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How Berti Vogts inspired Germany to win Euro 96

MARCEL REIF, the best-known German football commentator in recent decades, published a book in 1996 in which he and other authors wrote down their impressions of the European Championship tournament that took…

Euro 96: when football should have come home

It has been 20 long years since Euro 96 had English fans dreaming. Boasting one of the best England squads in recent decades, the Three Lions made it all the way to the semis before succumbing to old foes Germany on penalties.