Article 17 Pre-match information provision - Medical

UEFA Medical Regulations

Content Type
Technical Regulations
Specific Regulations
Enforcement Date
1 July 2024

The following information must be sent by the host to the visiting team’s medical staff and to the UEFA match delegate at least two weeks before a match. Exceptionally, if the information is not available, for example because of the timing of the draw, it must be sent to the visiting team and the UEFA match delegate no later than two days before the visiting team’s travel day.

  1. Contact details of the host and stadium/hall medical staff, including at least the name and mobile telephone number of the stadium/hall medical coordinator.

  2. A stadium/hall map, clearly identifying:

    1. the location of the ambulance for the sole use of players, team officials, the referee team and match officers;

    2. the emergency exit point from the pitch, tunnel and dressing room areas to the ambulance;

    3. the location of the medical room.

  3. Details of the emergency evacuation plan for serious injuries occurring in the pitch area on matchday (and matchday -1 where applicable);

  4. Contact details and address/location of the nearest hospital with accident and emergency facilities;

  5. Contact details of local surgeons and their associated specialisations;

  6. Contact details of one representative of the host who would be available to assist the visiting team with medical requirements once the team has left the host city, for example if a visiting doctor had to remain with an injured player.