UEFA Release Statement On Plans To recommence Season, All football across the continent has been postponed Due to the coronavirus pandemic, with Champions League and Europa League ties still to play. The European Championship, which was due to start in June, has also been rescheduled to 2021.
In a statement, the European governing body confirmed that a decision would not be made until after a meeting of the Executive Committee on Thursday “UEFA today met its 55 member associations via video conference and presented an update of the options being looked into by the two working groups that were created mid-March,” the statement read.
“A variety of calendar options were presented covering both national team and club competition matches.
“The funding of National Associations through UEFA’s HatTrick program was also discussed with UEFA reiterating its commitment to meeting the payments to member associations as planned. “There was a strong recommendation given to finish domestic top division and cup competitions, but some special cases will be heard once guidelines concerning participation to European competitions – in case of a canceled league – have been developed.
“Any decisions on the above topics would be announced after the UEFA Executive Committee on Thursday.