Tag: UEFA

Robert Lewandowski and his wife Anna celebrate first European Golden Boot win

Bayern Munich striker, Robert Lewandowski has taken to Instagram to share a picture of himself posing with the European Golden Boot alongside his wife, Anna. The 33-year-old Polish striker was awarded the European Golden Boot for outscoring all the players in Europe including Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, and the previous winner of the award, Ciro […]

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Denmark captain Simon Kjaer receives Uefa President’s Award for saving Christian Eriksen’s life

Denmark captain Simon Kjaer and the medical team of the country’s national team received the 2021 Uefa President’s Award for saving Christian Eriksen‘s life during the just-concluded European Championship (Euro 2020). Christian Eriksen almost died on the pitch during Denmark’s Euro 2020 opening match against Finland on June 12, 2021. The Inter Milan attacking midfielder […]

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UEFA wants to make amendments to Financial Fair Play regulations that might discourage buying of expensive players

The European football governing body, UEFA, would go on with the plans to mend the football body’s Financial Fair Play rules before the end of 2021. The Financial Fair Play rules are the most controversial in UEFA’s law books. Many clubs have had to face UEFA’s ban for breaching the fair play rules over the […]

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Europa Conference League: All you need to know about the first season of the new European League

The long-awaited Europa Conference League will commence in the coming 2021-2022 season and all is set for the third-tier European club tournament. Unlike the UEFA Champions League matches that usually take place on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, the Europa Conference League matches will take place on Thursday nights alongside the Europa League. Before the Europa […]

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Away Goals Rule: UEFA gives reason why it abolished 56 years old rule in European Club football

The European football governing body, UEFA has abolished the away goals rule in European club football at all levels of the game. The rule which has been in operation since 1965 would not be applicable from the 2021-2022 season. UEFA’s away goals rules stipulated that the two-legged knock-out rounds in European club football could be […]

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