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2017 European football diary

Published: Sunday 1 January 2017, 7.58CET
It's 2017 and another busy year in European football, from the return of the UEFA Champions League next month to the summer final tournaments. We have all the dates.
2017 European football diary
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Published: Sunday 1 January 2017, 7.58CET

2017 European football diary

It's 2017 and another busy year in European football, from the return of the UEFA Champions League next month to the summer final tournaments. We have all the dates.

For information only. All dates subject to change. Some events, including match and draw dates, to be scheduled.

Finals in bold

January
3 January: UEFA.com users' Team of the Year 2016 voting closes
5 January: UEFA.com users' Team of the Year 2016 revealed
9 January: The Best FIFA Football Awards, Zurich
19 January: 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup qualifying draw, Nyon
24 January–2 February: UEFA Futsal EURO 2018 preliminary round
26 January: 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying draw, Nyon

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The UEFA Champions League resumes in February

February
7/8 February: UEFA Youth League play-offs
8–9 February: UEFA Executive Committee meeting, Nyon
10 February: UEFA Youth League round of 16, quarter-final & semi-final draw, Nyon
14/15, 21/22 February: UEFA Champions League round of 16, first legs
16 February: UEFA Europa League round of 32, first legs
21/22 February: UEFA Youth League round of 16
22/23 February: UEFA Europa League round of 32, second legs

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World Cup qualifying is back in March

 

March
2 March: UEFA Regions' Cup finals draw, Istanbul
7/8, 14/15 March: UEFA Champions League round of 16, second legs
7/8 March: UEFA Youth League quarter-finals
9 March: UEFA Europa League round of 16, first legs
10–28 March: UEFA European Under-17 Championship elite round
14 March–2 April: UEFA European Women's Under-17 Championship elite round
16 March: UEFA Europa League round of 16, second legs
17 March: UEFA Champions League & UEFA Europa League quarter-final draws, Nyon
20–28 March: 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifiers
22/23 March: UEFA Women's Champions League quarter-finals, first legs
22–28 March: UEFA European Under-19 Championship elite round
24–26 March: European Qualifiers (2018 FIFA World Cup)
29/30 March: UEFA Women's Champions League quarter-finals, second legs

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Almaty Arena stages the UEFA Futsal Cup in April

April
3–11 April: 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup preliminary round
3–12 April: UEFA Futsal EURO 2018 main round
4 April: UEFA Executive Committee meeting, Helsinki
4 April–12 June: UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship elite round
5 April: UEFA Congress, Helsinki
11/12 April: UEFA Champions League quarter-finals, first legs
13 April: UEFA Europa League quarter-finals, first legs
18/19 April: UEFA Champions League quarter-finals, second legs
20 April: UEFA Europa League quarter-finals, second legs
21 April: UEFA Youth League semi-finals, Nyon
21 April: UEFA Champions LeagueUEFA Europa League semi-final draws, Nyon
22/23 April: UEFA Women's Champions League semi-finals, first legs
24 April: UEFA Youth League final, Nyon
25 April: 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup qualifying group stage draw, Nyon
27 or 28 April: UEFA Futsal Cup semi-finals, Almaty
29 or 30 April: UEFA Futsal Cup final, Almaty
29/30 April: UEFA Women's Champions League semi-finals, second legs

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Friends Arena is the venue for May's UEFA Europa League final

May
2–14 May: UEFA European Women's Under-17 Championship, Czech Republic
2/3 May: UEFA Champions League semi-finals, first legs
3–19 May: UEFA European Under-17 Championship, Croatia
4 May: UEFA Europa League semi-finals, first legs
9/10 May: UEFA Champions League semi-finals, second legs
11 May: UEFA Europa League semi-finals, second legs
20 May–11 June: FIFA U-20 World Cup, South Korea
24 May: UEFA Europa League final, Stockholm

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Poland is the Under-21 destination in June


June
1 June: UEFA Women's Champions League final, Cardiff
3 June: UEFA Champions League final, Cardiff
5–13 June: 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifiers
9–11 June: European Qualifiers (2018 FIFA World Cup)
16–30 June: UEFA European Under-21 Championship, Poland
17 June–2 July: FIFA Confederations Cup, Russia

19 June: UEFA Champions League & UEFA Europa League first & second qualifying round draws, Nyon
23 June: UEFA Women's Champions League qualifying round draw, Nyon
27/28 June: UEFA Champions League first qualifying round, first legs
29 June: UEFA Europa League first qualifying round, first legs
29–30 June: UEFA Executive Committee meeting

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The four UEFA Women's EURO groups that start in July


July
1–9 July: UEFA Regions' Cup, Istanbul
2–15 July: UEFA European Under-19 Championship, Georgia
4/5 July: UEFA Champions League first qualifying round, second legs
6 July: UEFA Futsal Cup preliminary & main round draws, Nyon
6 July: UEFA Futsal EURO 2018 play-off draw, Nyon
6 July: UEFA Europa League first qualifying round, second legs
11/12 July: UEFA Champions League second qualifying round, first legs
13 July: UEFA Europa League second qualifying round, first legs
14 July: UEFA Champions League & UEFA Europa League third qualifying round draws, Nyon
16 July–6 August: UEFA Women's EURO 2017, Netherlands
18/19 July: UEFA Champions League second qualifying round, second legs
20 July: UEFA Europa League second qualifying round, second legs
25/26 July: UEFA Champions League third qualifying round, first legs
27 July: UEFA Europa League third qualifying round, first legs

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The UEFA Best Player in Europe awards are won in August

August
1/2 August: UEFA Champions League third qualifying round, second legs
3 August: UEFA Europa League third qualifying round, second legs
4 August: UEFA Champions League & UEFA Europa League play-off draws, Nyon
8 August: UEFA Super Cup, Skopje
8–20 August: UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship, Northern Ireland

15/16 August: UEFA Champions League play-offs, first legs
17 August: UEFA Europa League play-offs, first legs
22/23 August: UEFA Champions League play-offs, second legs
22–27 August: UEFA Futsal Cup preliminary round
22–27 August: UEFA Women's Champions League qualifying round
24 August: UEFA Champions League & UEFA Youth League group stage draw & UEFA Best Player in Europe awards, Monaco
24 August: UEFA Europa League play-offs, second legs
25 August: UEFA Europa League group stage draw, Monaco
28 August–5 September: 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifiers
29 August: UEFA Youth League domestic champions path draw, Nyon
31 August–5 September: European Qualifiers (2018 FIFA World Cup)

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September means the start of the UEFA Champions League group stage

September
1 September: UEFA Women's Champions League round of 32 draw, Nyon
8 September–31 October: UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship qualifying round
10–13 September: UEFA Futsal EURO 2018 play-offs, first legs
12/13 September: UEFA Champions League group stage, matchday one
14 September: UEFA Europa League group stage, matchday one
14–19 September: 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup qualifiers
20 September: UEFA Congress, Geneva
21 September: UEFA Executive Committee meeting, Nyon
22 September–29 October: UEFA European Women's Under-17 Championship qualifying round
24–27 September: UEFA Futsal EURO 2018 play-offs, second legs
26/27 September: UEFA Champions League group stage, matchday two
27 September–1 November: UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualifying round
28 September: UEFA Europa League group stage, matchday two

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Holders Germany hope to have their World Cup place secure when qualifying ends in October

October
2–10 October: 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifiers
3 October–14 November: UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualifying round
4/5 October: UEFA Women's Champions League round of 32, first legs
6–28 October: FIFA U-17 World Cup, India
5–10 October: European Qualifiers (2018 FIFA World Cup)
10–15 October: UEFA Futsal Cup main round
11/12 October: UEFA Women's Champions League round of 32, second legs
13 October: European Qualifiers (2018 FIFA World Cup) play-off draw
16 October: UEFA Women's Champions League round of 16 draw, Nyon
17/18 October: UEFA Champions League group stage, matchday three
19 October: UEFA Europa League group stage, matchday three
19 October: UEFA Futsal Cup elite round draw, Nyon
19–24 October: 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup qualifiers
31 October/1 November: UEFA Champions League group stage, matchday four

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The UEFA Women's Champions League quarter-finalists are decided in November

November
2 November: UEFA Europa League group stage, matchday four
6–14 November: 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifiers
8/9 November: UEFA Women's Champions League round of 16, first legs
9–11 November: European Qualifiers (2018 FIFA World Cup) play-off first legs
10 November:  UEFA European Women's Under-17 & U19 Championship qualifying draws
12–14 November: European Qualifiers (2018 FIFA World Cup) play-off second legs
15/16 November: UEFA Women's Champions League round of 16, second legs
21/22 November: UEFA Champions League group stage, matchday five
21–26 November: UEFA Futsal Cup elite round
23 November: UEFA Europa League group stage, matchday five
23–28 November: 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup qualifiers
24 November: UEFA Women's Champions League quarter-final & semi-final draw, Nyon

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The World Cup finals draw begins December

December
1 December: 2018 FIFA World Cup draw, Moscow
5/6 December: UEFA Champions League group stage, matchday six
6–16 December: FIFA Club World Cup, UAE
7 December: UEFA Europa League group stage, matchday six
7 December: UEFA Executive Committee meeting, Nyon
11 December: UEFA Champions League round of 16, UEFA Europa League round of 32 & UEFA Youth League play-off draws, Nyon

Last updated: 05/04/17 13.58CET

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