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UEFA European Women's Championship

Romania frustrate Portugal in play-off first leg

Friday 21 October 2016 21.48 CET

Portugal 0-0 Romania
Cláudia Neto struck the post with an early penalty as the visitors held on for a draw in the first leg of the 2017 UEFA Women's EURO play-off.

UEFA Champions League

Giggs on best goal, toughest opponents and title tips

Friday 21 October 2016 18.50 CET

Former Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs discusses his favourite memories, his least favourite opponents and who he thinks will win the UEFA Champions League.

UEFA European Futsal Championship

UEFA Futsal EURO 2018 qualifying draw

Friday 21 October 2016 15.03 CET

Holders Spain will face 2016 semi-finalists Serbia after the UEFA Futsal EURO 2018 qualifying draw was made, with Kosovo and Germany included for the first time on the road to Slovenia.

UEFA Futsal Cup

UEFA Futsal Cup elite round draw

Friday 21 October 2016 14.00 CET

A showdown between Dynamo and Sporting CP plus the meeting of Kairat Almaty with two debutants are among the highlights of the UEFA Futsal Cup elite round draw.

UEFA Champions League

What we noticed from the third group games

Friday 21 October 2016 11.59 CET

Lionel Messi returned to the headlines after an enforced one-match break, Leicester City remained prominent and goalkeepers made their mark: our take on the week's action.

UEFA Champions League

Who could go through on matchday four?

Friday 21 October 2016 10.51 CET

As many as 11 of the 16 places in the UEFA Champions League knockout phase could be decided in the next set of games on 1 and 2 November: we explain how.


Women's project earns Romania a HatTrick award

Thursday 20 October 2016 10.00 CET

Romania has made remarkable advances in developing women's football and attracting players and participants – earning the Romanian Football Federation a UEFA HatTrick Award.


Rush: It's all about respect

Tuesday 18 October 2016 11.40 CET

"I think the life skill we have to learn is to be respectful," said UEFA Champions League ambassador Ian Rush, in an interview ahead of this season's UEFA No to Racism campaign launch.

No to Racism, say UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Women's Champions League teams

Monday 17 October 2016 15.00 CET

The UEFA No to Racism campaign across 60 matches in UEFA's top club competitions aims to tackle discrimination and celebrate diversity.

European Championship

Fans' EURO passion earns awards from UEFA

Thursday 6 October 2016 17.00 CET

UEFA will present awards to Iceland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and Wales during the European Qualifiers to honour their fans' fantastic support at UEFA EURO 2016.


Seedorf: 'Diversity is a strength, not a weakness'

Thursday 6 October 2016 9.00 CET

UEFA Global Ambassador for diversity and change Clarence Seedorf has told Piara Powar from the Fare network how football can help create a more diverse world.


UEFA Direct 161 - out now

Wednesday 5 October 2016 12.02 CET

The latest edition of UEFA's official magazine highlights European football's diversity and how UEFA and Europe's national associations are fostering the game at all levels.

UEFA Champions League

Napoli double provides cathartic release for Aboubakar

Thursday 20 October 2016 11.07 CET

"After my first goal, it felt like some negative energy had left me," said Vincent Aboubakar after opening his account for Beşiktaş in the Turkish side's 3-2 Group B win at Napoli.

Pupil Messi teaches old Barcelona master Guardiola a lesson

Thursday 20 October 2016 8.15 CET

The coach on the wrong end of Lionel Messi's most recent display was his one-time mentor Josep Guardiola: Graham Hunter looks back at how the Argentinian inspired Barcelona yet again.

Champions League podcast: Magic Messi and outstanding Özil

Thursday 20 October 2016 7.38 CET

Hear from Arsène Wenger, Hugo Lloris and Zinédine Zidane in the UEFA Champions League podcast as the panel review the action including hat-tricks for Lionel Messi and Mesut Özil.

Hat-tricks for Messi and Özil on goal-filled Wednesday

Wednesday 19 October 2016 23.18 CET

Barcelona, thanks largely to a hat-trick from Lionel Messi, and Atlético Madrid made it nine points out of nine as Mesut Özil registered a treble of his own in a 6-0 victory for Arsenal.

Aboubakar heads Beşiktaş to Napoli success

Wednesday 19 October 2016 23.10 CET

Vincent Aboubakar's late winner, his second goal of the game, earned Beşiktaş a 3-2 Group B success at Napoli after the Turkish vistors had twice let the lead slip.

Özil hat-trick helps Arsenal overwhelm Ludogorets

Wednesday 19 October 2016 23.00 CET

Mesut Özil scored a hat-trick for the first time in his career to help Arsenal to a 6-0 home win against Ludogorets Razgrad that leaves them well placed at the Group A summit.

UEFA Europa League

Pogba, Rooney, Mata, Van Persie: United-Fenerbahçe wrap

Friday 21 October 2016 9.00 CET

"I don't really listen to what is around me," said Paul Pogba after starring against Fenerbahçe on a night Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata and Robin van Persie provided their own talking points.

UEFA Europa League top scorers

Thursday 20 October 2016 23.35 CET

Zenit's Giuliano heads a list of six players who have scored three goals in the opening three games but with four assists the Brazilian midfielder is out on his own.

Three teams stay perfect, United beat Fenerbahçe

Thursday 20 October 2016 23.15 CET

Shakhtar Donetsk – 5-0 victors over Gent – Schalke and Zenit made it three wins from three, while Paul Pogba scored twice as Manchester United beat Fenerbahçe 4-1.

Totti reaches 100: Most UEFA club competition appearances

Thursday 20 October 2016 21.05 CET

Roma captain Francesco Totti has made his 100th UEFA club competition appearance but is some way off on the all-time list. looks at the top of the charts.

Behind the scenes: Feyenoord v Zorya

Thursday 20 October 2016 21.00 CET

Feyenoord had a perfect record domestically and beat Manchester United in their Group A opener. went backstage before their game with Zorya.

Bailey's Genk goals making Jamaica proud

Wednesday 19 October 2016 8.00 CET

Leon Bailey has had a spectacular start to his debut UEFA Europa League campaign for Genk and he spoke to about adapting to Belgian life and making Jamaica proud.