Russia and Turkey enter the fray as Uefa confirms bids for Euro 2028, 2032

The Henri Delaunay Trophy prior to the Uefa Euro 2020 final between Italy and England at Wembley Stadium (by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Uefa has announced it has received declarations of interest to host the 2028 and 2032 editions of the European Championship from four potential bidders, with Russia and Turkey making late entries to challenge the UK and Ireland’s joint effort for the former tournament.

The announcement from European football’s governing body came following yesterday’s (Wednesday’s) deadline for submissions. As expected, a joint declaration of interest for Euro 2028 was submitted by the football associations of England, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

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