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UEFA postpones youth national team competitions

After consultation with UEFA’s 55 member associations, the UEFA Executive Committee has today taken several decisions regarding youth national team competitions considering the current COVID-19 situation across Europe. In order to alleviate the additional operational and financial burden on national associations – caused by hygiene conditions impacting travel and accommodation, as well as testing to

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ITC and UEFA Foundation for Children launch life-skills curriculum

ITC, UEFA Foundation for Children and partners launch life-skills curriculum for young people in developing countries using football as coaching medium. A new curriculum using football to teach entrepreneurship and employability life skills to young people in developing countries is being launched by the International Trade Centre (ITC), the UEFA Foundation for Children, Kick4Life and

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UEFA unveils heading guidelines for youth players

The guidelines were approved this week by the UEFA Executive Committee and fulfil a crucial need for a consensus document on heading guidance in youth football. Although the key findings of research commissioned by UEFA show that youth players have low amid ongoing debate about whether heading a football could potentially alter players’ brain structures

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The Arsenal Foundation helping children in Indonesia

The UEFA Foundation for Children, alongside the Arsenal Foundation and Save the Children are collaborating on a project that will benefit over 1,000 children in Jakarta and renovate seven football pitches. The UEFA Foundation for Children has teamed up with The Arsenal Foundation and Save the Children to improve the lives of children and in

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UEFA launches play at home with Playmakers

UEFA launches Play at Home with Playmakers featuring characters from Disney and Pixar’s Incredibles 2, to help children across Europe have fun while staying safe at home Children across Europe can now play the roles of their favourite characters from Disney and Pixar’s global box office smash hit Incredibles 2 while staying active at home

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UEFA and Disney launch Playmakers

UEFA and Disney launch Incredible initiative to help more girls play football through Playmakers Playmakers employs innovative storytelling approach featuring much-loved Disney characters to help more girls see the fun in regular physical exercise and football UEFA and Disney have teamed-up to develop a ground-breaking football programme that uses Disney’s world-renowned storytelling to encourage more young girls to exercise

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