UEFA tightens rules on Kosovo, but leaves loopholes

Soccer 05/29/19, 11:54

UEFA is tightening its rules to stop countries which don't recognize Kosovo from excluding its national soccer team, but left some loopholes."This policy obliges all other teams to accept to play against Kosovo national and club teams as the result ...

UEFA head Ceferin says all ideas open for Champions League

Soccer 05/17/19, 15:28

Amid rising tensions between European clubs and leagues over shaping the Champions League's future, UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin insisted Friday all ideas are on the table and nothing is yet settled.Ceferin hosted 55 UEFA member federations to share ideas for ...

Ceferin to : UEFA will explore CL revamp despite attacks

Sports 05/11/19, 12:04

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin countered "negative energy" from critics of any Champions League overhaul that could lock in places by defending the need to be "constantly thinking about improving" European competitions.Leagues across the continent — particularly Spain's La Liga — ...

Ceferin stresses big clubs with closed Champions League idea

Sports 05/10/19, 14:31

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin told leaders from European leagues not to forget the importance of big clubs in generating cash during a private meeting in which plans were detailed for a closed-off Champions League favoring the elite.A recording and images ...

UEFA set to meet clubs, leagues on Euro competitions future

Sports 03/17/19, 15:23

The future of the Champions League will be shaped in the coming weeks as UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin hosts talks with representatives of clubs and leagues.UEFA, European soccer's governing body, is gathering views ahead of a meeting of its executive ...

Video review for Women’s World Cup backed by FIFA panel

Soccer 03/04/19, 15:28

The FIFA panel overseeing Women's World Cup preparations recommended on Monday using video review to help referees, clearing the path for final confirmation next week.The plan has strong backers in FIFA President Gianni Infantino and UEFA leader Aleksander Ceferin, who ...

Update: UEFA president Ceferin won’t be a ‘yes man’

Soccer 02/07/19, 04:57

The Latest from the UEFA meetings (all times local):___10:50 a.m.UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin says he won't be a "yes man" supporting FIFA's push for a $25 billion deal to create and revamp competitions.With FIFA President Gianni Infantino in the audience, ...

UEFA’s Ceferin pledges to protect Champions League

Soccer 02/07/19, 04:29

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin says he is working with European Club Association leader Andrea Agnelli to protect the Champions League from any breakaway threats.Ceferin says "while we lead these two organizations there will be no Super League. It is a ...

Clubs, FIFA to test UEFA leader Ceferin in new 4-year term

Sports 02/05/19, 10:47

The easy part of UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin's next four-year term as the leader of European soccer's governing body is winning re-election Thursday as the only candidate.After the ballot formality in Rome, challenges stack up for the lawyer from Slovenia ...

UEFA against Morocco being part of Spain-Portugal WCup bid

Soccer 12/03/18, 10:41

European soccer's leadership is against Spain and Portugal combining with Morocco to bid for the 2030 World Cup.UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin, who has previously praised plans for a British Isles tournament, said Monday he would not back a nation from ...

UEFA looks again at video review in Champions League

Soccer 11/20/18, 15:44

UEFA could yet use video review in this season's Champions League if it decides in December to bring forward the introduction of the technology, which was originally planned for next August.UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin says a report from his referees ...

UEFA, Europe’s top clubs dismiss threat of new competitions

Soccer 11/20/18, 09:39

The leaders of UEFA and the group representing Europe's top clubs have dismissed the threat of privately-run new competitions.UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin and ECA chairman Andrea Agnelli spoke after weeks of speculation about a breakaway European Super League and months ...

Aleksander Ceferin set for re-election as UEFA president

Soccer 11/08/18, 13:52

Aleksander Ceferin is set to be re-elected unopposed as UEFA president.The Slovenian was elected in September 2016 to complete the four-year term of Michel Platini, who was banned by world soccer's ruling body FIFA for financial misconduct.European soccer's governing body ...

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