Article 22 Promotion and relegation for the next competition edition - Women's Under-17

Regulations of the UEFA European Women's Under-17 Championship

Content Type
Competition Regulations
Category
National teams
Subject
WU17
Edition
2021/22
Language
English (United Kingdom)
Enforcement Date
19 August 2021
22.01

Teams are promoted and relegated for round 1 of the next edition of the competition based on the final group rankings from round 2. Final tournament matches are not taken into account.

22.02

All round 2 group winners in League B will be promoted to League A for the next edition of the competition and all round 2 fourth-placed teams from League A will be relegated. Additional teams may be promoted and relegated depending on the number of entries. This will be communicated by the UEFA administration before the draw for round 2 of the current edition.

22.03

If it is necessary to rank the third-placed teams in League A on completion of round 2 for the purpose of promotions and relegations for the next edition of the competition, all matches will be taken into account.

22.04

If it is necessary to rank the runners-up in League B on completion of round 2 for the purpose of promotions and relegations for the next edition of the competition, the results against the fourth-ranked teams are discarded.

22.05

To compare the rankings between groups as required in Paragraph 22.03 and Paragraph 22.04, the following criteria are applied in the order given:

  1. higher number of points;

  2. superior goal difference;

  3. higher number of goals scored;

  4. lower disciplinary points total based only on yellow and red cards received by players and team officials in all mini-tournament matches (red card = 3 points, yellow card = 1 point, expulsion for two yellow cards in one match = 3 points);

  5. higher position in the round 1 league ranking (see Paragraph 15.01b).

22.06

The teams in each league for the next edition of the competition will be ranked and seeded for the round 1 draw based on their results in round 2 of the current edition. To determine the league rankings, the following criteria are applied to the round 2 results, in the order given:

(i) higher position in the following classification:

League

Teams

A

Round 2 group winners

Round 2 runners-up

Round 2 third-placed teams

Teams promoted from League B

B

Teams relegated from League A

Round 2 runners-up

Round 2 third-placed teams

Round 2 fourth-placed teams

(ii) higher number of points in all mini-tournament matches;

(iii) superior goal difference in all mini-tournament matches;

(iv) higher number of goals scored in all mini-tournament matches;

(v) lower disciplinary points total based only on yellow and red cards received by players and team officials in all mini-tournament matches (red card = 3 points, yellow card = 1 point, expulsion for two yellow cards in one match = 3 points);

(vi) higher position in the round 1 league ranking (see Paragraph 15.01b).