UEFA Euro 2020 has been postponed

After much speculation, UEFA have confirmed that the Euros will be postponed by one year in order to allow clubs to finish their domestic and European campaigns.

The tournament will take place between June 11 and July 11 in 2021.

The postponement also includes the playoffs.

UEFA have said: “UEFA today announced the postponement of its flagship national team competition, UEFA Euro 2020, due to be played in June and July this year.

“The health of all those involved in the game is the priority, as well as to avoid placing any unnecessary pressure on national public services involved in staging matches. The move will help all domestic competitions, currently on hold due to the COVID-19 emergency, to be completed.

“All UEFA competitions and matches (including friendlies) for clubs and national teams for both men and women have been put on hold until further notice.

“The UEFA Euro 2020 Play-off matches and international friendlies, scheduled for the end of March, will now be played in the international window at the start of June, subject to a review of the situation.

“A working group has been set up with the participation of leagues and club representatives to examine calendar solutions that would allow for the completion of the current season and any other consequence of the decisions made today.”

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