What next? From World Cup draw to EURO 2020

From next month's FIFA World Cup finals draw all the way to UEFA EURO 2020, UEFA.com plots the key dates in the international window now that the European Qualifiers are over.

The UEFA EURO 2020 final will be held at Wembley
The UEFA EURO 2020 final will be held at Wembley ©Getty Images

With the European Qualifiers for next summer's FIFA World Cup now over, UEFA.com takes a look at the key dates in the international window over the coming months and years.

EUROPE'S WORLD CUP HOPEFULS

1 December 2017: FIFA World Cup finals draw

UEFA Nations League explained
UEFA Nations League explained

24 January 2018: UEFA Nations League draw; this will divide the four associate leagues into groups of either three or four.

19–27 March 2018: Next international friendlies window

14 June to 15 July 2018: FIFA World Cup finals

6-8 September 2018: UEFA Nations League matchday one

9-11 September 2018: UEFA Nations League matchday two

11-13 October 2018: UEFA Nations League matchday three

14-16 October 2018: UEFA Nations League matchday four

15-17 November 2018: UEFA Nations League matchday five

18-20 November 2018: UEFA Nations League matchday six

2 December 2018: European Qualifiers group stage draw

21–26 March 2019: Start of UEFA EURO 2020 qualifying. Subsequent qualifying fixtures will take place in the following windows in 2019: 7–8 & 10–11 June, 5–10 September, 10–15 October & 14–19 November.

5/6 and 9 June 2019: UEFA Nations League Finals. This event is for the teams that win the four groups within the top division.

22 November 2019: European Qualifiers play-off draw

Early December 2019: UEFA EURO 2020 final tournament draw

26–31 March 2020: European Qualifiers play-offs

12 June to 12 July 2020 (provisional): UEFA EURO 2020 final tournament

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