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UEFA: Unopposed Ceferin Re-elected President

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin was on Thursday re-elected for a four-year term as head of European football’s governing body by acclamation. The 51-year-old Slovenian lawyer was the only candidate going forward for election at the UEFA Congress in Rome. Ceferin took over two and a half years ago after the corruption scandal that toppled his predecessor, Frenchman Michel Platini. “I am honoured,” said Ceferin, thanking members of UEFA’s 55 member associations for re-electing him, saying he was taking over with…

UEFA Announces Multiple Changes To Champions League, Europa League

The Union of European Football Associations, UEFA, has made multiple changes to the Champions League and Europa League beginning from the 2018/19 season. The European apex football body announced the changes on website on Tuesday. As part of the new changes, kick-off times for UEFA Champions League and Europa League games next season will now be 18.55CET and 21.00CET, with every team eliminated from the Champions League group stage dropping into the Europa League. The statement reads: “Twenty-six teams now gain…

Neymar: La Liga Threatens Legal Action Against PSG

Javier Tebas, La Liga President, has threatened legal against Paris Saint-Germain over what he described as breach of UEFA’s Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules in the pursuit of Barcelona forward Neymar Jr. Speaking in an interview with Mundo Deportivo, Tebas said if UEFA fails to sanction the French side, he would take his complaints to the organisations’ tribunal in Switzerland and Brussels. Neymar has been a subject of transfer interest from PSG, who are believed to be ready to meet the 25-year-old's €222m release…
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