WAS THIS GARETH’S FINEST HOUR?
ENGLAND 4 HOLLAND 1
FOOTBALL didn’t quite come home in 1996 but the third group game against Holland at Wembley showed that England could play. Two goals each from Teddy Sheringham and Alan Shearer blew away Guus Hiddink’s side, with Gareth Southgate excellent in England’s defence. But Terry
JUNE 18, 1996 — WEMBLEY (EURO 96 GROUP STAGE)
Venables’ enterprising team lost to Germany on penalties in the semi-final — with Southgate’s miss from the spot the only blot on his copybook during a fine tournament. ENGLAND (4-1-3-2): Seaman; Neville, Adams, Southgate, Pearce; Ince (Platt 68); McManaman, Gascoigne, Anderton; Shearer (Barmby 76), Sheringham (Fowler 76).