NYON, Switzerland - Ahead of the Champions League group stage starting next week, UEFA cleared the way on Monday for away team fans to travel and attend games internationally.UEFA cited vaccine programs across Europe for relaxing its rules.The opening Champions League ...
Sep 7, 2021
EINDHOVEN, Netherlands - Benfica returned to the Champions League group stage on Tuesday, playing the last hour with 10 men at PSV Eindhoven to hang on for a scoreless draw.A 2-1 win in the home leg last week was enough to ...
Aug 25, 2021
LONDON - Raheem Sterling grew up in the shadow of Wembley Stadium as it was being rebuilt, even getting a tattoo of its famous arch on his left forearm.Now playing for his country at the iconic venue, he used his right foot ...
Jun 14, 2021
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina - Italy advanced to the Nations League Final Four by beating Bosnia-Herzegovina, 2-0, on Wednesday.Andrea Belotti and Domenico Berardi scored in a game that Italy dominated to ensure it finished top of Group 1 and earned the ...
Nov 19, 2020
ROME - While football leagues around Europe are still debating whether and when to resume playing amid the coronavirus pandemic, the leader of the continent's Federation of Sports Medicine Associations is calling for a detailed series of tests to clear athletes ...
Apr 15, 2020
GENEVA - UEFA will host another round of talks next week with European soccer leaders as they look for a way to end the shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic.The UEFA executive committee is set to join by video link on April ...
Apr 15, 2020
UEFA is exploring changes to Financial Fair Play rules as clubs grapple with the sudden loss in revenue caused by the coronavirus pandemic abruptly halting competitions across Europe.The cost-control regulations were introduced a decade ago as a response to the ...
Apr 8, 2020
UEFA postponed more matches and deadlines on Wednesday without giving any firm indication on when European soccer might be able to resume as it continues to grapple with the challenge of completing competitions suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic.The governing body ...
Apr 2, 2020
NYON, Switzerland - UEFA formally postponed the Champions League final on Monday - an inevitable move with European football in total shutdown and four Round of 16 games yet to be completed.The final was scheduled for May 30 in Istanbul before the spreading ...
Mar 24, 2020
BERN, Switzerland - The president of Switzerland's soccer federation has tested positive for the coronavirus.The Swiss federation said 70-year-old Dominique Blanc got the results of a test on Sunday morning and isolated himself at his home."I feel ...
Mar 16, 2020
MILAN - For the first time in history only five countries will be represented in the last 16 of the Champions League.Atalanta and Atlético Madrid became the last two teams to qualify for the knockout stages on Wednesday, meaning all 16 ...
Dec 12, 2019
RACISM and politics overshadowed results in European Championship qualifying on Monday as England's players were subjected to a barrage of racist abuse in Bulgaria and Turkey celebrated an equalizer against France by lining up to give a military salute.The ...
Oct 15, 2019
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - UEFA is looking to expand the Nations League's top tier, which would save Germany and Croatia from relegation after last-place finishes in their groups last season, people familiar with the plan told The Associated Press on Monday. ...
Sep 24, 2019
NYON, Switzerland - UEFA has fined three clubs for breaking "Financial Fair Play" rules and threatened two of them with a one-season ban from the Champions League or Europa League.European soccer's governing body says Vardar and Levski Sofia must ...
Dec 22, 2018
NYON, Switzerland - AC Milan was fined 12 million euros ($13.6 million) by UEFA on Friday and threatened with a one-season ban from European competition for breaking financial air play rules.UEFA said its club finance panel ruled the ban will ...
Dec 15, 2018
NYON, Switzerland - Former France midfielder Samir Nasri's doping ban has been increased from six to 18 months following an appeal from UEFA's ethics and disciplinary inspector.The player was suspended for six months in February following an investigation ...
Aug 2, 2018
NYON, Switzerland - Patrice Evra was fired by Marseille on Friday after being suspended by Uefa for all remaining European games this season for kicking a fan of the French club.The volatile defender was also fined €10,000 ($11,650) by Uefa. ...
Nov 11, 2017
NYON, Switzerland - UEFA has charged Marseille defender Patrice Evra with violent conduct for kicking a fan and says he will be banned for at least one game.European soccer's governing body says its disciplinary body will meet on Nov. 10 ...
Nov 3, 2017
NYON, Switzerland - Russian champion Spartak Moscow was charged by UEFA on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) after a fan fired a flare at the referee during a Champions League match.UEFA said its disciplinary panel will judge the case on Sept. 21.UEFA&# ...
Sep 15, 2017
GENEVA - Paris Saint-Germain has paid a quick price for its record-breaking investments in star forwards Neymar and Kylian Mbappe.UEFA put Paris Saint-Germain's finances under formal investigation on Friday, citing "recent transfer activity" that triggered concern the ...
Sep 2, 2017
NYON, Switzerland - UEFA banned Manchester United defender Phil Jones on Monday for two European games for abusing a doping control officer following the Europa League final in May.Jones was also fined €5,000 (US$5,900), while the club was fined ...
Aug 1, 2017
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