Old Trafford and Anfield will not be present at Euro 2028

sOur benches have witnessed the greatest exploits of English football. If we talk about stadiums with history on the islands, then two names quickly come to mind: Old Trafford and Anfield. Manchester United Stadium is the stadium with the largest number of spectators, not taking into account English football’s Wembley Stadium. And the atmosphere formed with “You’ll Never Walk Alone” in the Liverpool home is unique in Europe.

the nomination, supported by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak; Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar; First Minister for Scotland, Hamza Yusuf, and First Minister for Wales, Mark Drakeford; It decided not to include these two historic figures in the list submitted to UEFA.

Conversely, if the case occurs in which the candidacy of the United Kingdom prevails over that of Turkey, The stadiums of neighbors United and Liverpool will host Euro 2028 matches. So, the list is as follows:

  1. Wembley Stadium (London) (90652)
  2. Millennium Stadium (Cardiff) (73,952)
  3. Tottenham Hotspur Stadium (London) (62,322)
  4. Etihad Stadium (Manchester) (61,000)
  5. New Everton Stadium (Liverpool) (52,679)
  6. St James’ Park (Newcastle) (52305)
  7. Villa Park (Birmingham) (52190)
  8. Hampden Park (Glasgow) (52,032)
  9. Aviva Stadium (Dublin) (51711)
  10. Casement Park (Belfast) (34,500)

Two stadiums are under construction

On that list there are legendary names like Wembley and St James’ Park, but there are also little-known ones. In this case, because it is a project under construction. Everton wants to leave Goodison Park Its new stadium is expected to seat around 53,000 spectators and will be built by 2024.

owner evertonFarhad Moshiri revealed that the costs of the club’s new stadium could reach 760 million pounds. For Everton chairman Bill Kenwright, it is “Another step in the club’s journey.”

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Casement Park project.

Casement Park project.

In the second case, file Casement Park, which seats 34,500 people and has not been used since 2013. Everything depends on the decision UEFA To which he said: “I would like to thank all the national federations for sending their files. The UEFA management will evaluate the candidacy and in October the Executive Committee will vote on who has won the right to host both editions.

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