Scotland Euro 2020 Soccer Bid Faces Review If U.K. SplitsAlex Duff
European soccer ruling body UEFA may need to reassess Glasgow’s bid to host games at the 2020 European Championship if Scotland votes to split from the U.K.
The Scottish Football Association has signed preliminary agreements based on existing laws that are similar to England and Wales and may need to be looked at again, UEFA said in an evaluation report of 19 cities today.
UEFA executives are scheduled to pick 13 host cities on Sept. 19, a day after Scotland’s ballot. Glasgow is proposing to hold games at the 51,472-seat Hampden Park stadium south of the city center.
The national-team tournament, which is held every four years, will be staged across Europe for the first time in 2020. It’s normally hosted by one nation. Other cities bidding include London, Cardiff, Dublin, Amsterdam, Munich and Rome.