5 great Euros semi-finals involving Reds


Gary, who played in every other England game at the tournament, was suspended and Phil an unused substitute, but we couldn’t go without mentioning this epoch-defining game at Wembley – the last time the Three Lions got to this stage at the Euros. Swept along by a fervent home crowd, England looked to finally be bringing it home when Alan Shearer stooped to head in with just three minutes on the clock, but Stefan Kuntz soon equalised and, despite a number of agonising near-misses, all England fans know what happened next, as Germany’s 1990 World Cup semi-final victory on penalties was repeated, with future manager Gareth Southgate the unfortunate fall guy.


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