UEFA welcomes European Parliament Resolution on EU sport policy


The European Parliament today adopted a comprehensive resolution on EU Sport Policy and called for action to protect European sport from the threat of breakaway competitions like the attempted European super league. Spearheaded by former Polish international football player, MEP Tomasz Frankowski, the Resolution was approved by an overwhelming majority of the European Parliament’s members from the 27 member states of the European Union.

Milletich takes the helm in Austria


The 65-year-old succeeds Leo Windtner, who has stepped down after 12 years in office. Windtner now takes the position of ÖFB honorary president.

UEFA and CONMEBOL broaden cooperation


UEFA and CONMEBOL have today announced the broadening of their existing cooperation as well as the staging of a match between the UEFA EURO 2020 winners Italy and the CONMEBOL Copa América 2021 winners Argentina during the international window in June 2022 at a venue to be confirmed.

Super League: UEFA reaffirms its view that it has always acted in accordance with not only its Statutes and Regulations, but also with EU law, the European Convention on Human Rights and Swiss law


Following its announcement yesterday on the so-called ‘Super League’ project and the respective compliance measures UEFA has taken, UEFA reaffirms its view that it has always acted in accordance with not only its Statutes and Regulations, but also with EU law, the European Convention on Human Rights and Swiss law in connection with this so-called ‘Super League’ project. UEFA remains confident in - and will continue to defend - its position in all the relevant jurisdictions.

UEFA anti-doping education drive


UEFA has launched a new anti-doping education strategy – based on financial support which will enable its 55 member associations to run education activities to help footballers stay clean.

ECA Statement

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After unified condemnation from the global football community, the European Club Association has worked closely with UEFA ahead of the announcement today by nine of the twelve clubs involved in founding the so-called Super League.

Good governance central to reforms in Malta


Landmark decisions have been approved at an extraordinary general meeting of the Malta Football Association (MFA) following a wide consultation process undertaken by the MFA over the past year, culminating in the approval of important amendments to the association’s statutes.

The FA issue a statement following UEFA's sanction over EURO 2020 final

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Although we are disappointed with the verdict, we acknowledge the outcome of this UEFA decision.

We condemn the terrible behaviour of the individuals who caused the disgraceful scenes in and around Wembley Stadium at the UEFA EURO 2020 Final, and we deeply regret that some of them were able to enter the stadium.

FIFPRO and UEFA join forces to fight match-fixing


FIFPRO and UEFA have signed a joint cooperation agreement that recognises the Red Button whistleblowing app as the go-to platform for professional footballers to report possible match-fixing incidents. 

Expedia Group extends UEFA Champions League partnership


UEFA has today announced that Expedia Group will continue as the Official Travel Partner of the UEFA Champions League for the 2021/22 season, with Expedia® and Hotels.com® leading the engagement. The one-year deal also grants sponsorship rights for the UEFA Super Cup, UEFA Youth League finals and the UEFA Futsal Champions League finals.

Kirkwood takes the helm in Northern Ireland


The 53-year-old civil servant was elected to the position at a meeting of the Irish FA Council in Belfast on Wednesday.

“I am honoured to be elected,” Kirkwood said after the meeting. “The IFA has dedicated and experienced staff who support hard-working volunteers from a wide range of football backgrounds to improve the game here for everyone.”


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