England & Rep Ireland drawn together in Nations League


England and the Republic of Ireland will face one another in the league phase of the 2024/25 Nations League after the draw was made in Paris on Thursday night.

The two nations were drawn together in Group B2, following England’s relegation from League A in September 2022.

They will also face Finland and Greece during the initial stage of the tournament, which begins in September.

Gareth Southgate’s side last faced the Boys in Green in November 2020, when Harry Maguire, Jadon Sancho and Dominic Calvert-Lewin sealed a 3-0 friendly win behind closed doors at Wembley.

Scotland have been drawn in Group A1 along with 2019 winners Portugal, Croatia and Poland.

Wales are in Group B4 and will face Iceland, Montenegro and Turkey.

Northern Ireland were placed in Group C3 along with Luxembourg, Bulgaria and Belarus.

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Nations League 2024/25 draw in full

League A

  • Group A1: Croatia, Portugal, Poland, Scotland.
  • Group A2: Italy, Belgium, France, Israel.
  • Group A3: Netherlands, Hungary, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • Group A4: Spain, Denmark, Switzerland, Serbia.

League B

  • Group B1: Czech Republic, Ukraine, Albania, Georgia.
  • Group B2: England, Finland, Republic of Ireland, Greece.
  • Group B3: Austria, Norway, Slovenia, Kazakhstan.
  • Group B4: Wales, Iceland, Montenegro, Turkey.

League C

  • Group C1: Sweden, Azerbaijan, Slovakia, Estonia.
  • Group C2: Romania, Kosovo, Cyprus, Gibraltar/Lithuania*.
  • Group C3: Luxembourg, Bulgaria, Northern Ireland, Belarus.
  • Group C4: Armenia, Faroe Islands, North Macedonia, Latvia.

*subject to a play-off to decide final placings

League D

  • Group D1: Lithuania/Gibraltar*, San Marino, Liechtenstein.
  • Group D2: Moldova, Malta, Andorra.

*subject to a play-off to decide final placings

Nations League 2024/25 schedule

  • Matchday 1: September 5-7 2024
  • Matchday 2: September 8-10 2024
  • Matchday 3: October 10-12 2024
  • Matchday 4: October 13-15 2024
  • Matchday 5: November 14-16 2024
  • Matchday 6: November 17-19 2024
  • Knockout round play-off draw: November 2024
  • Knockout round play-offs: March 20-25 2025
  • League A quarter-finals: March 20-25 2025
  • Final tournament: June 4-8 2025

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