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"A wake-up call for society and the wider European football community"

President Aleksander Čeferin explains why encouraging footballers to speak openly about their personal experiences of discrimination is a critical first step in rethinking UEFA’s efforts to eradicate racism from the European game.

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Study exposes systemic racial bias in European football commentary

The study analyzed 2,073 statements from football commentary in 80 matches across the 2019/20 season finding evidence of systemic racial bias.

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European football is back: Can Manchester City out-think Real Madrid again and are Man Utd home and dry?

All you need to know about the return of European football this week across both the Champions League and Europa League

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Conor Coady desperate for more European football

Wolves' campaign took them to Northern Ireland, Armenia, Italy, Turkey, Slovakia, Portugal, Spain, Greece and Germany.

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FC Barcelona tops the list of European football clubs with $12.28m average player salary

According to data gathered by SafeBettingSites.com FC Barcelona tops the list of European football clubs with a $12.28m average

Percassi: 'Atalanta want European football in Bergamo'

Gian Piero Gasperini’s men exited the Champions League with a narrow 2-1 defeat to Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday and Percassi thanked Sassuolo, Inter and Milan for having hosted their incredible European run,

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Granada continue to defy expectations after securing European football for the first time in their history... despite being one of LaLiga's poorest clubs, the underdogs and ...

Their 4-0 demolition of Athletic Club on the final day perfectly encapsulated the character which courses through the veins of the Andalusians - and the reward they have reaped is fully deserved.

European football: Pick your best XI from the champions of Europe's top five leagues

Liverpool were crowned Premier League champions after football's restart, while Bayern Munich won the Bundesliga. Real Madrid won La Liga, Juventus took the Serie A title, and Paris St-Germain were named Ligue 1 winners back in April after their league season was declared over.

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When do the UEFA Champions League and Europa League start? Where to watch the return of European football

The cream of European football will battle it out in a condensed format of the tournaments, starting with incomplete last 16 ties. Over the course of just under three weeks, both tournaments will be complete in what is set to be a frenetic finale to the European football season.

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Mikel Arteta: 'European football important for Arsenal'

Asked about the importance of qualifying for Europe, Arteta replied: “I didn’t want to add too much pressure to the players to be fair as I know how important it was as we needed to be in Europe. “It is a must for our club and financially because it is a bigger step forward in order to allow us to do more things in the future and have a better structure financially.

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Aubameyang won Arsenal an FA Cup that ensures the club the riches of European football -- riches they now must use to keep their talisman

Emerick Aubameyang won Arsenal the FA Cup, and in turn the cash that comes from a Europa League place. Now the Gunners need to pay their man.

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The man with the Golden Boot: Robert Lewandowski is the 53-goal Bayern Munich striker top of the European scoring charts... now he's gunning for Barcelona in the Champions League

As Bayern Munich cantered to another domestic double, Lewandowski hit new heights: no one in Europe can match his 53 goals in all competitions.

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Clubs step up plans for fans at football matches, with October return hoped for

Football clubs are intensifying their plans to get fans back into matches and are still working towards a return at the beginning of October. Clubs are waiting for further guidance from the Premier League and the English League but,

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Liverpool make their move for Thiago Alcantara as Jurgen Klopp eyes Spanish star

Liverpool have approached Bayern Munich with regards to signing Thiago Alcantara this summer, according to reports in Germany. The Spanish midfielder has told the German champions he wants to leave after seven seasons with them.

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Football transfer rumours: Ousmane Dembélé to Manchester United?

Today’s fluff has given up hope of the good guys winning

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Rangers FC in talks with European giant over big-money deal

But Rangers FC are bound to have something to say about it. Steven Gerrard's side have mounted quite a recovery in recent years, and for the first time in a decade, they appear to be on the right track for a serious title challenge.

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Lisbon set for another European Cup first

Lisbon will make football history in hosting this month’s unique UEFA Champions League final phase – 65 years after the Portuguese capital staged the first-ever match in the inaugural European Champion Clubs’ Cup.

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Players to buy on Football Index before the Europa League makes them too expensive

The Europa League quarter-finals are here, but who should you be buying on Football Index to capitalise from the mini-tournament in Germany?

FC Barcelona Tops The List Of European Football Clubs With $12.28 Million Average Player Salary

Spanish football giant FC Barcelona hit a record revenue of $959.3 million in the season 2018/2019, and ranked as the biggest cash-generating football club for the first time, revealed Deloitte’s Football Money League 2020.

Premier League 20/21: when the new season starts, transfer window dates and European football schedule explained

The league has yet to finish and European football is still to resume, but the new season is just round the corner

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Leicester happy to hit target of European football says Golden Boot winner Jamie Vardy

Jamie Vardy acknowledged his disappointment at missing out on Champions League football, but said Leicester City achieved their early-season objective of qualifying for Europe. The Foxes were second in December and third when football restarted after lockdown,

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Mikel Arteta highlights the significance of European football to Arsenal

While Arsenal now face a fourth consecutive season out of the Champions League, missing out on continental qualification altogether would have left Arteta in a difficult position. Not only would it have been harder to convince his stars,

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Euro Leagues: The return of elite European football

French football writer and broadcaster Julien Laurens, Serie A guru James Horncastle and German football expert Raphael Honigstein join Steve Crossman on the Euro League show. Who will lift the Champions League and Europa League? The panel review the ...

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Street Power Football: Crowning the nutmeg king of Europe!

A nutmeg is one of the most soul-crushing things you can do to an opponent. In Street Power Football’s Panna mode it is the aim of the game. Because of that, Street Power Football has partnered with StatsBomb to track the player with the most nutmegs and award them the Panna d’Or!

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Gasperini upbeat despite Atalanta heartbreak: Our president targets Serie A safety every year

Germain produced a stunning late comeback as Atalanta's season came to a dramatic end in the Champions League on Wednesday.

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The four best performing Zimbabwean football players in Europe

Soccer (popularly known as football) has emerged as one of the most popular sports in the world. It is played in many countries with other nations planning to

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Paul Pogba transfer NEWS: Manchester United midfielder joins Eastern European club

PAUL Pogba has announced plans to join a new club this summer... but Manchester United fans needn't worry too much.

Azubuike Okechukwu, Frank Onyeka headline Nigerian successes in European football

ESPN assesses the principal Nigerian winners and losers from the coronavirus-interrupted European football season.

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Wolves knocking on door of English football elite but need impetus and investment to reach next level

The night air was thick, filled with heat and rain, and the roads of an industrial German city were empty. In the distance came the occasional rumble of thunder.It was a weary walk away from the

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With Huawei facing hurdles in Europe, Chinese smartphone brand Oppo eyes expansion

With Huawei Technologies facing declining sales in Europe, fellow Chinese smartphone maker Oppo is stepping up efforts to expand in the region. "The European market is definitely key to Oppo entering the high-end segment and its international plans,

Unmissable Liverpool TV documentary shows how Jurgen Klopp got to top of European football

A new documentary set to air on UK television will tell the story of Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp’s rise to the pinnacle of English, European and World football. Jurgen Klopp : Germany’s Greatest Export is set to air this Monday (3 August) on Channel 4 at 10pm and looks set to offer a fascinating insight into the man who delivered Liverpool’s first league title after a wait of 30 years.

UEFA publishes COVID-19 protocols in a bid to ensure normal European football in 2020/21

UEFA publishes COVID-19 protocols in a bid to ensure normal European football in 2020/21. UEFA have this evening published a list of rules around COVID-19 to ensure that Europa Le

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The day Merseyside football did what no other city has when Everton took on Liverpool

The Merseyside rivals have met 237 times to date, more than any other than derby match in the country, and whether it's been in league or cup that the Reds and Blues have done battle it is always a special and important occasion.

Wolves captain Conor Coady eager for another European adventure

Wolves’ campaign took them to Northern Ireland, Armenia, Italy, Turkey, Slovakia, Portugal, Spain, Greece and Germany.

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Aberdeen’s Gemma Dryburgh on the secret weapon which has made her Europe’s in-form player heading towards AIG Women’s Open

Gemma Dryburgh’s lockdown masterstroke was to stop penalty kick practice in her back garden and use the goal for golf.

Channel 4 and ERDINGER Weissbräu bring viewers documentary on Jürgen Klopp’s rise to the pinnacle of English and European football

Channel 4 in partnership with private brewery ERDINGER Weissbräu today announce a brand new documentary detailing Jürgen Klopp’s astonishing journey from little-known footballer to saviour of Liverpool FC.

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Retail site hosts first fashion pop-up by football legend

The clothing line inspired by Liverpool FC legend Steven Gerrard has opend its first bricks and mortar site. SGG Apparel is now trading from the Liverpool One shopping centre, said the site’s owner, Grosvenor Europe.

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North Wales football scene saddened by the death of respected Wrexham journalist Mark Currie

A lifelong fan of the club, he secured his dream job as the Daily Post's Wrexham FC correspondent, going on to report on the club for 30 years

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David Silva, the Manchester City wizard who helped to redefine English football

Whatever happens over the coming days during the finale of Europe’s top club competition in Lisbon, the Spanish playmaker has already etched his name in City lore as perhaps its greatest player.