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Uefa says biennial World Cup creates four significant ‘dangers’

Uefa wants to preserve ‘mystique’ of four-year scheduleEvery Premier League team opposes Arsène Wenger’s ideaUefa believes Fifa’s plans for a biennial World Cup create four significant “dangers” for the future of football, as it raised the stakes in it…

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Uefa threatens World Cup boycott as Coe joins chorus of disapproval

Uefa president says biennial World Cup plans could ‘kill football’World Athletics president warns of anger across Olympic sportsFifa’s radical plans to stage a biennial World Cup came under sustained attack hours after they were officially unveiled on …

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‘The project is alive’: Barcelona president says ESL still possible

Joan Laporta intent on European Super League planClub president said he sought to re-sign Neymar after electionThe Barcelona president, Joan Laporta, has maintained that the European Super League project is still alive, despite the withdrawal earlier t…

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Fifa’s biennial World Cup plans condemned as threat to game’s jewel

Uefa president warns of proposal for biennial tournamentECA reinforces fears, adding: ‘The clubs bear all the risk’Two of the most senior figures in European football have attacked Fifa’s plans to reform the international calendar and implement a bienn…

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Uefa chief Ceferin has ‘grave concerns’ over biennial World Cup plan

• Fifa wants to stage tournament every two years• Ceferin criticises lack of consultation on proposalAleksander Ceferin, the president of Uefa, has “grave concerns” about Fifa’s plan to stage the World Cup every two years – and criticised the lack of c…

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Racism and disorder during England’s win in Hungary was completely preventable | Tony Burnett

The chief executive of Kick it Out believes Fifa failed with its risk assessment following the racism and disorderOne of the many sad things about what unfolded during England’s game in Hungary on Thursday is that it was completely preventable. We knew…

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‘It’s absolutely enormous’: Uefa’s Conference League gets thumbs-up from smaller clubs

Teams like Bohemians and New Saints can go further as they face opponents of similar standing before group stagesIt would be understandable if Premier League fans thought Uefa’s latest wheeze was intended as just another way for Tottenham to embarrass …

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Raheem Sterling and Jorginho decisions were right, insists Uefa’s referee chief

Rosetti says Sterling penalty against Denmark ‘not a scandal’He also backs decision not to send off Italy’s Jorginho in finalThe head of referees at Euro 2020 has defended Danny Makkelie for awarding Raheem Sterling a penalty in England’s semi-final an…

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Raheem Sterling and Jorginho decisions were right, insists Uefa’s referee chief

Rosetti says Sterling penalty against Denmark ‘not a scandal’He also backs decision not to send off Italy’s Jorginho in finalThe head of referees at Euro 2020 has defended Danny Makkelie for awarding Raheem Sterling a penalty in England’s semi-final an…

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Uefa charges FA over England fans’ behaviour at Euro 2020 final

Booing of Italian anthem and throwing of objects among chargesUefa opens investigation into violence and storming of WembleyUefa has opened an investigation into the chaotic and violent scenes at the Euro 2020 final and charged the Football Association…

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Hungarian minister calls Uefa ‘pitiful’ over sanction for fans’ racist behaviour

• Hungary to play two matches behind closed doors• Foreign minister likens Uefa to communist regimeHungary’s foreign minister has called Uefa “pitiful and cowardly” and likened it to a communist regime after the decision to order Hungary to play two ga…

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FA fined £25,630 for laser incident, anthem boos and fireworks in semi-final

Uefa imposes penalty over incident against DenmarkLaser pointer directed at Schmeichel in Euro 2020 gameThe Football Association has been fined €30,000 (£25,630) after a laser pointer was directed at Denmark’s goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel during Englan…

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England face Uefa censure after laser pointer shone at Kasper Schmeichel

Disciplinary proceedings opened after Euro 2020 semi-finalEngland also charged over booing of Danish anthemUefa has charged England after a laser pointer was shone in the face of the Denmark goalkeeper, Kasper Schmeichel, as he was about to face Harry …

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‘They just took it off me’ – Danish fan after rainbow flag confiscated in Baku

Supporter had flag removed by official at Euro 2020 quarter-finalUefa investigating incident while flag was returned to ownerA Danish supporter has spoken about the moment he had a rainbow flag confiscated before the Euro 2020 quarter-final against the…

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Covid: Euro 2020 crowds ‘a recipe for disaster’, warns EU committee

Letting 60,000 fans into Wembley branded ‘utterly irresponsible’, as the WHO warns crowds will fuel rise in casesAllowing 60,000 fans into Wembley and other Euro 2020 venues is “a recipe for disaster” and “irresponsible”, MEPs and the German interior m…

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Denmark’s unity and belief could carry them to the Euro 2020 final | Pernille Harder

Like all Danes I feel proud to be represented by a team who have shown vulnerability and togetherness after their traumaI am proud to be Danish. Now more than any time before. To watch the Denmark players act the way they did, to see the way they shoul…

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Refereeing and VAR among the unlikely highlights of Euro 2020 | Paul MacInnes

Officials are letting the game flow with the number of fouls down compared with Euro 2016 and VAR is running smoothlyUefa has come in for a fair amount of stick during Euro 2020. The sprawling locations, the shuttling VIPs, the accommodation of unsavou…

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Uefa signs Women’s Champions League free live streaming deal with Dazn

Global sports platform Dazn signs four-year-deal with UefaAll games in first two seasons will be on new YouTube channelUefa has signed a groundbreaking rights deal for the Women’s Champions League that will mean the competition is streamed live for fre…

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Keeping Euro 2020 semis and final at Wembley boosts World Cup bid, says FA

Agreement bolsters relationship with Uefa, says BullinghamFA yet to decide whether to bid for 2030 World CupThe Football Association’s chief executive, Mark Bullingham, has said keeping the semi-finals and final of Euro 2020 at Wembley will help his or…

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Uefa abolishes away goals rule in club competitions from next season

Rule has been part of Uefa competitions since 1965Ceferin says rule is unfair and no longer appropriateUefa has abolished the away goals rule for all of its club competitions from next season. European football’s governing body said ties level on aggre…