Bidding for Euro 2020 to open next week

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By Andrew Warshaw in Istanbul

March 21 – UEFA announced here after a two-day Executive Committee meeting that the bidding process for the 2020 European Championships will begin next week when invitations are sent out to all 53 member nations who will then have until mid-May to declare their interest.

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Mihir Bose: If FIFA is to reform can British privileges be defended?

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British football’s privileges are under threat. But don’t blame Sir David Richards if Britain loses its unique status in world football. That will be the natural reaction after our Dave’s extraordinary performance in Doha last week. But it will be wrong. Look to wider politics in the world body for the answer.

Not that the Premier League chairman covered himself with glory when he went to Qatar last week. His mission there was to tell the world what it can learn from the Premier League having become the most powerful League in the world.

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