Slovenian football chief Ceferin elected UEFA president

Slovenian football chief Ceferin elected UEFA president

Aleksander Ceferin, the president of Slovenia’s football federation, was overwhelmingly elected as the new head of European soccer’s governing body UEFA at an extraordinary Congress on Wednesday. Ceferin, 48, beat Dutchman Michael van Praag, the only other candidate, by 42 votes to 13 and will succeed Frenchman Michel Platini, who announced his resignation in May […]

England rails against UEFA for security risks at upcoming England-Wales match

England rails against UEFA for security risks at upcoming England-Wales match

English FA chief Greg Dyke on Monday raised the alarm over security for England’s next Euro 2016 game after the pitched battles with Russian fans in their first match. Dyke also slammed stadium security at Saturday’s game against Russia in Marseille as “unacceptable” in a letter to Europe’s governing body UEFA. The letter was sent […]