Basically the usual friendly matches that are played in between the World Cup and the European Championships now will become more competitive.
All 55 nations will be playing. Teams have been put into four leagues from A to D with other nations with similar rankings to them. It means that England will never play San Marino.
Each league is split into four groups, matched will be played between September and November.
The winners of groups in leagues B,C and D will be promoted, while the losers of groups in leagues A, B and C will be relegated into the league below.
League A group winners will progress to the semi-finals in June 2019 to follow by the final.
Group 1 – Germany, France, Netherlands
Group 2 – Belgium, Switzerland, Iceland
Group 3 – Portugal, Italy, Poland
Group 4 – Spain, England, Croatia
When are England playing?
8 September – England v Spain
12 October – Croatia v England
15 October – Spain v England
18 November – England v Croatia