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Growing grassroots football in Luxembourg

Tuesday 26 June 2018 9.40 CET

The Luxembourg Football Federation has launched a new programme that aims to enable all boys and girls to play football – and to provide qualified coaches for this purpose.


CFCB Adjudicatory Chamber to review case of Galatasaray

Monday 25 June 2018 17.19 CET

The CFCB Adjudicatory Chamber has decided to review the case of Galatasaray.


Finnish football mourns Katriina Elovirta

Thursday 21 June 2018 11.25 CET

Former Finland international Katriina Elovirta, who refereed the 2002 UEFA Women's Cup final, has died at the age of 57.


Albanian national team promotes autism awareness campaign

Wednesday 20 June 2018 10.53 CET

Albania's national team has given its backing to autism awareness, visiting a centre near Tirana to meet parents, children and the president of the Albanian Children's Foundation.


EURO and World Cup final referee Gonella mourned

Tuesday 19 June 2018 15.05 CET

Sergio Gonella, the Italian referee who officiated at both a UEFA EURO and FIFA World Cup final in the 1970s, has died at the age of 85.


Danish footballers teach children to read

Tuesday 19 June 2018 8.02 CET

The Danish Football Association has published a series of books entitled 'Read with the National Team' to encourage boys and girls to develop a passion for reading.

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Certificate in Football Management flies high

Friday 15 June 2018 11.11 CET

2017 was another hugely successful year for the UEFA Certificate in Football Management (CFM), with eight national courses held across Europe.

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Be honest with players - Marcel Koller

Wednesday 13 June 2018 8.56 CET

Swiss coach Marcel Koller - who took Austria to UEFA EURO 2016 - has told UEFA Pro licence students that openness is the right way for a coach to deal with footballers.


Match for Solidarity helps children across the globe

Tuesday 12 June 2018 11.00 CET

Legends game featuring teams captained by Luís Figo and Ronaldinho raised money for UEFA Foundation for Children to fund humanitarian and development projects around the world.


Russia ready for the spotlight

Monday 11 June 2018 10.00 CET

From 14 June to 15 July, the Russian Federation will play host to the 2018 FIFA World Cup. It represents a landmark moment for international football: the first time in history that the tournament has been staged in eastern Europe.


High hopes for Europe - UEFA Direct 178 out now

Saturday 9 June 2018 16.18 CET

Fourteen European teams are setting out on their FIFA World Cup adventure in Russia - the latest edition of UEFA Direct assesses their prospects.


European football mourns Football Federation of Kosovo president Fadil Vokrri

Saturday 9 June 2018 13.01 CET

The president of the Football Federation of Kosovo (FFK), Fadil Vokrri – a key figure in Kosovo's admission as a UEFA member – has passed away at the age of 57.


Irish football makes a statement with #EqualGame campaign

Friday 8 June 2018 11.16 CET

Support for UEFA's diversity and inclusion project stretches across international and domestic football.


France mourns Francis Smerecki

Friday 8 June 2018 9.12 CET

Francis Smerecki, who enjoyed an outstanding career in France as a club and national youth team coach, and a winner of UEFA competitions, has died at the age of 68.

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UEFA Champions League unveils refreshed brand identity

Thursday 7 June 2018 10.00 CET

The UEFA Champions League brand for the 2018/19 season has a vibrant new look, based on a concept called 'Highlighting moments that make the ultimate stage'.