UEFA Pro Licence

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The UEFA Pro License is a coaching licence from UEFA, the official governing body of European football. The license is the highest coaching certification available and follows the completion of the UEFA 'B' and 'A' licenses.[1]

A UEFA Pro License is required by anyone who wishes to manage a football club in the top level of a European nation's league system on a permanent basis, i.e. more than 12 weeks (the amount of time an unqualified caretaker manager is allowed to take control). This applies to both the head coach or team manager, and such a license is also required to manage in the UEFA Champions League or UEFA Europa League.[2][3]

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  1. ^ Magowan, Alistair (23 June 2008). "What is a UEFA Pro License?". BBC News. 
  2. ^ "The FA's UEFA Pro License course – who, what and when | Football | theguardian.com". The Guardian. Retrieved 12 July 2014. 
  3. ^ Jessop, Chris (31 August 2010). "So you want to be a football coach. Just how easy is it?". UK Sports Network. 

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