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Thursday April 15 2021
Mancini: 'Inter set the example'

Roberto Mancini insists Inter should ‘set the example for everyone’ in Serie A and sees similarities with Antonio Conte, while he won’t risk Nicolò Zaniolo at Euro 2020.

The Azzurri boss also spoke about the vaccine push for players ahead of Euro 2020, you can read the rest of his comments here.

When it comes to picking his squad for the tournament, it looks as if Roma talent Zaniolo will miss out.

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Thursday April 15 2021
Mancini: 'Vaccines to elderly before Azzurri'

Italy coach Roberto Mancini is not impressed by the pledge to vaccinate the squad against COVID before Euro 2020. ‘I hope those who need it more get it first.’

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Thursday April 15 2021
Gravina 'reassured' Italy will be vaccinated before Euro 2020

The FIGC President Gabriele Gravina has been ‘reassured’ the Italy squad ‘must be vaccinated’ ahead of Euro 2020 this summer.

The Italian Government has given the go ahead to host the European Championship at the Olimpico this summer and after the outbreak in CT Roberto Mancini’s squad during the latest World Cup Qualifiers, the FIGF chief said the whole group will be vaccinated.

“We are back in that group of subjects who must be vaccinated before the European Championship,” Gravina said, according to news agency ANSA.

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Thursday April 15 2021
Gravina 'hopes' to reopen stadiums before Euro 2020

The FIGC President Gabriele Gravina said there’s ‘hope’ to reopen stadiums ahead of Euro 2020. ‘The Final of the Coppa Italia is one of the hypotheses’.

Gravina met with Valentina Vezzali, the undersecretary with responsibility for Sport, and said the discussion of reopening stadiums ‘went well’.

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Wednesday April 14 2021
Official: UEFA confirms Euro 2020 games in Rome

UEFA has confirmed that Rome's Stadio Olimpico will be one of the venues for this summer's Euro 2020 with spectators attending games. 

Yesterday, the Italian Government gave the all-clear for the Stadio Olimpico in Rome to host at least 25 per cent capacity at Euro 2020.

UEFA has now confirmed Roma and Lazio's home ground is one of the venues for the Euros this summer.

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Tuesday April 13 2021
Euro 2020 opening 'light at end of tunnel'

Undersecretary for Sport Valentina Vezzali said opening the Stadio Olimpico for Euro 2020 is ‘the light at the end of the tunnel’ for the pandemic.

The Italian Government today confirmed in writing that it will commit to having at least 25 per cent capacity at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome for the four Euro 2020 games.

That includes the opening ceremony and Italy v Turkey on June 11.

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Tuesday April 13 2021
Serie A call for Euro 2020 treatment

After the Government announced it will guarantee at least 25 per cent capacity at Euro 2020 games in Rome, Lega Serie A chief Paolo Dal Pino asks for fans to be let back into league matches within weeks.

There had been real doubt as to whether the CTS (technical scientific committee) would give the go-ahead for a minimum 25 per cent capacity at the Stadio Olimpico for the four scheduled Euro 2020 fixtures.

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Tuesday April 13 2021
All Copa America players to be vaccinated

CONMEBOL announced they have struck a deal for 50,000 COVID-19 vaccines from China to immunise players ahead of the Copa America.

The tournament is set to run from June 13 to July 10 in Argentina and Colombia, with many Serie A players expected to participate.

There are 10 South American nations taking part, including Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Chile and Venezuela.

Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac are donating the 50,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Tuesday April 13 2021
Italian Govt saves Euro 2020 games

The Italian Government has given the all-clear for the Stadio Olimpico in Rome to host at least 25 per cent capacity at Euro 2020.

News agency ANSA announces that the letter has been sent by the Minister for Sport, passed on to the FIGC and will then be handed over to UEFA.

It was a necessary step by tomorrow to ensure UEFA did not remove the four matches from Rome and Italy, including the opening ceremony on June 11.

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Monday April 12 2021
Gravina asks PM 'to do everything' for Euro 2020

The FIGC President Gabriele Gravina has sent a letter to the Prime Minister, asking him to ‘do everything possible’ to keep Euro 2020 in Rome.

Italy have until April 19 to ‘provide additional information on their plans’ and the UEFA has announced the ‘decision will be made on that date regarding the staging of matches’ in the Italian capital.

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