UCD were relegated in a play-off last season but could be in line for a Europa League slot next year through UEFA fair play. (Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer)

UCD could be in line for a surprise spot in next season’s Europe League after it was announced Ireland currently top the UEFA Respect Fair Play League(...)

Uefa president Michel Platini speaks during a news conference after the Executive Committee meeting in Sofia. Photograph: Stoyan Nenov/Reuters

Goal-line technology is too expensive for the Champions League and Uefa would rather spend the money on youth football, Michel Platini has said(...)