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Wembley has Euro final chance

England will go head-to-head with Germany for the right to host the final and semi-finals of the 2020 European Championship.

Although 19 countries have made bids to stage matches during the latter stages of the tournament in six years' time, only two have opted to host the competition's finale.

If England get the go-ahead from Europe's governing body - who will announce their decision on September 19 - all three matches will be played at Wembley.

The German bid has nominated Munich's Allianz Arena.

Istanbul had been favourite to get the three-match package until Turkey's Football Federation withdrew their bid on Friday.

Turkey will now focus on trying to secure the rights to host the Euro 2024 final tournament on their own.

As for Euro 2020, 12 other separate packages are up for grabs, which include three group matches and one knock-out game.

Azerbaijan, Belarus, Israel and Macedonia are among the 19 bidders which have never hosted a major tournament in their history.

Regarding the requirements for the 13 European cities hoping to stage matches, UEFA agreed on the following regulations: Minimum stadium capacity for the final and semi-finals must be 70,000. This is reduced to 60,000 for the quarter-finals, 50,000 for round of 16 and group matches, although there will be two exceptions for stadia whose capacity is only 30,000.

The 24-team tournament will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the championship which was originally called the European Nations Cup.

The first winners of the competition were the Soviet Union in 1960, when the final stages were held in France.

On the only previous occasion in which England staged the Euro finals - in 1996 - they reached the last four only to lose on penalties to eventual champions Germany.