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UEFA Rankings

Soccer – UEFA’s Country Ranking: How it works and what it serves for?

Soccer – UEFA’s Country Ranking: How it works and what it serves for?

UEFA’s country  rankings are determined accordingly to the performance of teams in the Champions League and Europa League having as reference the last five years. Country rankings are important since they determine the number of teams that each country are entitled to elect to both Leagues, as well as their direct entry or not into group phases avoiding qualifying or play-off games. In each Champions League

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UEFA’s Financial Fair-Play Rules

The UEFA Executive Committee approved in September 2009, unanimously, a concept of “fair-play” for the financial well-being of the sport. The concept has also received the support of the entire football family, being its main goals as follows: • introduce more discipline and rationality in club football finances; • cut the pressure on wages and transfer

Soccer – UEFA’s Team Ranking: A Calculation to define Top Seed Clubs

UEFA’s  team rankings are determined accordingly to the performance of each individual team in the Champions League and Europa League having as reference the last five years. Team Ranking is important since it defines top seeded clubs in each draw, thus granting higher graded teams the privilege not to play with stronger pairs in early stages of competitions. In each Champions League and Europa League game

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