Tag: UEFA

Paris Police apologized for tear-gassing supporters before Champions League final as Liverpool set to meet UEFA review panel

Paris police chief Didier Lallement has apologized for authorizing the use of tear gas on the football fans who came to watch the UEFA Champions League match between Liverpool and Real Madrid on May 28, 2022. The Champions League final which took place at Stade de France in Paris was delayed for over 30 minutes […]

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2022 UEFA Champions League team of the season, no Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Salah, and Sadio Mane

The European football governing body, UEFA has released the 2022 UEFA Champions League team of the season and expectedly, career rivals Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi did not make it into the team. Recall that Ronaldo, 37, could not help Manchester United to go beyond the round of 16 stage of the competition. Similarly, Messi, […]

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Real Madrid became the third club in a row to win the UEFA Champions League final with a lone goal after beating Liverpool 1-0

Real Madrid are the third club in a row to win the UEFA Champions League final with a lone goal after defeating Liverpool 1-0 in Paris to win their 14th Champions League title. The Spanish La Liga giants traveled to Paris, France, to face Premier League side, Liverpool at the Stade de France on Saturday, […]

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2022 UEFA Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid was delayed for more than 30 minutes due to security threats

The 2022 UEFA Champions League final held in Paris between Liverpool and Real Madrid was delayed by over 30 minutes due to security challenges. The initial kick-off time was 20:00 UK time but the kick-off time had to be extended to 20:30 UK time even though the European football governing body, UEFA claimed that the […]

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Kylian Mbappe’s contract extension: UEFA is tired of complaints about state ownership of clubs, and Real Madrid’s excesses

Kylian Mbappe’s contract extension at Paris Saint Germain came as a surprise to many football analysts due to the series of back and forth between the two parties before PSG was able to seal the deal in May. Before PSG sealed Kylian Mbappe’s contract extension, it was looking like the Frenchman was determined to leave […]

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Champions League will expand from 32 teams to 36 teams in 2024 following UEFA’s approval

Under UEFA-approved amendments, the number of clubs in the Champions League group stage will increase from 32 to 36 in 2024–25. Under the new format, each side will play eight games over ten-match weeks. However, a plan to award two Champions League spots to individual teams based on their previous European achievements has been scrapped. […]

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UEFA bans Russia from women’s Euros and World Cup … Clubs set to be banned next season

UEFA has barred Russia from competing in the Women’s European Championship in July and qualifying for next year’s World Cup in the aftermath of the country’s invasion of Ukraine. Portugal will take the place of Russia in the tournament in England from July 6-31, after losing to them in the qualifying play-offs. In Group C, […]

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