UEFA : News


HatTrick help gives Tallinn fine facilities

Tuesday 14 August 2018 8.55 CET

The UEFA Super Cup comes to Estonia on Wednesday, UEFA's HatTrick assistance programme having helped provide the country's capital Tallinn with the impressive Lilleküla Football Complex.


New pitch unveiled for children living with CP

Friday 3 August 2018 13.03 CET

UEFA's HatTrick assistance programme has helped the Football Federation of Kazakhstan provide a special artificial pitch for children living with cerebral palsy.


Szymon Marciniak to referee 2018 UEFA Super Cup

Thursday 2 August 2018 15.30 CET

Marciniak set to referee match in Tallinn, Estonia, which will see UEFA Champions League title holders Real Madrid CF play UEFA Europa League winners Club Atlético de Madrid


Roberto Rosetti succeeds Pierluigi Collina as UEFA's chief refereeing officer

Wednesday 1 August 2018 9.54 CET

Collina announced his decision to step down for personal reasons at the UEFA summer refereeing course in Nyon


Switzerland look to take women's football development to next level with UEFA help

Tuesday 31 July 2018 13.30 CET

The Swiss Football Association (SFA) has big plans for the development of women's football in the country – with assistance from UEFA's HatTrick programme, it aims to have in excess of 30,000 people playing the sport in total.


Heart health the goal for FAW's new partnership

Tuesday 31 July 2018 8.02 CET

The Football Association of Wales has gone into partnership with Welsh Hearts with the aim of supplying life-saving defibrillators to all football clubs in the country.


UEFA's EURO – 60 years young

Tuesday 31 July 2018 7.45 CET

The fascinating genesis of what's now the UEFA EURO dates as far back as 1927 – but it took another three decades until, after much toing and froing, the first European Nations' Cup match was played.


Football’s brotherhood shines in Dutch prison tournament

Friday 27 July 2018 8.46 CET

A football tournament inside a prison in the Netherlands demonstrated football’s capacity to unite and act as a social catalyst – with Jules Rasoelbaks, one of the recent stars of UEFA’s #EqualGame campaign, a key contributor to a memorable day.


Hungary mourns György Szepesi

Wednesday 25 July 2018 14.37 CET

Former Hungarian Football Federation (MLSZ) president György Szepesi – who also enjoyed an illustrious career as a sports journalist – has passed away at the age of 96.

Elite youth develop

The journey from boys to men

Wednesday 25 July 2018 12.32 CET

How youth competitions, at both club and national-team levels, can make a real difference to a player's chances of a successful career in the game.


Leeds great Paul Madeley mourned in England

Wednesday 25 July 2018 10.55 CET

Versatile Leeds United player Paul Madeley, capped 24 times by England, has died at the age of 73.


UEFA elite development scheme helps young talents prosper

Friday 20 July 2018 10.58 CET

Since 2014, UEFA's elite youth development programme has been instrumental in helping to foster talented young players in four pilot associations - Armenia, Belarus, Georgia and FYR Macedonia - where the work is bearing encouraging fruit.

European Women's Under-19 Championship

“Have fun and do your best”

Thursday 19 July 2018 9.35 CET

With the European Women’s Under-19 Championship finals in full swing in Switzerland, Swiss icons and tournament ambassadors Caroline Abbé and Martina Moser are encouraging the players to seize the moment.


HatTrick – making a difference

Wednesday 18 July 2018 16.00 CET

UEFA's HatTrick assistance programme has been a major catalyst in the impressive showing of Europe's national teams at the FIFA World Cup in Russia

European Under-19 Championship

Hungry to succeed.....

Wednesday 18 July 2018 10.54 CET

The UEFA European Under-19 Championship finals are underway in Finland – and Finnish stars and tournament ambassadors Tim Sparv and Maija Saari say that lessons learned at youth level make all the difference in the years ahead.