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UK and Ireland Euro 28 bid confirm 14 strong shortlist of stadiums for bid

The UK and Ireland bid for the 2028 Euros has submitted a provisional list of 14 stadiums that would be used for the tournanment.

The Five associations involved in the bid are all represented in the list, which will have to be trimmed to 10 stadiums by April next year.

Three London stadiums are included, Wembley Stadium, the London Stadium and the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, alond with the National Stadiums of the four other nations Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

The rest of the stadiums included are spread across England with both Manchester clubs' stadiums, Villa Park and St Andrews in Birmingham, and St James Park in Newcastle. 

Everton's new stadium which is currently under construction made the list, whilst the Stadium of Light is the only stadium in England not from the Premier League.

In a joint statement, all five football associations, said: "Together, we believe we can deliver a world-class tournament, and that hosting Uefa Euro 2028 will achieve a strong and sustainable legacy for football and wider society, helping to drive economic growth in local communities."
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