UEFA has postponed the Champions League and Europa League until further notice.

But Mirror Sport understands that European football’s governing body is determined to play the games - once the domestic seasons are completed.

And furthermore, they want to play them in stadiums with fans and are reluctant to go behind closed doors, as UEFA president Alexander Ceferin has already confirmed.

All international fixtures in June are now off, including play-off matches for Euro 2020, which has been moved to 2021.

In a full statement after Monday's UEFA video conference with 55 national associations - including the FA’s Mark Bullingham - these were the key points:

UEFA have already cancelled this summer's European Championships

The deadlines related to all 2020/21 UEFA club competitions are postponed until further notice, in particular as regards the admission process and the registration of players. UEFA will set new deadlines in due course. 

Following the video conference meeting with the general secretaries of all 55 UEFA member associations and recommendations made by the working groups created on 17 March, the UEFA Executive Committee took a series of decisions, as follows:

• All national team matches for men and women due to be played in June 2020 are postponed until further notice. This includes the play-off matches for UEFA EURO 2020 and qualifying matches for UEFA Women’s EURO 2021.

• All other UEFA competition matches, including the centralised international friendly matches, remain postponed until further notice.

The Champions League has been rescheduled for later this year

• Youth national team competitions:

(i) the UEFA European Under-17 Championship final tournament scheduled for May 2020 is cancelled;

(ii) the UEFA European Women’s Under-19 Championship final tournament scheduled for July 2020 is cancelled;

(iii) the UEFA European Women’s Under-17 Championship final tournament scheduled for May 2020 is postponed until further notice (as it is a qualifying competition for the FIFA U 17 Women's World Cup);

(iv) the UEFA European Under-19 Championship final tournament scheduled for July 2020 is postponed until further notice (as it is a qualifying competition for the FIFA U-20 World Cup).

Champions League holders Liverpool were dumped out of the competition last month

• The UEFA Futsal Champions League finals scheduled for April 2020 are postponed until further notice.

• The deadlines related to all 2020/21 UEFA club competitions are postponed until further notice, in particular as regards the admission process and the registration of players. UEFA will set new deadlines in due course.

On club licensing and financial fair play matters:

The Executive Committee reiterated its full commitment to club licensing and financial fair play and agreed that the current exceptional circumstances necessitate some specific interventions to facilitate the work of member associations and clubs.

It supports the proposal to give member associations more time to complete the club licensing process, until the admission process for next season’s UEFA club competitions has been redefined.

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As a result of the increasing uncertainty generated by the ongoing extraordinary events, the Executive Committee also decided to suspend the club licensing provisions that relate to the preparation and assessment of clubs’ future financial information.

This decision applies exclusively for participation in the 2020/21 UEFA club competitions.

Champions League holders Liverpool and beaten 2019 finalists Tottenham were dumped out of Europe's elite competition this season, leaving Manchester City and Chelsea as the two English representatives.

Meanwhile in the Europa League, Wolves and Manchester United are still in the competition as the Premier League sides while Scottish giants Rangers are also eyeing European glory.

While most leagues in Europe hope to finish their domestic seasons once restrictions on movement and social contact are lifted, UEFA president Ceferin said last week the season could be lost if play does not start by the end of June.