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UK and Ireland in strong position to host Euro 2028

28 Jul 2023 1 minute read
Euro 2028 games could be staged  at the Principality Stadium. Photo David Davies PA Images

The UK and Ireland’s chances of hosting Euro 2028 appear to have improved significantly after UEFA confirmed Turkey and Italy had requested to merge their bids for Euro 2032.

The PA news agency understands Turkey have not withdrawn their bid to host Euro 2028, so remain a rival to the five-nation bid involving England, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Turkey and Italy had been going head to head to host Euro 2032, but are now seeking to bid together.

UEFA said in a statement: “UEFA confirms that it has received today a request from the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) and the Turkish Football Federation (TFF) to merge their individual bids into one joint bid to host UEFA EURO 2032.

“UEFA will now work with FIGC and TFF to ensure that the documentation to be submitted for their joint bid is compliant with the bidding requirements.”

UEFA is expected to make a decision on whether the joint bid is compliant well in advance of October 10, when the executive committee will decide who will host Euro 2028 and Euro 2032.


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Cathy Jones
Cathy Jones
9 months ago

UEFA and The UK coming together? Never mind Euro28, that’s the starting lineup for the first event in the Corruption Olympics…

Last edited 9 months ago by Cathy Jones
Dai Ponty
Dai Ponty
9 months ago

U K and Ireland what you mean is England and Ireland the vast majority of the games will be played in England more in England than the other countries put together

Johnny Gamble
Johnny Gamble
9 months ago
Reply to  Dai Ponty

Goes without saying that the Semi Finals and Final plus 1 Quarter Final will be played at Wembley

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