Euro 2020 has been postponed

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Sion Richards

Sion Richards

Tuesday, 17 Mar 2020, 15:50

UEFA have postponed Euro 2020 until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic. The tournament will not take place from 11 June – 11 July 2021.

Euro 2020 has been postponed by one year until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic, says Uefa.

European football’s governing body made the decision during an emergency video conference involving major stakeholders on Tuesday.

The tournament, due to take place from 12 June-12 July this summer, will now run from 11 June to 11 July next year.

The postponement provides a chance for European leagues that have been suspended to now be completed.

Uefa said it wanted to avoid “placing any unnecessary pressure on national public services” of its 12 host countries, as well as helping allow domestic competitions to be finished.

The FAW have already postponed all football in Wales and have cancelled the friendlies arranged with Austria and the USA later this month.