The deadline for the 12 Euro 2020 host cities to reveal their fan attendance plans has been released. Let us see what is each country’s position. Read more about Euro 2020 Host Cities Plan below.
The tournament, which was postponed a year ago due to the coronavirus pandemic, will take place between June 11 and July 11. Host associations were invited to send proposals for accepting fans by April 7th.
Matches will take place in London, Glasgow, Dublin, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, St Petersburg, Bilbao, Munich, Budapest, Baku, Rome, and Bucharest.
Euro 2020 Host Cities Plan: Country’s Position
Wembley Stadium, with a capacity of 90,000, will host the final on July 11th, as well as both semi-finals, one last-16 round, and all three of England’s group games.
The British government has stated that up to 10,000 spectators will be allowed within English grounds beginning in mid-May. An indefinite number will be permitted by June 21. The FA has confirmed that it is willing to host any new games that cannot be played elsewhere, and that it has already picked up extra matches that were initially scheduled for Brussels.
Failing to announce fan figures would remove Glasgow as a host city. But First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said last month that she was optimistic that Hampden Park would host Euro 2020 matches this summer.
The Scottish government approved the attendance of 12,000 fans at Hampden Park games in June on Wednesday.
That is 25% of Glasgow’s 51,000-capacity stadium, which will host three group games, including Scotland’s Group D matches against the Czech Republic and Croatia, as well as one last-16 session.
There are increasing concerns that Dublin will be unable to host Euro 2020 games after the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) informed Uefa that it cannot guarantee minimum spectator figures.
Acting on Covid-19 advice from the Irish government, the FAI stated that the matter would be held under scrutiny. after admitting that it will only remain a host venue if it could ensure fans would be allowed to attend games.
The Aviva Stadium in Dublin will host four games: three group games and one last-16 match.
The Royal Netherlands Football Association (KNVB) has announced that at least 12,000 fans will be able to watch matches in Amsterdam.
The Johan Cruyff Arena, which has a capacity of 54,000 people, will host three group games and one last-16 game.
Denmark would enable “at least 11,000 to 12,000” fans to attend Euro 2020 matches at Copenhagen’s Parken Stadium, which has a capacity of 38,000 and will host three group games and one last-16 game.
St Petersburg, Russia
Russia expects spectators to be able to watch four games at the 68,000-capacity Krestovsky Stadium in St Petersburg, which will host a quarter-final as well as three group games.
Bilbao initially was ready to host Euro 2020 games at the San Mames stadium at 25% capacity (approximately 13,000 fans) as long as coronavirus rates fell to standards acceptable to regional health authorities.
The Spanish football federation on wednesday said that the Basque government’s demands were “impossible to fulfill”. In time for the tournament to begin on June 11 and that it would therefore be unable to host spectator matches.
Following an increase in coronavirus cases in the region, Germany has yet to provide an estimate of the number of fans who might be permitted.
The Allianz Arena, which is home to German champions Bayern Munich, has a capacity of 70,000 people and will host three group games as well as a quarter-final.
In September, the 68,000-seat Puskas Arena in Budapest hosted 15,180 supporters for Bayern Munich’s Uefa Super Cup victory over Sevilla.
Hungary, on the other hand, has yet to make its intentions public. It will host supporters for three group games and one last-16 slot.
Wales will host two of their Group A matches in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.
The country’s Olympic Stadium, which can accommodate 69,000 spectators, will host three group games and a quarter-final.
The tournament will kick off on June 11 in Rome. Italy taking on Turkey at the Olympic Stadium.
The country, according to the Italian federation (FIGC), “will find the best solutions”. It will encourage fans to attend its three group games and one quarter-final.
The FIGC says Rome will host spectators. The number of fans allowed has not yet been determined.
The Romanian government expects 13,000 spectators at Bucharest’s National Arena.
Romania’s 54,000-capacity stadium will hold three group games. One last-16 game in a senior men’s major international tournament for the first time.