UEFA assessing Israel violence

UEFA is monitoring the violence in Israel ahead of a upcoming Europa League match and the European Under-21 Championship draw.

The draw ceremony for the 2013 Under-21 championship is to be held on November 28 in Tel Aviv, which has come under rocket fire.

England under-21 manager Stuart Pearce is due to attend the draw and the Football Association say it will be guided by UEFA, who are to make a further statement on Monday.

The most immediate decision will concern the match between Hapoel Kiryat Shmona and Athletic Bilbao which is due to be played in Haifa on Thursday.

UEFA said in a statement: "UEFA is closely monitoring events in Israel and is in contact with the Israeli Football Association and both clubs. Further information shall be provided on Monday once the situation has been thoroughly assessed."