Euro 2020: Hampden will get approval for 12,000 followers at every sport

Hampden is due to host three games in Scotland's group and a last-16 tie


Hampden is due to host three games in Scotland’s group and a last-16 tie

The Scottish government has given approval for 12,000 supporters – 25% of the stadium’s capacity – to attend Euro 2020 matches at Hampden in June.

Uefa had given the 12 host cities until Wednesday to submit plans for fan attendance, with the likelihood of some venues being switched if no guarantees could be given.

A final decision from the governing body is likely to come on Friday.

Scotland are set to start against the Czech Republic at Hampden on 14 June.

The national stadium is also scheduled to host Croatia’s Group D meeting with the Czechs four days later, followed by Croatia v Scotland on 22 June, and a last-16 game on 29 June.

The championship – Scotland’s first appearance at a major finals since 1998 – was supposed to be held last year before being delayed because of coronavirus.

Uefa is keen to have as many fans inside venues as possible and could reject cities that cannot provide guarantees on supporter…