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FIFA report proposes regulating transfer fees, limiting player loans

Sep 14 2018

ZURICH A FIFA task force has proposed the use of an algorithm to calculate transfer fees as well as a luxury tax and a limit on the number of players who can be loaned in a report on possible reforms to the soccer transfer system.

RPT-Soccer-UEFA says European club football profitable for first time

Sep 09 2018

NYON, Switzerland, Sept 9 European football's top-division clubs made a profit for the first time on record in 2017 as their collective revenue surpassed 20 billion euros ($23.10 billion), UEFA research showed.

UEFA says European club football profitable for first time

Sep 09 2018

NYON, Switzerland European football's top-division clubs made a profit for the first time on record in 2017 as their collective revenue surpassed 20 billion euros (£17.9 billion), UEFA research showed.

European coaches ask UEFA to review away goals rule

Sep 04 2018

NYON, Switzerland Europe's top club coaches have asked UEFA to review the use of the away goals rule in continental competitions because scoring away from home is not as difficult as it used to be.

Real to face Guadalajara or Asian champions in Club World Cup

Sep 04 2018

ZURICH European champions Real Madrid will face either Mexican side Guadalajara or the eventual Asian champions in this year's Club World Cup semi-finals following the draw made on Tuesday amid uncertainty over the future of the competition.

UPDATE 1-Soccer-Real to face Guadalajara or Asian champions in Club World Cup

Sep 04 2018

ZURICH, Sept 4 European champions Real Madrid will face either Mexican side Guadalajara or the eventual Asian champions in this year's Club World Cup semi-finals following the draw made on Tuesday amid uncertainty over the future of the competition.

Ceferin still looking for the right balance in European football

Sep 01 2018

MONACO Back in the 1980s and earlier 1990s, a small, ramshackle ground in a Swiss lakeside city turned into an elephants' graveyard for some of the biggest names in European football.

Red Bull-branded teams drawn together in Europa League

Aug 31 2018

MONACO Bundesliga side RB Leipzig and Austrian outfit Salzburg, both closely identified with the Red Bull energy drink brand, will meet for the first time in competitive matches after being drawn in same Europa League group on Friday.

UEFA president wants only one European bid for 2030 World Cup

Aug 31 2018

MONACO European football boss Aleksander Ceferin wants only one European bid to host the 2030 World Cup, he said on Friday, adding that a British bid would be a "wise idea".

VAR set for Champions League introduction from next season

Aug 31 2018

MONACO UEFA plans to use video assistant referees (VARs) in the Champions League from next season but is unlikely to introduce the technology this term, even in the final, its president Aleksander Ceferin said on Friday.

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