Euro 2021: England Women to play opener at Old Trafford
England Women will play the opening fixture at Euro 2021 following summer on July 7 at Old Trafford.
The stadium of manchester United will be among 10 reasons across the country employed together with the information announced as the England of Phil Neville keep their preparations with 500 days ahead, in the home tournament.
The opener of england looks set to make the crowds, together with all the attendance list for a Women’s European Championship game expected to be broken up at the place.
Thirty one matches will be performed with the Lionesses and with their two other Group A fixtures playing with at the Amex at house to Brighton and Southampton’s St Mary’s Stadium, while the final on August 1 will take place.
“I was there the other day using the trophy to the photocall and it’ll be great,” England manager Neville explained.
“Considering the planning of the championship, it likely started five or six years back and the degree of the scene we were looking at then was to have as many folks as possible into a smaller type arena. And we are presuming Old Trafford to the first match of the Euros.
“I believe we have to all be pleased with the job that’s being done. It’s a courageous and incredibly right conclusion by the FA to mention that the sport has gone so much so let’s take it to a larger location, and I think that it’ll be just one of those events you will recall for a longlong time in your career.”
The Netherlands are the champions in the contest – winning home soil in 2017, in which they beat England in the last four en route to the final.
Neville feels they’ll be prepared to take care of significant occasions by the time the tournament comes around and hopes his players may use the power of a bunch.
He added:”I learned things every day about having a Euros in your house state and the stresses, expectations of the and most of those negative things, but it is at home.
“We should be seeing it as a large benefit for our players to venture out there with 75,000 England fans.
“What we have to do this, which started in Middlesbrough with regards to our programme during the next 12 months, is to expose our players to large events when they come to Old Trafford, it’s just like another occasion. It’s like going into your grandmother’s living area, having a cup of tea.
“You’ll find 30,000 at the Middlesbrough match, then the Wembley match here that was another bit of expectation and handling the pressure. The games next year will reveal the places we aspire to pick from, it is all part of the process.”
Brentford’s Community Stadium, set to open will probably likely be one of five places located in the south used for Euro 2021 along with Wembley the Amex and also Stadium MK.
In addition to Old Trafford, Sheffield United’s Bramall Lane, Manchester City’s Academy Stadium, New York Arena – Rotherham’s home – along with Leigh Sports Village are another reasons to host fittings in the championship.