World Cup 2018 Qualifying Draw: Live on Sky Sports TV, BBC Red Button

HomeSports CoverageWorld Cup 2018 Qualifying Draw: Live on Sky Sports TV, BBC Red Button

The draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers take place this afternoon in St Petersburg, Russia, where the home nations England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales discover their group opponents.

The ceremony will be held at the historic Konstantin Palace, a bastion of Russia’s rich cultural tradition.

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, a total of 208 nations have signed up to participate in the campaign. Russia qualify automatically as hosts and will therefore not be involved in the Preliminary Draw. For the first time in the history of the World Cup, all national teams have registered for the preliminary competition.

Besides Asia, which will have already had a pre-preliminary draw, all other five Confederations will be drawn in St Petersburg.

Who is in which pot in the European draw?

Pot one: Germany, Belgium, Holland, Romania, England, Wales, Portugal, Spain, Croatia.

Pot two: Italy, Slovakia, Austria, Switzerland, Czech Republic, France, Iceland, Denmark, Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Pot three: Poland, Ukraine, Scotland, Hungary, Sweden, Albania,Northern Ireland, Serbia, Greece.

Pot four: Turkey, Slovenia, Israel, Republic of Ireland, Norway, Bulgaria, Faroe Islands, Montenegro, Estonia.

Pot five: Cyprus, Latvia, Armenia, Finland, Belarus, Macedonia, Azerbaijan, Lithuania, Moldova.

Pot six: Luxembourg, Kazakhstan, Liechtenstein, Georgia, Malta, San Marino, Andorra.

The draw will be shown live on Sky Sports News HQ from 4pm and via the BBC Red Button.

Posted in on Saturday 25 July 2015
Dortmund v Manchester City – UEFA Champions League – Live TV Coverage on BT Sport

Manchester City travel to Borussia Dortmund this evening for the quarter-final second-leg of UEFA Champions League 2020/21. The match – staged at Signal Iduna Park – will be shown live on BT Sport 3. City made it seven successive wins… Read more

Liverpool v Real Madrid – UEFA Champions League – Live TV Coverage on BT Sport

Liverpool host Real Madrid in UEFA Champions League 2020/21 quarter-finals this evening. This second-leg clash takes place at Anfield and will be shown on BT Sport. For the third season running, Liverpool welcome a Spanish side to Anfield needing to… Read more

Chelsea v Porto – UEFA Champions League – Live TV Coverage on BT Sport

Chelsea host Porto in UEFA Champions League 2020/21 quarter-finals this evening. This second-leg clash takes place at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium, and will be shown live on BT Sport. The Blues are in pole position to reach a first… Read more