England to face Spain and Croatia in League A, Group 4 following UEFA Nations League draw
Posted: 24 January 2018 Time: 13:50
England have been drawn against Spain and Croatia for the inaugural UEFA Nations League, starting from next season.
The competition system sees all 55 UEFA member nations split amongst four leagues, from A to D, according to the respective positions in the UEFA rankings, and will start from the 2018/19 season.
The leagues are again split into three or four pots, once more according to the rankings, to ensure a level playing field in each division.
The winners of the League A pots will then qualify for the UEFA Nations League semi-finals in June 2019, while the group winners in Leagues B, C and D are promoted and those who finish bottom of the groups in Leagues A, B and C will be relegated.
UEFA Nations League Leagues and Groups:
Group 1: Netherlands, France, Germany
Group 2: Iceland, Switzerland, Belgium
Group 3: Poland, Italy, Portugal
Group 4: Croatia, England, Spain
Group 1: Czech Republic, Ukraine, Slovakia
Group 2: Turkey, Sweden, Russia
Group 3: Northern Ireland, Bosnia, Austria
Group 4: Denmark, Republic Of Ireland, Wales
Group 1: Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary
Group 2: Cyprus, Bulgaria, Norway, Slovenia
Group 3: Lithuania, Montenegro, Serbia, Romania
Group 4: Israel, Albania, Scotland
Group 1: Andorra, Kazakhstan, Latvia
Group 2: San Marino, Moldova, Luxembourg, Belarus
Group 3: Kosovo, Malta, Faroe Islands, Azerbaijan
Group 4: Gibraltar, Liechtenstein, Armenia, Macedonia