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Elite youth develop

Elite youth development drive

Thursday 18 January 2018 17.03 CET

UEFA is helping its member associations to develop promising players at youth level through a specific elite youth development programme that looks set to be a resounding success.


'Football is my life' – Abubacarr Konta

Tuesday 16 January 2018 9.08 CET

"Football unites people; that's what I love about the game" – Abubacarr Konta, a young migrant from The Gambia, who is building a new life in Italy.

Super Cup

Nine associations interested in hosting 2020 UEFA Super Cup

Monday 15 January 2018 17.00 CET

UEFA has received declarations of interest from nine associations to host the UEFA Super Cup in 2020.


Pioneering England striker Cyrille Regis mourned

Monday 15 January 2018 13.06 CET

One of the first black players to represent England at senior international level, former West Bromwich Albion and Coventry City forward Cyrille Regis has died at the age of 59.


UEFA.com Fans’ Team of the Year 2017 announced

Thursday 11 January 2018 11.30 CET

A record of almost 8.8 million votes were cast in the UEFA.com Fans' Team of the Year 2017 poll with players from the Spanish league dominating the final XI.


Tending the grassroots - UEFA Direct 173 out now

Tuesday 9 January 2018 7.20 CET

Grassroots football, the story of a young wheelchair footballer from FYR Macedonia, and interviews with Romanian coaching legend Mircea Lucescu and Portuguese Football Federation president Fernando Gomes take pride of place in the latest edition of UEFA’s official magazine.


UEFA ASSIST: Putting football first around the world

Friday 5 January 2018 15.00 CET

European football‘s governing body has launched a brand-new programme, UEFA ASSIST, to support other football confederations with knowledge-sharing, development and education opportunities.


#EqualGame: The first five months of the campaign

Tuesday 2 January 2018 10.00 CET

The #EqualGame campaign is aimed at promoting inclusion, diversity and accessibility in football.


Protecting the beautiful game - Aleksander Čeferin

Sunday 31 December 2017 8.09 CET

In his end-of-year message, UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin looks back at 2017 – a year when UEFA continued to impressively fulfill its core mission to protect, promote and develop European football.


A memorable 2017 for UEFA

Tuesday 26 December 2017 7.53 CET

We look back at some of the news and events that have marked UEFA’s last 12 months.


Kazakhstan legend Timur Segizbayev passes away

Thursday 21 December 2017 16.19 CET

A celebrated football figure in Kazakhstan, Timur Segizbayev - who played for and coached Kairat Almaty - has passed away at the age of 76.


Revised UEFA social responsibility strategy approved for 2017-21 cycle

Thursday 21 December 2017 15.22 CET

New topics, including child protection and football for refugees, have been integrated within UEFA’s social responsibility portfolio.

Supporter Liaison Officers – improving fan dialogue and match experience

Thursday 21 December 2017 15.12 CET

The relationship between UEFA and fans has made considerable progress as a result of the work being undertaken by Supporter Liaison Officers (SLOs).


“It shouldn't be a problem for any gay person to play football"

Tuesday 19 December 2017 6.55 CET

“Gay footballers shouldn't have to feel like they can't play, and they shouldn't have to feel like they're out of place. They're not….” ─ English footballer Liam Davis.


Czech football mourns Josef Pešice

Monday 18 December 2017 16.37 CET

Josef Pešice, who coached the national team of the Czech Republic in 2013, has died at the age of 67.