Coronavirus: Euro 2020 postponed till 2021


Union of European Football Associations, UEFA, has postponed Euro 2020 until the summer of 2021 to allow European leagues more time to complete their seasons amid the spread of the Coronavirus.

Euro 2020 was due to begin on June 12 for one month.

The tournament, which involves 24 nations and takes place across 12 host cities, will now start on June 11 and end July 11, 2021.

The decision comes following meetings between European football stakeholders via video conference on Tuesday.

A statement from Norway’s FA read: “UEFA has decided that the European Championship is postponed to 2021. It will be played from 11 June to 11 July next year. More information coming.”

A formal statement from UEFA is expected shortly.

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