Article 67 Matchday media activities – final tournament - Women's EURO

Regulations of the UEFA European Women's Championship

Content Type
Competition Regulations
Category
National teams
Subject
WEURO
Edition
2019-21
Language
English (United Kingdom)
Enforcement Date
7 April 2022
67.01

Pre-match, half-time and post-match interviews can take place with each team at the stadium as follows:

  1. Each team must make its head coach or a key player available for a pre-match interview with the host broadcaster and the main audiovisual rights holder from its country, as determined by UEFA. These interviews can take place between their arrival at the stadium and the end of the warm-up. The timings must be agreed by the team and UEFA. Any additional pre-match interviews are subject to the agreement of the team.

  2. Half-time interviews may be conducted with the head coach, the assistant coach or players, subject to their agreement.

  3. Each team must make one player available for a super-flash interview with the host broadcaster or the main audiovisual rights holder from its country as determined by UEFA. The player of the match must also be made available for an additional super-flash interview in front of a dedicated backdrop, if applicable. These interviews take place immediately after the final whistle on or next to the pitch. Additional super-flash interviews are subject to the agreement of the team.

  4. Flash interviews and indoor studio interviews are obligatory and take place after the match. Each team must provide three interviews with the main audiovisual rights holder of the country of the team, two interviews with each of the other unilateral audiovisual rights holders, and one interview with each of the audiovisual rights holders operating in any multilateral flash interview position(s). The head coach, if requested, must be available for at least four of the above interviews, including at least one with an audiovisual rights holder operating in a multilateral flash interview position. The players made available for the above interviews must include the UEFA player of the match. Teams must ensure that the head coach and players are available for these interviews within 15 minutes of the end of the match.

  5. Players selected for doping controls may conduct post-match interviews upon approval of the UEFA doping control officer and provided that the player is escorted by a chaperone appointed by the UEFA doping control officer.

  6. If a team's head coach is suspended for the match, or is sent off during the match, the team has the option of replacing him/her with the assistant coach for the post-match interviews.

67.02

Each team must make its head coach available for a post-match press conference at the match stadium. The first press conference must start no later than 20 minutes after the final whistle. The player of the match, as designated by UEFA, must also attend the post-match press conference. If a team's head coach is suspended for the match, or is sent off during the match, the team has the option of replacing him/her with the assistant coach for the post-match interviews.

67.03

After the match, a mixed zone must be set up between the team dressing rooms and the team transport area. This area – accessible only to coaches, players and representatives of the media – is divided into areas with different access points, as determined by UEFA. Each team must provide a minimum of three players who have participated in the match to conduct interviews in each section of the mixed zone.