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Europe's 53 soccer nations hold summit

Updated: September 20, 2011, 5:15 PM ET
Associated Press

GENEVA -- Europe's 53 soccer countries will have the future and popularity of their national teams at the top of the agenda at a two-day summit meeting in Cyprus.

UEFA member federations are under pressure from influential clubs to play fewer matches by scrapping some international exhibition dates and cutting the size of qualifying groups for the World Cup and European Championship.

Federation presidents and chief executives also will meet Europe's eight representatives on FIFA's ...

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