No decision has been made on what the European Championships will be called next summer.
The Euros were due to be held in June and July 2020, but the coronavirus pandemic has forced it to be delayed by 12 months.
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UEFA posted a tweet on confirming the tournament would still be called Euro 2020 despite the tournament now happening in 2021
It read: CONFIRMED: Although it will provisionally take place from 11 June – 11 July 2021, #EURO2020 will still be known as UEFA EURO 2020.
But just hours later, they publicly backtracked on the statement. They wrote: With apologies for the earlier error, to be clear no decision has yet been made on the name of the rearranged EURO to be held in 2021. The earlier tweet was sent by mistake.
With apologies for the earlier error, to be clear no decision has yet been made on the name of the rearranged EURO to be held in 2021.
The earlier tweet was sent by mistake.
— UEFA (@UEFA) March 20, 2020
The tournament involves 24 nations and takes place across 12 host cities and the decision to delay it was made on Tuesday.
A statement from European footballs governing on Tuesday read: UEFA today announced the postponement of its flagship national team competition, UEFA EURO 2020, due to be played in June and July this year.
The health of all those involved in the game is the priority, as well as to avoid placing any unnecessary pressure on national public services involved in staging matches.
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The move will help all domestic competitions, currently on hold due to the COVID-19 emergency, to be completed.
The statement added that all UEFA competitions and matches (including friendlies) for clubs and national teams for both men and women have been put on hold until further notice, while the Euro 2020 play-off matches and international friendlies scheduled for later this month will now take place in June.