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UEFA Champions League

Bayern and Madrid's classic 2012 semi-final

Thursday 17 April 2014 10.04 CET

Next week FC Bayern München and Real Madrid CF will meet in their sixth European Cup semi-final and looks back to the fifth, an epic encounter just two years ago.

UEFA Champions League

Gomes excited as trophy comes to Lisbon

Thursday 17 April 2014 10.01 CET

Portuguese Football Federation president Fernando Gomes said staging the UEFA Champions League final was "a great challenge" and one that Lisbon was looking forward to.

Banga making a noise in Lithuania

Thursday 17 April 2014 9.50 CET

Having come sixth in each of their five top-flight campaigns, FK Banga are riding high in second seven games into the Lithuanian season and on the brink of reaching the cup final.

UEFA Europa League

Benfica beat Porto to Rio Ave final

Thursday 17 April 2014 9.16 CET

UEFA Europa League semi-finalists SL Benfica remain on course for the domestic double after beating FC Porto 3-1 to overturn a first-leg deficit and set up a final with Rio Ave FC.

UEFA European Futsal Championship

Futsal EURO review: Part 2 - the winners

Thursday 17 April 2014 9.15 CET

"If a train is passing you have to jump on it," Italy coach Roberto Menichelli told as he reflected on what it took for his side to win UEFA Futsal EURO 2014.

UEFA Women's Champions League

Gustavsson: Tyresö still chasing their dream

Thursday 17 April 2014 8.34 CET

Tyresö FF "will not give up on our dream," coach Tony Gustavsson tells as they prepare to face Birmingham City LFC in the semis in the midst of a club crisis.



Hillsborough – 15 April 1989

Tuesday 15 April 2014 11.00 CET

UEFA President Michel Platini said the families of the 96 people who lost their lives are in the thoughts of the football family on the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough Stadium tragedy.


UEFA•direct focus on competitions

Tuesday 15 April 2014 9.47 CET

The latest edition of UEFA•direct focuses on the start of the path towards UEFA EURO 2016 in France, as well as the climax of the inaugural UEFA Youth League season.

UEFA Champions League

UEFA statement on integrity of competitions

Friday 11 April 2014 11.15 CET

The integrity of sporting competition is a fundamental principle for UEFA and the competition and disciplinary regulations state clearly that clubs cannot influence others over the players they field.

Women's workshops show the way

Thursday 10 April 2014 14.41 CET

UEFA has held workshops in FYROM and Belarus, with the aim of giving expert advice to national associations on how to take women's football forward in their countries.

European Championship

EURO 2016 roles for FARE, CAFE

Tuesday 8 April 2014 13.28 CET

UEFA's social responsibility partners, the FARE network and the Centre for Access to European Football (CAFE), have been given an enhanced role for UEFA EURO 2016.


Commemoration of 1914 Christmas truce

Tuesday 8 April 2014 10.18 CET

UEFA is planning to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1914 Christmas truce, when soldiers in the First World War spontaneously played football in the Flanders countryside.

UEFA Champions League

Domestic Cup

Bale fires Madrid to Copa del Rey triumph

Thursday 17 April 2014 0.30 CET

Real Madrid CF etched their name onto the Copa del Rey for a 19th time with victory against FC Barcelona, winning scorer Gareth Bale saying: "This is the realisation of a dream."

Domestic Cup

Bayern stay on course for second straight treble

Wednesday 16 April 2014 22.30 CET

FC Bayern München set up a German Cup final against Borussia Dortmund and moved a step closer to a second successive treble with a 5-1 win against 1. FC Kaiserslautern.

Madrid seek revenge on holders Bayern

Wednesday 16 April 2014 16.29 CET

Real Madrid CF look to avenge last-four defeats by both FC Bayern München and Josep Guardiola when they host the champions in their semi-final first leg.

Unbeaten Atlético bar Chelsea's path to third final

Wednesday 16 April 2014 16.13 CET

Club Atlético de Madrid have never lost at home to English sides – food for thought for José Mourinho who revisits the Spanish capital for Chelsea FC's seventh semi-final.

Champions Mag

All about Bayern in Champions Matchday

Tuesday 15 April 2014 16.33 CET

David Alaba, Toni Kroos and Manuel Neuer headline the latest edition of Champions Matchday, in which Luka Modrić, Gary Cahill and Koke also feature.

Bayern capture Eintracht's Rode

Monday 14 April 2014 14.10 CET

"I want to continue my development here and win a lot of titles," said Sebastian Rode after agreeing a four-year deal to join FC Bayern München from Eintracht Frankfurt.

UEFA Europa League


Turin receives UEFA Europa League trophy

Wednesday 16 April 2014 15.22 CET

UEFA President Michel Platini called the UEFA Europa League "a competition of the heart" as he handed the trophy to Turin's mayor Piero Fassino ahead of the final.

Abete hopes for UEFA Europa League legacy

Wednesday 16 April 2014 9.17 CET

Italian Football Federation president Giancarlo Abete hopes next month's UEFA Europa League final will leave a lasting legacy as Turin receives the trophy.

Benfica set out stall for Juventus

Monday 14 April 2014 22.05 CET

SL Benfica take on Juventus for the fifth time in the first leg of their UEFA Europa League semi-final, looking for a third successive home victory against the Turin side.

Sevilla block Valencia's path to Turin

Monday 14 April 2014 22.05 CET

Sevilla FC will take on Spanish opponents for the second time in this season's UEFA Europa League with Valencia CF standing between them and the final in Turin.

Nuno Gomes, Nedvěd marvel at Benfica-Juve duel

Friday 11 April 2014 17.23 CET

Ex-SL Benfica striker Nuno Gomes called the Eagles' last-four tie against Juventus maybe "the final everyone wanted", with Pavel Nedvěd hailing both sides.

Emery excited by 'attractive' Sevilla-Valencia tie

Friday 11 April 2014 16.22 CET

Sevilla FC's Unai Emery says the two-time UEFA Cup winners' tie against his former club Valencia CF is a "a really attractive tie" between two "equal" teams.