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FA Wales 'extremely disappointed' at losing bid

The Football Association of Wales has expressed disappointment at the news that Cardiff has not been selected to host 2020 European Championship matches.

The FAW is obviously extremely disappointed by today’s news but would like to congratulate those cities that have been chosen as UEFA EURO 2020 host cities. We believed that the Millennium Stadium, with its 74,154 capacity and extensive Skybox and hospitality facilities, would have been an ideal venue for UEFA EURO 2020 and provide UEFA with significant revenues.

But we of course respect UEFA’s decision.

The FAW would like to thank all the partners that worked so hard to support Cardiff’s bid. While they, like us, will be disappointed with today’s news, there is much to be positive about Welsh football as we look to the future.

– FA Wales statement

Supporters 'gutted' that Cardiff won't host Euro 2020

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FA Wales tweet thanks for Euro 2020 support

The Football Association of Wales has thanked those who supported Cardiff's bid to host 2020 European Championship matches.

Uefa announced that Cardiff has been unsuccessful in its bid, with Glasgow, Bucharest and Budapest among the cities chosen ahead of Cardiff.

Police appeal following assault in Newport

Gwent Police is appealing for information following an assault in Newport on Sunday 3rd August. It happened at about 6:30pm behind Dolphin Court on Commercial Road in the Pill area of the city.

Five people were arrested following the incident, during which a 28-year-old man from Newport suffered a head injury. He received treatment at the Royal Gwent Hospital.

The five arrested have since been charged with assault. These are a 25-year-old man from Cardiff and four other men aged 21, 25, 29 and 27 from Newport. The 27 year old has also been charged with a public order offence.

Officers would like to speak to 24-year-old Josef Greenfield from Newport about the incident. It’s believed he may be in the Dinas Powys area where he has contacts.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Gwent Police on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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