UEFA is the administrative body for soccer clubs in Europe and one of six continental confederations of world football's governing body FIFA.
UEFA consists of fifty-four national associations members. It organizes club competitions, for which it also controls the prize money, regulations and media rights. The organization's president is former French player Michel Platini.
Thursday evening’s Super Cup could be played in front of 20,000 fans as UEFA and the Hungarian authorities press ahead with their plans. But many Bayern fans are not making the trip following a spike in COVID-19 cases.
Bayern Munich sealed their UEFA Champions League quarterfinals berth with a 7-1 aggregate win over Chelsea that served notice to the competition. The dream of another treble lives on for the German record titleholders.
The news that Manchester City have escaped punishment for the most serious charge against them comes at a huge cost to UEFA. They cannot be taken seriously and Financial Fair Play is in tatters, writes Michael da Silva.
UEFA will decide next month whether the Champions League and the Europa League will be played in front of fans. Leading German virologist Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit argues that filling stadiums so soon would be a mistake.
A key factor in the push for a Bundesliga restart was the reliance on TV revenue. With some clubs in a precarious state, an old idea has been raised — salary caps. What are they? And could they work in European football?