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ITV and BBC announce Euro 2016 match split
ITV and the BBC can now confirm the split of matches for next summer’s European Championship in France.
The broadcasters will share the 11 group matches contested by England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
ITV will show the opening match of the tournament between hosts France and Romania on 10 June as well as England’s first and final group games against Russia, and Slovakia. The BBC will broadcast the home nations clash between England and Wales as well as Wales’ first match against Slovakia. They will also show Northern Ireland’s opening match against Poland and final group game against world champions Germany.
ITV will show Northern Ireland v Ukraine, Russia v Wales and the Republic of Ireland’s games against Belgium and Italy.
The BBC will be showing Germany’s opening game against Ukraine, the Republic of Ireland's first match against Sweden as well as the opening games for Italy and Portugal.
ITV will have first pick of the round of 16 and semi finals, whilst the BBC has first two picks of the quarter finals. Both ITV and BBC will show the final.
The full split of the group stage matches is outlined in the table below.