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Italian project receives UEFA Grassroots Award

Wednesday 27 September 2017 12.49 CET

The 2017 UEFA Grassroots Award for Best Project goes to the Italian project GiocoCalciando, which is teaching over 32,000 students across the country about football.


‘Football gives you freedom’: Hungarian blind footballer stars in UEFA’s #EqualGame campaign

Wednesday 27 September 2017 10.00 CET

István Szabó, who has been blind since birth, has proved his disability is no barrier to enjoying and playing the game he loves.


UEFA President visits San Marino

Tuesday 26 September 2017 15.27 CET

During his trip to San Marino, UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin pledged UEFA's full support in helping football in the republic make constant progress, in particular, through the UEFA HatTrick and GROW assistance programmes.


New Disability Access Officer handbook

Monday 25 September 2017 12.43 CET

The importance of total access to football for all is highlighted by the Disability Access Officer (DAO) Handbook, published by UEFA and its social responsibility partner, the Centre for Access to Football in Europe (CAFE).

Armenian coach recognised with UEFA award

Monday 25 September 2017 12.38 CET

Senik Arakelyan has been named as the winner of the gold award in the category of Best Leader in the 2017 UEFA Grassroots Awards.


Open Fun Football Schools - uniting people through football

Thursday 21 September 2017 17.35 CET

UEFA’s social responsibility partner, the Denmark-based Cross Cultures Project Association (CCPA) has been running successful Open Fun Football Schools across Europe - using football to promote peace and social cohesion.

2017 UEFA Grassroots Awards winners unveiled

Thursday 21 September 2017 16.07 CET

Armenia, Northern Ireland and Italy have won gold in the 2017 UEFA Grassroots Day Awards, which honour the best leaders, clubs and projects in Europe for the excellence of their work in this crucial sector of the game.


UEFA Nations League regulations approved

Wednesday 20 September 2017 20.15 CET

UEFA confirms the final competition rules and regulations for the UEFA Nations League.

Madrid to host UEFA Champions League final in 2019

Wednesday 20 September 2017 17.30 CET

The UEFA Executive Committee met in Nyon to discuss a wide range of matters related to European football, including the appointment of hosts for the club competitions finals in 2019.


Keeping competitive balance - Aleksander Čeferin

Wednesday 20 September 2017 13.15 CET

UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin told the UEFA Extraordinary Congress that it is essential to prevent a growing gap between large and small in European football - "and that we keep the dream alive for all.”

13th Extraordinary UEFA Congress decisions

Wednesday 20 September 2017 11.10 CET

UEFA has held its 13th Extraordinary Congress in Geneva, Switzerland.


Former Inter coach Bersellini passes away

Tuesday 19 September 2017 18.58 CET

Eugenio Bersellini, who took Inter Milan to the Serie A title in 1980, has passed away at the age of 81.


UEFA Congress and Executive Committee meeting

Tuesday 19 September 2017 13.27 CET

An election to the FIFA Council is among the items on the agenda at the 13th Extraordinary UEFA Congress in Geneva on Wednesday – followed later by a UEFA Executive Committee meeting in Nyon which will include the choice of venues for the 2019 UEFA club competition finals.

UEFA President reflects on a rewarding year of progress

Thursday 14 September 2017 12.00 CET

On the first anniversary of his UEFA Presidency, Aleksander Čeferin shares his thoughts on some of the most significant accomplishments of his opening year at the helm of European football's governing body and looks forward to the challenges ahead.


UEFA President Čeferin inaugurates pitch at Jordanian refugee camp

Tuesday 12 September 2017 12.00 CET

Aleksander Čeferin helps to officially open a football pitch for refugee children at the Za’atari Refugee Camp in Jordan.