Browsing Euro 1996

England and a History of Penalty Shootouts Failures

Posted on 25 Jun, 2012, by in Soccer

If there was anyone surprised about England losing another knockout stage affair in a big tournament after a penalty shootout, you haven’t been following the sport for the last 20 years. Since Italia ’90, when Germany went to the finals at the expense of Bobby Robson’s lads, England have made a point of finding a way to fail from the spot when the match is on the line. More

Best Goals in Euro History

Posted on 17 May, 2012, by in Featured

Nearly 24 years since Marco Van Basten scored his most famous goal – a stunning volley against the USSR, leading the Netherlands to their first and only major tournament title to date. We’re still waiting for some to score a better goal; come up with a more impressive finish. More