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Quiz: Name Every European Championship Top Scorer Since 1996

Euro was originally scheduled to start on June 12, before the tournament’s forced postponement as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. The European Championships will now instead take place next summer, with 24 teams set to vie for the chance to be crowned the best national team on the continent. The tournament has seen the likes of Spain, Portugal and …

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Dublin May Be Asked To Host Extra Euro Championship Games Next Year

Dublin may see itself hosting more than four games in next year’s European Championships as some other host cities may not be able to stage fixtures. The tournament, which was postponed for a year until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic was originally supposed to take place in 12 cities across Europe. However, UEFA’s President Alexander Ceferin outlined on Sunday …

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FAI Reveal They Are Targeting November For Slovakia Playoff Game

The FAI’s Interim CEO Gary Owens has outlined that he is hopeful Ireland’s European Championship playoff can take place in November to give new manager Stephen Kenny time with his new squad. The game in Bratislava against Slovakia had been set for the end of March but was postponed until June before being suspended indefinitely by UEFA due to the …

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“It’s Bittersweet But I Fully Support It”- Mick McCarthy On FAI Decision

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Mick McCarthy has said that he will “fully support” new Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny who succeeds the 61-year-old in the role.  McCarthy was contracted by the FAI until July 31st with U21 boss Kenny set to take over following the completion of Ireland’s Euro 2020 campaign. However, that plan was thrown into confusion following the worldwide outbreak of …

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UEFA Confirm Postponement Of Ireland’s Rescheduled Playoff Against Slovakia

UEFA have confirmed that all the European Championship playoffs that had been rescheduled from March to June have now been postponed until further notice. This, of course, includes Ireland’s game against Slovakia which had initially been set for March 26th before being rescheduled for June due to the recent coronavirus outbreak. All national team games for both men and women …

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FAI Chairman Sets Tentative Timeframe For Euros Playoff

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FAI Chairman Gerry McAnaney has provided a tentative timeframe for the Republic of Ireland’s crucial Euro 2020 playoff with Slovakia.  The Covid-19 global pandemic has put an abrupt halt to sporting activity around the world and Irish football is no different with football at all grades suspended indefinitely. This includes the Republic of Ireland’s crucial Euro 2020 playoff with Slovakia …

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European Championships Postponed Until Summer 2021

The European Championships that were scheduled for the summer of 2020 will be postponed until 2021 amid the coronavirus outbreak. UEFA made the decision after conference calls with its 55 member associations, the board of the European Club Association and the board of the European Leagues. The Norwegian FA confirmed the news in a tweet on their official account outlining that …

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UEFA Reportedly Set To Postpone Euros Until 2021; Suspend CL & EL

UEFA are reportedly set to postpone the upcoming European Championships set for this summer, until 2021 following the coronavirus outbreak. According to a report in French publication L’Equipe, the sport’s governing body will announce the postponement of the international tournament until 2021 in addition to the suspension of both the Champions League and the Europa League. UEFA announced on Thursday …

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Slovakian FA Urge UEFA To Postpone Euro 2020 Playoff With Ireland

The Slovakian FA have officially called on UEFA to cancel the upcoming Euro 2020 play-off against Ireland scheduled for March 26th. The Slovakian government announced on Thursday increased measures to combat the outbreak of COVID-19, closing their airports, schools as well as blocking international trains and buses. The playoff had already been scheduled to be played behind closed doors as …

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UEFA Call Meeting To Discuss European Football’s Response To COVID-19

UEFA have announced that they will be calling a meeting on St Patrick’s Day – March 17th – with all their stakeholders to discuss the future of all European soccer competitions amidst the coronavirus outbreak. The videoconference will include all domestic and European competitions in addition to Euro 2020 which has been thrown into doubt in recent weeks. UEFA’s official …

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Bosnian FA Look To Postpone Euro 2020 Playoff Against Northern Ireland

The Bosnian FA have reportedly written to UEFA in a bid to postpone their upcoming Euro 2020 playoff against Northern Ireland in  Zenica. The game had been moved behind closed doors earlier this week amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, with Bosnia’s fifth case of the virus being detected in Zenica. According to reports from various media outlets, including The Belfast Telegraph, …

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Slovakia To Respect Health Officials Decision On Upcoming Ireland Game

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Ireland’s upcoming Euro 2020 playoff semi-final with Slovakia could be played behind closed doors after the Slovakian Football Association said they are ready to fully respect any potential decision set down by the country’s health officials. The association released a statement today confirming that they will cooperate with all guidelines for coronavirus prevention for the game in Bratislava and will …

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Seamus Coleman To Miss Ireland’s Crucial Euro 2020 Playoff

Ireland manager Mick McCarthy confirmed that captain Seamus Coleman would miss the upcoming Euro 2020 playoff against Slovakia through injury. Coleman went off injured in Everton’s 1-1 draw with Manchester United at the weekend with a thigh injury and speaking to RTÉ Sport, McCarthy confirmed that it would keep the right-back out of the clash in Bratislava. The news of …

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