UEFA allow English fans to stand in men’s club competitions during next season

UEFA have introduced safe standing at games for men’s club competitions for the 2022/23 season. The European football governing body has installed a programme to watch the use of standing facilities, which are already in operation in England, France and Germany. getty Safe standing will be used in UEFA club competitions next season Chelsea, Liverpool, […]

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Klopp blamed by French minister, but fake Liverpool ticket claims are ‘fanciful’

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp and English football culture have been held responsible for the Champions League final chaos for Reds fans in Paris by France’s interior minister. However, Gerald Darmanin’s claims of 40,000 fake tickets causing the problem have been labelled ‘fanciful’, as eyewitness accounts continue to argue faulty turnstiles and police aggression were at […]

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Champions League quarter-final draw: When will it be held and who can face who

The 2021/22 Champions League last 16 is set to come to an end next week and attention is already turning to the quarter-finals. UEFA’s premier competition has been full of goals and action, so you can expect the drama to continue as we approach the last eight. Getty The draw for the Champions League quarter-finals […]

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Schalke end 16-year Gazprom partnership as UEFA looks to follow suit

German football club Schalke has announced the end of their 16-year partnership with Russian energy company Gazprom. The 2. Bundesliga side dropped their long-held sponsor from their shirts in February after pressure from the German media over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Getty Images – Getty Schalke’s partnership with Gazprom is one of the longest in […]

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UEFA account deletes ‘Happy Thursday’ tweet after backlash as Russia invade Ukraine

A UEFA Twitter account swiftly deleted a tone deaf post wishing everyone a ‘Happy Thursday’, on a morning dominated by news of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The UEFA Europa League account sent the message, ahead of the latest round of fixtures in the competition on Thursday evening. AFP Putin ordered an attack on Ukraine on […]

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AC Milan labelled a ‘disgrace’ and ’embarrassing’ by Jason Cundy for making Liverpool ace Nat Phillips ‘look like Maldini’ as ex-Chelsea ace asks – ‘How bad is the rest of Europe?’

Jason Cundy was left stunned by AC Milan for their performance against Liverpool, calling it a ‘disgrace’ and saying the quality of the Champions League has ‘completely disintegrated’. The Reds made it six wins from a possible six in a group billed by many as the ‘Group of Death’ also featuring Porto and AC Milan. […]

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Manchester City just one point away from Champions League knockout stages after Club Brugge demolition at the Etihad as Joao Cancelo rivals Trent Alexander-Arnold with records three assists

Manchester City were made to work hard, but ultimately prevailed with a 4-1 victory against Club Brugge which leaves them just one point away from the Champions League knockout stages. It was a difficult first half for the Citizens, although they did find the breakthrough when Joao Cancelo fired a low shot across the box […]

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Steven Gerrard ‘disappointed’ by Rangers defeat yet heaps praise on Steven Davis

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard praised Steven Davis for providing a Champions League lifeline, but warned his team they MUST show significant improvement after a 2-1 defeat in Malmo. The visitors conceded twice in two minutes in the opening stages of the second half and struggled to test the opposition goalkeeper despite putting on the pressure […]

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UEFA confirm several fans in hospital after Greenpeace activist crashes parachute

Several people were hurt ahead of France’s 1-0 win over Germany when a Greenpeace protest parachuted into the stadium Ahead of kick-off, the activist descended into the Allianz Arena in Munich but hit wires used for the spider cam. Getty The Greenpeace activist made a dangerous descent and hurt supporters This caused debris to fall […]

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