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Marseille Suspend Patrice Evra After Kick At Fan As UEFA Takes Action

French club Marseille have suspended defender Patrice Evra following his confrontation with a fan ahead of a Europa League clash. The Manchester United left back, was involved in a vicious bust up with his own...

Man City Striker Sergio Aguero Becomes Club’s All-Time Record Scorer With Superb Goal Against...

Sergio Aguero became Manchester City’s all-time top scorer, after making it 2-3 for the visitors in the UEFA Champions League. City legend then promised to give his shirt to eight-year-old son Benjamin. Aguero scored the third...

Real Madrid Crisis: Under Pressure Zinedine Zidane Denies Rift After Tottenham Defeat

Zinedine Zidane denied Real Madrid are in crisis after this team lost 3-1 to Spurs on Wednesday night in the UEFA Champions League. Tottenham stunned the back-to-back Champions League winners with the brilliant display at...

Kurzawa Writes Champions League History As PSG Sail Into Knockout Stages

Paris Saint-Germain continued their dominance in group B by beating R.S.C. Anderlecht 5-0 in the UEFA Champions League. Goals from Marco Verratti and Neymar put PSG in the driving seat, Unai Emery's men were leading by...

Gianluigi Buffon To Retire Unless Juventus Win Champions League

Italy and Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon has decided to hang up his boots at the end of this season unless his club wins the Champions League. Buffon, 39-year-old is going to be Italy's first choice...

Fan Involved In Lyon Goalie Clash Banned By Everton

English Premier League Everton FC banned Friday a fan from attending all future games after an incident during a Europa League clash Thursday night. The fan, holding a small child, was seen to be involved...

Graham Potter: England’s Very Own Unsung Hero

Even after so many remarkable achievements no English club has made contact with Graham Potter, which is surprising.

Bayern Facing A Potentially Explosive Match Against Paris

For various reasons, Bayern Munich's match against Paris St Germain this Wednesday evening could not be of greater importance. It is the top duel between two diametrically opposed ideologies and is seen in Germany as being potentially explosive.

Football’s Summer Transfer Window Showcases Changing Power Dynamics

The summer transfer window has once again seen records broken and the financial viability of football questioned.

Ronaldo Unlikely To Leave Bernabeu, Says Real Madrid Legend

Cristiano Ronaldo is unlikely to leave Real Madrid this summer, according to former Brazil and Real Madrid great Ronaldo Nazario.

Why 48 Teams In The Expanded FIFA World Cup Could Be A Win For...

Football is all about numbers. It’s a game of two halves, 4-4-2 formations, 11 players and as many goals scored as possible.

Real Madrid Stars Dominate Champions League Team Of The Season!

Real Madrid dominate the Champions League squad of the tournament with 8 out of 18 players named from the Madrid side.

Will Real Madrid Be Able To Retain The UCL Title Or Will Juventus Shatter...

It is time for the biggest final in Europe as Real Madrid are set to face Juventus in the final of UEFA Champions League. The match will take place in Cardiff, Wales. The match...

Will UEFA Stop Leipzig’s Triumphant March In Champions League?

Only UEFA can stop Bundesliga newcomer RB Leipzig on its triumphant march into the Champions League.

Ajax Amsterdam Knock Out Schalke 4-3 In UEFA Europa League

Schalke won 3-2 but two away goals from ten-men Ajax Amsterdam were enough to book a place in the semifinal following a 4-3 win on aggregate at the quarter final of the UEFA Europa League on Thursday.

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin Condemns Dortmund Bus Attack Calling It “Deeply Disturbing”

"I was deeply disturbed by the explosions which occurred in Dortmund," said Ceferin, adding that decision to postpone the match was correct.

Tax Trials Can Prevent Messi & Neymar Entry Into UK If Barca Reach UCL...

Barcelona stars Lionel Messi and Neymar may be refused entry into the UK if they get through to the Champions League final.

Cristiano Ronaldo Is The Most Complete Player In Football Today

Cristiano Ronaldo is the most complete player in the world according to his Champions League opponent and ex-teammate.

Furious Real Madrid Consider To Form European Super League After Match Postponement

The formation of a European Super League is drawing closer after Real Madrid's match with Celta Vigo was postponed.

Mourinho IN But Pep Guardiola OUT Of UEFA’s Top 10 Managers Ever

UEFA has revealed a list of the top 10 football managers in the history of football, which includes Mourinho but leaves out Pep Guardiola.

Premier League Clubs Splash Out More Than Double On Wages To Second Placed Serie...

Premier League clubs top the combined wages paid with a significant margin of over second placed league (Serie A) according to UEFA.

Southgate Keen On Offering Coaching Role To English Legends Terry, Gerrard And Lampard

Chelsea skipper John Terry has already started coaching badges and will join Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard in the role.

‘I’m Here To Build A Dynasty With Zlatan’ – King Jose

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho revealed that he wants to build a dynasty like Sir Alex, adding that Zlatan will stay till 2018.

High Explosion Device Shatters Cyprus Football Association Chief’s Office

An explosion overnight damaged the offices of an insurance company owned by the President of the Cyprus Football Association.

Antoine Griezmann Reveals The Best Players Of The Year And It Includes Jamie Vardy

Antoine Griezmann has revealed his top players of the year and Jamie Vardy is included among the superstars in the list.

10 Crazy Rules That Leicester Must Follow As They Host Their First-Ever Champions League...

League Champions Leicester City are all set to play host to Porto on Tuesday for their first ever Champions League home game.

Kiev To Host 2018 Champions League Final

Kiev's Olympic Stadium will host the 2018 UEFA Champions League final, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced on Thursday.

Cristiano Ronaldo Apologises To Sporting Fans After Real Madrid Star Breaks Former Club’s Hearts

Real Madrid needed a late show from Cristiano Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata to come back from a goal down to beat Sporting Lisbon.

FA Supports Dutchman Van Praag To Become UEFA Chief

The English Football Association (FA) has announced its support for Dutch football chief Michael van Praag for the UEFA presidency. "Mr Van Praag would provide the strong leadership European football requires," said FA vice-chairman David...

UEFA Confirm Top 4 Clubs From Europe’s Top 4 Leagues To Qualify Automatically For...

Top four clubs from Europe’s four top-flight leagues will automatically qualify for the group stage.

Cristiano Ronaldo Wins UEFA Best Player In Europe Award

Cristiano Ronaldo has clinched the prestigious UEFA Best Player in Europe Award for the second time in his footballing career.

WATCH: Monchengladbach Thrash Young Boys 6-1 In Champions League Play-Off

Borussia Monchengladbach crushed Switzerland outfit Bern 6-1 (9-2 on aggregate) at the second leg of UEFA Champions League play-offs on Wednesday.

Chelsea Superstar Eden Says Thorgan Is More Hazardous For Rivals

Chelsea superstar Eden Hazard thinks his lil brother Thorgan is a better player then him, atleast after his impressive performance in the Champions League qualifying round.
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UCL Twitter Handle Tweets Middle Finger To Qualifying Clubs

A high flying middle-finger. Yes that's the message that the official UCL twitter handle had for the top European players and clubs.

Ronaldo Pleased To Be In The Race For UEFA Award

Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo is one of three candidates to be named as the best player in Europe by UEFA later this week.
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Luis Enrique Elated As Barcelona Clinch Super Cup

Barcelona lifted the first title of the Spanish domestic season when a 3-0 win over Sevilla gave them a 5-0 aggregate in the Spanish Supercup.
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Sporting Rights Will Be The Next Major Earthquake Shaking Up Football

In an era of streaming and ubiquitous access to digital content, policing the intellectual property from live coverage has become integral to rights holders' business models.

Spain’s Football Chief Villar To Run For UEFA President’s Job

Spain's football federation president Angel Maria Villar has decided to run for president of UEFA, European football's top job.
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Real And Atletico Madrid Transfer Bans Won’t Halt Trafficking Of Young Players In Football

The two Spanish clubs are accused of breaching a FIFA regulation that prohibits the international transfer of players under the age of 18.
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Why Sticking With Your Manager Is Better For Football Clubs In The Long-Run

Football fans have been chanting at Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho, who famously once referred to himself as the “special one” for his managerial skills. The mockery is not without reason.

Where’s My Football: The Ball That Went Missing At UEFA Euro 2016

The thing at the very centre of the action gets the least attention – the ball itself.
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Euro 2016 Ends Straight With A Worried Look To UEFA’s Uncertain Future

In spite of Platini’s intention to democratise (and commercialise) European football, it is difficult to predict how his legacy will now play out.

Unleashing The Dragon: How Wales Got So Good At Football

The exploits of the Welsh football team in Euro 2016 have exceeded the expectations of football experts and the dreams of many fans.

Late Eder Goal Helps Portugal To Beat France 1-0 As They Clinch Euro 2016...

Eder’s late goal in the 109th minute helped Portugal to beat France 1-0 in the final of Euro 2016 at Stade de France.

Mamadou Sakho Thanks Liverpool Fans For Their Support And Faith After UEFA Board Clears...

Sakho was given a 30 day suspension after traces of a fat burner were found in a drug test he had been subjected to.

France Desperate To Limit Cristiano Ronaldo’s Influence In Euro 2016 final

Didier Deschamps on Satruday stressed the need to limit Cristiano Ronaldo's influence but not with ugly things in Sunday's Euro 2016 final against Portugal.
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Griezmann Brace Lift Hosts France Into Euro 2016 Final As They Beat World Champions...

Antoine Griezmann scored twice to send hosts France into the Euro 2016 final by beating world champions Germany 2-0 here on Thursday.
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Euro 2016 Semi-Final: Germany 0-2 France – As It Happened

Catch all the action and follow LIVE Commentary as hosts France take on Germany in the second semi-final clash of Euro 2016 at Stade Velodrome in Marseille.

Euro 2016: Cristiano Ronaldo Shines As Portugal Beat Wales 2-0 To Reach The Final

Cristiano Ronaldo scored one and assisted another to lead Portugal to a 2-0 win over Wales in the semifinals of the European Championship on Wednesday.
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Euro 2016 Semi-Final: Portugal 2-0 Wales – As It Happened

Catch all the action and follow LIVE Commentary as Portugal take on Wales in the first semi-final of Euro 2016 at Stade de Lyon on Wednesday.