England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are all back in competitive action this month thanks to the return of the UEFA Nations league.
Kicking off today, Thursday September 3, the the UEFA Nations league is launching with 10 different matches in one day, including Finland v Wales and Germany v Spain.
England’s quest to improve on their third-place finish in 2019’s competition starts on Saturday September 5 with their first UEFA Nations league game of the season – kicking off against Iceland at 5pm (GMT).
What European countries are involved in the UEFA Nations league?
As well as England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland from the UK, the following European countries all compete in the UEFA Nations league:
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Czech Republic
- Faroe Islands
- North Macedonia
- Republic of Ireland
Countries such as San Marinom Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia are not currently part of the EU, but are considered European and all compete in the UEFA Nations league.
Kazakhstan and Turkey also compete in the UEFA Nations league, as a part of the countries are in Europe.
Although Israel is not geographically located in Europe, it is a member in many European transnational federations and frameworks, and also takes part in many European sporting events such as the UEFA Nations league.
What channel is the UEFA Nations league on?
In the UK, you can watch all 162 group games, plus the semi-finals, third-place play-off and the UEFA Nations league final, live on Sky Sports.
If you don’t already have Sky Sports, you can get all of the channels for £39 a month on an 18 month contract.
If you’re already a Sky customer, the service is currently offering the chance to upgrade and get Premier League and Football channels for £18 a month.