UEFA Euro 2020
16th edition of the quadrennial football championship
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The 2020 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Euro 2020 or simply Euro 2020, was the 16th UEFA European Championship, the quadrennial international men's football championship of Europe organised by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the European Championship competition, UEFA president Michel Platini declared that the tournament would be hosted in several nations as a "romantic" one-off event, with 11 cities in 11 UEFA countries each providing venues for the tournament. Defending champions Portugal, who won Euro 2016 in France, were eliminated in the round of 16 by Belgium. Italy won their second European Championship title by beating England on penalties in the final following a 1–1 draw after extra time.On 28 September 2021, Italy, as winners, qualified for a new UEFA-CONMEBOL competition against 2021 Copa America winners, Argentina, in a one-off match on June 2022.
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Man admits posting racist social media abuse of England players after Euros final defeatA man has admitted posting racist abuse about three black England footballers on the night of the Euro 2020 final.
England fan admits abusing players after Euro 2020 lossScott McCluskey posted racist comments about black England players on social media.
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Euro 2020 racism: File on 4 confronts Saka trollOne racist troll tracked down by the BBC says social media companies should have banned him for longer.
Bukayo Saka: Gareth Southgate says England forward 'does not need closure'Gareth Southgate says Bukayo Saka "does not need closure" after scoring on his first Wembley outing since missing the decisive penalty in England's Euro 2020 final loss to Italy.
England World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Three Lions must start again in Hungary - SouthgateGareth Southgate says England must "start again" in a "journey" that he hopes will see them build on their impressive performance at Euro 2020.
Teenage steward stole items from Wembley to let ticketless fans into Euro 2020 finalA teenager has avoided jail after stealing items from Wembley Stadium to give fans unauthorised access during the Euro 2020 final.
England's run to Euro 2020 final caused 'significant risk to public health', says COVID studyEngland's progress to the Euro 2020 final caused a "significant risk to public health across the UK", according to scientists from Public Health England (PHE).
Retail washout in July after end of Euros and heavy rainfall dampen salesRetail suffered a washout last month as the end of the Euro 2020 tournament combined with wet weather dampened sales.
Man City: Phil Foden to miss 'around four weeks' through injuryPhil Foden will miss the start of Manchester City's Premier League season with a foot injury picked up during Euro 2020.
Christian Eriksen records touching video message for nine-year-old facing same operation he hadChristian Eriksen has sent a video message to a nine-year-old girl reassuring her before she undergoes the same operation he had after collapsing at Euro 2020.
Instagram introduces new tool to combat waves of online abuseInstagram has announced a range of new tools it says will help protect users and combat incidents such as the abuse aimed at England players after the Euro 2020 final.
Social media abuse: Twitter says UK 'by far' main origin of comments after Euro 2020 finalThe UK was "by far" the main origin of the "abhorrent racist abuse" on Twitter after England lost the Euro 2020 final, the social media platform says.
Majority of Euro 2020 racist abuse came from UK accounts and 99% were not anonymous, says TwitterTwitter has said that "the UK was - by far - the largest country of origin" for racist abuse sent to England footballers following the team's loss in the Euro 2020 finals on 11 July.
Bukayo Saka: Arsenal forward clapped on to pitch by Tottenham fans in pre-season friendlyTottenham fans applaud Arsenal's Bukayo Saka on to the pitch on his first appearance since Euro 2020.
'Clear link' between rise in COVID cases in Scotland and Euro 2020, researchers sayResearchers have established a "clear link" between the Euro 2020 football tournament and a rise in COVID-19 cases in Scottish men.
Police arrest 11 people over online racial abuse of England players after Euro finalPolice have arrested 11 people in connection with the online racial abuse of England players after the Euro 2020 final.
Bukayo Saka left 'speechless' by fan wall of supportArsenal's Bukayo Saka is left "speechless" after receiving thousands of letters of support after Euro 2020.
Christian Eriksen: Referee Anthony Taylor reflects on moment Denmark star collapsedReferee Anthony Taylor tells BBC Sport about the moment Denmark star Christian Eriksen collapsed after a cardiac arrest during Euro 2020.
England footballer Jack Grealish's girlfriend tells of social media death threats during Euro 2020Sasha Attwood has said she was sent 200 death threats a day during Euro 2020, many of them from teenaged girls.
England's Tyrone Mings says his mental health 'plummeted' ahead of Euro 2020 opening matchEngland footballer Tyrone Mings has revealed he struggled with mental health problems at Euro 2020 which left him feeling like 95% of the country were "having doubts" about him.
Tyrone Mings: England defender's mental health 'plummeted' in build-up to Euro 2020England defender Tyrone Mings says his "mental health plummeted" in the build-up to Euro 2020 because he felt people were doubting his place in the side.
Wembley steward admits stealing lanyards for ticketless Euro fans to enter stadiumA teenager has admitted stealing lanyards, hi-vis steward jackets, wristbands and other items so that ticketless football fans could get into Wembley Stadium for the Euro 2020 final.
Euro 2020 final: 'Lawless yobs' behind 'six-hour siege' of Wembley, says FA chiefThe crowd trouble at this month's Euro 2020 final at Wembley is described by Football Association chief Mark Bullingham as a "six-hour siege" by "lawless yobs".
Tokyo 2020: Spain held by Egypt in men's Olympic openerSpain are held by Egypt in the opening game of the Olympic men's football tournament, despite including a host of their Euro 2020 squad.
Police 'held back' from confronting Wembley intruders at Euro 2020 final, officer allegesPolice were "held back" from confronting ticketless intruders before the Euro 2020 final at Wembley, an officer has reportedly alleged.
FA launches investigation into trouble which marred Euro 2020 final at WembleyAn independent review to investigate the "disgraceful scenes" which marred England's Euro 2020 final defeat by Italy has been commissioned by the Football Association.
Euro 2020 final: FA announces independent review into Wembley security breachesThe Football Association says it is determined to ensure the "disgraceful scenes" that marred the Euro 2020 final at Wembley are "never able to be repeated".
Man arrested after allegedly posting racist abuse on Facebook following Euro 2020 finalA man who allegedly posted racist abuse in a Facebook video after the Euro 2020 final has been arrested, the Metropolitan Police has said.
Wanted: 10 men police are tracing over unrest at Euro 2020 finalPolice have released images of 10 people they want to question over unrest at the Euro 2020 final at Wembley Stadium.
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Bukayo Saka 'knew instantly of hate' he would receive after England defeatEngland's Bukayo Saka said he "knew instantly the kind of hate" he was going to receive after his miss in the penalty shootout in the Euro 2020 final.
England star Bukayo Saka says 'I will not let the negativity break me' after racist abuseOne of the England stars who suffered online racial abuse after the Euro 2020 final defeat, Bukayo Saka, says "he was hurting so much" after missing a penalty but "will not let that moment or the..
Euro 2020: Four people arrested over racist abuse of England playersPlayers who missed penalties were targeted online after the team lost the Euro 2020 final.
Police unit set up to investigate racist abuse of England players after Euro 2020 finalA police unit has been set up to investigate a surge in reports of racist abuse against England football players on social media following the Euro 2020 final.
MPs enjoyed more than £60k of freebies to COVID test events - including England gamesMPs have enjoyed more than £60,000 worth of freebies to COVID-19 test events this summer - including tickets to England's games at Euro 2020.
Euro 2020: Met denies Wembley police operation failedA senior officer says the match could have been abandoned had it not been for police actions.
Jadon Sancho: England forward says 'hate will never win' in response to racist abuseEngland forward Jadon Sancho says "hate will never win" after he received racist abuse following the Euro 2020 final defeat by Italy on Sunday.
England star Jadon Sancho says 'hate will never win' as he hits back at online abuseEngland star Jadon Sancho says "hate will never win" as he hit back at online abuse that he and other black players suffered following the penalty shootout defeat against Italy in the Euro 2020 final.
Euro 2020 final could have been abandoned without police intervention, says MetThe Euro 2020 final at Wembley could have been abandoned had police officers not intervened, the Met Police's deputy assistant commissioner has said.
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Fresh arrest made over social media racist abuse of England footballersA man has been arrested over the racist abuse of England players on social media following Sunday's Euro 2020 final defeat.
Racist abuse: Portsmouth to investigate claims academy players racially abused England starsPortsmouth begin an investigation after some of their academy players allegedly use racially abusive language in the wake of England's Euro 2020 final loss.
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