World News – GB – Euro 2021 ‘could be moved to a country’ – with Russia as favorite

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UEFA could be forced to scale back its initial plan for Euro 2020 and award the postponed Euro 2021 tournament to a country which could be Russia

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Next summer’s European Championship could be held in a single country, as UEFA realizes plans to host the tournament across Europe may prove too difficult

Euro 2020 was supposed to be held from June 12 to July 12, but had to be postponed for a year as the coronavirus swept the world

He put on hold the ambition, previously led by Michel Platini, to organize the tournament in 12 European cities

But in the absence of a Covid-19 vaccine and in the absence of a Covid-19 vaccine and in several countries entering a second lockdown, there are growing fears that the tournament venues will require a overhaul

Le Parisien reports that Russia are favorites to host the tournament if UEFA decides to award it to a single country

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Russia stepped up to host the tournament earlier this year when it became clear that the idea from continent to continent was not feasible

They cited their low infection rate as a major plus, although their numbers have since increased and their borders have been closed since March

St. Petersburg, Russia’s second largest city, was one of 12 cities initially selected for this summer’s tournament

Wembley was set to host the semi-finals and the final with Hampden Park in Glasgow also selected

The nine other European cities selected were Bilbao, Dublin, Copenhagen, Munich, Rome, Amsterdam, Bucharest, Budapest and Baku

The latter, the capital of Azerbaijan, could be excluded from the proposed list with the country in conflict

UEFA wants to take its time before making decisions, as health rules change regularly in each country

Portugal, who won Euro 2016, were in Group F alongside France and Germany as they looked to defend their title

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World news – GB – Euro 2021 « could be moved to a country »- with Russia as a favorite



SOURCE: https://www.w24news.com/news/world-news-gb-euro-2021-could-be-moved-to-a-country-with-russia-as-favorite/?remotepost=510107

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