Women’s Euros: when is UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 draw, nations competing, ticket detail - and how to watch on TV
The draw for the UEFA Women’s Euros 2022, which will be hosted by England, will be broadcast live on Thursday 28 October 2021
The Netherlands are the current holders of the UEFA Women’s Euros trophy after winning the competition in 2017. They beat Denmark 4-2 in the final to be crowned winners of the UEFA Women’s Euro 2017.
47 teams were split into nine groups and participated in the initial qualifying rounds with only the 15 most successful teams making it through to the knockout stages of the competition.
As England are the hosts for the 2022 tournament, they did not need to enter the qualifying stages and are immediately through to the last 16 of the competition.
Here is all you need to know about the UEFA Women’s Euros 2022 draw.
When is the draw taking place?
The draw is taking place on Thursday 28 October 2021.
What time is the draw taking place?
The draw starts at 4.30pm BST.
How can I watch the draw on TV?
BBC One are hosting the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 Final Draw Show live. The event will be hosted by former England and Arsenal footballer Alex Scott alongside former gymnast and BBC Sports pundit Gabby Logan.
The event will also be available to watch through BBC Iplayer.
Which countries will take part in the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 Finals?
England will be joined by:
- Austria: Group G runners-up
- Belgium: Group H winners
- Denmark: Group B winners
- Finland: Group E winners
- France: Group G winners
- Germany: Group I winners
- Iceland: Group F runners-up
- Italy: Group B runners-up
- Netherlands: Group A winners and current Champions
- Northern Ireland: Group C runners-up
- Norway: Group C winners
- Russia: Group A runners-up
- Spain: Group D winners
- Sweden: Group F winners
- Switzerland: Group H runners-up
How will the UEFA Women’s Euros 2022 Draw work?
The hosts of the competition, England, will be the top seed in Group A and the other 15 teams are split into four ‘pots’ in accordance with their national team ranking.
These 16 teams will then be drawn into four groups of four and the top two teams in each section will then make it to the next knockout stage.
Here are the four ‘pots’:
- Pot 1: Netherlands, Germany, France
- Pot 2: Sweden, Spain, Norway, Italy
- Pot 3: Denmark, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria
- Pot 4: Iceland, Russia, Finland, Northern Ireland
Five-time UEFA Women’s Champions League winner France’s Camille Abily, three-time UEFA Women’s Euro winner Anja Mittag of Germany, Sweden’s national team all-time top scorer Lotta Schelin, all-time England national team’s top scorer Kelly Smith along with other Premier League icons will all be present to announce the draw.
When is the UEFA Women’s Euros 2022?
The dates for the final group and knockout stages will be confirmed shortly after the draw has taken place.
How to buy tickets for the UEFA Women’s Euro finals 2022
There will be a public ballot that fans can enter from 7pm BST in order to apply for tickets. This ballot will be available until 16 November 2021. Go to the FA Website shortly after the draw to find out more information.
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