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UEFA Europa League

Izmailov and Krasnodar 'want to go as far as possible'

Wednesday 30 July 2014 9.23 CET

FC Krasnodar's former Russia midfielder Marat Izmailov tells about the team's aims in the UEFA Europa League and why they should be wary of Diósgyőri VTK.

UEFA Champions League

Dyakov's desire for a Ludogorets repeat

Wednesday 30 July 2014 9.22 CET

Svetoslav Dyakov is hoping history will repeat itself when PFC Ludogorets Razgrad face FK Partizan in the third qualifying round for the second successive season.

UEFA Champions League

Ten-man Slovan get the better of Sheriff

Tuesday 29 July 2014 23.59 CET

ŠK Slovan Bratislava 2-1 FC Sheriff
Karol Mészáros's late goal proved decisive as Slovan claimed a first-leg lead despite going down to ten men.

UEFA Champions League

Sidibe penalty gives Debrecen victory over BATE

Tuesday 29 July 2014 23.13 CET

Debreceni VSC 1-0 FC BATE Borisov
Ibrahim Sidibe's second-half spot kick settled the third qualifying round first leg in the hosts' favour.

UEFA Champions League

Lafata treble puts Sparta in charge against Malmö

Tuesday 29 July 2014 22.15 CET

AC Sparta Praha 4-2 Malmö FF
David Lafata's hat-trick inspired a Sparta comeback, earning the Czech club a first-leg victory against their Swedish opponents.

European Championship

Perišić injury blow for Croatia and Wolfsburg

Tuesday 29 July 2014 21.00 CET

Croatian international midfielder Ivan Perišić could be sidelined for several months after fracturing his left shoulder in a friendly against FC Bayern München.



UEFA•direct No 139 - out now

Tuesday 29 July 2014 12.21 CET

The latest edition of UEFA's official publication looks at recent UEFA competition finals and harks back to the 1960s as part of the UEFA 60th birthday celebrations.

Gibraltar hosts women's workshop

Friday 25 July 2014 11.25 CET

Several of Europe's smaller national associations have met to discuss their special women's football needs as part of the UEFA Women's Football Development Programme (WFDP).

TFF training centre opened

Thursday 24 July 2014 14.00 CET

The Turkish Football Federation has officially opened its new training and education centre in Istanbul – built with a contribution of UEFA's HatTrick assistance programme.

FSE fan congress in Italy

Thursday 24 July 2014 11.25 CET

Football followers came together to discuss the situation in Europe at the seventh European Football Fans Congress in Italy – organised by Football Supporters Europe.

Initial shortlist announced for 2013/14 UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Thursday 17 July 2014 17.00 CET

034 - Shortlist for Best Women’s Player in Europe Award also announced

UEFA Champions League

Emergency Panel decisions

Thursday 17 July 2014 14.30 CET

The UEFA Emergency Panel has made decisions on the current security and political situations in Israel, Ukraine and Russia, as well as the expiration of yellow cards.

UEFA Champions League

Liverpool lure Belgium forward Origi from Lille

Tuesday 29 July 2014 20.14 CET

LOSC Lille's Belgium striker Divock Origi has joined Liverpool FC for a reported €12.6m, with the 19-year-old to remain at the Ligue 1 club on loan for the 2014/15 season.

Atlético add Griezmann as part of summer refit

Tuesday 29 July 2014 15.45 CET

Antoine Griezmann's arrival at Club Atlético de Madrid for a reported €30m is the latest move in what has been a busy summer of transfer activity for the Spanish title holders.

Bakayoko boosts Monaco's midfield options

Monday 28 July 2014 19.07 CET

AS Monaco FC have added depth to their squad with the signing of the young Stade Rennais FC midfielder Tiémoué Bakayoko for a fee believed to be in the region of €8m.

Chambers joins growing list of Saints graduates

Monday 28 July 2014 16.38 CET

Arsenal FC new boy Calum Chambers is the latest in an impressive line of talented footballers to emerge from Southampton FC's academy, Gareth Bale included.

Feyenoord's youthful nucleus of talent

Monday 28 July 2014 16.14 CET

Feyenoord return to the UEFA Champions League with a team based around homegrown talent – picks out five of the club's most promising youngsters.

Watch Celtic's greatest European hits

Monday 28 July 2014 10.00 CET

Celtic FC have produced some special moments in the European Cup; picks five courtesy of your contributions on the @ChampionsLeague Twitter account.

UEFA Europa League

Torino relishing European return

Tuesday 29 July 2014 11.00 CET

"We want to go through at any cost," declared Torino FC defender Cesare Bovo as the Granata return to the European stage after an absence of over two decades.

Clementsen working his magic with Víkingur

Tuesday 29 July 2014 10.55 CET

"The players are able to walk on water at the moment," said Víkingur coach Sigfriður Clementsen, who is seeking another miracle against HNK Rijeka.

FH and Stjarnan do Iceland proud

Friday 25 July 2014 16.22 CET

FH Hafnarfjördur and Stjarnan – the unbeaten top two in Iceland – carried their form into Europe, eliminating FC Neman Grodno and Motherwell FC respectively.

Elfsborg and Rosenborg relieved to get through

Thursday 24 July 2014 23.11 CET

IF Elfsborg rode their luck, Rosenborg BK made amends, while FC Chikhura Sachkere and Víkingur earned landmark wins in the second qualifying round deciders.

UEFA Europa League third qualifying round lineup

Thursday 24 July 2014 22.51 CET

FK Mladá Boleslav will meet Olympique Lyonnais and SKN St Pölten are taking on PSV Eindhoven as the third qualifying round lineup comes into focus.

Koper showing their mettle in Europe

Wednesday 23 July 2014 11.34 CET

On the verge of their "biggest success in Europe", Slovenian side FC Koper are already exceeding expectations, according to young midfielder Domen Črnigoj.