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Monaco schedule announced

UEFA has published the schedule of events in Monaco on 25/26 August which includes the UEFA Super Cup, the club competition draws and the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award.

The Barcelona-Porto match at Stade Louis II is part of a busy programme of events
The Barcelona-Porto match at Stade Louis II is part of a busy programme of events ©Sportsfile

UEFA has announced the schedule of events in Monaco which, as has become tradition in recent years, will kick off the new European club football season.

• Thursday 25 August (all times CET)

tbc, Grimaldi Forum – FC Barcelona media conference

15.30*, Grimaldi Forum – FC Porto media conference

17.45, Grimaldi Forum – Draw for 2011/12 UEFA Champions League group stage, including presentation ceremony for UEFA Best Player in Europe Award
(Doors close 17.30)

19.00*, Stade Louis II – Porto training session

20.15*, Stade Louis II – Barcelona training session

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

• Friday 26 August (all times CET)

13.00, Grimaldi Forum – Draw for 2011/12 UEFA Europa League group stage
(Doors close 12.45)

20.45, Stade Louis II – 2011 UEFA Super Cup: Barcelona v Porto

Media accreditation applications for the draws and UEFA Super Cup may be inserted in FAME between 3 and 17 August.

Media representatives and events' non-rights holders who are registered in FAME, can apply via the following links to the FAME portal, using their respective username and password:

Media: https://media.fame.uefa.com

Non-rights holding radio and television broadcasters: https://broadcasters.fame.uefa.com

Confirmations or rejections will be communicated by email before the event.

Media representatives wishing to cancel any bookings may do so by emailing fame_accreditations@uefa.ch in order to avoid being assigned a no-show.

Accreditations for the draws at the Grimaldi Forum are not also valid for the match at Stade Louis II, and vice versa. Media accredited for the match may attend the pre-match press conferences at the Grimaldi Forum provided they get a press activities pass from the media accreditation counters at the 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 inside the draw hall.

Radio stations wishing to broadcast the match live are requested to contact TEAM Marketing (tel: +41 (0)41 368 18 18). However, accreditation applications must be made through FAME.