Tag: UEFA


UEFA women soccer show a crowd-puller

New record for any EURO final men or women

The UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 final between England and Germany has broken the attendance record for any European Championship final, after attracting a crowd of 87,192 at the Wembley Stadium in London (UK) on July 31st. Hosts England won their first UEFA Women’s Championship title by beating... » Read more


Women’s EURO 2022 grab ‘record’ eyeballs

New attendance record for women's Euro

The Women’s EURO 2022 group stage has concluded with records tumbling on and off the pitch: New high attendance figures, goals scored totals, numbers of web searches, and more. ‘UEFA.com’ stated that if figures on the pitch have been impressive, the numbers the other side of the touchline... » Read more


Organizers blamed for UEFA Paris show fiasco

French inquiry blames organiser for Paris fiasco

An enquiry by the French Senate into crowd chaos at this year’s Champions League final in Paris (France) concluded that organizers were to blame, not supporters, undermining claims by the police and Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin. ‘yahoo!sports’ stated that a fact-finding mission led by... » Read more


Sea of people at UEFA women soccer show

Biggest crowed in womens EURO

The record books have been rewritten after a crowd of 68,781 turned out to watch hosts England edge a 1-0 win against Austria in the opening game of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Women’s EURO 2022. The above fixture was held at the 74,140-capacity Old Trafford in Greater... » Read more


UEFA ‘sorry’ over Paris soccer show fiasco

UEFA apologizes to fans

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has issued an apology to the Premier League club Liverpool F.C. (UK) and the Spanish professional football club Real Madrid CF (Spain) supporters as well as all other spectators caught up in the “frightening and distressing events” at the May... » Read more


Russia, Turkey in the running for Euro 2028

UK and Ireland to host 2028 also Russia and Turkey

Russia and Turkey have joined the UK and Ireland in declaring an interest to host Euro 2028. Russia and Turkey have also declared an interest in hosting Euro 2032, with Italy rivaling them for that edition of the European Championships. The ‘CNBC’ stated that it had seemed a joint bid from the... » Read more


Russia persona non grata in sports world

Russia ban update

The United States Olympic chiefs threw their support behind the International Olympic Committee (IOC) calls for Russian athletes to be barred from international competition following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. ‘The Times of India’ stated that the United States Olympic & Paralympic... » Read more


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