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UEFA Champions League

Why Sergi Roberto is an unsung hero at Barcelona

Friday 19 January 2018 15.04 CET

Sergi Roberto has signed a new contract, with Barcelona also setting a €500m buy-out clause for the 25-year-old;'s Joe Walker explains why he is worth more than his weight in gold.

UEFA Champions League

How brilliant is Alexis Sánchez?

Friday 19 January 2018 10.56 CET

"He's a bull – he goes again and again," said one of Alexis Sánchez's former captains; gets all excited about the splendour of the Chilean forward once nickamed 'Squirrel'.

UEFA Youth League wonderkid: Meet the Stockport Iniesta

Friday 19 January 2018 9.00 CET

"He is the future," Yaya Touré said of his 17-year-old Manchester City team-mate Phil Foden, whose midfield menace has earned him the nickname 'The Baby Shark'.

UEFA Champions League

Neymar hits four, Madrid eke out cup win

Thursday 18 January 2018 23.30 CET

Neymar struck four and Edinson Cavani hit a landmark goal in Paris Saint-Germain's biggest win of 2017/18, while it took a late Marco Asensio finish to earn Real Madrid a cup win on Thursday.

UEFA Europa League

All the Europa League sides' winter transfers

Thursday 18 January 2018 18.00 CET

The transfer window is open! rounds up all the ins and outs from the 32 contenders.

Elite youth develop

Elite youth development drive

Thursday 18 January 2018 17.03 CET

UEFA is helping its member associations to develop promising players at youth level through a specific elite youth development programme that looks set to be a resounding success.



'Football is my life' – Abubacarr Konta

Tuesday 16 January 2018 9.08 CET

"Football unites people; that's what I love about the game" – Abubacarr Konta, a young migrant from The Gambia, who is building a new life in Italy.

Super Cup

Nine associations interested in hosting 2020 UEFA Super Cup

Monday 15 January 2018 17.00 CET

UEFA has received declarations of interest from nine associations to host the UEFA Super Cup in 2020.


Pioneering England striker Cyrille Regis mourned

Monday 15 January 2018 13.06 CET

One of the first black players to represent England at senior international level, former West Bromwich Albion and Coventry City forward Cyrille Regis has died at the age of 59.

General Fans’ Team of the Year 2017 announced

Thursday 11 January 2018 11.30 CET

A record of almost 8.8 million votes were cast in the Fans' Team of the Year 2017 poll with players from the Spanish league dominating the final XI.


Tending the grassroots - UEFA Direct 173 out now

Tuesday 9 January 2018 7.20 CET

Grassroots football, the story of a young wheelchair footballer from FYR Macedonia, and interviews with Romanian coaching legend Mircea Lucescu and Portuguese Football Federation president Fernando Gomes take pride of place in the latest edition of UEFA’s official magazine.


UEFA ASSIST: Putting football first around the world

Friday 5 January 2018 15.00 CET

European football‘s governing body has launched a brand-new programme, UEFA ASSIST, to support other football confederations with knowledge-sharing, development and education opportunities.

UEFA Champions League

All the Champions League sides' winter transfers

Wednesday 17 January 2018 23.30 CET

The transfer window is open! rounds up all the ins and out from the 16 contenders, with Barcelona bringing in Colombian defender Yerry Mina and loaning out Arda Turan.

Chelsea and Barcelona renew rivalry

Tuesday 16 January 2018 18.15 CET

After a six-year wait, the latest chapter in one of European football's most enthralling recent rivalries will be played out as Chelsea welcome Barcelona for the first leg.

Sevilla steeled for Manchester United visit

Tuesday 16 January 2018 17.45 CET

Sevilla have never made it past the round of 16 and face a tall order to alter that record this year against a Manchester United side who have lost only one of their last eight games in Spain.

Real Madrid welcome Paris in heavyweight showdown

Tuesday 16 January 2018 16.45 CET

The first installment of a heavyweight European contest takes place at the Santiago Bernabéu as holders Real Madrid cross swords with Paris Saint-Germain.

Bayern present tall order for Beşiktaş' knockout bow

Tuesday 16 January 2018 16.00 CET

Bayern München will be aiming to make the most of home advantage in the first leg of their tie against Beşiktaş, who are in the knockout rounds for the first time.

Porto look for first Liverpool success

Tuesday 16 January 2018 14.45 CET

Porto will hope to finally get the better of Liverpool at the fifth time of asking as the teams meet in the round of 16, with the Portuguese side boasting better recent knockout form.

UEFA Europa League

Villarreal and Marseille shine, Arsenal suffer loss

Sunday 14 January 2018 23.00 CET

Pablo Fornals' late chip earned Villarreal a sensational victory at Real Madrid, while Leipzig, Atlético and Marseille all triumphed on a weekend when Arsenal lost.

2018/19 Europa League match and draw calendar

Tuesday 9 January 2018 9.46 CET

What are the key dates for your diary for the 2018/19 UEFA Europa League campaign? provides the details for a competition that will climax on 29 May 2019.

Arsenal crash out of cup, Napoli stay top

Sunday 7 January 2018 20.50 CET

Holders Arsenal are out of the FA Cup after losing at second-tier Nottingham Forest, on a weekend when Napoli won in Serie A and Diego Costa experienced an eventful Liga return.

Arsenal strike late, Costa scores, Sporting denied

Thursday 4 January 2018 21.00 CET

Héctor Bellerín struck a late equaliser for Arsenal at home to Chelsea while the returning Diego Costa scored for Atlético and Sporting were denied by Lisbon rivals Benfica.

The longest journeys in UEFA club football

Friday 29 December 2017 9.00 CET

Astana's round of 32 tie against Sporting CP will involve a round-trip of over 12,000km for both sides, but it is not (quite) the longest trip in UEFA club competition history, as discovers.

How brilliant is Napoli and Slovakia's Marek Hamšík?

Saturday 23 December 2017 17.30 CET

Having broken Diego Maradona's all-time Napoli scoring record on Saturday, Marek Hamšík is at the peak of his powers; spreads the love.