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EURO qualifying draw: Pot 3 guide

Published: Wednesday 19 February 2014, 19.00CET
UEFA EURO 2008 semi-finalists Turkey line up alongside Serbia and Slovakia – two countries with rich UEFA European Championship legacies – in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying Pot 3.
EURO qualifying draw: Pot 3 guide
Now in his third spell, Fatih Terim took Turkey to the semi-finals in 2008 ©AFP/Getty Images
Published: Wednesday 19 February 2014, 19.00CET

EURO qualifying draw: Pot 3 guide

UEFA EURO 2008 semi-finalists Turkey line up alongside Serbia and Slovakia – two countries with rich UEFA European Championship legacies – in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying Pot 3.

There is plenty of UEFA European Championship pedigree in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying Pot 3, with former semi-finalists Turkey among the nine contenders.

Use the links below and to the right for an in-depth guide to each nation.

Having reached the last four at UEFA EURO 2008 under coach Fatih Terim, now back in charge for a third spell, Turkey will hope to improve on play-off defeats in their most recent EURO and FIFA World Cup qualifying campaigns. Meanwhile, Serbia have a strong legacy in the competition as part of Yugoslavia, finalists in 1960 and 1968 – as do Slovakia, former constituents of 1976 winners Czechoslovakia.

Romania made the quarter-finals in 2000 and will be quietly confident after a positive World Cup qualifying bid which ended in the play-offs, while Israel and Slovenia are targeting a first European finals. Norway, Austria and Poland complete Pot 3. 

UEFA.com has in-depth profiles of all the teams in Pot 3, including record holders, EURO pedigree and memorable matches. Use the links below to find out more.

Full draw procedure

Austria
Israel
Norway
Poland
Romania
Serbia
Slovakia
Slovenia
Turkey

Last updated: 19/02/14 21.01CET

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