UEFA EURO 2028 UK & Ireland – Board Director Roles

UEFA EURO 2028 UK & Ireland – Board Director Roles

On 10 October 2023, the UK & Ireland were awarded the rights to host UEFA EURO 2028 – the world’s third largest sporting event.

Hosted in Summer 2028, UEFA EURO 2028 will see Europe’s top 24 national teams compete in a 31-day, 51 match tournament which will be attended by over 3 million spectators, with a global tv audience of upwards of 2 billion people. 

UEFA EURO 2028 will be the largest sporting event jointly hosted by the UK and Ireland and it represents a pivotal moment for football and major events in the UK and Ireland. 

As one of the world’s largest and highest-profile sporting events, it will attract the attention of the sporting and major event communities, the media, and the public at large across the UK & Ireland, Europe and the World. With its unique hosting model, the event promises to spread the impacts and benefits of the tournament across the nations and communities of the UK & Ireland. 

The tournament will be planned and delivered by a variety of partners including:

  • UEFA 
  • The English Football Association, Football Association of Ireland, Football Association of Wales, Irish Football Association and Scottish Football Association 
  • Host Cities across the UK & Ireland
  • Host Stadia across the UK & Ireland
  • Government Partners of the UK & Ireland 

To deliver their responsibilities, the Football Association partners are establishing a new company, UK & Ireland 2028 Limited.

The Football Association Partners will jointly own UK & Ireland 2028 Limited, with a Board of Directors overseeing the activity of an executive workforce. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for 3 exceptional individuals to join the Company Board for a 4-year period.

Partners are seeking applications for the following Board positions (click on the position for job description):

Hosting partners have devised a vision for the tournament of Football for All, Football for Good and Football for the Future, with an aspiration to generate tangible impacts and spread benefits as broadly as possible across the UK and Ireland. More information on this can be found in the UK & Ireland UEFA EURO 2028 Bid Brochure.

Board Directors will play an integral role in shaping the strategic direction of the tournament and supporting this vision. 

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