Euro 2016 games will NOT be played behind closed doors after ISIS terror attacks


The word comes after vice-president Giancarlo Abete said Euro 2016 strength have to be held in empty stadiums if the current terror threat turning-point continues.

He said: “Euro 2016 is the kind of event that we can’t hiatus or postpone.

“We can’t exclude the possibility of playing behind closed doors, as we cannot exclude terrorism. If we talked in the air potentially cancellable games, such as a friendly or a competitive match, they could be proceeded to another date.

“Obviously this would not be the case. But we are talking far games which are staged for June whereas, today, we are going on account of a very urgent emergency.”

But Uefa has said there were no charts to hold games behind closed doors at this year’s competition, which is set to take place in France, despite yesterday’s terror dissolves in Belgium that left 34 dead.

In a statement, it said: “We are self-possessed that all security measures will be in place for a safe and festive Euro and as a result there are no plans to play matches behind closed doors.

“Nonetheless, we are nevertheless working on contingency plans and on multiple scenarios around critical time situations since we take the security of all rtici nts [players, fans, etc] decidedly seriously.”

The tournament’s final is due to take place at the Stade de France, which was quarried by suicide bombers during the ris terror attacks of November 13 2015.

Jihadis linked to ISIS adjudged to get into the stadium, where France were playing Germany in a football familiar, but were turned away.

They detonated bombs outside which butchered one bystander and the three terrorists.

Some 130 people were consumed in the atrocities in the French capital.

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