Tournament capability: 30,300
Euro 2022 fixtures, Group A:
England v Norway, 11 July, 8pm
Austria v Norway, 15 July, 8pm
Quarter-final, 20 July, 8pm
Nestled at the fringe of the South Downs simply out of doors Brighton, the Amex ranks amongst one among England’s maximum scenically located grounds. The impressive metal arch roof – entire with Toblerone-style trusses – used to be designed to replicate the undulations of the Downs and lines enjoyable curve and tilt. The stadium’s building concerned the excavation of 138,000 cubic metres of chalk because the website morphed right into a hard-won house for the localfootball group, now established within the Premier League, who had continued years of ground-sharing and renting sooner than making plans permission used to be after all granted.
Visiting enthusiasts will no doubt be happy to be informed their sandwiches are secure – hawks are launched within the floor at set occasions to discourage seagulls swooping in from the close by Channel seashores. Trains from Falmer station, adjoining to the bottom, hyperlink with the principle line at Brighton.
Opened: 2007 (the brand new Wembley)
Tournament capability: 87,200
Euro 2022 fixture:
Opened in 2007 at the website of the previous, demolished Wembley, this stays the most important stadium in England and the second one biggest in Europe (best Barcelona’s 99,000-plus capability Camp Nou is larger). Now the level for a chain of primary soccer and different carrying finals along with primary pop concert events, Wembley’s rebuilding value £798m and, at height occasions, necessitated the employment of three,500 building employees.
It incorporates greater than 2,618 bathrooms, greater than some other related venue on this planet. Wembley’s signature characteristic is its attention-grabbing, iconic and extensively visual round lattice arch, which is the sector’s longest unsupported roof construction. With strict parking restrictions in operation on fit days that is an area highest visited by the use of public shipping and may also be simply accessed by way of tube, overground teach and bus.
Tournament capability: 17,600
Euro 2022 Fixtures, Group B:
Germany v Denmark, 8 July, 8pm
Germany v Spain, 12 July, 8pm
Denmark v Spain, 16 July, 8pm
Quarter-final, 21 July, 8pm
Home to Premier League Brentford and London Irish Premiership rugby union membership, the stadium is on the subject of Kew Bridge and not more than a mile from the soccer membership’s former house at Griffin Park. Situated between a triangle of railway traces, the bottom has a particular triangular design theme, specifically notable within the structure of the roof, floodlights and hospitality lounges. Handily positioned for, amongst a number of different sights, Kew Gardens and the magnificent Syon House and Park – London’s ultimate Ducal house, which serves because the Duke of Northumberland’s place of dwelling within the capital – it’s inside a 20-minute stroll of 8 underground and overground stations.
Less than two miles away sits Boston Manor, house to each one among England’s nice Jacobean properties and more and more uncommon cedar of Lebanon bushes. Although only a few English soccer enthusiasts cycle to soccer suits, the dependancy is slowly beginning to shape in portions of London and Brentford has 300 areas for parking motorcycles.
Tournament capability: 4,700
Euro 2022 fixtures, Group D:
Belgium v Iceland, 10 July, 5pm
Italy v Iceland, 14 July, 5pm
Italy v Belgium, 18 July, 8pm
Connected to Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium by the use of a footbridge and a part of a global magnificence coaching facility that includes 14 full-size apply pitches in a different way referred to as the Etihad Campus, the trendy, compact and steadily all of a sudden atmospheric Academy Stadium hosts all Manchester City ladies’s house video games and has staged ladies’s Champions League semi-finals.
Despite being obtainable by way of public shipping from Manchester town centre it nevertheless stays a arguable selection for a significant event. Part of the issue is that the 2 ends are status terraces, one thing no longer authorized in Uefa competitions dictating that the capability has been lowered from the standard 7,000. Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir, the Iceland midfielder, queried why two of her nation’s crew video games are at this sort of reasonably modest venue. “It’s shocking,” she stated. “We have a training ground for Manchester City [men]. It’s just embarrassing.”
Tournament capability: 28,600
Euro 2022 fixtures, Group B:
Spain v Finland, 8 July, 5pm
Denmark v Finland, 12 July, 5pm
Finland v Germany, 16 July, 8pm
Semi-final, 27 July, 8pm
Opened by way of the Queen in 2007, Stadium MK provides superb, slightly upmarket fan infrastructure. There is a Hilton resort constructed into the bottom’s surrounds with some rooms providing pitch-facing perspectives whilst meals is to be had at an on-site Marco Pierre White eating place and a retail and recreational park take a seat a trifling goal-kick away. All that is located 10 mins power from the centre of England’s largest, and arguably maximum a success, postwar new the town. Big on inexperienced house and inexperienced era, the Buckinghamshire house of League One MK Dons additionally provides superb shipping hyperlinks.
Close to the M1 toll road, half-hour from London (and Eurostar hyperlinks) by way of teach and inside simple succeed in of Heathrow, Luton, Birmingham and Stansted airports it’s simple to peer why an area providing plentiful parking – to not point out being the primary fashionable English stadium to characteristic a top-loaded 360-degree open concourse – has been decided on to host a semi-final. Visiting enthusiasts with an pastime within the well-known 2d international battle code-breakers can take a travel to their close by Bletchley Park base.
Tournament capability: 11,000
Euro 2022 fixtures, Group D:
France v Italy, 10 July, 8pm
France v Belgium, 14 July, 8pm
Iceland v France, 18 July, 8pm
Quarter-final, 23 July 8pm
The house of Championship Rotherham United, it changed Millmoor a decade in the past and sits at the former website of the Guest and Chrimes Foundry. Given that Guest and Chrimes as soon as made the hearth hydrants that provided New York City and the slice of land on which the stadium used to be built has lengthy been recognized in the neighborhood as “New York” it used to be no marvel that the £17m stadium used to be for the reason that identify. Some enthusiasts even though would have most popular it to were known as “The Foundry” or “The Waterfront”, because of its place beside the river Don.
Centrally situated on the subject of the guts of Rotherham and at hand for the M1 toll road it appears to be like better than its 12,000 capability. A fusion of conventional and fashionable structure, the bottom’s lower-level perimeter is studded with brickwork from the unique Guest and Chrimes foundry whilst the coffered roof is made in part of polycarbonate sheets. These permit herbal gentle to penetrate the stands whilst additionally serving to defrost the pitch in wintry weather. An acoustician has ensured that fan noise is contained inside the stadium with most amplification completed at the pitch.
Tournament capability: 30,400
Euro 2022 fixtures, Group C:
Netherlands v Sweden, 9 July, 8pm
Sweden v Switzerland, 13 July, 5pm
Switzerland v Netherlands, 17 July, 5pm
Semi-final, 26 July, 8pm
Sheffield United’s stadium used to be at the beginning a cricket floor. Football used to be first performed at “The Lane” in 1862 with the inaugural fit that includes two of the sector’s oldest golf equipment: Sheffield FC and Hallam FC. A venue as soon as very a lot at the forefront of innovation, it used to be additionally the scene of the primary floodlit soccer fit in 1878. Within strolling distance of each Sheffield mainline railway station and town centre, Bramall Lane is a brief power from the M1 toll road and obtainable from Doncaster-Sheffield, East Midlands, Leeds-Bradford and Manchester airports. Pub quiz aficionados would possibly know that it and the Oval are the one two grounds to have staged a cricket Test fit, an England soccer global and an FA Cup last.
Bramall Lane’s Test fit used to be in 1902, England towards Australia, there have been 5 England soccer internationals sooner than 1930 and the FA Cup last concerned the replay between Barnsley and West Brom in 1912. A town constructed on seven hills, Sheffield provides simple get right of entry to to the close by Peak District National Park.
Tournament capability: 31,600
Euro 2022 fixtures, Group A
Norway v Northern Ireland, 7 July, 8pm
Austria v Northern Ireland, 11 July, 5pm
Northern Ireland v England, 15 July, 8pm
Named in honour of the close by St Mary’s Church whose contributors based Southampton FC, this Premier League floor is not any stranger to ladies’s soccer, having hosted a 2018 World Cup qualifier between England and Wales watched by way of a crowd of 25,000. When, at the beginning of the 2001–02 season, Southampton didn’t win any in their first 5 video games at their new house after relocating from the Dell, an area white witch steered it used to be because of the £32m stadium being sited on a Saxon burial website and duly prompt the efficiency of a pagan ritual to be able to placate spirits unsettled by way of the soccer being performed overhead. A Celtic “goddess”, Ceridwen Dragonoak, used to be drafted in to habits a distinct Pagan rite in Welsh that concerned the sprinkling of holy water around the pitch.
Sure sufficient, Gordon Strachan’s then aspect proceeded to after all win a recreation at St Mary’s on the 6th strive, beating Charlton 1-0 in November 2001. London grounds excepted, Southampton’s house is the most important soccer floor in southern England and is walkable from town centre, railway station and cruise send terminal.
Tournament capability: 8,100
Euro 2022 fixtures, Group C:
Portugal v Switzerland, 9 July, 5pm
Netherlands v Portugal, 13 July, 8pm
Sweden v Portugal, 17 July, 5pm
Quarter-final, 22 July, 8pm
The house of Manchester United ladies, Manchester United males’s under-23s and the Leigh Centurions Rugby league group is a part of a far better multi-faceted, multi-use facility. An £83m sports activities, retail, housing and academic construction in Greater Manchester supposed to power native regeneration, the village used to be officially opened by way of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh in 2009. It now properties, amongst different issues, a Holiday Inn Express resort, a Morrisons grocery store, a pub and an indoor swimming pool and constitutes a part of the Wigan and Leigh 6th shape faculty campus.
Its selection as a Euro 2022 venue used to be contentious, in part as one finish is status room best and capability will want to be lowered all the way through the event. Although public shipping is to be had, common guests to find the bottom a lot more uncomplicated, and sooner, to get right of entry to by way of automotive. Fortunately the parking is superb. The Village used to be at the beginning set to host suits involving Russia however they have got now been changed by way of Portugal.
Tournament capability: 73,200
Euro 2022 fixture, Group A
Dubbed the Theatre of Dreams by way of Sir Bobby Charlton, the United Kingdom’s largest membership soccer stadium – and the eleventh biggest in Europe – might be ceaselessly synonymous with Manchester United. It stays a spot the place evocative recollections – of the Busby Babes, Sir Alex Ferguson’s 1999 Treble-winning aspect, Eric Cantona’s audacity, Roy Keane’s tackles, Cristiano Ronaldo’s targets and so a lot more – linger.
Although the stadium is beginning to display its age a bit of at the moment it kind of feels a becoming venue for the Euro 2022 curtain-raiser between England and Austria. Accessible on public shipping (trams are essentially the most handy possibility) from Manchester town centre and on the subject of each the toll road community and Manchester airport, Old Trafford is not any stranger to website hosting primary occasions. Designed by way of the Scottish architect Archibald Leitch, it sits best 800 metres clear of Old Trafford cricket floor, the house of Lancashire County Cricket Club.