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Chelsea’s UEFA Conspiracy Claims Are Laughable

With their typical class, Chelsea players and staff asserted their belief, following their 1-1 agg defeat to Barcelona, that UEFA conspired against them to prevent an all-English final in the Champions League. Players, such as Didier Drogba, displayed their sentiment by all but physically assaulting the referee as he left […]

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UEFA Europa League, A Second Rate Competition

  With four games of the Premier League campaign left, Fulham are leading the ‘race’ for seventh place and for the Cottagers it will be a rare European adventure. This would of course be via the all singing, all dancing UEFA Europa League. This ‘new’ competition was created by reformatting and […]

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Interview: Ján Figel’ (European Commission)

If you consider yourself a political junkie on top of being an EPL newshound, then we certainly have quite the interview for you today. With FIFA’s proposed ‘6+5’ rule to place limits on the number of foreign-born players in domestic club teams rearing its ugly head in the press once […]

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This Week On Mad About Fútbol

Goal.com and SI.com’s South American guy Greg Sica will chat with the guys about the upcoming CONMEBOL qualifiers as we as the most recent developments in Copa Libertadores play. Juan also interviewed former ESPN International play-by-play man Randall Álvarez to talk about the upcoming CONCACAF quallies as well as his […]

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The UEFA Cup: What Is The Point?

The question I am posing is looking purely at what the UEFA Cup means to clubs from the English Premier League. Judging by recent participants and how they have fared, it appears to feature very low on most Premiership clubs’ list of priorities. Before the profile of the European Cup […]

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Joost Moves Soccer Channels to Flash-Based Video

Joost, the online video site that was launched by the creators of Skype, has changed its platform from peer-to-peer to Flash-based video. In addition to offering TV shows and movies, the site still features a selection of soccer-related channels. Here are a few recommended ones that are worth watching: UEFA […]

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UEFA’s Stand For Club Identity And Fair Practices

This may be a bit long-winded and rambling but I hope you stick with me as there are a number of important points to discuss.  UEFA recently released a publication entitled “Safeguarding The Heritage And Future Of Team Sport In Europe”, which outlines UEFA’s stance on principles of good governance, […]

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How Michel Platini Is Writing UEFA's Obituary

Michel Platini is making a fool of himself again this week after his tirade against the prominence of English teams in European football. If you caught his interview on Sky Sports, you wlll have seem him ramble on and on, venting his anger and seeming quite unfocused and unpresidential — […]

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UEFA Considers Banning Premier League Clubs From Europe

UEFA’s general secretary David Taylor has lost his marbles. He’s warned clubs that they may face being banned from competing in European competitions if they continue to carry excessive debt. “There would be forms of communication, even warnings, even reprimands before one would ever get to a situation of exclusion […]

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UEFA Website Redesign Launched

This is a bit late but I did want to acknowledge that UEFA.com has re-launched with a new take on their familiar look. The layout is a bit cleaner though the page now contains more elements. The color scheme is basic white and black though the newly launched photo gallery […]

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FIFA Needs To Revamp International Football

It’s time for FIFA to rethink international football. In 1992, UEFA changed the European Cup to the Champions League and transformed European club football into a more entertaining product that generates vast sums of money. It also didn’t hurt that the tournament now attracts a cumulative television audience of 4 […]

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