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February 13, 2017 9:36 PM Serie B chief Andrea Abodi to run for president of Italian FA

Serie B president Andrea Abodi has announced he plans to run against incumbent Carlo Tavecchio for the presidency of the Italian football federation. Abodi informed Serie B clubs on Monday that he plans to step down from his position in order to campaign for the FIGC job. Abodi says he wants to create a federation that is "transparent, modern and free of influences 21

February 3, 2017 11:52 AM Champions League final to be hosted in either Baku or Madrid in 2019

Azerbaijan could stage the 2019 Champions League final, with UEFA announcing that Azeri capital Baku is vying with Madrid for the right to host the showpiece fixture in two years' time. Having launched the bidding procedure for the 2019 finals last December, UEFA has confirmed that Baku's Olympic Stadium and the Estadio Metropolitano -- Atletico Madrid's 16

February 2, 2017 12:12 PM Juventus top UEFA table of Euro 2016 payouts

Juventus got nearly €3.5 million ($3.78m) from UEFA to top the list of club payments for releasing players for the 2016 European Championship. Liverpool and Tottenham also banked more than €3m ($3.24m) from the UEFA fund of more than €150m ($162m). UEFA says 641 European clubs from 54 countries were paid for providing players to national-team squads 14

January 24, 2017 5:42 PM Kosovo's admission to UEFA upheld by CAS after appeal by Serbia

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has dismissed the appeal of the Football Association of Serbia (FAS) against the admission of Kosovo to UEFA. The Football Federation of Kosovo (FFK) became a member after a vote at the UEFA Congress in Budapest in May 2016, becoming the 55th nation of the association by 28 votes to 24. Serbia and its allies, including 16

January 18, 2017 12:21 PM Giacomo Bonaventura extends AC Milan contract until 2020

AC Milan have announced that midfielder Giacomo Bonaventura has extended his contract with the club until 2020. Bonaventura, who signed for the Rossoneri from Atalanta in 2014, has made 83 Serie A appearances for the club. "AC Milan announces that Giacomo Bonaventura has renewed his contract with the club until 30th June 2020," a Milan statement read. Bonaventura 14

January 12, 2017 2:38 PM Liverpool are 'back where they belong' in Premier League

Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso says Liverpool have every chance of winning the Premier League this season, claiming his former side are "back where they belong." Liverpool currently sit second in the table -- five points adrift of leaders Chelsea -- and are looking to lift their first league crown since 1990. Alonso, who played at Anfield between 25

January 11, 2017 11:18 PM Luis Suarez scores 100th goal for Barcelona; MSN reaches 300

The Uruguayan striker reached the milestone with a superb 35th-minute volley of a Neymar cross in Barca's 3-1 Copa del Rey last-16 second-leg tie. Suarez, 29, moved from Liverpool to the Camp Nou for €81.72 million in the summer of 2014, and needed just 120 matches to achieve his century of goals with the club. Wednesday's match also marked the 300th goal scored 17

January 11, 2017 4:43 PM Partizan Belgrade get three-year ban from European competition

UEFA has banned Partizan Belgrade from the Champions League and Europa League for the next three seasons because of unpaid debts. European football's governing body said the 2015 Serbian champions had racked up almost €2.5 million ($2.6m) in unpaid debts as of September, with most of the money owed to social and tax authorities in Serbia. A three-year 16

January 9, 2017 4:09 AM Paulo Dybala 'won't leave' Juventus for Real Madrid or Barcelona

Paulo Dybala won't be leaving Juventus, according to the club's chief executive Giuseppe Marotta, who played down reported links to Real Madrid and Barcelona. Dybala has scored four goals in 11 games in Serie A this season, including a penalty in Juve's 3-0 victory over Bologna on Sunday. The Argentina forward has become one of Italy's hottest properties 19

December 15, 2016 12:36 PM Euro 2016 seen by 2BN people on TV; 600MN tune in for final

UEFA says 2 billion people watched the 2016 European Championship live on television, and the total live audience for the 51-match tournament was almost 5 billion. UEFA's research says 600 million viewers watched some of Portugal's 1-0 extra-time win over host France in the final. The final attracted 284.4 million as an "average in-home global audience" 13