Euro 2024

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Interviews with right winger Saka, winning penalty taker Alexander-Arnold, goalkeeper Pickford and manager Southgate.

This was Southgate's 100th game as England manager. Southgate and the Switzerland manager Yakin played against each other for England and Switzerland respectively in a 3-0 win for England at Euro 96.

 

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Semi-Final

Spain 2-1 France


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Spain's 16 year old Yamal makes history for being the youngest ever goalscorer in the European Championships.

Spain will play either England or Netherlands in Sunday's Final in Berlin.

 
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England reach first foreign Final

Semi-Final

Netherlands 1-2 England


Dortmund


England have reached their second successive European Championships Final, their third major Final and their first on foreign soil after a magnificent performance saw them beat the Dutch.

England will play Spain in the Final in Berlin on Sunday.

In the Euro 2020 Final England lost against Italy. Hopefully, this time, they'll do it against Spain to lift that magnificent trophy.

 

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England manager Gareth Southgate is jubilant as he took England to their second successive Euros Final thanks to an injury time from Ollie Watkins.

Bring the trophy back on Sunday, lads.
 

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It's coming home!!

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England forward Jude Bellingham, speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live:
"We told you last time we live to fight another day. Another late goal, but it would be nice to score first and have that peace of mind.

"When they scored the first goal I didn't think we were playing badly, it was a good finish to be fair.

"I am really proud of the boys. The reaction, attitude and mentality. Quality is one thing, but those characteristics you cannot learn in training - you get it from experience and each other.

"Now it is one more game. We are tired, it has been a long season, but this is one last push for our country and for history."

 

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A (humorous) message to the England team from His Majesty The King:

My wife and I join all our family in wishing you the warmest congratulations on reaching the final of the Uefa European Championship - and in sending our very best wishes for Sunday’s match.

If I may encourage you to secure victory before the need for any last minute wonder-goals or another penalties drama, I am sure the stresses on the nation’s collective heart rate and blood pressure would be greatly alleviated!

Good luck, England.

Charles R’

 

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Hitler reacts to England beating the Netherlands to reach the Final

The Austrian painter and wannabe architect wanted the Netherlands to beat England.

So, of course, England won and will play Spain in the Final on Sunday night to try and win their first trophy since 1966 - in Berlin.

Spain, of course, beat... Germany.

Hitler thinks Fegelein is somehow making England win win win.

This has been a bad Euros for the Failure.

 
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Amazing scenes in Dortmund - where Ed Sheeran watched on - and in England as England reach the Final of the European Championships for the second successive time.

Just one more win to be crowned European Champions.

And what a way to win - 1-1 in the Semi-Final. Injury time. Extra time and maybe a penalty shootout is looming. And then Watkins makes it 2-1...





 
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Got to love British humour.

England fans, in Dortmund for their match against neighbours Netherlands, found a German policeman who looks like England coach Gareth Southgate. So they decided to "serenade" him with "Southgate, You're the One", much to his amusement.

I don't know if he understood what they were saying.

Another police officer in the background seemed to find it hilarious.

 
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England send warning to Spain

England hero Ollie Watkins, who scored England's Semi-Final injury time winner against Netherlands, has warned Spain that "We're only getting stronger" ahead of the 17th European Championships Final on Sunday night.

England were the joint pre-tournament favourites along with France.

Aston Villa forward Watkins, 28, started his career with lower division side Weston-super-Mare and on Wednesday night did what millions of young English boys dream of doing - scoring a winner for England in injury time of a Semi-Final.

 
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England send warning to Spain

England hero Ollie Watkins, who scored England's Semi-Final injury time winner against Netherlands, has warned Spain that "We're only getting stronger" ahead of the 17th European Championships Final on Sunday night.

England were the joint pre-tournament favourites along with France.

Aston Villa forward Watkins, 28, started his career with lower division side Weston-super-Mare and on Wednesday night did what millions of young English boys dream of doing - scoring a winner for England in injury time of a Semi-Final.

What time do they air the final?
 

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It's an 8pm kick off here in the UK on Sunday, so I don't know what time that is where you are.
Seems like a late start at 8 pm but maybe better than in the heat of the day. I am 6 hours difference so will be sure to watch for it early afternoon.
 

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Spain are prepared to break German law by playing their wonderkid Yamal against England on Sunday night.

Yamal, aged just 16, became the youngest player ever to score in a Euros when he scored a wonder goal against France in Spain's 2-1 Semi-Final win.

In Germany it is illegal for anyone under the age of 18 to work after 8pm. The game kicks off at 9pm in Berlin (8pm in the UK).
 

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Seems like a late start at 8 pm but maybe better than in the heat of the day. I am 6 hours difference so will be sure to watch for it early afternoon.

8pm kicks off are fairly normal in football in the UK. However, the match is being held in Berlin where it will kick off at 9pm. Germany is an hour ahead of us.

In Europe's Champions League all matches are 7:45pm starts UK, Ireland, Spain and Portugal time (all in the same time zone), whereas elsewhere in Europe they're 8:45 or 9:45 kick offs.