List of UEFA European Championship red cards

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The UEFA European Championship is an association football competition established in 1960. It is contested by the men's national teams of the members of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), the sport's European governing body, and takes place every four years. This list covers the Finals tournament only; qualifying matches are not included.

List of European Championship red cards

Players who have been shown a red card in a UEFA European Championship match
Player or
Time of card Representing Score Opponent Tournament Round Date Ref.
Alan Mullery 86'  England 0–1  Yugoslavia UEFA Euro 1968 Semi-finals 5 June 1968
Jaroslav Pollák 53'  Czechoslovakia 3–1 (a.e.t.)  Netherlands UEFA Euro 1976 Semi-finals 16 June 1976
Johan Neeskens 76'  Netherlands 1–3 (a.e.t.)  Czechoslovakia
Wim van Hanegem 115'
Manuel Amoros 87'  France 1–0  Denmark UEFA Euro 1984 Group stage 12 June 1984
Klaus Berggreen 107'  Denmark 1–1 (a.e.t.)  Spain Semi-finals 24 June 1984
Yvon Le Roux 85'  France 2–0  Spain Final 27 June 1984
Petar Hubchev 72'  Bulgaria 1–1  Spain UEFA Euro 1996 Group stage 9 June 1996
Juan Antonio Pizzi 75'  Spain 1–1  Bulgaria
Luigi Apolloni 28'  Italy 1–2  Czech Republic 14 June 1996
Yuri Kovtun 71'  Russia 0–3  Germany 16 June 1996
Thomas Strunz 60'  Germany 0–0  Italy 19 June 1996
Igor Štimac 56'  Croatia 1–2  Germany Quarter-finals 23 June 1996
Radoslav Látal 82'  Czech Republic 1–0  Portugal
Patrik Andersson 81'  Sweden 1–2  Belgium UEFA Euro 2000 Group stage 10 June 2000
Radoslav Látal 90'  Czech Republic 0–1  Netherlands 11 June 2000
Siniša Mihajlović 59'  Yugoslavia 3–3  Slovenia 13 June 2000
Mateja Kežman 88'  Yugoslavia 1–0  Norway 18 June 2000
Filip de Wilde 84'  Belgium 0–2  Turkey 19 June 2000
Slaviša Jokanović 63'  Yugoslavia 3–4  Spain 21 June 2000
Alpay Özalan 29'  Turkey 0–2  Portugal Quarter-finals 24 June 2000
Gheorghe Hagi 59'  Romania 0–2  Italy
Nuno Gomes 117'  Portugal 1–2 (a.e.t.)  France Semi-finals 28 June 2000
Gianluca Zambrotta 34'  Italy 0–0 (a.e.t.)  Netherlands 29 June 2000
Roman Sharonov 88'  Russia 0–1  Spain UEFA Euro 2004 Group stage 12 June 2004
Johann Vogel 50'   Switzerland 0–0  Croatia 13 June 2004
Sergei Ovchinnikov 45'  Russia 0–2  Portugal 16 June 2004
Bernt Haas 60'   Switzerland 0–3  England 17 June 2004
Stiliyan Petrov 83'  Bulgaria 0–2  Denmark 18 June 2004
John Heitinga 75'  Netherlands 2–3  Czech Republic 19 June 2004
Bastian Schweinsteiger 90+2'  Germany 1–2  Croatia UEFA Euro 2008 Group stage 12 June 2008
Volkan Demirel 90+2'  Turkey 3–2  Czech Republic 15 June 2008
Eric Abidal 24'  France 0–2  Italy 17 June 2008
Sokratis Papastathopoulos 44'  Greece 1–1  Poland UEFA Euro 2012 Group stage 8 June 2012
Wojciech Szczęsny 69'  Poland 1–1  Greece
Keith Andrews 89'  Republic of Ireland 0–2  Italy 18 June 2012
Lorik Cana 36'  Albania 0–1   Switzerland UEFA Euro 2016 Group stage 11 June 2016
Aleksandar Dragović 66'  Austria 0–2  Hungary 14 June 2016
Shane Duffy 66'  Republic of Ireland 1–2  France Round of 16 26 June 2016
Grzegorz Krychowiak 62'  Poland 1–2  Slovakia UEFA Euro 2020 Group stage 14 June 2021
Ethan Ampadu 55'  Wales 0–1  Italy Group stage 20 June 2021
Harry Wilson 90'  Wales 0–4  Denmark Round of 16 26 June 2021
Matthijs de Ligt 55'  Netherlands 0–2  Czech Republic Round of 16 27 June 2021
Marcus Danielson 99'  Sweden 1–2 (a.e.t.)  Ukraine Round of 16 30 June 2021
Remo Freuler 77'   Switzerland 1–1 (a.e.t.)  Spain Quarter-finals 2 July 2021
Ryan Porteous 44'  Scotland 1–5  Germany UEFA Euro 2024 Group stage 14 June 2024

Players with multiple red cards

The following table lists the players who have received at least two red cards in European Championship tournaments.

Player Country Red cards Matches
Radoslav Látal  Czech Republic 2 vs  Portugal (1996)
vs  Netherlands (2000)

Multiple red cards received by country

As of UEFA Euro 2020
Number Country Matches
4  Netherlands vs  Czechoslovakia in 1976 (2),  Czech Republic in 2004 and  Czech Republic in 2020
3  Czech Republic vs  Netherlands in 1976,  Portugal in 1996 and  Netherlands in 2000
 France vs  Denmark in 1984,  Spain in 1984 and  Italy in 2008
 Russia vs  Germany in 1996,  Spain in 2004 and  Portugal in 2004
  Switzerland vs  Croatia in 2004,  England in 2004 and  Spain in 2020
 Yugoslavia vs  Slovenia in 2000,  Norway in 2000 and  Spain in 2000
2  Bulgaria vs  Spain in 1996 and  Denmark in 2004
 Germany vs  Italy in 1996 and  Croatia in 2008
 Italy vs  Czech Republic in 1996 and  Netherlands in 2000
 Poland vs  Greece in 2012 and  Slovakia in 2020
 Republic of Ireland vs  Italy in 2012 and  France in 2016
 Sweden vs  Belgium in 2000 and  Ukraine in 2020
 Turkey vs  Portugal in 2000 and  Czech Republic in 2008
 Wales vs  Italy in 2020 and  Denmark in 2020

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Includes a red card in 1976 for Czechoslovakia's Jaroslav Pollák.

References

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