Euro 2028 venues: UK and Ireland name 10 stadiums as Anfield and Old Trafford miss out

Wembley hosted the Euro 2020 final


Casement Park

Construction on the site in the Andersonstown area of Belfast is due to get under way next year with completion by 2026. The capacity of the stadium is set to be 34,500.


Aviva Stadium

The Dublin venue, which holds over 51,000 people, regularly hosts Republic of Ireland football matches and those of the Ireland rugby union team, as well as high-profile Gaelic sports. The stadium had been part of the original multi-country plans to host Euro 2020 but could not ultimately provide Uefa with the necessary assurances over minimum spectator levels amid the Covid-19 pandemic.


Hampden Park

Scotland’s national stadium did host matches at Euro 2020. The Scottish Football Association has also bid to stage the Champions League final in 2026 or 2027 at the stadium, which currently holds just over 50,000. However, developers have put forward proposals to upgrade the stadium and increase capacity to 65,000.


Principality Stadium

The Cardiff venue has hosted major European football events before, having staged the 2017 Champions League final. Set to be the second-largest venue in the tournament with a capacity of 74,500.

Additional reporting by PA

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