BBC Sport
Skip to main contentAccess keys helpA-Z index

[an error occurred while processing this directive]
| Help

---------------
---------------
CHOOSE A SPORT
 
RELATED BBC SITES
Last Updated: Friday, 15 October, 2004, 09:11 GMT 10:11 UK
New Wembley bids for Euro final
How Wembley will look
Wembley may host Champions League final
The Football Association has submitted a bid to host the Champions League final at Wembley in 2007.

And it also hopes to stage the Uefa Cup final at the City of Manchester Stadium in either 2006 or 2007.

The new Wembley is expected to be completed in 2006, and is seen as the perfect stage for the showpiece final.

FA Chairman Geoff Thompson said: "We are delighted to be able to nominate two such excellent stadiums. We believe they would be wonderful hosts."

For a bid to be successful, Uefa requires the backing of the local authorities and both submissions include letters of support from local government.

England has not hosted the Uefa Cup Final since it became a one-off event in 1997/98 but Old Trafford hosted the Champions League Final in 2003.

London has not hosted European football's showpiece final since 1992, when the old Wembley Stadium staged the European Cup Final between Barcelona and Sampdoria.




RELATED INTERNET LINKS:
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites


E-mail services | Sport on mobiles/PDAs

MMIX

Back to top

Sport Homepage | Football | Cricket | Rugby Union | Rugby League | Tennis | Golf | Motorsport | Boxing | Athletics | Snooker | Horse Racing | Cycling | Disability sport | Olympics 2012 | Sport Relief | Other sport...

BBC Sport Academy >> | BBC News >> | BBC Weather >>
About the BBC | News sources | Privacy & Cookies Policy | Contact us
banner watch listen bbc sport