EURO 2020 bidding regulations confirmed

The UEFA Executive Committee approved the bidding requirements and regulations for hosting matches at the UEFA EURO 2020 finals at its meeting in Sofia today.

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    • CSKA say no to racism

      CSKA say no to racism

      On FARE Football People action weeks, PFC CSKA Moskva duo Igor Akinfeev and Seydou Doumbia discuss the importance of football being an inclusive sport that stands against discrimination.
    • Wilkinson leaves coaching legacy

      Wilkinson leaves coaching legacy

      Sir Alex Ferguson is among those who have paid tribute to Howard Wilkinson's long and distinguished career, upon his retirement from UEFA's expert coaching JIRA Panel.
    • 2015 UEFA Grassroots Awards revealed

      2015 UEFA Grassroots Awards revealed

      Find out who the best grassroots club, leader and project of 2015 are as the UEFA Grassroots Awards winners are announced.
    • UEFA meets top European coaches

      UEFA meets top European coaches

      UEFA has listened to the opinions of football’s leading coaches in Nyon at the Elite Club Coaches Forum, where they have discussed trends, tactical points and moves to respect match officials. UEFA coaching ambassador Sir Alex Ferguson, chief refereeing officer Pierluigi Collina and Real Madrid CF coach Rafael Benítez tell UEFA.org about their experiences.
    • Football unites for peace in Tbilisi

      Football unites for peace in Tbilisi

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    • UEFA EURO 2016 to leave sustainable legacy

      UEFA EURO 2016 to leave sustainable legacy

      Just over a year before the Henri Delaunay trophy is lifted at the end of UEFA EURO 2016, the sustainable legacy that the final tournament will leave is seen through the launch of a new report in Paris.
    • UEFA's winter referee courses

      UEFA's winter referee courses

      Nicola Rizzoli, one of 18 referees selected for UEFA EURO 2016, talks to UEFA.com about the importance of UEFA's winter referee course in Cyprus.
      02/02/20161:29
    • HatTrick assistance boosts Moldova

      HatTrick assistance boosts Moldova

      The foundations for football in Moldova have been boosted by several projects done in partnership with UEFA through the HatTrick programme.
      25/01/20164:49
    • Collina and Infantino explain EXCO decisions

      Collina and Infantino explain EXCO decisions

      After the first meeting of the UEFA Executive Committee in 2016, chief refereeing officer Pierluigi Collina joined UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino to explain the decisions taken, including the approval of the use of goalline technology.
      22/01/20163:05
    • Total access to football campaign at UEFA EURO 2016

      Total access to football campaign at UEFA EURO 2016

      Disabled fans and non-disabled fans are supporting the ‘Total Football, Total Access’ campaign at UEFA EURO 2016. People living with a disability - visible or not - represent the largest minority group. And they are welcome in European football. We encourage them to take their rightful places, as football fans in the forthcoming exciting tournament in France. Watch the video.
      14/12/20150:47
    • UEFA EXCO meets in Paris

      UEFA EXCO meets in Paris

      Gianni Infantino explains the decisions taken at the last UEFA Executive Committee meeting of 2015, in Paris.
      11/12/20151:35
    • Ekroth benefits from UEFA education

      Ekroth benefits from UEFA education

      UEFA invests in the education and development of female football coaches. Sweden’s Yvonne Ekroth attended one of UEFA’s student exchange Pro licence courses in Nyon and told UEFA.org about the importance of both learning and making continual improvements as a technician.
      25/11/20153:12
    • UEFA MIP to enrich football management

      UEFA MIP to enrich football management

      UEFA is encouraging elite football players to train for a second career in the game with the start of the Executive Master for International Players (UEFA MIP). The educational programme aims to give fine leaders on the field the chance to be influential off it by giving them the tools for strong administrative management in football.
      17/11/20158:03
    • Total Football, Total Access, Total Inclusion

      Total Football, Total Access, Total Inclusion

      UEFA’s long-standing partner, The Centre for Access to Football in Europe (CAFE) hosted its 2nd International Conference to celebrate access and inclusion within football. Hosted in the iconic Stade de France in Paris Saint-Denis, the host venue for the UEFA EURO 2016 final, the event gathered experts from stadium architects to guide dogs associations, including EURO 2016 SAS and English Premier League representatives, and many more. Watch the video to find out more.
      02/11/20154:25
    • CSKA say no to racism

      CSKA say no to racism

      On FARE Football People action weeks, PFC CSKA Moskva duo Igor Akinfeev and Seydou Doumbia discuss the importance of football being an inclusive sport that stands against discrimination.
      19/10/20151:37
    • Captains of Change makes first difference in Ukraine

      Captains of Change makes first difference in Ukraine

      The Captains of Change programme, a UEFA initiative to promote diversity and inclusion for the administration of football across Europe, marks its first impact in Ukraine. The project, led by CAFE—Centre for Access to Football in Europe—aims to advocate an inclusive approach towards disabled people by creating a recruitment toolkit resulting in the employment of disabled persons within the Football Federation of Ukraine, such as Serhiy Moskaliuk, who has severe scoliosis, which in his case is a more hidden disability. UEFA went onsite to find out more.
      16/10/20153:33
    • UEFA Executive Committee meets

      UEFA Executive Committee meets

      UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino summarises the meetings of the UEFA Executive Committee and the 54 national associations after their meeting in Nyon, Switzerland.
      15/10/20150:55
    • FARE stands against discrimination

      FARE stands against discrimination

      UEFA is giving its full support to Europe’s largest anti-discrimination campaign – the ‘Football People’ action weeks, organised by UEFA’s long-standing partner, the FARE network. Listen to its Executive Director Piara Powar talk about the impacts of UEFA club sanctions for offending clubs and of the ‘No to Racism’ campaign as a whole, when it comes to raising awareness of discrimination issues in the game.
      08/10/20153:42
    • Brussels benefit from UEFA maxi-pitch

      Brussels benefit from UEFA maxi-pitch

      Former Belgium international Mbo Mpenza and president of the Royal Belgian Football Association, François De Keersmaecker were among those to outline the benefits of a new maxi-pitch which has been donated to the city of Brussels by UEFA in conjunction with UEFA Grassroots Week and the European Commission’s week of sport.
      30/09/20153:37
    • Wilkinson leaves coaching legacy

      Wilkinson leaves coaching legacy

      Sir Alex Ferguson is among those who have paid tribute to Howard Wilkinson's long and distinguished career, upon his retirement from UEFA's expert coaching JIRA Panel.
      24/09/20154:19
    • UEFA encourages healthy eating habits

      UEFA encourages healthy eating habits

      UEFA has partnered with the World Heart Federation and Healthy Stadia to promote a healthier lifestyle, as cardiovascular disease is the first cause of deaths in Europe. Being active and eating healthily are two ways to keep the risk at bay. That’s why this year, for World Heart Day, we have asked some of the best European footballers how important their diet is for optimum performance on the pitch. Everyone, everywhere has the right to make heart healthy choices. But we all need to take action to make it happen. It’s not a hard choice, it’s a heart choice.
      23/09/20153:25
    • Vengloš career celebrated

      Vengloš career celebrated

      Upon his retirement from UEFA’s expert coaching Jira Panel, UEFA.org pays tribute to the career and achievements of Dr Josef Vengloš.
      23/09/20151:30
    • Tributes paid to retiring Morisbak

      Tributes paid to retiring Morisbak

      Colleagues at the Football Association of Norway, and those who have worked with him at UEFA, have paid tribute to Andreas Morisbak after his retirement from European Football's governing body's JIRA Panel.
      23/09/20154:16
    • Peers pay tribute to retiring Rutemöller

      Peers pay tribute to retiring Rutemöller

      Members of the UEFA Jira Panel as well as past and present Germany coaches Berti Vogts and Joachim Löw tell UEFA.org their favourite memories of Erich Rutemöller, upon his retirement from the expert coach education group.
      22/09/20153:09
    • UEFA Executive Committee decisions in Malta

      UEFA Executive Committee decisions in Malta

      UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino explains the outcomes of the UEFA Executive Committee meeting in Malta.
      17/09/20151:58
    • Sir Alex Ferguson talks RESPECT

      Sir Alex Ferguson talks RESPECT

      Referees in UEFA club competitions have been instructed to clamp down on mobbing and aggression towards them or opponents. UEFA Coaching ambassador Sir Alex Ferguson likes the idea and told UEFA.org why.
      15/09/20150:59
    • Collina on handball

      Collina on handball

      UEFA have worked with referees from top club competitions to further improve consistency of decision-making regarding handball incidents. Chief Refereeing officer Pierluigi Collina explains more.
      14/09/20151:16
    • Collina on Law 11

      Collina on Law 11

      UEFA have worked with referees from top club competitions to clarify the implications of changes to Law 11 on offside matters. Chief Refereeing officer Pierluigi Collina explains more.
      14/09/20151:28
    • Karpavicius honoured by UEFA

      Karpavicius honoured by UEFA

      The work of Martynas Karpavicius within grassroots football in Lithuania has been acknowledged as he was named Best Leader in the 2015 UEFA Grassroots Awards.
      09/09/20153:15
    • 2015 UEFA Grassroots Awards revealed

      2015 UEFA Grassroots Awards revealed

      Find out who the best grassroots club, leader and project of 2015 are as the UEFA Grassroots Awards winners are announced.
      09/09/20151:59
    • Czech scheme named Best Project

      Czech scheme named Best Project

      The 'My First Goal' programme has been named Best Project in the 2015 UEFA Grassroots Awards after boosting the number of grassroots players in the Czech Republic.
      09/09/20153:41
    • Merthyr - a club for everyone

      Merthyr - a club for everyone

      Winners of the Best Club category in the 2015 UEFA Grassroots Awards, we visit Wales find out more about Merthyr Town FC and their successful football for all policy.
      08/09/20152:18
    • UEFA meets top European coaches

      UEFA meets top European coaches

      UEFA has listened to the opinions of football’s leading coaches in Nyon at the Elite Club Coaches Forum, where they have discussed trends, tactical points and moves to respect match officials. UEFA coaching ambassador Sir Alex Ferguson, chief refereeing officer Pierluigi Collina and Real Madrid CF coach Rafael Benítez tell UEFA.org about their experiences.
      02/09/20152:44
    • UEFA Respect Day at Homeless World Cup

      UEFA Respect Day at Homeless World Cup

      UEFA has been a partner of the Homeless World Cup since its founding, as both organisations share the same values of equality, diversity, and inclusion. Get a feel for what UEFA Respect day was like last year as the Cup took place in Chile, and join in this year on 15 September in Amsterdam.
      02/09/20151:00
    • Van der Sar supports Laureus match

      Van der Sar supports Laureus match

      UEFA’s global ambassador for diversity and change Clarence Seedorf will play in the Laureus #KickOffforGood charity match on Saturday 5 September in Alkmaar. His former Netherlands team-mate Edwin van der Sar tells of his pride at also having the chance to contribute.
      31/08/20150:44
    • UEFA President calls for respect

      UEFA President calls for respect

      UEFA President Michel Platini has called on players to take responsibility and respect match officials, at his annual press conference in Monaco.
      28/08/20152:04
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