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Blocked broadcasting hours defined

The audiovisual and radio transmission regulations of UEFA member associations.

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Article 48 of the UEFA Statutes deals with the audiovisual and radio transmission regulations of national associations.

Updated information 

As part of the service for national associations and their broadcasters, the UEFA legal affairs unit provides an updated list of the blocked broadcasting hours.

IX. Media: Audiovisual and radio transmissions

Article 48: Exclusive rights 
1. UEFA and the member associations shall have the exclusive rights to broadcast and use, as well as to authorise their broadcast or use by picture, sound or other data carriers of any kind (including data carriers that have yet to be developed), matches which come within their jurisdiction, either live or recorded, in whole or as excerpts.

Regulations
2. The UEFA Executive Committee shall issue regulations governing the implementation of these rights.

Article 48.2
Implementing regulations (Article 3)
Decision on blocked hours by the national associations
All times CET

England

Saturday dates (inclusive), 'blocked hours' granted, all 15:45–18:15.

  • 30 July 2022 – 17 September 2022
  • 1 October 2022 – 12 November 2022
  • 14 January 2023 – 18 March 2023
  • 1 April 2023 – 20 May 2023

Scotland

Saturday dates (inclusive), 'blocked hours' granted, all 15:45–18:15.

  • 30 July 2022 – 20 May 2023, excluding the following Saturdays:
    • 24 September 2022
    • 19 November 2022
    • 3 December 2022
    • 10 December 2022
    • 31 December 2022
    • 25 March 2023