Uefa

Plot Twists in the Tottenham Hotspur Soap Opera Now Stretching Credulity

Theo Delaney | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Sport
Theo Delaney

Spurs were so-so and won 1-0 because Partizan were worse. On Sunday, in-form Everton visit following their highly impressive 2-0 away win against Wolfsburg. Gulp.

England Could Be Out Of The 2018 World Cup In Record Time...

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Sport

The whole of Europe should boycott the next World Cup if Fifa does not root out the corruption that makes it "beyond ridicule", the former head of the...

Change Is Good: Euro 2016 Qualifiers Benefit From Expansion

Jack Target | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Sport
Jack Target

What we didn't expect was for the qualifiers to become something more than a formality. The big teams may still qualify with ease, (four more wins, all their home games, should be enough to see England qualify), but the competition for those extra places has brought life back into what was quite a dull part of international football.

Drone Invasion Sparks Melee Between Serbia And Albania

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Sport

Serbia and Albania are both facing the possibility of being sanctioned by Uefa after their Euro 2016 qualifier was abandoned on Tuesday night in bizar...

Predicting How England's Euro 2016 Campaign Will (Probably) Unfold

Graham Matthews | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Sport
Graham Matthews

England go off to the Euros and rather than the media being overly optimistic or pessimistic they choose a new tack of just focusing on it being the youngest England squad ever. Alan Hansen's famous comment "you can't win anything with kids" is reiterated thousands of times. Unfortunately, in this case the Scot is right as another quarter-final exit beckons.

UEFA Champions League

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 01.11.2014 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

It's back - the greatest club competition on the planet and the 2014/15 season promises to be one of the most exciting yet... the draw for the group stages has just taken place and the excitement surrounding how the English clubs will fare this season is paramount. Let's take a look at who they'll be up against...

Guess Who Congratulated Ronaldo On His Latest Award?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Sport

Cristiano Ronaldo claimed another individual award on Thursday as he was awarded Uefa's Best Player for 2013-14 after scoring a record 17 goals in the...

Have Celtic Received The Luckiest Reprieve In Football?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Sport

Celtic have been humiliatingly reinstated in the Champions League after their qualifying conquests Legia Warsaw were expelled for fielding an ineligib...

England Fans Face Rioting Charges From Euro 2004

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK

Three England fans deported from Portugal during the Euro 2004 football championships have voiced their anger after being told to return to face charg...

Fifa - A Stain on the Beautiful Game

Tony Jimenez | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK Sport
Tony Jimenez

The changing face of our game currently bears some very ugly scars - and until we wrestle back control from the current representatives of this odious organisation, it will never be quite as beautiful as it once was.

What Manchester City's Financial Fair Play Punishment Means for the Premier League

Joe Cooper | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Sport
Joe Cooper

Whilst the drama and excitement of the 2013/14 Premier League run-in has come to an end, UEFA have wasted no time in enacting an elementary sanction on billionaire Premier League champions Manchester City for breaching the rules of Financial Fair Play.

'It's Like Choosing Between The Plague And Cholera' - Cantona On Blatter And Platini

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Sport

Eric Cantona has likened Fifa president Sepp Blatter and Uefa president Michel Platini to "the plague and cholera". Platini last month requested Br...

'Kick City Out Of Europe' - Wenger Says Uefa Need To Get Tough Over FFP

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Sport

Arsène Wenger says clubs that fail to meet Uefa's Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations should be expelled from the Champions League. Manchester C...

Has Manchester City's Season Been a Success?

Chris Winterburn | Posted 22.06.2014 | UK Sport
Chris Winterburn

It might not seem like it now but in around a month's time Manchester City supporters will look at this season as a positive campaign and with Pellegrini crucially now more aware of the dangers of having a rigid idea in mind of trying to outplay every team in the Premier League there will be yet more improvements next season.

Uefa Europa League: Legitimate Objective or Nuisance Distraction?

Jamie Spencer | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Sport
Jamie Spencer

Winning it is no longer seen as much of an achievement, especially for clubs who would usually identify themselves as Champions League level sides. Teams competing in the old UEFA Cup were the second best team in their respective countries. Now, however, competing clubs from bigger countries could be fifth, sixth or seventh best and in the case of relegated domestic cup winners like Wigan or Birmingham City, could even be from lower divisions.

International Friendlies To End In 2018 As Uefa Approve 'Nations League'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Sport

Uefa has approved the new Nations League tournament which will replace most international friendlies from 2018, the governing body has announced. T...

5 Ways Michel Platini Has Harmed The Euros

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Sport

Roy Hodgson yesterday expressed his unhappiness at Uefa's Euro 2016 qualifying schedule in a thinly-veiled attack on president Michel Platini. The Eng...

WATCH: Hodgson Accuses Platini Of More Meddling

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Sport

England coach Roy Hodgson fears Uefa's new format for international qualifiers will reduce the time he has with his squad. Hodgson, speaking after ...

What Happened When Gibraltar Was Drawn Against Spain In The Euro Qualifiers?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.02.2014 | UK Sport

Gibraltar was drawn in the same Euro 2016 football tournament qualifying group as Spain - only to be moved to another for political reasons. The bl...

International Tournaments, European Hostility and the 2022 Qatari World Cup

Austin Aneke | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Sport
Austin Aneke

Other nations visit Europe to compete in various world events; notwithstanding their dark grey wintry environments. How would the world produce true world champions if every major world tournament is conditioned to suit and reflect European conditions

Fix? Uefa Corruption Twitter Account Predicts Champions League Draw

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Sport

A Twitter account known as "CL Draw Manipulation" appears to have correctly predicted the Champions League round-of-16 draw nearly 24 hours in advance...

Financial Fair Play and It's Impact on the Championship

Antony Moule | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport
Antony Moule

UEFA's Financial Fair Play (FFP) has been lingering around European football for a few years now, having been first agreed to in principle in 2009. However, this season will see FFP firmly applied across the continent. The implications of FFP on the Premier League have been and will continue to be well documented...

BT Sports Muscle in on Sky and Murdoch's Monopoly

Sam Long | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport
Sam Long

Currently I'm a Virgin man, so BT is beamed in at no extra cost to the deal I'm on - but if BT declare they are cutting the chord to Europe's top competition, then I would reconsider jumping ship to the new kid on the block. Maybe. Sorry Mr. Branson - I don't owe you anything.

Piara Powar Should Get the Monkey Off Roy Hodgson's Back

Joshua Funnell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport
Joshua Funnell

Days rarely pass without the UK's journalist football fraternity finding a corpse of a story that they frantically seek to re-electrify with controver...

Fergie Admits He Had To Turn Down Hairdryer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Sport

Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted he had to turn down the hairdryer at Manchester United due to the "fragile" nature of modern day footballers. Fergus...