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WAS THIS GARETH’S FINEST HOUR?

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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).

 ?? EMPICS ?? In con­trol: South­gate (right) clears from Bergkamp
EMPICS In con­trol: South­gate (right) clears from Bergkamp

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