The FA set up a dedicated tournaments team known as the Local Organising Structure LOS to work closely with UEFA to deliver UEFA Women’s EURO 2022. A tournament that set out to be record-breaking and a platform to inspire positive change to grow the game was played out across 31 games in 25 days in 10 venues across nine cities. 150 LOS staff worked with UEFA to deliver the biggest women’s European sporting event in history, seeing 574,875 fans (over 100,000 of which were children) attend – more than double the previous record. 87,192 fans were at the Wembley Final making it the most attended EURO fixture ever (men or women’s).
Fans from 89 countries went to games with 365 million watching on from around the world. The legacy of the tournament is already being felt with over 416,000 playing opportunities provided to women and girls in the host cities seeing 7,900 women and girls newly registered and playing in clubs and over 14,600 playing recreationally. Truly record-breaking and inspiring. More than just a sports event; A defining moment in the growth of women’s sport.
UEFA Women's Euro 2022 Opening Match (Sky News)
💪 𝟵 host cities and 𝟴𝟱𝟬 volunteers brought the celebrations to #WEURO2022 with 𝟲𝟬 days of fan parties, attended by more than 𝟮𝟬𝟬,𝟬𝟬𝟬 fans!— UEFA (@UEFA) August 5, 2022
🙏 A huge thank you to everyone involved and congratulations on making this tournament so memorable. pic.twitter.com/QYeckG1n9q
📢 The Sheffield Fan Party opens at 3pm!— Ticketing - UEFA Women's EURO 2022 (@WEUROTicketing) July 9, 2022
Get ready for:
⚽️ Women's football exhibitions
🌟 Football games and challenges
🍽 Food and drinks#WEURO2022
Record-breaking Ticket sales
Tonight's attendance is the largest in Women's EURO history 🤩#WEURO2022 is off to a record-breaking start 🙌— Ticketing - UEFA Women's EURO 2022 (@WEUROTicketing) July 6, 2022