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What is the future of the England team?

Another England team tournament exit and more disappointment follows as the Endland U21’s went out to Italy a few weeks ago. After an excellent qualifying (as per usual) and the usual ‘high hopes’ it was quickly shattered and England fans everywhere are back our normal way of thinking when watching England…shit. 726 more words


27 Years ago today one of the greatest ever goals was scored

On June 25th 1988, this absolute classic by Marco Van Basten was scored in the final of the European Championships against The Soviet Union. One of my favourite ever goals, if this was scored in modern days it would have been shown from 8 different camera angles but this almost defines Football before it’s explosion in the early 1990’s. 14 more words


Faltering England Bow Out in Group Stages

England Under-21s’ crashed out of the group stages for the third successive time after a dismal 3-1 defeat to Italy.
With Portugal and Sweden having drawn 1-1, a point would have sufficed to bring Gareth Southgate’s men into the knock-out stages. 336 more words


Arrogance and Biscuits

As Italy lead England in the European Under 21 Championship, they require a winner in the opposite group game – between Portugal and Sweden – in order to qualify. 282 more words

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YUGOSLAVIA 2 WEST GERMANY 4 (AET) - 1976 European Championship Semi Final - The Red Star Stadium, Belgrade - 17/06/76

Yugoslavia, the side that had ended British hopes for the 1976 European Championships, by beating Wales in the quarter-finals, ¬†were rewarded with the honour of hosting the final tournament, which for the final time in the competition’s history would contain just the last four. 1,624 more words

England's U21s deservedly among favourites in European Championships


An uncompromising yet composed defender in his playing days, it was difficult to imagine Gareth Southgate away from the glare of media focus after retiring in 2006.  595 more words


Coming of age - three English starlets ready to shine at the under-21 Euros:

Tomorrow night the brightest prospects in English football will embark on their final push to be crowned European Champions. After a near faultless qualifying campaign (10 matches – 9 wins, 1 draw, 0 defeats), England head to the Czech Republic as one of the favourites to flourish. 726 more words