Euro 2020 has been postponed.
Euro 2020 has been postponed by one year to 2021 amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
UEFA, European football's governing body, confirmed the postponement following an emergency video conference involving major stakeholders this afternoon.
The postponement was confirmed via official statements, as well as on UEFA and Euro 2020's verified social accounts.
The tournament was due to take place from 12th June - 12th July this year and to mark the championship's 60th anniversary, would have seen matches held at 12 venues across the continent.
UEFA would like to reassure ticket holders that if they cannot attend the tournament in 2021, the face value of their tickets will be refunded in full.— UEFA EURO 2020 (@EURO2020) March 17, 2020
Further information on the refund process will be communicated over the next month via e-mail and https://t.co/b0vCWqjTMa. pic.twitter.com/JmuA6YERcG
UEFA, the European Club Association, European Leagues and FIFPRO Europe today signed a joint resolution on the principles of a contingency plan regarding the 2019-20 season.— UEFA (@UEFA) March 17, 2020
The principles include details on the completion of national team and club competitions…