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Euro 2016 Qualifying Draw

The qualifying draw for UEFA Euro 2016 competition in France takes place on Sunday 23 February 2014 at 11am GMT.

Useful info

• England will be in Pot 1.
• For the first time ever Gibraltar are eligible to take part in the Euro's.
• A record 53 nations will be taking part in the qualifiers.
• The 53 nations will be separated into nine qualifying groups.
• For the first time qualifying games will be played in a new Week of Football format, and during double-header match-weeks teams will play on Thursday/Sunday, Friday/Monday or Saturday/Tuesday.
• The nine group winners, the nine group runners-up and the best third-placed side will qualify directly for the Finals, with the eight remaining third-placed teams facing play-offs to make up the 24-nation tournament.

Pots 1-6

• Pot 1: Spain (holders), Germany, Netherlands, Italy, England, Portugal, Greece, Russia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
• Pot 2: Ukraine, Croatia, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Belgium, Czech Republic, Hungary, Republic of Ireland
• Pot 3: Serbia, Turkey, Slovenia, Israel, Norway, Slovakia, Romania, Austria, Poland
• Pot 4: Montenegro, Armenia, Scotland, Finland, Latvia, Wales, Bulgaria, Estonia, Belarus
• Pot 5: Iceland, Northern Ireland, Albania, Lithuania, Moldova, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Cyprus
• Pot 6: Luxembourg, Kazakhstan, Liechtenstein, Faroe Islands, Malta, Andorra, San Marino, Gibraltar

Further details can be found at UEFA.com

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Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday February 21 2014

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I have to say, Im beginning to hate qualifying games, as so many are non events in terms of the number of weak nations simply there to make up the numbers
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