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Soccer-UEFA prohibits 'rainbow' protest at Germany vs Hungary game

Jun 22 2021

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) -UEFA has refused a request from Munich's mayor for the stadium to be lit in rainbow colours for Germany's Euro 2020 match against Hungary on Wednesday in protest at an anti-LGBTQ law.

Soccer-Wembley to have crowd of 60,000 for Euro semis and final - UK govt

Jun 22 2021

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) -Crowd capacity at Wembley Stadium will be increased to more than 60,000 fans for the semi-finals and final of Euro 2020, the British government said on Tuesday. | Video

Soccer-England's Chilwell, Mount in isolation after contact with Gilmour

Jun 21 2021

(Reuters) -England players Ben Chilwell and Mason Mount are self-isolating after coming into contact with Scotland midfielder Billy Gilmour, who tested positive for COVID-19 earlier on Monday, putting them both in doubt for Tuesday's game with the Czech Republic.

Soccer-Hungary's foreign minister hits out at Munich 'rainbow stadium' plan

Jun 21 2021

Hungary's foreign minister has hit out at calls for the stadium in Munich to be lit up in rainbow colours for the Euro 2020 match between Germany and Hungary on Wednesday, saying politics should be kept out of sport.

Soccer-Hungary's foreign minister hits out at Munich 'rainbow stadium' plan

Jun 21 2021

June 21 Hungary's foreign minister has hit out at calls for the stadium in Munich to be lit up in rainbow colours for the Euro 2020 match between Germany and Hungary on Wednesday, saying politics should be kept out of sport.

Soccer-England boss Southgate unlikely to take risks again Czechs

Jun 20 2021

MANCHESTER, England England manager Gareth Southgate looks likely to resist the clamour for a major change in approach for Tuesday's final Euro 2020 Group D match against the Czech Republic at Wembley.

Soccer-Kane won't be dropped for Czech game, says Southgate

Jun 20 2021

June 20 England manager Gareth Southgate has taken the unusual step of confirming that striker Harry Kane will start on Tuesday in the team's final Euro 2020 Group D match against Czech Republic.

Soccer-UEFA has contingency plan for London-scheduled Euro 2020 final

Jun 18 2021

MANCHESTER, England UEFA has a contingency plan to replace Wembley as host stadium of the Euro 2020 final unless Britain agrees to exempt travelling foreign fans from 10-day quarantine rules, the European soccer governing body said on Friday.

Soccer-UEFA say it has contingency plan for Euro 2020 final

Jun 18 2021

MANCHESTER, England, June 18 UEFA says it has a contingency plan to replace Wembley as the host for the final of Euro 2020 unless the British government agrees to exempt travelling foreign fans from 10-day quarantine rules.

Soccer-UEFA reminds teams of sponsorship obligations after Ronaldo Coca-Cola case

Jun 17 2021

(Reuters) -European soccer's governing body UEFA has responded to Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo's removal of a Coca-Cola bottle at a Euro 2020 news conference by telling teams they have contractual obligations towards tournament sponsors. | Video

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