FA 'offering' to host Euro 2020 games at Wembley and Newcastle United's St James' Park - reports

The FA have made UEFA an offer regarding this summer’s European Championships – according to reports.

Thursday, 22nd April 2021, 6:27 pm

Football’s governing body in England are 'offering' to host Euro 2020 games at Wembley and St James' Park with the tournament set to take place a year later due to the Coronavirus.

The information, shared by Times journalist Henry Winter, comes after the Spanish city of Bilbao will no longer play host to matches at this summer's European Championship having been dropped by UEFA.

With the restrictions in place in Spain as a result of the coronavirus pandemic the authorities there are unable to guarantee the arena will be at least a quarter full for Euro 2020 matches.

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As a result, UEFA has dropped the venue with just two months to go until the tournament gets underway and now looks set to favour venues in England as the country slowly moves out of lockdown and back to normality.

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