Women’s Euro 2022: stadium guide
The 2022 European Women’s Championships are taking place this summer in England, with the tournament kicking off on July 6, before the winner is crowned at Wembley on July 31.
England last hosted the tournament in 2005, with the final taking place at Blackburn’s Ewood Park.
17 years later and with double the number of teams, ten stadiums across nine cities in England are used throughout the tournament to host matches.
Layouts: Belgium vs Iceland (Group D), Italy vs Iceland (Group D), Italy vs Belgium (Group D)
Manchester City’s Academy Stadium will host three Group D matches at Euro 2022.
Located directly opposite the Etihad, the stadium forms part of Manchester City’s impressive training complex and is currently home to Manchester City Women.
Layouts: England v Norway (Group A), Austria v Norway (Group A), Winner Group A v Second Group B (quarter-final)
The Premier League side’s home of Brighton and Hove Albion will host Norway’s second and third Euro group matches plus a quarter-final, with huge crowds expected for the clash with England on 11 July.
The Amex has a proud recent history in women’s football. It was the venue for Arsenal’s WSL title triumph over Brighton in 2019 in front of a then-league record crowd of 5,265.
Layouts: Netherlands vs Sweden (Group C), Sweden vs Switzerland (Group C), Switzerland vs Netherlands (Group C), Semi-Final 1
Sheffield United’s home is one of two Yorkshire stadiums used at Euro 2022, with Bramall Lane hosting one of the most memorable matches of the group stages as Sweden’s Olympic silver medalists take on the champions of Europe in title, the Netherlands.
Bramall Lane will also be the venue for the first semi-final of the tournament – if England win their group and go through to the quarter-finals, that will be the semi-final they go to.
Layouts: Germany v Denmark (Group B), Germany v Spain (Group B), Denmark v Spain (Group B), Winner Group B v Second Group A (quarter-final)
Brentford’s new home is the most modern stadium used at Euro 2022, having opened in 2020.
The west London venue will host the standout match of the group stages, as pre-tournament favorites Germany and Spain go head-to-head.
Layouts: TBC v Switzerland (Group C), Netherlands v TBC (Group C), Sweden v TBC (Group C), Winner Group C v Second Group D (quarter-final)
Leigh Sports Village is where Manchester United Women play their home matches, alongside the Leigh Centurions Rugby League team.
The ground will host the three group matches for whoever will replace Russia at Euro 2022, in addition to the third quarter-final.
Layouts: France vs Italy (Group D), France vs Belgium (Group D), Iceland vs France (Group D), Winner Group D vs Second Group C (quarter-finals)
New York Stadium is Yorkshire’s second stadium used for Euro 2022 and hosts three Group C matches.
The home of Rotherham is also the venue for the fourth and final quarter-final, featuring the Group D winner.
Layouts: England vs Austria (Group A)
Euro 2022 kicks off at Old Trafford on July 6, as England take on Austria.
The home of Manchester United hosted one of the greatest games in women’s football history in the form of the USWNT’s epic 4-3 victory over Canada in the 2012 Olympic semi-finals.
Layouts: Spain vs Finland (Group B), Denmark vs Finland (Group B), Finland vs Germany (Group B), Semi-Final 2
MK Dons’ home will host half of the Euro 2022 squad of death, with much-loved Germany and Spain and Euro 2017 runners-up Denmark all in action.
Stadium MK will also host the second semi-final – which could feature the winner of said group of death.
Layouts: Norway vs Northern Ireland (Group A), Austria vs Northern Ireland (Group A), Northern Ireland vs England (Group A)
The Northern Ireland women are playing their first major tournament at Euro 2022 and will play all their group matches at the home of Southampton.
All eyes will be on St Mary’s for the final game of Group A, as host nations England and Northern Ireland go head-to-head.
Layouts: Euro 2022 final
As was the case 12 months earlier for the Men’s European Championships, the cradle of English football will host the Euro 2022 final.
The stadium has hosted many famous women’s football matches over the past decade, including the 2012 Olympics final, every FA Cup final since 2015 and a handful of attendance milestones for England and UK team.