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UEFA

Zamparini in dock over Blatter, Platini comments

Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini is facing disciplinary action after being reported to the Italian football federation (FIGC) for “harming the reputation” of Fifa president Sepp Blatter as well as Uefa chief Michel Platini.

Tuesday, 21 May, 2013, 11:10am

Michel Platini wants Uefa nations to standardise rules on tackling racism

Uefa is seeking to implement Europe-wide rules on tackling racism at football matches, the president of European soccer's governing body Michel Platini revealed following a string of high-profile incidents this season, particularly in Italy.

17 May 2013 - 6:01am

Torres gives Chelsea the edge in Europa League quarter-finals

Chelsea, Benfica and Fenerbahce closed in on the Europa League semifinals with victories on Thursday while Basel claimed crucial away goals with a draw at Tottenham. Fernando Torres scored twice in a game for the first time in four months as European champion Chelsea claimed a 3-1 win over Rubin Kazan at home in the first leg of their quarterfinal.

6 Apr 2013 - 5:07am

Credibility of match officials put at risk

The politicking of Uefa president Michel Platini, with his persecution of technology and promotion of additional assistant referees, has the side effect of biasing match officials.

5 Apr 2013 - 3:53am

Schalke to appeal Galatasaray result over Drogba

Schalke has lodged a complaint with Uefa over the 1-1 draw at Galatasaray in the Champions League because of Didier Drogba’s participation.

Drogba played in the last-16 match on Wednesday, a week after Fifa provisionally cleared his transfer from Shanghai Shuenhua to the Turkish side.

22 Feb 2013 - 9:17am

Storming off the pitch won't stop racism

Is having a strop, stamping one's foot and storming off the pitch the solution to stopping racism? It is if you're Kevin-Prince Boateng, who was racially abused in a recent friendly match between his Serie A side AC Milan and fourth division team Pro Patria.

30 Jan 2013 - 11:58am

English Premier League clubs wary ahead of January transfer window

Wariness of Uefa's Financial Fair Play rules and concerns about a lack of value in the market mean the Premier League's top clubs will proceed with caution when the January transfer window opens next week.

29 Dec 2012 - 3:35am

Short Soccer, December 22, 2012

Uefa banned Champions League contender Malaga from European club competitions for one upcoming season yesterday for failing to pay players' wages and tax bills on time.

22 Dec 2012 - 6:23am

Keeping recordings of referees is sound move

In the aftermath of Chelsea's quashed racism charge against referee Mark Clattenburg, there are noises being sounded out to prevent similar incidents from happening again.

30 Nov 2012 - 2:20am

Short Soccer, October 27, 2012

All Whites face China in Shanghai friendly

New Zealand will play China in a friendly match in Shanghai on November 14, it was announced yesterday. The match will allow All Whites coach Ricki Herbert to experiment with his line-up before New Zealand hosts Oceania's fourth round of 2014 World Cup qualifiers in March next year. AFP  

27 Oct 2012 - 4:15am

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