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# uefa - Monday 19 October, 2020

Uefa could return to ‘final eight’ format for Champions League from 2024
# Loser Leaves Town
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# Loser Leaves Town

Uefa could return to ‘final eight’ format for Champions League from 2024

Oct 19th 2020, 9:11 AM 6,859 Views 4 Comments

The coronavirus pandemic necessitated a change of format to finish off the 2019-20 competitions.

# uefa - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Uefa to permit 30%-capacity crowds for European and international fixtures
# Covid-19
From The42
# Covid-19

Uefa to permit 30%-capacity crowds for European and international fixtures

Oct 1st 2020, 9:04 PM 5,158 Views 4 Comments

The decision to loosen the restrictions is subject to national authorities giving the green light.

# uefa - Monday 24 August, 2020

Fifa relaxes rules on release of players for internationals
# Changes
From The42
# Changes

Fifa relaxes rules on release of players for internationals

Aug 24th 2020, 11:59 PM 5,918 Views 2 Comments

Clubs are usually obliged to release players to national teams during those parts of the calendar.

# uefa - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Mourinho and Klopp criticise lifting of Uefa ban but Guardiola says City deserve an apology
# Reaction
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# Reaction

Mourinho and Klopp criticise lifting of Uefa ban but Guardiola says City deserve an apology

Jul 14th 2020, 3:32 PM 7,098 Views 22 Comments

It’s ‘a disgraceful decision’ according to the Tottenham boss.

# uefa - Monday 13 July, 2020

Manchester City win appeal against Champions League ban
# Victory
From The42
# Victory

Manchester City win appeal against Champions League ban

Jul 13th 2020, 9:36 AM 39,731 Views 98 Comments

The club are free to play in next season’s competition.

# uefa - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Champions League matches to be played behind closed doors and last-16 second legs at home stadiums
# UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
From The42
# UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Champions League matches to be played behind closed doors and last-16 second legs at home stadiums

Jul 9th 2020, 6:36 PM 3,804 Views 2 Comments

Uefa confirmed the news in a statement this evening.

# uefa - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Uefa say no need for Champions League Plan B, despite fresh outbreak in Lisbon
# Plough On
From The42
# Plough On

Uefa say no need for Champions League Plan B, despite fresh outbreak in Lisbon

Jun 30th 2020, 4:36 PM 2,371 Views 2 Comments

The competition is due to be run off from the last eight in the Portuguese city.

# uefa - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off with Slovakia refixed for October
# Rejig
From The42
# Rejig

Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off with Slovakia refixed for October

Jun 17th 2020, 3:16 PM 15,173 Views 11 Comments

Uefa have also confirmed the Irish sides have seen their Champions League and Europa League qualifiers reduced to one-legged ties.

# uefa - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Champions League to be concluded over 11 days in Lisbon
# Blitz
From The42
# Blitz

Champions League to be concluded over 11 days in Lisbon

Jun 16th 2020, 9:35 AM 6,175 Views 4 Comments

The competition is set to be finished in a ‘Final Eight’ format, to be held in Portugal at the end of August.

# uefa - Friday 12 June, 2020

Condensed Champions League could be played to a finish in Lisbon
# Champions League
From The42
# Champions League

Condensed Champions League could be played to a finish in Lisbon

Jun 12th 2020, 5:33 PM 4,989 Views 6 Comments

The competition could be completed as single-leg ties from the last eight stage onwards.

# uefa - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Man City to learn fate on European ban in July
# Nervous Wait
From The42
# Nervous Wait

Man City to learn fate on European ban in July

Jun 10th 2020, 5:09 PM 2,328 Views 6 Comments

The club have appealed a two-season ban from European competition for Financial Fair Play breaches.

# uefa - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Uefa chief hopes Champions League will finish by 'end of August'
# European Matters
From The42
# European Matters

Uefa chief hopes Champions League will finish by 'end of August'

May 20th 2020, 7:22 PM 2,654 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, the Serie A season finish has been pushed back to 20 August – with the new campaign to begin on 1 September.

# uefa - Sunday 17 May, 2020

Uefa chief says most European leagues will finish off their seasons
# Looking Up
From The42
# Looking Up

Uefa chief says most European leagues will finish off their seasons

May 17th 2020, 2:04 PM 3,179 Views 0 Comments

Ceferin is confident that football can get back on track right across Europe.

# uefa - Monday 27 April, 2020

Uefa release €236.5 million to help member associations - but FAI may not benefit
# Money Money Money
From The42
# Money Money Money

Uefa release €236.5 million to help member associations - but FAI may not benefit

Apr 27th 2020, 8:10 PM 3,802 Views 2 Comments

‘Our sport is facing an unprecedented challenge brought about by the Covid-19 crisis.’

# uefa - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Uefa opens door to domestic leagues being cancelled ‘in special cases’
# Guidelines
From The42
# Guidelines

Uefa opens door to domestic leagues being cancelled ‘in special cases’

Apr 21st 2020, 10:48 PM 7,166 Views 42 Comments

The national member associations of European football’s governing body gathered for a conference call on Tuesday.

# uefa - Monday 20 April, 2020

Uefa chief Ceferin said leagues ready to play behind closed doors
# Play It Again
From The42
# Play It Again

Uefa chief Ceferin said leagues ready to play behind closed doors

Apr 20th 2020, 1:30 PM 5,443 Views 27 Comments

“I believe there are options that can allow us to restart cup championships and to complete them,” European football’s top administrator says.

# uefa - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

'Liverpool will win the title one way or another' - Uefa president Ceferin certain Reds will be champions
# Political Football
From The42
# Political Football

'Liverpool will win the title one way or another' - Uefa president Ceferin certain Reds will be champions

Apr 7th 2020, 3:10 PM 5,479 Views 33 Comments

The Slovenian has dismissed the notion of Jurgen Klopp’s side missing out on the trophy if the 2019-20 season is voided.

# uefa - Friday 3 April, 2020

Uefa threatens clubs with exclusion from Champions League if seasons are ended prematurely
# Keen To Restart
From The42
# Keen To Restart

Uefa threatens clubs with exclusion from Champions League if seasons are ended prematurely

Apr 3rd 2020, 1:14 PM 7,861 Views 37 Comments

The warning has come as a response to the Belgian Pro League recommending that the remainder of the current campaign is cancelled.

# uefa - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off in June shelved as FAI face manager contract dilemma
# On The Backburner
From The42
# On The Backburner

Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off in June shelved as FAI face manager contract dilemma

Apr 1st 2020, 3:33 PM 16,203 Views 29 Comments

The rescheduled games have been postponed again today after Uefa’s conference call with its 55 member associations.

# uefa - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Liverpool and Man United among five English club hit with European fines
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

Liverpool and Man United among five English club hit with European fines

Mar 31st 2020, 5:27 PM 12,081 Views 7 Comments

Man City, Tottenham and Wolves have also been told to pay up because of various infringements in Uefa competitions.

# uefa - Monday 30 March, 2020

Liverpool fans can relax – November on agenda as Premier League's end date
# Waiting Game
From The42
# Waiting Game

Liverpool fans can relax – November on agenda as Premier League's end date

Mar 30th 2020, 12:12 PM 12,963 Views 28 Comments

Uefa mulling over four options before crunch talks this week – and will consider a lengthy delay to complete this campaign.

# uefa - Monday 23 March, 2020

Champions League and Europa League finals officially shelved by Uefa
# Postponed
From The42
# Postponed

Champions League and Europa League finals officially shelved by Uefa

Mar 23rd 2020, 5:58 PM 9,184 Views 8 Comments

The showcase matches will not take place in May, as scheduled.

# uefa - Friday 20 March, 2020

No decision made on rearranged Euro 2020 name as Uefa apologise for 'tweet sent by mistake'
# 2021 Vision
From The42
# 2021 Vision

No decision made on rearranged Euro 2020 name as Uefa apologise for 'tweet sent by mistake'

Mar 20th 2020, 7:14 PM 4,399 Views 3 Comments

The European football body said earlier that Euro 2020 would keep its name despite being played in 2021.

# uefa - Sunday 15 March, 2020

Italy call for Euro 2020 to be postponed
# Request
From The42
# Request

Italy call for Euro 2020 to be postponed

Mar 15th 2020, 10:32 PM 3,560 Views 2 Comments

Gabriele Gravina, the head of their football federation, wants the tournament to be put off.

# uefa - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Uefa to discuss postponing Euro 2020 at emergency meeting next week
# Mark Your Cards
From The42
# Mark Your Cards

Uefa to discuss postponing Euro 2020 at emergency meeting next week

Updated Mar 12th 2020, 5:39 PM 3,171 Views 2 Comments

It’s understood that everything is on the table, including the possibility of moving the competition.

# uefa - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Uefa dismisses reports that they have received requests to postpone Euro 2020
# Nothing To See Here
From The42
# Nothing To See Here

Uefa dismisses reports that they have received requests to postpone Euro 2020

Mar 10th 2020, 9:08 PM 3,240 Views 1 Comment

The tournament is still set to go ahead in Rome later this summer.

# uefa - Monday 9 March, 2020

Europa League tie involving Wolves one of two games to be played behind closed doors
# Disrupted
From The42
# Disrupted

Europa League tie involving Wolves one of two games to be played behind closed doors

Mar 9th 2020, 10:02 PM 4,127 Views 2 Comments

Uefa has announced that Olympiacos-Wolves and Sevilla-Roma will be played without supporters due to fears around the coronavirus.

# uefa - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

'Last-minute decision' expected on fate of Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off
# COYBIG
From The42
# COYBIG

'Last-minute decision' expected on fate of Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off

Mar 3rd 2020, 2:19 PM 17,390 Views 12 Comments

Meanwhile, German official Rainer Koch was elected to succeed John Delaney on Uefa’s executive committee.

# uefa - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

'These allegations are simply not true' - Man City vow to fight two-year European ban and €30m fine
# Rule Breach
From The42
# Rule Breach

'These allegations are simply not true' - Man City vow to fight two-year European ban and €30m fine

Feb 19th 2020, 4:29 PM 2,947 Views 4 Comments

Chief executive Ferran Soriano claims Uefa’s case ‘seems to be less about justice and more about politics’.

# uefa - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Gary Neville backs Manchester City to win appeal against ‘hopeless’ Uefa
# Court Battle
From The42
# Court Battle

Gary Neville backs Manchester City to win appeal against ‘hopeless’ Uefa

Feb 18th 2020, 10:21 AM 5,470 Views 11 Comments

City were given a two-year ban from Uefa club competitions on Friday.

# uefa - Monday 17 February, 2020

Steven Gerrard 'really interested' to see if Man City get Premier League punishment
# Hope
From The42
# Hope

Steven Gerrard 'really interested' to see if Man City get Premier League punishment

Feb 17th 2020, 10:55 PM 10,260 Views 31 Comments

The former Liverpool captain is waiting to see if the Premier League follow Uefa’s lead in punishing the Blues.

# uefa - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Niall Quinn wants Irish football representatives making 'regular trips' to the Dáil
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Niall Quinn wants Irish football representatives making 'regular trips' to the Dáil

Feb 6th 2020, 12:02 AM 4,873 Views 3 Comments

The former Ireland striker, along with his new colleagues at the FAI, have been tasked with reinvigorating the game in this country.

# uefa - Thursday 30 January, 2020

FAI refinancing deal: Interest-free loans of €7.5 million and government funding restored
# Rescue Deal
# Rescue Deal

FAI refinancing deal: Interest-free loans of €7.5 million and government funding restored

Updated Jan 30th 2020, 2:01 PM 27,618 Views 58 Comments

The FAI is currently saddled with debts of around €62 million.

# uefa - Monday 20 January, 2020

FAI to present proposals for rescue package to Uefa and government 'within a week'
# SOS
From The42
# SOS

FAI to present proposals for rescue package to Uefa and government 'within a week'

Jan 20th 2020, 3:00 PM 3,908 Views 2 Comments

Shane Ross also described the return of former board member John Earley to a new FAI sub-committee as “unusual.”

# uefa - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Shane Ross: Solution to save the FAI may be agreed 'fairly soon'
# No White Smoke Yet
From The42
# No White Smoke Yet

Shane Ross: Solution to save the FAI may be agreed 'fairly soon'

Jan 14th 2020, 5:53 PM 11,537 Views 30 Comments

The Minister met with Uefa and FAI Chair Roy Barrett today, as talks to find a deal to safeguard the financial future of the crisis-hit football body intensify.

# uefa - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Uefa bailout FAI's only remaining hope, says Chair of Oireachtas Sport Committee
# Crisis
From The42
# Crisis

Uefa bailout FAI's only remaining hope, says Chair of Oireachtas Sport Committee

Dec 18th 2019, 5:05 PM 14,660 Views 28 Comments

The football body are in a mess, and they can’t rely on the State to bail them out.

# uefa - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

'The game is growing' - New format introduced for Women's Champions League
# Group Stages
From The42
# Group Stages

'The game is growing' - New format introduced for Women's Champions League

Dec 4th 2019, 5:07 PM 1,603 Views 1 Comment

Uefa have announced changes that will see it resemble the men’s competition.

# uefa - Monday 2 December, 2019

FAI's chosen one for top job decides at last minute not to take CEO role
# Back To The Drawing Board
# Back To The Drawing Board

FAI's chosen one for top job decides at last minute not to take CEO role

Dec 2nd 2019, 11:08 AM 23,734 Views 16 Comments

The FAI has said that John Foley “would have been invaluable” to the association.

# uefa - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Putin makes Euro 2020 vow to Uefa despite Russia doping controversy
# Putin's Promise
From The42
# Putin's Promise

Putin makes Euro 2020 vow to Uefa despite Russia doping controversy

Nov 27th 2019, 5:20 PM 4,885 Views 3 Comments

“We will do everything not to let down you, fans and players,” Putin told Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin.

# uefa - Monday 18 November, 2019

Poll: Ireland could qualify for the Euros tonight - will you watch the game?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Ireland could qualify for the Euros tonight - will you watch the game?

Nov 18th 2019, 11:26 AM 26,164 Views 48 Comments

The match kicks off at 7.45pm tonight.