Euro 2020 Tournament
Wembley Stadium has hosted several Uefa Euro 2020 matches. It will host the Semi-Finals on the 6th July and 7th July, and the Final match of the competition on Sunday 11th July 2021.
About Wembley Stadium
Wembley Stadium (branded as Wembley Stadium connected by EE for sponsorship reasons) is a football stadium in Wembley, London. It opened in 2007 on the site of the original Wembley Stadium. The stadium hosts major football matches including home matches of the England national football team, and the FA Cup Final. Wembley Stadium is owned by the governing body of English football, the Football Association (the FA), whose headquarters are in the stadium. With 90,000 seats, it is the largest stadium in the UK and the second-largest stadium in Europe.
The original stadium was where England won the World Cup final in 1966.
“If you want to have a great party at Wembley, don’t invite the Germans.”
Football, Rugby, American football, boxing & Music
Besides Football, Wembley Stadium hosts many other types of events. These include Rugby League, Rugby Union, American football, boxing and music.
The first music concert at the new stadium was given by George Michael on 9 June 2007. Muse were the first band to sell out the stadium on 16 and 17 June 2007. Other acts to have performed at the stadium are AC/DC, Adele, Beyoncé, Coldplay, Eminem, Fleetwood Mac, Foo Fighters, Girls Aloud, Green Day, Madonna, Metallica, Oasis, One Direction, Take That, Taylor Swift, The Killers, U2, and The Who.
“There’s poetry in being the band that can sell out Wembley but also makes a record in a garage. I don’t like doing what people expect me to do.”
The SSE Arena, Wembley
Wembley Arena is an iconic indoor arena adjacent to Wembley Stadium in Wembley, London. The arena is used for music, comedy, family entertainment and sport events. With a 12,500-seat capacity, it is London’s second-largest indoor arena after The O2 Arena, and the ninth-largest in the United Kingdom.