Article 52 Matchday media activities - Youth League

Regulations of the UEFA Youth League

Content Type
Competition Regulations
Enforcement Date
1 May 2023

Interviews are not permitted during the match on the field of play itself or in its immediate vicinity. However, subject to the agreement of the club concerned, pre-match, half-time and post-match interviews can take place according to the following rules:

  1. Interviews are allowed with coaches before the match.

  2. Half-time interviews may be conducted with one of the listed team officials, subject to the agreement of their team. No players listed on the match sheet, including those on the substitutes’ bench, may be interviewed at half-time.

  3. Flash interviews take place immediately after the final whistle.

  4. Clubs are also requested to make their head coach available, upon request, to other sectors of the media (e.g. written press and radio) after the match. This can be organised in a mixed zone or press conference format.


Any media equipment and personnel must be positioned in such a way that they do not present any danger for players or the referee team. The field of play itself must always be kept free of cameras, cables and media personnel. Typical media equipment locations are set out in Annex D.