September 23, 2021

England vs Iceland to go ahead at Wembley

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England will be allowed to play the UEFA Nations League match against Iceland at Wembley on Wednesday.

The national stadium will host England’s final Group A2 game after the UK Government gave the Iceland squad “elite athlete exemption” to fulfil the fixture.

Entry from Denmark is currently banned for non-British residents after a new strain of coronavirus – thought to have originated in mink farms – was found in the country.

The FA had lobbied the Government for “elite athlete exemption” on Iceland’s behalf, which will allow them to enter the UK under strict rules.

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