Article 4 Medical records - Medical

UEFA Medical Regulations

Content Type
Technical Regulations
Specific Regulations
English (United Kingdom)
Enforcement Date
1 July 2020

Every player must have a complete medical record that is updated at least annually. It must include:

  1. details of medical conditions in the player’s immediate family;

  2. the player’s complete medical history;

  3. details of complaints currently suffered by the player;

  4. details of any medications or supplements the player is taking, and any TUEs that the player has been granted;

  5. the player’s complete vaccination record;

  6. the results of all cardiological examinations.


A player’s medical record must state whether there is a history of any of the following medical conditions in the player’s immediate family (i.e. parents or siblings):

  1. hypertension, stroke

  2. heart conditions including sudden cardiac death

  3. vascular problems including varicose veins and deep venous thrombosis

  4. diabetes

  5. allergies, asthma

  6. cancer, blood diseases

  7. chronic joint or muscle problems

  8. hormonal problems.


A player's complete medical history must state whether the player has ever suffered any of the following:

  1. heart problems, arrhythmia, syncope

  2. concussion

  3. allergies, asthma

  4. recurrent infections

  5. other major diseases

  6. major injuries causing surgery, hospitalisation and/or absence from football of more than one month.


Details of complaints currently suffered by the player must include any:

  1. general (muscle or joint) pain

  2. chest pain, dyspnoea, palpitation, arrhythmia

  3. dizziness, syncope

  4. flu-like symptoms including coughing and expectoration

  5. loss of appetite, weight loss

  6. sleeplessness

  7. gastrointestinal upset.