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UEFA Europa League

Napoli break new ground, Tottenham go second

Monday 8 February 2016 0.09 CET

Napoli posted a club-record eighth straight league win in a round of games for the last 32 sides that featured a Classique loss for Marseille and Tottenham moving second in England.

UEFA European Futsal Championship

Futsal EURO quarter-finals confirmed

Sunday 7 February 2016 23.13 CET

The quarter-finals have been set in Belgrade, with Serbia v Ukraine and Portugal v Spain on Monday before Russia v Azerbaijan and Italy v Kazakhstan the following night.

UEFA Champions League

Barcelona and Juve win again, Arsenal end drought

Sunday 7 February 2016 23.00 CET

Barcelona restored their three-point lead on Sunday while Juventus racked up their 14th consecutive win and Arsenal prevailed, following some eye-catching results 24 hours earlier.

UEFA European Futsal Championship

Italy cruise ends Czech Republic hopes

Sunday 7 February 2016 22.45 CET

Czech Republic 0-7 Italy
The holders strolled to victory and a quarter-final place as Group D winners, with Azerbaijan also through.

UEFA European Futsal Championship

Russia through despite Croatia effort

Sunday 7 February 2016 20.15 CET

Croatia 2-2 Russia
Croatia missed out on the two-goal win they needed to topple Russia, who finished first in Group C after a late equaliser.

UEFA European Futsal Championship

Quarter-finals: Serbia-Ukraine, Portugal-Spain

Sunday 7 February 2016 17.10 CET

The UEFA Futsal EURO 2016 quarter-finals start with a bang at Arena Belgrade on Monday as hosts Serbia play Ukraine before old rivals Spain and Portugal meet.


European Championship

New look for Nice football facilities

Friday 5 February 2016 13.12 CET

Nice has used a UEFA donation ahead of UEFA EURO 2016 to improve football facilities in the coastal city, Stade Bob Rémond the first to benefit with a new artificial pitch.

Croatia course helps goalkeeping coaches

Wednesday 27 January 2016 11.00 CET

UEFA is investing in education programmes for goalkeeper coaches to meet the ever-changing demands of the position, with the latest course successful in Croatia.

Moldova's HatTrick boost

Monday 25 January 2016 15.01 CET

The foundations for football in Moldova have been boosted by several projects carried out in partnership with UEFA, particularly through the HatTrick programme.

UEFA Champions League

UEFA Executive Committee unanimously backs Gianni Infantino for FIFA presidency

Friday 22 January 2016 16.33 CET

The UEFA Executive Committee approved the use of goal-line technology for the final tournament of UEFA EURO 2016 in France, as well as for the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League.

UEFA Executive Committee endorses Gianni Infantino for FIFA presidency

Friday 22 January 2016 16.29 CET

UEFA Executive Committee back Gianni Infantino's FIFA campaign

UEFA Executive Committee statement

Friday 22 January 2016 15.30 CET

Statement of the UEFA Executive Committee following its inaugural meeting of 2016 at the House of European Football in Nyon.

UEFA Champions League

Fernando Torres reaches Atlético century

Saturday 6 February 2016 17.55 CET

"This day will go down in history and I'll never forget it," gushed Fernando Torres after the 31-year-old scored his 100th goal for Atlético in Saturday's 3-1 win against Eibar.

Happy birthday, Neymar and Ronaldo!

Friday 5 February 2016 15.07 CET

Cristiano Ronaldo is 31 today while Neymar celebrates his 24th birthday – but how does he compare with the Portuguese star at the same age? has the answer.


The soccer player who won Super Bowl VI

Friday 5 February 2016 13.32 CET

A rarity in switching from soccer to American football, Super Bowl-winning Austrian kicker Toni Fritsch called his Dallas Cowboys days "the simplest job I ever had".

UEFA Champions League squad changes confirmed

Thursday 4 February 2016 17.25 CET

Arda Turan, Stephan El Shaarawy, Alexandre Pato and Kelechi Iheanacho are in; Radamel Falcao and Samir Nasri are out. Get a rundown of all the squad changes for the knockouts.

Artem Dzyuba's dream five-a-side team

Thursday 4 February 2016 15.33 CET

Russia forward Artem Dzyuba has chosen his Zenit team-mate Hulk in his ultra-attacking five-a-side dream team, noting "he won me over with his passes".

Barcelona rampant, Paris in record-breaking form

Wednesday 3 February 2016 23.38 CET

Barcelona put seven without reply past ten-man Valencia in the first leg of their Copa del Rey semi-final on Wednesday, when Paris Saint-Germain made it a Ligue 1 record 33 unbeaten.

UEFA Europa League

How will Shakhtar manage without Alex Teixeira?

Friday 5 February 2016 17.15 CET

Shakhtar Donetsk have brought in a Ukrainian-record transfer fee of €50m for Alex Teixeira, but Bogdan Buga believes the Brazilian's departure leaves a sizeable hole.

Futsal first for Brazil's Alex Teixeira

Friday 5 February 2016 9.30 CET

On the move from Shakhtar Donetsk, Alex Teixeira honed his craft playing futsal as a youngster, like countless Brazilians before him. "It's where you learn everything," he said.

UEFA Europa League squad changes confirmed

Thursday 4 February 2016 11.30 CET

Thirty-one of the 32 sides left in the competition have made changes to their player lists ahead of the knockout rounds, with many clubs using their full allocation of three newcomers.

How Jorge Jesus sparked a Sporting revolution

Monday 1 February 2016 9.15 CET

With his side top in Portugal and still in the UEFA Europa League, Jorge Jesus has honoured his promise to "awake the sleeping Lion" at Sporting CP –'s Pedro Marques explains how.

Napoli stay top, pressure builds at Valencia

Sunday 31 January 2016 22.54 CET

Napoli are stubbornly holding on at the top of Serie A after a sixth consecutive win, but the mood is darkening at Valencia after the UEFA Europa League hopefuls lost at home.

OM god: Steve Mandanda's Marseille might

Tuesday 26 January 2016 11.30 CET

Warned off boxing after seeing what happened to Mike Tyson's opponents, goalkeeper Steve Mandanda found his true calling as a goalkeeper at Marseille.