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World Cup

What to watch for in Saturday's European Qualifiers

Friday 24 March 2017 13.00 CET

Two key defenders down, the Netherlands face a challenging trip to Bulgaria, with Hungary v Portugal: the rematch, and Belgium's quest for another big win among the other Saturday attractions.

Estonian women's game taking flight

Friday 24 March 2017 10.30 CET

With the number of registered female players up by 92% since 2011/12, Estonia can be hugely proud of the great strides it has taken in nurturing women's football.

UEFA Women's Champions League

The quarter-final first legs in tweets

Friday 24 March 2017 10.10 CET

Lyon, Bayern, Barcelona and Manchester City won their quarter-final first legs and we followed all eight teams on social media through the week: here are the highlights.

European Under-21 Championship

2019 U21 EURO qualifying: full guide

Friday 24 March 2017 10.00 CET

Qualifying for the 2019 U21 EURO in Italy and San Marino begins on Saturday as Kosovo make their competitive football national-team debut in the Republic of Ireland.

UEFA Women's Champions League

Lyon, City, Bayern, Barcelona ahead

Thursday 23 March 2017 22.10 CET

Holders Lyon secured a priceless 2-0 quarter-final first-leg win at last season's runners-up Wolfsburg while Manchester City and Bayern both emulated Barcelona's 1-0 victory.

Member

Slovak football's Hall of Fame

Thursday 23 March 2017 17.27 CET

The new Slovak football Hall of Fame brings alive the history of the game in Slovakia, and honours the players, coaches and officials who have played a key part in that history.

UEFA

General

Women's game in UEFA Direct spotlight

Thursday 23 March 2017 12.32 CET

With this summer's UEFA Women's EURO 2017 coming closer, women's football takes special pride of place in the latest edition of UEFA’s official magazine UEFA Direct.

President

Facing challenges and embracing change - Aleksander Čeferin

Wednesday 22 March 2017 13.50 CET

In a keynote speech during his visit to Portugal, UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin has presented a series of visions and ideas aimed at taking UEFA and European football into a positive future.

President

UEFA President visits the Czech Republic

Tuesday 21 March 2017 17.55 CET

On a visit to Prague, UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin has praised the Football Association of the Czech Republic (FAČR) for its excellent work in developing the country's football.

Environment

Earth Hour turns ten

Tuesday 21 March 2017 9.25 CET

UEFA is again supporting WWF's Earth Hour global environmental movement as it celebrates its tenth anniversary – underlining UEFA's commitment to organising tournaments and their impact in a sustainable way.

2017 UEFA Champions League final ticket sales launched

Friday 17 March 2017 12.30 CET

Tickets for the 2017 UEFA Champions League final in Cardiff are on sale from £60. Fans can apply exclusively on UEFA.com until 28 March.

Tickets for 2017 UEFA Europa League final in Stockholm on sale

Wednesday 15 March 2017 16.00 CET

Ticket sales for the 2017 UEFA Europa League final will start on 17 March on UEFA.com and will run until 28 March. Tickets are available from €45.

UEFA Champions League

Gianluigi Buffon set for 1,000th game of his career

Thursday 23 March 2017 16.30 CET

As Gianluigi Buffon prepares to make the 1,000th professional appearance of his career in Italy's European Qualifier against Albania, Paolo Menicucci picks out his greatest nights.

Top six in UEFA association club rankings confirmed

Wednesday 22 March 2017 17.44 CET

Spain, Germany, England and Italy are confirmed as the top four associations in the UEFA club rankings after this season, with France and Russia in fifth and sixth respectively ahead of Portugal.

How Ienei shook the football world with Steaua

Wednesday 22 March 2017 12.45 CET

As Emerich Ienei celebrates his 80th birthday, Paul-Daniel Zaharia pays tribute to the man who steered Steaua Bucureşti to an unforgettable European Cup triumph in 1986.

Barcelona bounce back, Bayern stretch lead

Sunday 19 March 2017 17.27 CET

Barcelona capped a perfect weekend for the UEFA Champions League quarter-finalists as all eight posted wins, Lionel Messi scoring twice after Bayern moved further clear in Germany.

Juventus v Barcelona: past meetings, stats and reaction

Friday 17 March 2017 16.55 CET

Almost two years after they contested the final in Berlin, Juventus and Barcelona will meet in the last eight, with Pavel Nedvěd and Claudio Marchisio playing down any notion of revenge.

Bayern v Real Madrid: past meetings, stats and reaction

Friday 17 March 2017 16.50 CET

Bayern and Real Madrid have met 22 times previously in the European Cup, with Carlo Ancelotti swapping dugouts since their last encounter. "This tie will be special for me," said the Italian.

UEFA Europa League

Lyon v Beşiktaş background

Thursday 23 March 2017 11.41 CET

Lyon have been scoring at a rate of four goals a game since entering the UEFA Europa League in the round of 32, making them daunting opponents for Beşiktaş.

Ajax v Schalke background

Thursday 23 March 2017 11.07 CET

Unbeaten in their last 11 European home games – and on a run of five straight Amsterdam ArenA victories in the UEFA Europa League – Ajax have reason for confidence as they welcome Schalke.

Celta Vigo v Genk background

Wednesday 22 March 2017 17.58 CET

Celta Vigo will look to get a head start to take into the second leg of their quarter-final against Genk, with the Belgian side having been regular scorers away from home this season.

Top six in UEFA association club rankings confirmed

Wednesday 22 March 2017 17.44 CET

Spain, Germany, England and Italy are confirmed as the top four associations in the UEFA club rankings after this season, with France and Russia in fifth and sixth respectively ahead of Portugal.

Anderlecht v Manchester United background

Wednesday 22 March 2017 16.33 CET

Anderlecht have won five of their last six European home games and will feel they can hold their own as they welcome Manchester United in the first leg of their quarter-final tie.

Manchester United climb, Lyon lose to Paris

Sunday 19 March 2017 17.44 CET

Manchester United lifted themselves to fifth in England on a weekend when Schalke also won, Lyon succumbed in Paris and Justin Kluivert scored his maiden Eredivisie goal for Ajax.