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Video Profile: Welcome to Donetsk - the venue for France v England

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Donetsk will see plenty of action in June, with the Donbass Arena hosting five matches during the course of Euro 2012.

The home of seven-time Ukrainian champions Shakhtar Donetsk, the stadium is one of the most modern areas in the world, having been completed in 2009 at a cost of 320 million. It will be a fitting place to start the action in Group D when France take on England on Monday.

Ukraine then face Les Bleus at the ground on June 15, before the Three Lions come up against the co-hosts on June 19 in what could be a crucial meeting for Roy Hodgson's side.

The stadium will then welcome 50,000 fans to the June 23 quarter-final between the Group C winner and the runner-up from Group D, and finally a semi-final clash four days later.

The city of Donetsk has a distinctly British feel to it, having been founded in 1869 by Welsh businessman John Hughes, and is also famous for its steel production.

You can read more about the cities that are playing host to Euro 2012 matches by clicking here.

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