fans cheer Guarín for St-Étienne reunion

Monday 20 October 2014 8.07 CET

Fan protests kept Fredy Guarín at FC Internazionale Milano this summer and the Colombia midfielder is repaying that loyalty as he prepares to face former club AS Saint-Étienne.

Onur injury leaves Trabzonspor and Turkey short

Friday 17 October 2014 14.52 CET

Trabzonspor AŞ and Turkey will have to negotiate the remainder of the season without Onur Kıvrak after the goalkeeper underwent knee ligament surgery.

UEFA Europa League matchday three looms

Friday 17 October 2014 10.40 CET

An Italian trio, a dynamic duo and the would-be final hosts are the sides with top marks after two matchdays as old friendships are put under strain on matchday three.

Apollon Limassol appoint Andone as coach

Thursday 16 October 2014 20.59 CET

The well-travelled Ioan Andone has been confirmed as coach of Apollon Limassol FC, who last week dismissed Christos Christoforou following two successive 4-0 defeats.