The idea was knocked on the head by European football boss Aleksander Ceferin the following February.
Euro 2020: UEFA looking into several hosting scenarios, hoping to have fans in stadiums, says Aleksander Ceferin
However, as a precaution, Ceferin said European football's governing body is "well prepared" to use different scenarios for the finals, postponed until 11 June - 11 July 2021.
UEFA Super Cup: Bayern Munich, Sevilla fans watch live football again as UEFA president defends decision to allow attendance
As a pilot project to allow fans to return, around 15,500 football fans watched the Super Cup in Budapest, which proved controversial since the German government classed the Hungarian capital a risk zone.
UEFA to fill 30 percent stadium capacity with fans at UEFA Super Cup tie between Sevilla and Bayern Munich
The Super Cup is scheduled for 24 September and will become the first international match to be played before a crowd, the coronavirus pandemic having forced games behind closed doors.
UEFA to explore retaining single-leg knockout games for future Champions League, Europa League seasons
UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin said people inside and outside of football had contacted him to say they were “extremely excited” by the final eight format that abandoned the home-and-away two-legged quarter-finals and semi-finals.
The fact that such a high-profile case ended in failure for UEFA — is a defeat for UEFA’s Club Financial Control Body.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin lauds players like Raheem Sterling and Marcelo for taking political stance
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin on Wednesday praised footballers for taking a political stance and said the European football governing body’s own attempts to tackle racism in the game were “not enough.”
Champions League to conclude with eight-team mini tournament, to be held in Lisbon in August, says UEFA
The Champions League quarter-finals and semi-finals will be staged over one leg, instead of the usual two, with the final to be held on 23 August, UEFA deputy general secretary Giorgio Marchetti said after an executive committee meeting held by video conference.
‘Don’t think coronavirus will last forever’: UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin certain postponed Euro 2020 will be held
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin expects the postponed Euro 2020 tournament to take place as scheduled next year, he told Spanish newspaper El Mundo.
Coronavirus Outbreak: UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin losing sleep over financial loss due to COVID-19
European leagues and UEFA competitions have either been suspended since March or had their seasons cut short due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.
The majority of European leagues and UEFA competitions were suspended in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic but a few leagues have announced plans for a restart in the coming weeks.
High-ranking Ukrainian football official Andriy Pavelko under investigation by UEFA over misuse of UAF's development money
Pavelko stated in the letter that he had corresponded with investigators from UEFA since September 2018 to explain separate multi-million euro (dollar) payments it sent in 2017 to the Ukrainian federation
Coronavirus Outbreak: UEFA release $256 million payout to member associations grappling with financial impact of COVID-19
UEFA said each association would receive 4.3 million euros from a fund earmarked for targeted areas of development but decided to allow each association to “set its own priorities” due to the new coronavirus outbreak
Coronavirus Outbreak: UEFA releases $75 million worth payments to clubs ahead of schedule to help ease impact of football shutdown
European football's governing body pays clubs who have contributed players to national teams during the qualification process for the European Championships
<strong>Nyon, Switzerland</strong>: The Women's European Championship in 2021 was postponed by one year on Thursday, moving out of a direct clash with the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics.
UEFA denies setting 3 August deadline for completion of Champions League, says they are 'analysing all options'
UEFA has denied there is an 3 August deadline to complete this season’s Champions League after a report by German broadcaster ZDF quoted the body’s President Aleksander Ceferin as saying the competition had to be finished by that date.
Belgian football to discuss participation in next season's European competition with UEFA after ending season early
The Belgian football federation KBVB would present its case to the UEFA executive committee after a weekend discussion between its president Mehdi Bayat and the UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin
After being forced to postpone the European Championship, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin fears football on the continent is facing its biggest crisis ever.
Football’s law-making body IFAB to conduct year-long review of offside law after controversial VAR calls
When football’s law-making body IFAB met last week, a decision that could massively impact the game at all levels passed barely noticed as the debate over VAR technology hogged the limelight.
UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin says 'purpose over profit' mantra for European football in face of 'threats'
With FIFA President Gianni Infantino in the audience, Čeferin told the UEFA Congress on Tuesday he was not 'ashamed' European football was seen as so successful and dominating