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BBC and ITV confirm Euros 2024 coverage schedule

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Broadcasters BBC and ITV have confirmed their coverage schedule for the 2024 Euros tournament.

The UEFA European Football Championship, which was won in 2020 by Italy (who beat England in a penalty shootout), will kick off on Friday, June 14.

Its full schedule has been revealed following a draw at the weekend between BBC and ITV, with the latter receiving first picks for round of 16 and the semi-finals.

The Euros' opening match will be Germany V Scotland in Munich, on ITV, who will also show England v Slovenia in the final group match. Other notable matches broadcast on ITV include the winner of Play-off A, which could be Wales, against Austria, in Group D on June 21.

ITV will also broadcast the Group B match between Spain, who are among the favourites, and Italy, the holders. Also, France [against Austria on June 17] as well as Portugal [v Turkey on June 22], Croatia [v Spain on June 15] and Belgium [v Slovakia on June 17].

In the knockout rounds, ITV will have the first three picks, plus the fifth and seventh picks from the Round of 16 ties, the second and fourth Quarter-final picks and first pick of the Semi-finals.

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BBC-wise, the broadcaster also has some heavy-hitters. They will show England's first two games (Serbia, June 16 and Denmark, June 20) and Scotland's group games against Switzerland and Hungary (June 19 and 23).

The BBC also have first choice of the Quarter-finals and will show live games including Italy, World Cup runners-up France V the Netherlands (June 21), Spain, Belgium and Portugal plus two group games featuring the hosts Germany.

If Wales qualify, the BBC will also broadcast their group games against France and the Netherlands.

Both ITV and the BBC will show the Final.

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You can check out the full list of televised games below, including their date, kickoff time and broadcaster:

Date

Match

Kick Off (BST)

Broadcaster

14-Jun

Germany v Scotland

8pm

ITV

15-Jun

Hungary v Switzerland

2pm

ITV

15-Jun

Spain v Croatia

5pm

ITV

15-Jun

Italy v Albania

8pm

BBC

16-Jun

Play-off Winner A* v Netherlands

2pm

BBC

16-Jun

Slovenia v Denmark

5pm

ITV

16-Jun

Serbia v England

8pm

BBC

17-Jun

Romania v Play-off Winner B*

2pm

BBC

17-Jun

Belgium v Slovakia

5pm

ITV

17-Jun

Austria v France

8pm

ITV

18-Jun

Turkey v Play-off Winner C*

5pm

BBC

18-Jun

Portugal v Czech Republic

8pm

BBC

19-Jun

Croatia v Albania

2pm

ITV

19-Jun

Germany v Hungary

5pm

BBC

19-Jun

Scotland v Switzerland

8pm

BBC

20-Jun

Slovenia v Serbia

2pm

ITV

20-Jun

Denmark v England

5pm

BBC

20-Jun

Spain v Italy

8pm

ITV

21-Jun

Slovakia v Play-off winner B*

2pm

BBC

21-Jun

Play-off Winner A* v Austria

5pm

ITV

21-Jun

Netherlands v France

8pm

BBC

22-Jun

Play-off Winner C* v Czech Republic

2pm

BBC

22-Jun

Turkey v Portugal

5pm

ITV

22-Jun

Belgium v Romania

8pm

ITV

23-Jun

Switzerland v Germany

8pm

BBC

23-Jun

Scotland v Hungary

8pm

BBC

24-Jun

Albania v Spain

8pm

BBC

24-Jun

Croatia v Italy

8pm

BBC

25-Jun

Netherlands v Austria

5pm

BBC

25-Jun

France v Play-off Winner A*

5pm

BBC

25-Jun

England v Slovenia

8pm

ITV

25-Jun

Denmark v Serbia

8pm

ITV

26-Jun

Slovakia v Romania

5pm

BBC

26-Jun

Play-off Winner B* v Belgium

5pm

BBC

26-Jun

Play-off Winner C* v Portugal

8pm

ITV

26-Jun

Czech Republic v Turkey

8pm

ITV


Niall Sloane, ITV Director of Sport, said: “Following the draw, we can now begin to look forward to next summer’s Euros in Germany and we’re delighted to be able to bring viewers what should be a flying start to the tournament with the opening match between Scotland and the hosts.

"We have first picks of the Round of 16 and the Semi-finals and with England among the favourites, we hope to be able to bring viewers their biggest moments from what could be an historic tournament for them.

"We’ll be announcing our comprehensive coverage plans in full in the lead-up to next June with the aim of bringing viewers the very best of Euro 2024.”

Philip Bernie, BBC Head of TV Sport said in a separate statement: “With the UEFA European Championships, the Paris Olympics and Wimbledon all on the BBC next year, our summer of sport promises to be very memorable.

"In addition to live games featuring all the tournament favourites, we are very pleased to have two games each for England and Scotland in the group stages, and we hope to add two more for Wales if they qualify too.

"We’re proud that the BBC will once again bring audiences comprehensive coverage and analysis of the whole event across TV, radio and online, ensuring fans, wherever they are, can enjoy it all.”

The Euros 2024 starts on Friday, June 14, 2024.

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