October 31 – The Romanian government has confirmed it will support Bucharest’s bid to host the UEFA Europa League final in 2026 or 2027. The ‘normative support act’ was approved by the Romanian government at the end of last week.
October 30 – UEFA have announced that over 20 million fans applied for Euro 2024 match tickets during the first round of ticket sales, including 7.8 million applications in the opening 24 hours.
October 30 – In the wake of the turmoil in Israel and the subsequent decision by the UEFA Executive Committee to prohibit any UEFA competition matches in the country until further notice, UEFA has taken steps to relocate the upcoming UEFA Europa League group stage match between Israeli side Maccabi Haifa FC and Villarreal CF.
October 26 – Hundreds of Celtic fans defied their own club’s request and paraded a giant display of Palestinian flags before their Champions League game against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday.
October 25 – FC Barcelona have taken command of Group H in the Champions League after a 2-1 win over Shakhtar Donetsk. Porto consolidated second spot with a comfortable 4-1 victory in Antwerp.
October 26 – Coca-Cola has become a global sponsor of Euro 2024, UEFA confirmed on Wednesday.
October 24 – Israel’s men and women national teams have had their fixtures rearranged, with clubs expected to release players outside the international window.
October 20 – UEFA has announced that Euro 2024 ticket holders will enjoy free public transport in German host cities during a 36-hour time window around matches.
October 20 – Defending champion Barcelona will face Benfica, Rosengard and Eintracht Frankfurt in the group stage of the Women’s Champions League following the draw made today.
October 20 – Belgium and Sweden will not continue their Euro 2024 qualifier that was abandoned at half time following the terrorist attack that killed two Swedish supporters in the centre of Brussels on October 16.
October 18 – With two games to spare, England qualified for a major tournament for the eighth successive time as they reached Euro 24 after defeating Italy 3-1 at Wembley on Tuesday, avenging their heartbreaking penalty shootout defeat at the same venue in the delayed 2020 final.
October 17 – Austria have sealed a place at Euro 2024 at the expense of Sweden who missed out for the first time in 28 years and whose misery was compounded by their own fixture with Belgium being abandoned at halftime after the appalling tragedy of two Swedish nationals being shot dead in Brussels.
October 16 – Scotland have qualified for next year’s Euros with two games to spare thanks to Spain’s 1-0 win over Norway last night, which has guaranteed Steve Clarke’s men a top-two finish in group A. The result also put Spain into the 2024 finals.
October 12 – UEFA has confirmed that the Euro 2024 qualifier between Kosovo and Israel has been postponed because of travel restrictions for Israeli national teams.
October 11 – Israel’s Euro 2024 qualifier against Switzerland has been postponed until November 15 following the deadly attacks by Hamas militants.