England lost another penalty shootout in the most heartbreaking of scenarios at Wembley as Italy landed their first European Championships title since 1968.
Could this be the year when football finally comes home after England booked their quarter-final place in Euro 2020 after a memorable and overdue victory against Germany?
TOTTENHAM 0, MANCHESTER CITY 1
Manchester City beat Spurs with a first half goal by Riyad Mahrez on a poor quality Wembley Stadium pitch after an NFL game had been played the day before.
Roy Hodgson was vindicated for his “bold” approach in selecting teenager Dele Alli for his first England start in their friendly win against France at Wembley. On a highly emotional night in the aftermath of the Paris terrorist attack, the young Tottenham midfielder capped a man-of-the-match display with a spectacular opening goal. England’s manager was […]
ENGLAND 2, FRANCE 0 Never had a football match been so unimportant yet also important as England played at Wembley four days after the deadly terrorist attack in Paris. After initial doubts whether this international friendly would go ahead, it was a night after defiance and solidarity and the freedom to watch a game of […]