The United Kingdom and Ireland have officially submitted their bids for Euro 2028

Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 9:03 am

Editor: Rosalino Ramirez

On Wednesday, the United Kingdom and Ireland officially submitted their candidacy to host the 2028 European Championship, at ten stadiums, including Wembley, St. James Park, Hampden Park, and Etihad Stadium, among others.

The stadiums proposed by the English Football Association for this nomination are Hampden Park (home of Glasgow Rangers and the Scottish national team), Aviva Stadium (Dublin), Principality Stadium (Cardiff), St. James Park (Newcastle), Etihad Stadium (Manchester), Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Villa Park (Aston Villa), Wembley (London). In addition, Casement Park, in Belfast, and Bramley Moor Dock, Everton's new stadium, which had not yet been built, were included.

The FA has shortlisted fourteen venues including Old Trafford, England's second-largest stadium, the London Stadium, where West Ham United play, Croke Park (Dublin), and the Stadium of Light.

The nomination is supported by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Rishi Sunak, the Prime Minister of Ireland, Leo Varadkar, the First Minister of Scotland, Humza Yousaf, and the First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford.

Currently, only the UK, Ireland and Turkey have made a formal bid to host the European Championship after five years, although Spain and Portugal have also announced their intention to bid jointly, as well as Romania, Greece, Bulgaria and Serbia. Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Finland and the Faroe Islands are also together.

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