Football fans will be able to watch all rescheduled UEFA Euro 2020 matches in England at a Trafalgar Square fan park, Sadiq Khan has confirmed.
With the launch of the English campaign on June 13, before social distancing rules are relaxed, key workers will have exclusive access to the fan park, which will have a reduced capacity of 750.
If the rules are relaxed as planned on June 21, England’s remaining games will be shown to 9,500 fans on large screens in the fan park.
Sadiq Khan said today he hopes the tournament can serve as a ‘springboard’ for London’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Mr Khan said: ‘As a token of gratitude I am very happy that we are able to offer some of the main workers in London – including members of the Metropolitan Police, TfL workers and NHS and London Ambulance staff. – the chance to watch UEFA in England. EURO 2020 men’s group matches against Croatia, Scotland and Czech Republic in the Trafalgar Square Fan Zone.
“If we continue to keep abreast of the virus, we hope to be able to welcome up to 9,500 fans into the Fan Zone after the first two group matches – and I can’t think of anything more exciting than the thousands of people who come together to cheer on the England team to glory. ”
London will host eight games at the tournament, which was postponed last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
In addition to all of England’s group matches played at Wembley, the iconic stadium will also host two knockout matches and the two semi-finals before hosting the tournament final on July 11.
There will also be a Family Soccer Village set up next to Town Hall at Potters Fields Park, which will host events and activities for the duration of the tournament.
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