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England's Champions League Clubs Make €126m

Thu 25th Jul 2013 | UEFA

England’s Champions League club’s shared over €126m between them according to the latest figures released by UEFA. Clubs involved in the 2012/13 UEFA Champions League shared a total...

UEFA Champions Festival Schedule Unveiled

Wed 15th May 2013 | UEFA

UEFA today revealed the full schedule of events for the annual UEFA Champions Festival, which will take place in London on 23–26 May 2013. The free four-day football celebration, featuring a...

Financial Fair Play Rules Face Legal Challenge From Bosman Lawyer

Tue 7th May 2013 | UEFA

UEFA’s Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations will be given their first serious test after an official challenge to the rules was lodged at the European Commission. A complaint was lodged by...

UEFA Champions League and UEFA Women’s Champions League Trophies Handed Over to London

Fri 19th Apr 2013 | UEFA

The official trophies of the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Women’s Champions League were today handed over to the city of London, the host of this season’s UEFA Champions League final...

European Club Losses Stabilising Say UEFA

Tue 5th Feb 2013 | UEFA

Gianni Infantino says "encouraging messages" have emerged from the fifth UEFA club licensing benchmarking report and European teams are heeding the "wake-up call" on financial fair play. Speaking on...

UEFA Europa League PASS To Education Initiative

Thu 11th Oct 2012 | UEFA

UEFA Europa League global partner, The Western Union Company, and the Western Union Foundation, have announced they will turn every successful pass in this season’s competition into funding to...

65 British Clubs Benefit From New UEFA Compensation Structure

Tue 11th Sep 2012 | UEFA

Following on from this summer's UEFA EURO 2012 tournament, UEFA has today finalised the financial provisions related to the tournament in order to confirm the payments to the clubs for their...

United chief Gill outlines case for UEFA post

Wed 5th Sep 2012 | UEFA

Manchester United chief executive David Gill has stated he will put his club allegiances to one side as he bids to become England’s representative on UEFA’s Executive Committee. Gill is...

UEFA Medical Requirements Now in Force

Fri 24th Aug 2012 | UEFA

A set of minimum medical requirements will now be in operation at all UEFA competition matches as of this season (2012/13). The minimum requirements, drawn up by the UEFA Medical Committee, and...

UEFA Tighten Rules on Third Party Ownership

Thu 26th Jul 2012 | UEFA

UEFA have tightened their rules on third-party ownership of players after pressure from the Premier League and Ligue 1. England and France are currently the only countries who ban the practise and...

Absolute Radio Secures EURO 2012 Commentary Rights

Mon 28th May 2012 | UEFA

Absolute Radio has secured commentary rights for UEFA EURO 2012 TM with Absolute Radio’s Jim Proudfoot commentating live on all of England and The Republic of Ireland’s group stage matches...

Champions League Final Reaches 300m Fans

Wed 23rd May 2012 | UEFA

Chelsea’s victory in the Champions League Final over Bayern Munich reached a live global audience of 300m. The 2012 UEFA Champions League final took place in Munich, Germany, on 19 May and was...

UEFA Champions Festival breaks digital ground

Thu 17th May 2012 | UEFA

UEFA takes Champions Festival to global football fan base through first-ever multi-channel digital activity The 2012 UEFA Champions Festival is taken to a larger global audience than ever before...

Ukraine Still Killing Homeless Dogs

Mon 30th Apr 2012 | UEFA

The Ukraine has caused international outrage and condemnation over the brutal killing of dogs in preparation for EURO 2012. According to animal welfare group PETA, the call from the country’s...

ECA and UEFA Agree Club Compensation Package

Thu 22nd Mar 2012 | UEFA

A renewed Memorandum of Understanding for the period 2012-2018 was signed today between the European Club Association (ECA) and UEFA at the UEFA Congress in Istanbul, Turkey. The memorandum signed by...

European Commission Back Financial Fair Play Rules

Wed 21st Mar 2012 | UEFA

The European Commission have today confirmed that UEFA's financial fair play regulations are in line with European Union (EU) State aid policy. UEFA President Michel Platini and Vice President of...

UEFA’s Club Licensing Benchmarking Report launched today

Wed 25th Jan 2012 | UEFA

UEFA are holding a second financial fair play media day today (25 th Jan) which will include the launch of the UEFA Club Licensing Benchmarking Report Financial Year 2010, at the House of European...

Will UEFA bare its teeth over Financial Fair Play?

Mon 17th Oct 2011 | UEFA

Football Clubs hoping to compete in lucrative European competition should expect to navigate a labyrinth of caveats and exceptions to the governing body’s Financial Fair Play Regulations, an...

Dublin final has grassroots legacy

Wed 18th May 2011 | UEFA

Youth and grassroots football took the spotlight on the eve of the UEFA Europa League final as UEFA President Michel Platini attended the finals of a grassroots festival and a new mini-pitch was...

Birmingham granted licence to play in Europa League

Mon 16th May 2011 | UEFA

Birmingham City are free to take part in next season’s Europa League after being granted their UEFA licence. Concerns over the club's financial situation led to an investigation by the Premier...

UEFA's William Gaillard brands the FA as the weakest national association in Europe

Wed 27th Apr 2011 | UEFA

One of UEFA's top officials has branded the Football Association as the weakest national association in Europe due to the dominance of the Barclays Premier League. William Gaillard, adviser to UEFA...

UEFA to finalise TV rights centralisation

Mon 21st Mar 2011 | UEFA

UEFA, European football’s governing body, is expected to finalise the arrangements for the centralisation of the media rights to the European qualifiers of the FIFAWorld Cup and the European...

Football Association of Wales welcomes UEFA study group

Thu 3rd Feb 2011 | UEFA

The UEFA Study Group Scheme paid a visit to the Football Association of Wales (FAW) earlier this week with the overall well-being of football in mind. This innovative programme sees national...

UEFA confident transfer spending will not affect Financial Fair Play rule

Wed 2nd Feb 2011 | UEFA

In the wake of ‘mad monday’ which saw Liverpool and Chelsea close the January transfer window in dramatic fashion, UEFA, European football’s governing body issued a statement...

Wembley launch for 2011 Champions League final branding

Tue 23rd Nov 2010 | UEFA

UEFA will unveil the new visual identity created for this season's UEFA Champions League final at Wembley Stadium during a ceremony in London on Thursday 25 November. The event design and final...

National Charity applauds UEFA decision on Vuvuzelas

Tue 14th Sep 2010 | UEFA

National Charity Deafness Research UK has been campaigning throughout the summer for a ban on the Vuvuzela in football grounds, in this country and further afield. Their campaign has included letters...

Webb a graduate of UEFA's talents and mentor scheme

Wed 14th Jul 2010 | UEFA

It has been revealed that under fire FIFA World Cup final referee Howard Webb was among seven referees in South Africa who went through UEFA's talents and mentors scheme, a ten-year-old project with...


Wed 7th Jul 2010 | UEFA

With a women's football Super League due to be launched in England next year and the women’s World Cup taking place in Germany, De Montfort University (DMU) has won UEFA funding for the most...

UEFA approve Financial Fair Play regulations

Thu 27th May 2010 | UEFA

UEFA's Executive Committee has approved a set of key regulations as part of the financial fair play concept designed to bring greater stability to European football in the coming years. Financial fair...

Premier League clubs could fall foul of UEFA's new Financial Fair Play ruling

Thu 27th May 2010 | UEFA

Three-quarters of the English Premier League clubs will fall foul of UEFA’s Financial Fair Play rules which are expected to be approved by UEFA’s executive committee today according to...

Report reveals the finances of European football clubs

Thu 25th Feb 2010 | UEFA

A study commissioned by European football governing body UEFA has revealed that the total debt of the English Premier League clubs is more than all the other top clubs in the continent combined. The...

UEFA's plan to limit club spending

Mon 25th Jan 2010 | UEFA

UEFA seek to introduce new regulations to monitor the financial plans of soccer clubs across Europe because nearly half of them are running at a loss despite the fact that the game is generating...