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Former internationals create UEFA app to provide footballers with practical career advice

Friday 20 September 2019 9.55 CET

UEFA has officially launched its UEFA For Players initiative, built around an app, with former players offering guidance and essential information to footballers of all ages to ensure their well-being both on and off the field.

UEFA Europa League

Molten to supply official match ball for 2019/20 UEFA Europa League group stage

Thursday 19 September 2019 9.57 CET

The exclusively designed ball will be used in the group stage, marking the second year that the Japanese manufacturer has supplied the ball for the competition


Globetrotting German coach Gutendorf passes away

Thursday 19 September 2019 9.13 CET

German coach Rudi Gutendorf, who took charge of 55 teams in 32 countries spanning five continents in a colourful career, has died at the age of 93.

UEFA Europa League

Ricksen succumbs to motor neurone disease

Wednesday 18 September 2019 14.50 CET

Former Netherlands, Rangers, AZ and Zenit player Fernando Ricksen has died at the age of 43.

UEFA Assist

UEFA ASSIST sets up programme to help homeless children in Uganda

Wednesday 18 September 2019 10.00 CET

In cooperation with the Ugandan authorities, UEFA has launched an initiative in the capital Kampala to give homeless children the opportunity to play football and teach them important life skills.


UEFA Executive Committee agenda for Ljubljana meeting

Tuesday 17 September 2019 9.59 CET

The UEFA Executive Committee will hold its next meeting in the Slovenian capital on Tuesday 24 September 2019.


adidas reveals official ball for 2019/20 UEFA Champions League group stage

Tuesday 17 September 2019 8.45 CET

The ball, produced by adidas, will feature a reverse colour block, which incorporates traditional colours from the UEFA Champions League.


Joint statement by FIFA, the AFC, UEFA, the Bundesliga, LaLiga, Lega Serie A, LFP and the Premier League on the publication of an investigative report into the operations of beoutQ

Monday 16 September 2019 15.58 CET

UEFA and the rights holders of various football competitions have collectively released a statement following an independent report by MarkMonitor into the actions of beoutQ.


Over 1 billion social media interactions record at UEFA Champions League final

Monday 16 September 2019 8.45 CET

The UEFA Champions League final has broken a record of over 1 billion social media interactions, cementing its place as the world's biggest annual sporting event.


Turning corners into goals – UEFA Direct 186 out now

Friday 13 September 2019 14.00 CET

Dead-ball situations such as corners lead to plenty of goals in the UEFA Champions League –  the latest edition of UEFA Direct explains the trend.


Fans donate over 1,000 pairs of football boots for Syrian refugees

Wednesday 11 September 2019 10.00 CET

Children at the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan have received over 1,000 pairs of football boots following donations from fans around Europe as part of the UEFA Europa League Trophy Tour – driven by Kia.

UEFA Assist

Football in paradise: Estonia U18 team learn valuable lessons from trip to Vanuatu

Monday 9 September 2019 13.00 CET

Estonia's Under-18 men's side were given a unique chance to play in a development tournament, supported by UEFA ASSIST, in the South Pacific where they learned valuable lessons both on and off the pitch.

Coaching & coach edu

Mentor programme motivates female coaches

Monday 9 September 2019 10.00 CET

Experienced coaches are helping female coaches with UEFA A or Pro diplomas to achieve their dreams and ambitions within the UEFA Coach Mentor Programme.


Aleksander Čeferin visits Armenia

Sunday 8 September 2019 15.12 CET

The football relationship between UEFA and Armenia has been further reinforced by a visit to the country by UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin, which included talks with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.


Futsal's new dawn

Sunday 8 September 2019 9.11 CET

The UEFA European Under-19 Futsal Championship is the latest stop on an exciting journey for European futsal in 2019.