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After the 2006 World Cup, another major football tournament will be held in Germany this year. The European Championship will be held in ten German cities from June 14 to July 14, 2024. Everything related to the local European Championship can be found in our news ticker.

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UEFA expects exemplary behavior from EM-Coaches during the tournament

Tuesday, April 9, 10:08 a.m.: UEFA expects Julian Nagelsmann and his 23 fellow coaches to show exemplary behavior on the sidelines of the European Football Championship. Otherwise, EM coaches will face sanctions from referees. “Unacceptable player behavior is a problem for referees. The players follow you and when you are calm, the players are also calmer,” said UEFA chief referee Roberto Rosetti in his presentation to the national selectors at the workshop for the participants of the European Championship in Düsseldorf.

“We want to avoid unnecessary cards and protect the image of the game, so we will work hard against harassment and clear disagreements,” said the Italian, announcing a strict line from the referees for the tournament from June 14 to July 14 in Germany. “We have to do something and we need them because they are super important to us,” Rosetti practically spoke to the coaches' conscience. Before the tournament, an expert referee from the association or, if possible, a referee from the European Championship should inform all teams about the guidelines.

UEFA wants to appoint the referees for the Euro Cup at the end of April. The referees will move to their EM facility in Frankfurt/Main and will first complete a special course from May 13 to 16. The video referees will work in Leipzig during the tournament and should only intervene if the referees make clearly wrong decisions, as Rosetti highlighted.

football security guardsEM wanted – job market in Hamburg

Monday, April 8, 03:31 hours: Hamburg security companies are looking for additional staff for the European football championship in June and July. Those interested will be able to attend a job fair this Monday (at 10:00 a.m.). the employment agency Inform Hamburg about offers. According to the employment agency, around 1,000 additional security guards and hostesses are needed in the Hanseatic city.

This is the second career fair in Hamburg organized specifically for EM security personnel. The offers are aimed at both skilled workers and career changers, as announced by the head of the Hamburg employment agency, Sönke Fock. “In addition to temporary positions for the European Championship, the job boards also refer to permanent positions in companies well beyond the tournament,” he assured. From June 16 to July 5, five European Championship matches will be played at the Volksparkstadion.

campaign for footballEM Rhineland-Palatinate adds three new drinking fountains

Saturday April 6, 3:35 am: The European football championship begins in Germany in mid-June: the Federal Ministry of the Environment finances a public source for each of the 51 matches, three of which will be played in Rhineland-Palatinate. “In summer, millions of people will watch the Euro Cup matches with emotion and will be happy to watch it together in the open air and perhaps in high temperatures,” said Federal Environment Minister Steffi Lemke (Greens) recently. With the fountains, the ministry helps protect fans from the heat.

In Rhineland-Palatinate, soft drink dispensers are planned in Landau, as well as in Rülzheim and Wörth. Nalbach and Rehlingen-Siersburg were selected for the Saarland. Municipalities and water suppliers were able to request one of the 51 wells for six weeks and almost 700 applications were received.

Each site will receive 15,000 euros for its purchase, construction, maintenance and operation for at least five years, he said. With the application, the municipalities and water suppliers have assured that the fountain will be installed no later than autumn 2024. The campaign “One game, one drinking fountain” is carried out by the non-profit association a tip: tap and is financed by the Federal Ministry of the Environment with around 1.1 million euros. The fountains will continue to provide free drinking water even after the European Football Championship.

EM-North Rhine-Westphalia Tour Cup – Departure from Cologne Central Station

3:30 pm.: Football fans in Cologne will be able to have their photos taken with the official trophy of the European champion until Saturday. On Friday, the Henri Delaunay Cup arrived at the main station in the presence of tournament director Philipp Lahm and Cologne's ambassador to the European Championship, Toni Schumacher. On Saturday from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. it will be on display at the Alter Markt, in the city center, and can be photographed.

As part of the “Trophy Tour”, the trophy will stop in the ten host cities. The trophy will be in Düsseldorf on Tuesday and Wednesday, and the other two NRW venues, Gelsenkirchen and Dortmund, will also have their chance. The EURO will be held in Germany from June 14 to July 14.

Hesse police prepare footballEM 2024 before

Thursday, April 4, 09:31 a.m.: He police In Hesse and especially in Frankfurt they are preparing for the European football championship and preparing for their missions in the summer. A ministry spokeswoman in Wiesbaden said the Interior Ministry had tasked Frankfurt police headquarters with planning and preparing all police measures and general operational management around the MS. “For its implementation, a preparatory team was created that has been intensively preparing operational measures in relation to all personal and material issues for approximately two years.” The Frankfurt officers receive support from colleagues in other police stations and security authorities.

This is also the case in a broader exercise that will take place on Thursday morning (today), in which, among others, officials from the water police will participate, as previously announced by a spokesperson for the police headquarters. The objective of the exercise is to “refine” the forces' technical skills for EM operations. According to the spokesperson, the police are planning several exercises.

This year the European Football Championship will be held in Germany from June 14 to July 14, with Frankfurt being one of the venues.

On the European football championship: the British government warns fans about strong beer in Germany

Wednesday, April 3, 5:10 p.m.: Anyone traveling from Britain to Germany to attend the European football championship should be wary of strong German beer in this country, at least according to the British government. In a list with Travel tips for British football fans says: “Beer can be stronger than in the UK, so drink responsibly, know your limits and respect local laws.”

The British government warns that anyone who drinks too much will not be allowed into the stadium. The start of the European Championship on June 14 may show whether this advice fulfills its purpose. Germany plays against Scotland.

Football-EM: Justice Minister expects swift punishments for troublemakers

Monday, April 1, 11:09 a.m.: About two and a half months before the European Football Championship in Germany, Justice Minister Marco Buschmann (FDP) demands harsh consequences for the chaos. “Hooligans and tourists in riot gear will also arrive in Germany. “If crimes are committed, whenever possible, the punishment should be immediate,” he told the Bild am Sonntag newspaper.

Federal Interior Minister Nancy Faeser (SPD) also relies on cooperation with neighboring France to secure the tournament. “German police forces will be deployed at the Paris Olympics, French The police in the euro in Germany,” said the SPD-Politician of the “Handelsblatt”. On June 14, the European football championship begins in Germany and on July 26, the Olympic Games begin in Paris.

More recently, the Islamist terrorist attack on a concert hall near Moscow, which caused more than 140 deaths, fueled concern about attacks in this country as well. Faeser announced that Arm German security authorities against all threats. . “This ranges from protecting against Islamists and other potential violent criminals to securing our networks from cyber attacks.”

Faeser announces for footballEM and Olympic anti-terrorism cooperation with France

Saturday March 30, 9:25 am: Germany and France want to support each other in the fight against terrorism at the European Football Championship and the Olympic Games. “The German police will be present at the Olympic Games in Paris, the French police will be present at the Euro Cup in Germany,” Federal Interior Minister Nancy Faeser (SPD) told the newspaper “Handelsblatt” (Saturday edition).

This week Faeser had already announced controls at all German borders during the European Championship. This measure is essential to “prevent violent criminals, whether Islamists, other extremists or hooligans, from entering the country,” he told the “Handelsblatt.” The federal police will act cautiously so that the controls have the least possible impact on travelers and commercial traffic.

According to the minister, the German security authorities will arm themselves “even stronger against all current threats.” This ranges “from protection against Islamists and other potential violent criminals to securing our networks against cyberattacks.” Federal and state governments are doing everything they can to “identify and stop Islamist terrorist plots from the beginning.”

Read more news about the Euro 2024 football championship on the next page.



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