Champions League and Europa League remain suspended indefinitely; June international matches postponed

UEFA has confirmed its club competitions remain suspended until further notice, while all of June’s international matches have been postponed.

European football’s governing body announced the news on Wednesday following a meeting with its 55 member associations to discuss strategy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

The postponement of international fixtures includes Euro 2020 play-offs involving Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and Scotland, as well as qualifying matches for the Women’s European Championships in 2021.

England were scheduled to have friendlies against Austria and Romania in June, while Wales were set to face the Netherlands.

Deadlines related to the 2020-21 UEFA club competitions are also postponed, with the governing body saying it would issue further advice in due course.

UEFA have also cancelled the European U17 Championship final tournament scheduled for May 2020 and the European Women’s U19 Championship finals due to take place in July this year.

The executive committee has decided to suspend certain aspects of club licensing provisions due to the “increasing uncertainty generated by the ongoing extraordinary events”.

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