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European Leagues To Be Completed By June 30th If “Situation Improves”

UEFA have confirmed that they are committed to finishing out domestic and European competitions by June 30th at the latest following the coronavirus outbreak. The sport’s governing body made the decision after conference calls with its 55 member associations, the board of the European Club Association and the board of the European Leagues. UEFA have confirmed that all #Euro2020 qualifiers will …

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Champions League & Europa League Finals Postponed Until End Of June

The Champions League and Europa League finals have been postponed until the end of June following the coronavirus outbreak across Europe. Spanish publication Marca are reporting that UEFA have made the decision after conference calls with its 55 member associations, the board of the European Club Association and the board of the European Leagues. Having explored the details and various scenarios, …

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Football Reportedly Braced For Complete Shutdown Until September

Football authorities across Europe are reportedly bracing themselves for a complete shutdown of the game until September following the outbreak and effects of the coronavirus. All of Europe’s football’s major leagues, as well as the Champions League and the Europa League, have been suspended with the English leagues postponed until April 3rd at the earliest. According to Miguel Delaney and …

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UEFA Reportedly Set To Postpone Euros Until 2021; Suspend CL & EL

UEFA are reportedly set to postpone the upcoming European Championships set for this summer, until 2021 following the coronavirus outbreak. According to a report in French publication L’Equipe, the sport’s governing body will announce the postponement of the international tournament until 2021 in addition to the suspension of both the Champions League and the Europa League. UEFA announced on Thursday …

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Slovakian FA Urge UEFA To Postpone Euro 2020 Playoff With Ireland

The Slovakian FA have officially called on UEFA to cancel the upcoming Euro 2020 play-off against Ireland scheduled for March 26th. The Slovakian government announced on Thursday increased measures to combat the outbreak of COVID-19, closing their airports, schools as well as blocking international trains and buses. The playoff had already been scheduled to be played behind closed doors as …

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UEFA Call Meeting To Discuss European Football’s Response To COVID-19

UEFA have announced that they will be calling a meeting on St Patrick’s Day – March 17th – with all their stakeholders to discuss the future of all European soccer competitions amidst the coronavirus outbreak. The videoconference will include all domestic and European competitions in addition to Euro 2020 which has been thrown into doubt in recent weeks. UEFA’s official …

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Manchester City Handed Two Season Ban From European Competitions

Manchester City have been banned from European competitions for two years starting next season after seriously breaching UEFA’s Club Licensing and Financial Fair Play Regulations. UEFA announced the decision on Friday while City were also given a fine of €30m (£25m) in what is the most severe punishment for a breach of FFP to date, and an indication as to …

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UEFA Confirm John Delaney Has Resigned With Immediate Effect

UEFA have confirmed that John Delaney has left his position as UEFA Executive Committee member with immediate effect. Delaney was elected to his role with UEFA in 2017 and his tenure with the governing body was set to end in 2021 however he has today stepped aside. He had not been invited to any of their meetings since his resignation …

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UEFA Name Troy Parrott In 50 Young Players To Watch In 2020

UEFA have included Irish striker Troy Parrott in their list of 50 young players to watch in 2020 as the 17-year-old continues to build his reputation in the game. Parrott has become a part of the Tottenham first team over the past season, making his Premier League debut under new manager Jose Mourinho as well as starting in the League …

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Fifa & Uefa Write To FAI To Warn About Government Interference

FIFA and UEFA have written a letter to the FAI. In the letter, the football governing bodies have expressed concerns over Shane Ross’s request for Donal Conway to withdraw his nomination to be re-elected president of the association. Conway was nominated by FAI AGM members to continue in his role. Ross, the minister for transport, tourism and sport, asked Conway …

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UEFA Send Finance Director Koller To Investigate FAI Financial Issues

Josef Koller FAI

UEFA is to send its Financial Director, Josef Koller, to Dublin next month to assess the ongoing financial issues within the FAI. The move follows the appointment of UEFA’s Head of National Association Business Development, Noel Mooney, as General Manager for Football Services and Partnerships earlier this week. Both Koller’s and Mooney’s roles are temporary though it is unclear how …

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Report: UEFA To Seek Champions League Ban For Manchester City

UEFA are set to recommend that Premier League champions Manchester City receive a Champions League ban following the conclusion of a lengthy investigation into their financial conduct later this week. The governing body have been investigating City over the past few of months following a number of damaging leaks which revealed alleged rule-breaking from the club, with members of the …

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FAI Fined €10,000 By UEFA For Tennis Ball Protest


The FAI have been slapped with a €10,000 fine by UEFA following a protest by fans during their Euro 2020 Qualifier against Georgia last month. Ireland fans threw tennis balls onto the pitch during the first half of the game in a protest against John Delaney’s appointment as Executive Vice-President of the association. The game was briefly halted before the …

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Ireland Charged By UEFA For ‘Tennis Ball Protest’

UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifying Round Group D, Victoria Stadium, Gibraltar 23/3/2019 Gibraltar vs Republic of Ireland FAI Chief Executive John Delaney during the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

UEFA have officially opened disciplinary proceedings against the FAI following a fan protest during Ireland’s 1-0 victory over Georgia.  Ireland’s win over the Georgians and the performance that came with it saw the nation’s support come away with quite a lot to be happy about. Despite the narrow margin of their wins over both Georgia and Gibraltar, the first two …

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UEFA Approves Creation Of Third Club Competition From 2021

UEFA confirmed on Sunday the creation of a third European club competition from the 2021/22 season designed to offer more clubs and associations the chance to play European football. After approval from UEFA’s Executive Committee in Dublin, the Europa League will be cut from its current 48-team group stage so that all three competitions feature 32 teams in eight groups …

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