This Friday marks the start of four days of qualifying matches for European nations competing for a place at the Qatar World Cup that starts in November next year.
Turkey, Azerbaijan and the four British nations, England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are all in action, with many of the games televised, including Friday’s match between Turkey and Norway, which is live on Turkish state broadcaster TRT.
Friday 8 October
Czech Republic vs Wales, 19:45 (Group E)
Turkey vs Norway, 19:45 (Group G)
Saturday 9 October
Azerbaijan vs Republic Of Ireland, 17:00 (Group A)
Switzerland vs Northern Ireland, 19:45 (Group C)
Scotland vs Israel, 17:00 (Group F)
Andorra vs England, 19:45 (Group I)
Monday 11 October
Estonia vs Wales, 19:45 (Group E)
Latvia vs Turkey, 19:45 (Group G)
Tuesday 12 October
Serbia vs Azerbaijan, 19:45 (Group A)
Bulgaria vs Northern Ireland, 19:45 (Group C)
Faroe Islands vs Scotland, 19:45 (Group F)
England vs Hungary, 19:45 (Group I)
All times given are for the UK.
Main image, top, of Turkey in action in September 2021 World Cup qualifiers, photo via Twitter / Biz Cocuklar