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21 June 2016
On home turf, West Germany were expected to win Euro '88. But the tournament took a dramatic swing when they were drawn against their fiercest rivals in the semi-finals, as Gary Parkinson explains
20 June 2016
It was the first-ever penalty shootout - and the Germans lost. It was also a belting final, too...
19 June 2016
Having taken a while to get going, with just five goals in the first four games, Euro 84 exploded into one of the tournament’s finest summers.
18 June 2016
Luck of the Irish? Don't count on it. They certainly didn't get any at Euro 88, writes Gary Parkinson...
14 June 2016
At Euro 72, the hosts got (Gerd) Mullered. Gary Parkinson recalls an exemplary striker...
12 June 2016
The exciting hosts opened the tournament against the rank outsiders. You can guess what happened next
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