England ‘given permission by UK Government to take on Iceland for next week’s Nations League clash’ despite Gareth Southgate’s opponents travelling from Denmark
- England will be allowed to take on Iceland in the Nations League next week
- The Three Lions’ opponents will be travelling from league rivals Denmark
- The FA pleaded with the UK Government to allow Iceland to travel to London
England have been granted permission by the Government to play against Iceland next week, according to reports.
The Football Association pleaded with authorities last week to grant their opponents permission to travel to the UK from Denmark, where they play their previous Nations League match on Sunday.
And according to the Telegraph, Gareth Southgate‘s opponents will be allowed to travel to London ahead of next Wednesday’s match despite travel restrictions preventing visitors from travelling to and from the UK and Denmark.
The UK Government have allowed Iceland to travel to London to face England next week
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