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UEFA Champions League

Neymar's new Barcelona deal: Top Brazilians

Friday 1 July 2016 15.02 CET

Neymar has signed a new five-year deal at Barcelona and already the 24-year-old can bear comparison to the UEFA Champions League's top Brazilians. But who is best?


Sustainability ISO certification for UEFA EURO 2016

Friday 1 July 2016 14.35 CET

UEFA EURO 2016's approach to social responsibility and sustainability has earned it the International Standardisation Organisation's ISO 20121 certification for operations.

European Championship

The highs and lows of EURO penalty shoot-outs

Friday 1 July 2016 13.50 CET

From Antonín Panenka's cool, iconic finish to Poland's recent dose of joy and heartbreak, takes you on a whistle-stop tour of shoot-out drama down the years.

European Championship

Evra determined to inspire France's youth

Friday 1 July 2016 13.05 CET

"Believe in what you can achieve" is the message Patrice Evra gives young France fans, the 35-year-old telling he is also setting an example to team-mates at the finals.

European Championship

Getting to grips with Germany's 'Italy complex'

Friday 1 July 2016 13.00 CET

Steffen Pottter offers a personal recollection of the Mannschaft's miserable major tournament record against Italy – yet still finds hope for the weekend.

European Championship

Preview: Wales v Belgium

Friday 1 July 2016 11.05 CET

The message from both coaches is "same again please" as Wales and Belgium prepare to meet in Lille, though Chris Coleman and Marc Wilmots have had very contrasting news on the injury front.



Audio Description for blind fans at EURO

Friday 1 July 2016 11.00 CET

UEFA has implemented an Audio-Description Commentary (ADC) service for blind and partially sighted fans at UEFA EURO 2016, aiming to leave a legacy and improve access to football.


Frédéric's UEFA passion

Thursday 30 June 2016 20.04 CET

IT & Media Controller Frédéric Burnet revels in his role at the heart of European football.


UEFA shocked by Istanbul events

Wednesday 29 June 2016 17.00 CET

UEFA is shocked and sickened by the terrorist attack in Istanbul and offers its deepest condolences to the families of the victims.


Engaging editorial content

Tuesday 28 June 2016 10.11 CET

Kevin Ashby constantly develops UEFA's editorial content in order to ensure that it remains dynamic in an ever-evolving digital world.


Streetfootballworld festival opens in Lyon

Monday 27 June 2016 15.59 CET

The streetfootballworld Festival16 in Lyon, hosted by the Sport dans la Ville association in the French city and backed by the UEFA Foundation for Children, will involve 500 youngsters from disadvantaged communities worldwide.


Malgo summarises UEFA

Saturday 25 June 2016 18.16 CET

Malgorzata Chrzanowska tells us the words that best summarise her role as UEFA's Media Accreditations Assistant.

UEFA Champions League

Introducing new Manchester City signing Nolito

Friday 1 July 2016 10.45 CET

Spain forward Nolito has joined Manchester City from Celta Vigo in a deal reportedly worth €17m. Richard Martin profiles a 29-year-old who is no stranger to Josep Guardiola.

How Samuel Umtiti will fit in at Barcelona

Thursday 30 June 2016 18.46 CET assesses where Samuel Umtiti's place might be in a new-look Barcelona defence next season after the club agreed to sign the French centre-back from Lyon.

2016/17 UEFA Champions League season kicks off

Tuesday 28 June 2016 22.15 CET

Flora Tallinn, Valletta and The New Saints all earned narrow first-leg wins as the first eight teams set off on the road to Cardiff, venue for the 2017 UEFA Champions League final.

What makes new Paris coach Unai Emery special?

Tuesday 28 June 2016 16.00 CET

Paris Saint-Germain have appointed Unai Emery – the man who guided Sevilla to the last three UEFA Europa League titles – as their coach, replacing Laurent Blanc.

What will Jorge Sampaoli bring to Sevilla?

Tuesday 28 June 2016 15.15 CET

Richard Martin details what UEFA Europa League holders Sevilla can expect from former Chile coach Jorge Sampaoli, who has succeeded Unai Emery on a two-year contract.

Dani Alves joins Juventus on two-year deal

Monday 27 June 2016 16.30 CET

With Dani Alves having moved to Juventus from Barcelona, looks at the success of their other free transfer signings in recent times, among them Andrea Pirlo and Paul Pogba.

UEFA Europa League

McGinn and Weeks make Thursday night running

Friday 1 July 2016 0.15 CET

Niall McGinn went from UEFA EURO 2016 to the UEFA Europa League in quick time, while Qäbälä's Theo Weeks hit a hat-trick as the first qualifying round first legs concluded.

Ibrahimović and Mourinho reunited in Manchester

Thursday 30 June 2016 16.50 CET

After Zlatan Ibrahimović announced he is joining Manchester United, shines a light on his relationship with José Mourinho and recalls their one previous season together.

St Patrick's win on Europa League opening night

Tuesday 28 June 2016 20.22 CET

St Patrick's were the sole winners on the first evening of action in the 2016/17 UEFA Europa League as the opening four ties got under way in the first qualifying round.

What makes new Paris coach Unai Emery special?

Tuesday 28 June 2016 16.00 CET

Paris Saint-Germain have appointed Unai Emery – the man who guided Sevilla to the last three UEFA Europa League titles – as their coach, replacing Laurent Blanc.

Europa League first and second qualifying round draws

Monday 20 June 2016 15.00 CET

The first steps toward the 2016/17 UEFA Europa League final have been taken with the first and second qualiying round draws taking place in Nyon.

Who is in the UEFA Europa League and when do they enter?

Monday 20 June 2016 9.11 CET

In all 188 clubs will take part in the 2016/17 UEFA Europa League: we list the 155 confirmed in the competition including 16 teams with byes to the group stage.