Euro 2020: Aviva Stadium to lose hosting rights - reports


The Aviva Stadium will not host any games at this year's re-scheduled Euro 2020, according to reports.


Originally, Dublin was set to host four matches - three group games and a last-16 tie.


But that does no longer appear to be the case.


The current restrictions do not permit fans attending sporting events.


And this is a crucial factor for authorities, according to John Fallon of the Irish Examiner.


They want the stadiums to be at least half full of fans.


UEFA will make a final decision on whether to change format in early April.


Ireland heartbreakingly failed to qualify for their, at the time, home tournament last year.


A penalty shootout defeat to Slovakia ended our hopes in the playoff stage.


Had we qualified, we would have been placed in Group E along with Spain, Sweden and Poland.




aviva stadium Dundalk FC 2030 world cup The Aviva Stadium in Dublin was set to host three group games as well as a last-16 tie at Euro 2020

Instead, we'll have to sit at home and watch the rescheduled tournament on television.


The attention now turns to the 2022 World Cup qualification games later this month with Serbia and Luxembourg.


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