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Schedule announced for Monaco curtain-raiser

UEFA issued the schedule of events in Monaco on 30/31 August which includes the UEFA Super Cup, the club competition group stage draws and the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award.

Chelsea will play Atlético for the UEFA Super Cup at the Stade Louis II
Chelsea will play Atlético for the UEFA Super Cup at the Stade Louis II ©Sportsfile

UEFA has announced the schedule of events in Monaco which, as has been the case since 1998, will begin the new European club season.

Thursday 30 August
13.00 Grimaldi Forum – Club Atlético de Madrid press conference
15.30 Grimaldi Forum – Chelsea FC press conference
17.45 Grimaldi Forum – draw for the UEFA Champions League group stage, including the presentation ceremony of the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award (doors close at 17.30)
19.00* Stade Louis II – Chelsea training session
20.15* Stade Louis II – Atlético training session

*Both training sessions are open to the media for the first 15 minutes.

Simultaneous translation in English, Spanish and French will be provided at the press conferences.

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

Friday 31 August
13.00 Grimaldi Forum – draw for the UEFA Europa League group stage (doors close at 12.45)
20.45 Stade Louis II – UEFA Super Cup: Chelsea v Atlético

Media accreditation applications for the draws and UEFA Super Cup may be inserted in FAME until 20 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 directly by email prior to 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 valid for the match at Stade Louis II, and vice versa. Media accredited for the game 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 (radiorights@team.ch /+41 (0)41 368 18 18).