Tag: UEFA

Why Jose Mourinho was given a suspended one-match ban by UEFA

European football governing body, UEFA, has slammed Jose Mourinho with a suspended one-match ban from European competitions for being responsible for the late kick-off of Tottenham‘s Europa League match against Royal Antwerp on October 29, 2020. This means that the Tottenham coach will not serve the match ban as far as he does not commit […]

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Greg Clarke Resigns as FIFA vice-President after leaving FA job

Greg Clarke has stepped down as the vice-president of the world football governing body, FIFA. He has also stepped down as the representative of European football governing body UEFA, on FIFA’s council. Clarke took all these actions less than three days after he described Black, Asian, and minority ethnic (BAME) footballers as “high-profile colored footballers” […]

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Best goalscoring ratio in the history of UEFA Champions League

Norwegian football sensation, Erling Haaland, has overtaken 6-time Ballon d’Or winner, Lionel Messi, and 5-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo, to have the best goalscoring ratio in the history of UEFA Champions League. The 20-year-old Borussia Dortmund center-forward is also ahead of Bayern Munich’s goals machine, Robert Lewandowski. Before now, Tottenham Hotspur and England international […]

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European Super League ‘violates all principles of sporting merit’

The body governing football in Europe, UEFA, has continued to insist that the proposed European Super League is not a good development for world football. The vice-president of the football governing body, Fernando Gomes said the proposed league “violates all principles of sporting merit”. Earlier, UEFA issued a statement to rubbish the proposed league which […]

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Serie A Presidents back De Laurentiis’ call for postponement of November international break

Napoli president, Aurelio De Laurentiis is calling on UEFA to postpone the national games scheduled for November. The move call is reportedly backed by other Serie A Presidents. According to Il Mattino, the Partenopei patron expressed concern about the next international break as borders are closing due to coronavirus. Napoli are without Eljif Elmas and […]

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