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The draw for UEFA EURO 2012 has now taken place in Kiev, Ukraine. The Republic of Ireland have been entered into position 3 in Group C.

Group C will play matches in the Polish cities of Poznan and Gdansk, with the expectation to receive around 6,000 tickets.

Ireland v Croatia, Poznan, June 10, 20.45

Spain v Ireland, Gdansk, June 14, 20.45

Italy v Ireland, Poznan, June 18, 20.45

Please note: The times given for all matches are local. Poland is +1 GMT.

Ticket allocations for Irish supporters

In order to distribute tickets fairly to supporters during the UEFA EURO 2012 championships, an FAI Fan Sales Portal will be set up on
from December 12th 2011 until February 29th 2012.
Those entitled to apply for tickets through this portal will include:

1. Supporters who have attended away matches during the EURO 2012 qualifying campaign.

2. Vantage Club Members

3. Current Season Ticket Holders (Season 2011/2012)

4. Active Block Bookers

Please note: Clubs, leagues and affiliates who have a ticket allocation with the FAI will be contacted by the FAI separately.

In total there are more than 6,500 individuals in these groups and each person will be entitled to apply for a maximum of two tickets per person
for each of the group stage matches involving the Republic of Ireland in UEFA EURO 2012, as well as the knock-out stages of the tournament should Ireland

How do I apply?

If you are entitled to apply for tickets by falling into the categories above, you will be contacted by the FAI during the week commencing
December 5th and ending December 9th. You will be provided with a password that will allow you to log on to the FAI Fan Sales Portal on

This portal will open on Monday December 12th @ 9am and will close on February 29th 2012 @ midnight. The FAI Fan Sales Portal on will invite you to apply by
registering your information and providing payment details. Please note that applications on this portal are not made on a first come, first served basis so
it is sufficient to register and apply any time between December 12th 2011 and February 29th 2012. A maximum of two tickets per match can be requested by each

If your application is successful, your payment will be deducted and you will be notified by March 15th 2012 as to the success of your application
and breakdown of tickets.

Please note that Terms & Conditions will apply to the FAI Fan Sales Portal and will be available online once the portal opens.

NB Applicants will be given the option to apply for tickets for Quarter-Final, Semi-Final & Final tickets should Ireland qualify for these
rounds. Successful applicants for the above will receive match tickets for the Group Stage fixtures, and then vouchers for the knock-out stages, which can be
redeemed prior to match day should Ireland qualify for that particular match. If Ireland are eliminated at any stage the applicant will be refunded the
appropriate amount and their vouchers rendered invalid.

If you do not fall into the above categories, there are three further options available:

1) Book packages through Abbey Travel, the FAI’s official travel partner, and licensed tour operator of UEFA EURO 2012.

2) Book packages through Thomson Sport, the licensed travel partner of UEFA EURO 2012 the licensed tour operator of UEFA EURO 2012.

3) Apply through the UEFA European Re-sale portal which redistributes tickets based on availability of returns.