UEFA set to decide future of football next week

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The four major European leagues refused to curtail their season after the coronavirus pandemic caused football related activities to be halted.

The German Bundesliga became the first major league to return to action with the Spanish Santander, Italian Serie A and English Premier League set to follow suit.

However, the fate of the UEFA Champions League and Europa League has still not be decided and the Leadership of the Federation have scheduled two conferences for June 17 and June 18 with a number of issues set to be addressed.

There, how and where the UEFA Champions League and the Europa League will be played is going to be discussed.

Next seasons Champions League and Europa League qualifications and group stages will also be determined.

 The main items on the agenda for the first day of meetings are:

*UEFA Champions League and Europa League from the round of 16 onwards

*UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League 2020/21 qualification rounds, play-offs and group stages

*UEFA Women’s Champions League 2019/20 from the quarter finals onwards

*UEFA Youth League 2019/20 and the schedule of remaining rounds

*Updates on international competitions

*Venues and fixture lists for EURO 2020

*UEFA EURO 2020 play-offs and reprogramming of group stages for the UEFA Nations League 2020/21

* European Under-21 Championship 2019/2020

* European Women’s Under 17 Championship and European Under-19 Championship fixture lists and formats

*Resumption of Futsal

The main points which will be discussed on the second day of meetings are:

*FIFA 2022 World Cup qualification group stage draw

* Club licensing and Financial Fair Play Regulations

*UEFA Heading Guidelines