England, Northern Eire, Scotland, Wales and Eire submit an software to host the 2028 European Championship.
England, Northern Eire, Scotland, Wales and Eire have submitted a joint expression of curiosity (EOI) to host the European Championship in 2028, based on the nations’ soccer associations.
Britain and Eire had final month introduced plans for a bid to host the match after dropping plans to bid for the 2030 World Cup, following a feasibility examine.
“The governments of the UK, Eire, Scotland and Wales have confirmed their assist for the EOI submission and, given the Northern Eire Government is at present not assembly formally, officers there proceed to watch the method carefully,” they mentioned in a joint assertion on Wednesday.
“Over the approaching months, we’ll develop our proposals additional, topic to the publication by UEFA of the complete technical specification,” the assertion mentioned.
“This contains partaking in discussions with attainable host cities and stadia to outline the optimum match, mannequin and conducting a full prices and advantages evaluation.”
UEFA mentioned in October final 12 months that nations concerned about internet hosting the 2028 European Championship should affirm their bid by March 23.
The listing of bidders will likely be introduced in April whereas the hosts will likely be appointed in September 2023.
Minimal necessities embody having 10 stadiums accessible, with one having a capability of not less than 60,000 and two venues with not less than 50,000 seats.
Europe’s soccer governing physique additionally mentioned automated qualification as hosts wouldn’t be assured if greater than two nations submitted a joint bid.
The 2024 match will likely be hosted by Germany.