Aleksander Ceferin

Will consider future 'final eight' format for Champions League: UEFA chief

 The new single-game knockout format of the Champions League this season has received widespread acclaim with more exciting and high-scoring matches.

Aug 23, 2020, 20:47 PM IST

UEFA urged to end 'outdated' ban on standing areas for fans

In an open letter to the UEFA president, the fans pointed out that the ban was 'absurd' as many supporters stood anyway regardless of whether they are allowed to or not. 

Mar 06, 2019, 16:06 PM IST

Super League would have cost big clubs their popularity: UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin

The Slovenian, who was standing unopposed for re-election later on Thursday, told Congress that the danger of a Super League had been removed following "honest, direct and uncompromising" discussions between UEFA and the clubs.

Feb 07, 2019, 15:52 PM IST

Gianni Infantino still committed to Video Assistant Referees (VAR) at World Cup

 FIFA President Gianni Infantino has not had any second thoughts about using video assistant referees (VAR) at this year`s World Cup, he told Reuters on Monday, despite recent controversies involving the new technology.

Feb 26, 2018, 22:17 PM IST

UEFA chief backs Premier League transfer window plans

Club bosses are set to vote this week on a proposal to close the window early, a move that would leave it out of line with the standard FIFA dates.

Sep 07, 2017, 00:45 AM IST

FIFA reveals proposed slots for 48-team 2026 World Cup

Asia, currently guaranteed between four and five World Cup entries, will get eight slots, while European confederation UEFA gets a boost from 13 to 16.

Mar 31, 2017, 09:13 AM IST

UEFA boss Aleksander Ceferin vows transfer system reform

Ceferin has also vowed that there will be no European super league formed under his watch.

Mar 22, 2017, 23:54 PM IST

UEFA in the dark over possible World Cup formats

European soccer`s governing body has been left in the dark over the future format of the World Cup and was not certain it would vote for an expanded tournament, its president said on Friday.

Dec 10, 2016, 00:16 AM IST

London the perfect choice for Euro 2020 climax: UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin

The 12 group venues are Amsterdam, Baku, Bilbao, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Dublin, Glasgow, Munich, Rome and St Petersburg.

Sep 21, 2016, 21:33 PM IST

UEFA elects surprise candidate Slovenian lawyer Aleksander Ceferin as new leader

Ceferin highlighted the credibility challenges facing scandal-tainted football, along with regular accusations of match-fixing and doping.

Sep 14, 2016, 15:45 PM IST

UEFA presidential race: Aleksander Ceferin favourite to replace banned Michel Platini

UEFA on Wednesday elects a new president after the banning of Michel Platini with Slovenian football leader Aleksander Ceferin the favourite to take on the task of easing tensions with Europe`s leading clubs.

Sep 14, 2016, 05:15 AM IST

European football split as UEFA elects new president

The election, which will be held in Athens, has been called after former president Michel Platini was banned last October as FIFA`s ethics committee investigated allegations of unethical conduct.

Sep 12, 2016, 13:18 PM IST

UEFA under fire over changes to Champions League

UEFA rearranged the group-stage slots in favour of its four top-ranked leagues - in effect Spain, England, Germany and Italy - by guaranteeing them four places each.

Sep 08, 2016, 23:15 PM IST