Europe’s football governing body UEFA decided on Tuesday (17 March) to delay the Euro 2020 tournament one year, as the coronavirus outbreak forced the organisation’s hand after threatening to play havoc with the sporting calendar.
Controlling the social, economic and environmental impact of its activity should be at the core of the administration of a sports venue, managers of the Aviva Stadium in Dublin told EURACTIV in an interview.
Criticism over football carbon footprint erupted as English clubs fans had to travel the world to see their teams playing against each other, thousands of kilometres away from home in Spain and Azerbaijan.
The Spanish soccer league’s organising body La Liga is ready to turn to the European Union if UEFA does not enforce its Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules against Manchester City and Paris St Germain, a spokesman told Reuters on Tuesday....
UEFA President Michel Platini this week (22 March) pledged to continue his efforts to keep a lid on club spending and combat match-fixing and crowd violence following his re-election as president of European football’s governing body.
Forced to find another venue for its UEFA Cup matches, German club Alemannia Aachen chose neighbouring Holland. Reacting to a complaint about UEFA's 'no', the Commission said the case fell outside its competence.
Hooliganism has marred previous Euro football finals but the hope
is that the Portuguese authorities' 'softly softly' approach plus
the UK governments' banning orders add up to a trouble-free
With the start of the European football Championships in Portugal
inching ever closer, Member States have agreed to forger closer
links and develop the use of national football information points
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