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Sky win broadcast rights for Euro U21

Sky Sports won the rights to broadcast the next three UEFA European Under-21 Championship tournaments, starting the 2017 championships which will take place in Poland this summer.

Sky Sports will also have the rights for the 2019 competition which will be co-hosted by Italy and San Marino and the 2021 competition which is yet to have a host decided.    

Head of Football for Sky Sports, Gary Hughes said: “The UEFA U21 Championship 2017 strengthens our football offering for fans. The tournament unearths future greats and is incredibly difficult to predict which makes it such an exciting proposition.”

The 2017 competition will start on 16th June, and will feature 12 countries split between three groups, with the three group winners and best runner up qualifying for the knockout stage, the final will be held in Kraków on 30th June.


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