UEFA To Announce Final Decision Over Euro 2020 Host Cities On Friday


The Euro 2020 is about to start out in Rome on June 11.© AFP

UEFA will announce the ultimate choice over the host cities for this 12 months’s delayed Euro 2020 on Friday, with Munich, Bilbao and Dublin in peril of being dropped from the record if the trio can not welcome spectators to stadiums. On Monday, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin stated European soccer’s governing physique “postponed our final decision until Friday” to permit time for last discussions “with the three cities which could be excluded”.

Munich, Bilbao and Dublin had been all given till Monday to offer UEFA with extra data on their plans for spectators, with that deadline now prolonged.

UEFA may take matches as a consequence of be performed there and relocate them to different present host cities, though the president of the Spanish Football Federation, Luis Rubiales, has stated he’ll do “everything humanly possible” to make sure Spain retains its 4 scheduled Euro video games.

Postponed by a 12 months as a result of pandemic, the European Championship is about to start out in Rome on June 11 and is meant to be performed at 12 completely different venues unfold throughout the continent, a controversial association even earlier than the pandemic caused widespread journey restrictions.


The Italian capital was solely confirmed as a bunch metropolis final Wednesday when native authorities confirmed spectators could be allowed in as much as 25 % of the capability of the 68,000-seat Stadio Olimpico.

It joins eight different cities — Saint-Petersburg, Baku, Budapest, Amsterdam, Bucharest, Copenhagen, Glasgow and London — in being confirmed, though the variety of followers allowed into stadiums will differ from one venue to the opposite.

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