Euro 2024 start date, group stage fixtures, schedule and TV | Football

Euro 2024 is now just six months away (Picture: Getty)

England and Scotland will be busy studying their Euro 2024 group stage opponents having learnt which teams they will face following December’s draw in Hamburg.

Gareth Southgate’s side have been drawn in Group C alongside Slovenia, Denmark and Serbia, whilst Scotland have been placed in Group A with hosts Germany, Hungary and Switzerland.

The Three Lions, featuring their star-studded squad, will be looking to go one step better than the runners-up spot they had to settle for in the last edition of UEFA’s premier competition, where they were edged out in a penalty shootout by Italy at Wembley.

Steve Clarke’s Scotland, meanwhile, will be desperate to reach the knockout stages of a major tournament for the very first time in their history.

Here is everything you need to know about Euro 2024, with thousands of fans set to make the trip across the continent to cheer on England and Scotland.

When does Euro 2024 start?

Euro 2024 will take place in Germany between June 14 and July 14, 2024.

Gareth Southgate at the Euro 2024 group stage draw

The finest sides in Europe will compete for the trophy in 2024 (Picture: Getty)

Germany, who beat off competition from Turkey to be awarded the tournament back in 2018, have not hosted a major competition since the World Cup in 2006.

The 2024 edition will be the first Euros to be held in a single country since France hosted the competition in 2016, with Euro 2020 staged across 11 nations to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the European Championship.

Euro 2024 schedule

  • June 14: Opening group stage game
  • June 29: Round of 16 starts
  • July 5: Quarter-finals start
  • July 9: Semi-finals start
  • July 14: Final
The eyes of the footballing world will be on Germany next summer (Picture: Getty)

Euro 2024 groups

The six group winners and runners-up will qualify for the Round of 16, where they will be joined by the four best third-place sides.

Wales can still qualify for the tournament if they progress through their play-off pathway.

Rob Page’s men host Finland in Cardiff in their play-off semi-final, with Poland or Estonia awaiting in the final.

The two other play-off pathways consist of Israel/Bosnia/Ukraine/Iceland and Georgia/Greece/Kazakhstan/Luxembourg.


  • Germany
  • Scotland
  • Hungary
  • Switzerland


  • Spain
  • Croatia
  • Italy
  • Albania


  • Slovenia
  • Denmark
  • Serbia
  • England


  • Play-off Winner A (Wales/Poland/Estonia/Finland)
  • Netherlands
  • Austria
  • France


  • Belgium
  • Slovakia
  • Romania
  • Play-off Winner B (Israel/Bosnia/Ukraine/Iceland)


  • Turkey
  • Play-off Winner C (Georgia/Greece/Kazakhstan/Luxembourg)
  • Portugal
  • Czech Republic

Euro 2024 group stage fixtures

June 14

Germany vs Scotland (Munich)

June 15

Spain vs Croatia (Berlin)

Italy vs Albania (Dortmund)

Hungary vs Switzerland (Cologne)

June 16

Serbia vs England (Gelsenkirchen)

Play-off winner A (Wales/Poland/Estonia/Finland) vs Netherlands (Hamburg)

Slovenia vs Denmark (Stuttgart)

June 17

Austria vs France (Dusseldorf)

Belgium vs Slovakia (Frankfurt)

Romania vs Play-off winner B (Israel/Bosnia/Ukraine/Iceland) (Munich)

June 18

Portugal vs Czech Republic (Leipzig)

Turkey vs Play-off winner C (Georgia/Greece/Kazakhstan/Luxembourg) (Dortmund)

June 19

Croatia vs Albania (Hamburg)

Scotland vs Switzerland (Cologne)

Germany vs Hungary (Stuttgart)

June 20

Spain vs Italy (Gelsenkirchen)

Denmark vs England (Frankfurt)

Slovenia vs Serbia (Munich)

June 21

Play-off winner A (Wales/Poland/Estonia/Finland) vs Austria (Berlin)

Netherlands vs France (Leipzig)

Slovakia vs Play-off winner B (Israel/Bosnia/Ukraine/Iceland) (Dusseldorf)

June 22

Play-off winner C (Georgia/Greece/Kazakhstan/Luxembourg) vs Czech Republic (Hamburg)

Turkey vs Portugal (Dortmund)

Belgium vs Romania (Cologne)

June 23

Switzerland vs Germany (Frankfurt)

Scotland vs Hungary (Stuttgart)

June 24

Croatia vs Italy (Leipzig)

Albania vs Spain (Dusseldorf)

England players celebrate during Euro 2024 qualifying

England will start the tournament amongst the favourites (Picture: Getty)

June 25

Netherlands vs Austria (Berlin)

France vs Play-off winner A (Wales/Poland/Estonia/Finland) (Dortmund)

England vs Slovenia (Cologne)

Denmark vs Serbia (Munich)

June 26

Czech Republic vs Turkey (Hamburg)

Play-off winner C (Georgia/Greece/Kazakhstan/Luxembourg) vs Portugal (Gelsenkirchen)

Slovakia vs Romania (Frankfurt)

Play-off winner B (Israel/Bosnia/Ukraine/Iceland) vs Belgium (Stuttgart)

How to watch Euro 2024 on TV

The BBC and ITV will share live coverage of Euro 2024 in the UK.

As well as watching on TV, fans will also be able to live stream the action on BBC iPlayer and ITVX.

Are Euro 2024 tickets still available?

The first two ticket phases are now closed, with applicants informed if they have been successful via the Euro 2024 ticket portal.

There may be further opportunities to buy tickets later this year, with fans urged to follow the UEFA website for the latest information.

The official UEFA EURO 2024 Resale Platform, where supporters will be able to buy returned tickets, will open in March 2024.

Which stadiums will be used at Euro 2024?

Nine of the ten venues selected to host matches at Euro 2024 were used during the 2006 World Cup.

Bayern Munich’s Allianz Arena and Borussia Dortmund’s Signal Iduna Park are amongst the stadiums to have made the final shortlist.

The final will be held at the Olympiastadion in Berlin, which hosted the World Cup final in 2006 and the Champions League final in 2015.

UEFA Euro 2024 venues

  • Olympiastadion (Berlin)
  • Allianz Arena (Munich)
  • Signal Iduna Park (Dortmund)
  • Veltins-Arena (Gelsenkirchen)
  • Mercedes-Benz Arena (Stuttgart)
  • Red Bull Arena (Leipzig)
  • RheinEnergieStadion (Cologne)
  • Merkur Spiel-Arena (Dusseldorf)
  • Volksparkstadion (Hamburg)
  • Deutsche Bank Park (Frankfurt).

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