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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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Ireland’s Playoff With Slovakia Could Be Behind Closed Doors

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Ireland may have to be their crucial Euro 2020 playoff clash with Slovakia behind closed doors due to growing fears surrounding the coronavirus outbreak.  According to the Independent.ie, UEFA have admitted that they could make a “last-minute decision” on all eight of the upcoming playoff encounters scheduled for March 26. Reports suggest that potential alternatives are being explored in case …

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James McClean Emerges As Injury Doubt Ahead Of Euro 2020 Playoff

Stoke City winger James McClean faces a race to be fit for Ireland’s crucial Euro 2020 playoff against Slovakia next month after suffering a medial knee ligament injury. The Championship club confirmed that McClean would face “several weeks on the sidelines” after he went off injured during their 2-0 defeat to Preston earlier this week. McClean has been a crucial …

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Month-By-Month Guide To The 2020 Irish Sporting Calendar

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With the Summer Olympics, Euro Championships and the Ryder Cup, 2020 will be an incredible year for sport. To ensure you don’t miss a second of the action, we’ve compiled all the key dates into one essential guide. _____ January 2020 4th: All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship semi-finals 5th: All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship semi-finals 19th: All-Ireland Senior Club Football …

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