European Club Season Kick-Off Monaco 2011/12

UEFA Best Player in Europe 2011 to be voted during UEFA Champions League draw

065 - UEFA Best Player in Europe 2011 to be voted during UEFA Champions League draw

UEFA has today announced the schedule of events in Monaco which will, as has become the tradition in recent years, kick-off the European Club Football Season 2011-12.

Thursday 25 August 2011


tbc Grimaldi Forum FC Barcelona press conference
15:30* Grimaldi Forum FC Porto press conference
17:45 Grimaldi Forum

Draw for the UEFA Champions League group stage 2011/12 including the "UEFA Best Player in Europe 2011 Award". Doors close at 17:30

19:00* Stade Louis II FC Porto training session
20:15* Stade Louis II FC Barcelona training session

*Timings are provisional and subject to changes. Final timings will be sent with the media accreditation confirmation.

Friday 26 August 2011

13:00 Grimaldi Forum Draw for the UEFA Europa League group stage 2011/12.
Doors close at 12:45
20:45 Stade Louis II UEFA Super Cup 2011: FC Barcelona v FC Porto

Media accreditation applications for the draws and UEFA Super Cup may be inserted in FAME between the 03 and 17 August 2011.

Media representatives and events' non-rights holders, registered in FAME, can apply via the following links by using the FAME portal with their respective FAME Username and Personal Password:


Non-rights holder radio and TV broadcasters:

Confirmations or rejections will be communicated directly via email prior to the event.

Media representatives wishing to cancel any bookings may do so by sending an email to in order to avoid being assigned a ‘no show'.

Accreditations for the draw(s) at the Grimaldi Forum are not valid for the match at Stade Louis II and vice versa. Media accredited for the match may attend the MD-1 press conferences at the Grimaldi Forum provided they get a MD-1 press activities' pass from the media accreditation counters at the Grimaldi Forum.

Media representatives wishing to cover the draws live at the Grimaldi Forum will have to do so from the media working area, as there will be no special facilities or connections installed inside the draw hall.

Radio stations wishing to broadcast the match live are requested to contact T.E.A.M. Marketing AG (tel: +41 (0)41 368 18 18). However, applications for accreditations are to be made via FAME.