Ireland and UK submit preliminary bid dossier for Euro 2028
Ireland and the UK have formally submitted a ‘preliminary bid dossier’ to host Euro 2028.
Under the proposals, Croke Park and the Aviva Stadium have been put forward to host tournament matches.
Casement Park in Belfast, which holds just over 31,000, has also been included in the plans.
Fourteen stadia in total form part of the preliminary bid, which states Ireland and the UK have the ‘expertise’ and ‘experience’ to be successful.
It’s also believed gaining the hosting rights will be a ‘catalyst’ for ‘grassroots football development’.
The proposed shortlisted cities and stadia are:
- Birmingham Villa Park
- Liverpool Everton Stadium
- London London Stadium
- London Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
- London Wembley Stadium
- Manchester City of Manchester Stadium
- Newcastle St James’ Park
- Sunderland Stadium of Light
- Trafford Old Trafford
- Dublin Dublin Arena
- Dublin Croke Park
- Belfast Casement Park Stadium
- Glasgow Hampden Park
- Cardiff National Stadium of Wales