Tottenham advance to Europa League play-off after scare

Jose Mourinho successfully complained to Uefa about the size of the goalposts before Tottenham’s Europa League play-off victory against Shkendija in North Macedonia. Goals by Erik Lamela, Son Heung-min and Harry Kane earned Spurs a 3-1 victory, with boss Mourinho…

UEFA okays return of fans for Bayern, Sevilla clash

UEFA announced Tuesday that 30 percent of stadium capacity would be filled at the Super Cup in Budapest where Champions League winners Bayern Munich face Europa League victors Sevilla. The game is scheduled for September 24 and will become the…

UEFA president considering future ‘final eight’ format for Champions League

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin says the single-game knockout format, used in the Champions League this year from the quarter-final onwards, has produced more exciting football than the usual two-legged games and could be revisited in the future, reports eurosport.co.uk. The…

Champions League to be completed in final 8 in Lisbon, with final on August 23

The 2019-2020 Champions League, suspended since March because of the coronavirus pandemic, will be completed in a ‘Final Eight’ in Lisbon in August, UEFA said on Wednesday. Europe’s top club competition will be decided by a series of one-off matches…

Man City face critical appeal against two-season European ban

Manchester City’s appeal against a two-year ban from European competition will be heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) from Monday in a case of wide-reaching repercussions. City are accused of overstating sponsorship revenue to hide that they…

UEFA consider playing Champions League in one city with one-leg ties

UEFA are considering a plan to stage the final three rounds of the Champions League and Europa League all in one host city and with ties played over just one leg. The tournaments have been on hiatus since March, half-way…

Man City’s European ban appeal to hold June 8-10

Manchester City’s appeal against a two-season ban from European competition by UEFA will be heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport from June 8-10, the Swiss court confirmed on Tuesday. The reigning English champions are accused of committing “serious…

*Knocks, kudos greet ‘Eko Telemed’ (Punch) *Police withdraws new order on movement of essential workers (Guardian)

Knocks, kudos greet ‘Eko Telemed’ (Punch) Patients who use the Lagos State Government owned ‘Eko Telemed’ platform have expressed diverse opinion about the virtual medical consultation service. Again, healthcare professionals say though the service should be extended beyond the post-COVID-19…

Coronavirus could affect international football for ‘two or three years’

Coronavirus could impact on the international football calendar for “two or three years”, says a member of UEFA’s executive committee. Lars-Christer Olsson, president of European Leagues, said that it would be a case of “wait and see” to assess the…

Champions League: UEFA plans for final on 29 August

UEFA is working to plans that would see the Champions League final end the 2019-20 season on 29 August. European football’s governing body will meet on 23 April for more discussions about how to complete a campaign which has been…

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