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Dublin: 8 °C Sunday 29 November, 2015


# uefa - Friday 13 November, 2015

Why are Ireland and other third-place teams now allowed to qualify for the Euros?

For the first time ever, 24 teams will compete at the European Championships next summer.

# uefa - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Forget a 33rd team, the World Cup should be expanded to 40 says Infantino

The Uefa general secretary outlined his vision for a bigger tournament.

# uefa - Friday 23 October, 2015

7 things we learned about football in Ireland from Uefa’s latest report

John O’Sullivan takes a look at the state of the game according to the European governing body’s club licencing benchmark report.

# uefa - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Cork City FC have produced this brilliant anti-racism video Your City Your Club This post contains videos

Cork City FC have produced this brilliant anti-racism video

Nice work by the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division club.

# uefa - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Recently seen as the man to save Fifa, Michel Platini is now on very thin ice

The Frenchman has so far only succeeded in arousing more suspicion with a far-fetched explanation for his involvement in latest controversy.

# uefa - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Drugs in football? New report shows 7.7% of top-level players have high testosterone levels

The governing body have played down the figures quoted and says no definitive conclusions can be drawn.

# uefa - Friday 11 September, 2015

Uefa are clamping down on drugs in football with a new testing system

The governing body will be stepping up their efforts to keep the tournament clean.

# uefa - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Uefa have come down hard on Croatia for swastika incident during Euro 2016 qualifier

The incident occurred during the 1-1 draw with Italy in June.

# uefa - Monday 1 June, 2015

Sepp Blatter’s daughter has come out to defend her father

Corinne Blatter insists the re-elected official is “hard-working” and hit out at Michel Platini for failing to run for the position himself.

# uefa - Sunday 31 May, 2015

What would happen if teams decided to boycott the World Cup?

England would back a European boycott of the 2018 World Cup in protest at the re-election of Sepp Blatter as Fifa president, says Greg Dyke.

# uefa - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Uefa calls for Fifa’s presidential election to be postponed but Blatter still standing firm

European football’s governing body says today’s events are evidence that corruption is ‘deeply rooted’ in Fifa’s culture.

# uefa - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Ireland and Poland both facing Uefa punishment – but for two different reasons

Uefa open investigations into Sunday night’s game in Dublin.

# uefa - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

LOI clubs in Europe will get a huge prize money boost this season

SSE Airtricity League champs Dundalk will cash in a minimum of €550,000.

# uefa - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Keane and Fergie were stuck on the same flight back to Manchester earlier

Both these legends of the game attended the PSG-Chelsea match on Tuesday.

# uefa - Thursday 11 December, 2014

The lights went out twice during the Besiktas-Tottenham game tonight

UEFA have yet to reveal the source of the problem that caused the stadium to suddenly descend into darkness.

# uefa - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Uefa confirm Nations League will have nothing to do with super heroes

It’s not that confusing honest.

# uefa - Monday 1 December, 2014

Mourinho: ‘Financial Fair Play is big protection to historical, old, big clubs’

The Chelsea boss has hit out at the UEFA regulations for being contradictory and failing to support new investment.

# uefa - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Teumuri Ketsbaia steps down as Georgia manager after heavy defeat to Poland

The former Newcastle attacker had been in charge since 2009.

The Shane Long experiment didn’t work and 4 more talking points from last night

The Irish strategy ensured the striker was relatively anonymous while Scotland bossed things in central midfield.

‘If the manager wants to play one up-front, I’m not f**king Niall Quinn and I’m not Shane Long’

Robbie Keane says he has to respect Martin O’Neill’s decision to drop him for last night’s clash with Scotland.

# uefa - Friday 14 November, 2014

Heavy queues outside Celtic Park meant lots of fans missed the kick-off tonight

Supporters took to social media to vent their frustration.

RTÉ panel on Robbie Keane’s omission: ‘A big call but the right call’

Eamon Dunphy and Liam Brady have offered their thoughts on the Irish captain being dropped for tonight’s game.

Northern Ireland look to continue superb start to their qualification campaign

Michael O’Neill is overseeing a remarkable turnaround with a team that’s been beaten, bloodied and broken for many years.

# uefa - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Scotland v Republic of Ireland: 3 key battles

Martin O’Neill’s side will need to monitor Steven Naismith closely while James McClean has a great opportunity to impress.

# uefa - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Ray Houghton warns McGeady and McCarthy: ‘Expect it to be hostile’

The Glasgow-born midfielder knows what it’s like to return to the Scottish city but in an Irish jersey.

# uefa - Thursday 6 November, 2014

71 reasons why Lionel Messi is a Champions League legend

The Argentine is now joint-top of the goalscoring list and has inched past Cristiano Ronaldo.

Irishman leaving UEFA post to become Colorado Rapids sporting director

Pádraig Smith is a former FAI financial director.’s Champions League power rankings after Matchday 4

Are the big-hitters in total control or can a smaller side conjure a surprise?

# uefa - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Ancelotti: It’s impossible to shut Sepp Blatter up’

The Real Madrid boss is also heavily backing Cristiano Ronaldo to win another Ballon d’Or in January.

# uefa - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Ultras, nihilism and Kosovo: Jonathan Wilson on the midweek violence in Belgrade

The acclaimed football journalist and author provides an insight into Tuesday’s abandoned Euro 2016 qualifier between Serbia and Albania.

# uefa - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Branislav Ivanovic ‘can’t comprehend’ the violent scenes during last night’s Serbia v Albania qualifier

Chelsea defender says Albanian players didn’t want to continue due to being ‘unfit physically and mentally’.

# uefa - Sunday 12 October, 2014

VIDEO: There were some lovely goals around Europe last night

VIDEO: There were some lovely goals around Europe last night

An ex-Manchester United winger popped up with a gorgeous last-gasp strike to grab a point for his side.

# uefa - Friday 10 October, 2014

Danny Higginbotham: ‘Gibraltar don’t want the whipping boys tag’

The ex-Manchester United defender played three times for the side before retiring from the game.

# uefa - Thursday 9 October, 2014

UEFA confirms plans revamp to Champions League seedings

The champions of the seven highest-ranked European leagues will join the previous winner as the top eight seeds.

# uefa - Friday 19 September, 2014

This is the video that helped persuade UEFA to make Dublin a Euro 2020 host city

UEFA made the announcement today about the competition in six years time.

Dublin announced as UEFA Euro 2020 host city

The capital will play host to four fixtures.

D-Day for Dublin as UEFA announce Euro 2020 host cities

This afternoon, UEFA reveals the 13 cities which will stage the European Championships in six years’ time.

# uefa - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

5 things you probably didn’t know about this year’s Champions League Fyi

5 things you probably didn’t know about this year’s Champions League

Why the coming campaign looks ominous already for Real Madrid and more tidbits.

Analysis: As Ozil continues to struggle, Kagawa rekindles his romance with Dortmund

Arsenal visit the German side for their first Champions League assignment with their most expensive signing ripe for criticism.

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