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Uefa deciding whether to move delayed Euro 2020 to one host nation

The delayed European Championships are scheduled to start in July

“But I know that the Uefa president, Aleksander Ceferin – who is incredibly careful with corona – is thinking about whether it wouldn’t make more sense in these times to play the tournament in just one country.

“That would be with a corresponding hygiene concept, of course.”

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The current host cities are Glasgow, Dublin, Bilbao, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Munich, Rome, St Petersburg, Bucharest, Budapest and Baku, with the semi-finals and final set for London’s Wembley Stadium.

Uefa is expected to make a decision on the fate of the tournament in March.

Ceferin said last week he was hopeful vaccination programmes, moving at different speeds across the various host countries, will be the key to sticking to the plan.

European leagues have introduced strict health protocols to allow domestic seasons to be played, with some countries allowing fans back in limited numbers.

Reuters

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