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Posted on Jun 1, 2016

Can You Remember How England Fucked Up Football Tournaments Since Euro '96?

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  1. 1. EURO '96: Who did England draw with in the opening game of the tournament after Stuart Pearce gave away a late penalty?

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    Switzerland

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  2. 2. Before it went to penalties, what was the score after extra time in the England vs Germany semifinal?

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    1-1

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  3. 3. FRANCE '98: Just days before becoming the most hated man in England, David Beckham scored his first ever World Cup goal. Who were the opponents?

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    Colombia

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  4. 4. In THAT penalty shootout it was David Batty who missed the vital spot-kick. But which other England player also missed his effort?

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    Paul Ince

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  5. 5. EURO 2000: England finished third in their group and missed out on the quarterfinals. Germany finished bottom, Romania second, but who won the group?

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    Portugal

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  6. 6. England only needed a draw in their final group game against Romania to qualify. Whose tired tackle gave away an 89th-minute penalty that lost England the game?

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    Phil Neville

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  7. 7. JAPAN & SOUTH KOREA 2002: England finished second in their group, knocking out Argentina in the process, but who did they beat in the second round?

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    Denmark

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  8. 8. Arguably England's best chance in recent years came when they found themselves a man up (though 2-1 down) against Brazil after 59 minutes of the quarter-final. Who had been sent off?

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    Ronaldinho

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  9. 9. EURO 2004: In England's opener against France, Frank Lampard put them 1-0 up after 38 minutes. It stayed this way until France scored two goals in injury time to win it. Who scored both goals?

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    Zinedine Zidane

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  10. 10. This was one of two consecutive tournaments in which England were knocked out by Portugal in a shootout – who missed the last penalty?

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    Darius Vassell

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  11. 11. GERMANY 2006: Who scored the first goal in England's 2-2 group-stage draw with Sweden – arguably one of England's best ever tournament goals?

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    Joe Cole

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  12. 12. This time England missed three of their first four penalties against Portugal to get knocked out – which three players missed?

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    Gerrard, Lampard, and Carragher

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  13. 13. SOUTH AFRICA 2010: Which player's calamitous mistake allowed the USA to equalise with England in their first group-stage match, which in turn cost England the top spot in the group?

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    Robert Green

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  14. 14. The main thing people remember from the 4-1 drubbing against Germany in the second round is Lampard's goal that wasn't given despite being 15 feet over the line, but which England player *did* score that day?

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    Matthew Upson

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  15. 15. EURO 2012: Who put England ahead in their frustratingly dull opener against France, before Samir Nasri equalised nine minutes later?

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    Joleon Lescott

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  16. 16. Yet again – inevitably – England bottled it on penalties after a very dull 0-0 draw with Italy in the quarterfinals. Ashley Young missed the third, but who missed the fourth and final penalty?

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    Ashley Cole

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  17. 17. BRAZIL 2014: With a chance to get revenge on Italy for Euro 2012, England play them in their first game in Brazil. What's the score?

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    England 1-2 Italy

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  18. 18. Not only did England not qualify, they finished bottom of the group. How many points did they finish on?

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    One point

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