Breaking! UEFA abolishes away goal rule for male, female and youth club competitions!

Breaking! UEFA abolishes away goal rule for male, female and youth club competitions! 2

European Football governing body, UEFA has abolished the famous “away goal(s)” rule from all its club competitions as from the 2021/2022 football season.

This was contained in a statement published by the football body a few minutes ago.

The statement reads;

“Following the recommendation of the UEFA Club Competitions Committee and the UEFA Women’s Football Committee, the UEFA Executive Committee has today approved the proposal to remove the so-called away goals rule from all UEFA club competitions (men, women, and youth) as of the qualifying phases of the 2021/2022 competitions”

UEFA first introduced the rule in the 1965-1966 European Cup Winners Cup.

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