Heineken’s Lush Lagos Party wraps up UEFA Champions League Tour
The three-day UEFA Champions League Tour, which began on April 16, culminated in a lush Lagos Party at Cubana, Lagos on April 18. The night was a roll-call of celebrities in honour of Carles Puyol, the Spanish football icon and former captain of the Barcelona Football Club, who has been in Nigeria for the coveted…
Southgate condemns racism as UEFA charge Montenegro
Gareth Southgate has called for education to stamp out racism in football as European governing body UEFA opened disciplinary proceedings against Montenegro following abuse aimed at black England players during his side's 5-1 Euro 2020 qualifier win in Podgorica.
Man Utd may face Champions League fixture reversal, say UEFA
The home leg of Manchester United's Champions League quarter-final tie could be reversed in the event of a clash with that involving Manchester City, depending on the outcome of Friday's draw, UEFA said on Thursday.
Ranieri 'back home' as Roma head coach
Former Roma boss Claudio Ranieri was reappointed head coach of the Serie A club until the end of the season on Friday, after Eusebio Di Francesco was sacked in the wake of their Champions League exit. Ranieri, who memorably guided outsiders Leicester City to the 2016 English Premier League title, returns to his hometown club…
Challenges lie ahead as UEFA president Ceferin set for re-election
Two and a half years after becoming UEFA president in the wake of the scandal that brought down Michel Platini, Aleksander Ceferin will win a new four-year term at the head of European football's governing body on Thursday.
FIFA, UEFA blast piracy network with alleged Saudi ties
FIFA, UEFA and several of the world's top football leagues on Tuesday condemned alleged piracy of television rights by the "beoutQ" network, which Qatar claims is backed by Saudi Arabia.
Man City could face Champions League ban over alleged financial manipulation
Manchester City could face a Champions League ban should allegations of financial manipulation be proved, reports www.standard.co.uk. Both Uefa and the Premier League are investigating after emails leaked by German publication Der Spiegel appeared to show £59.5 million, reported as coming from sponsors Etihad airline was actually from owners Abu Dhabi United Group. If proved…
UEFA, FIFPro fault handling of racism abuse on Koulibaly
UEFA and FIFPro have condemned the “unacceptable” racist chants directed at Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly at Inter on Wednesday and criticised a failure to follow the recognised protocol for dealing with such incidents. The three-step process dictates that, in the first instance, the referee should stop the game and request that an announcement be made…