Euro 96, the complete history, part five: England overcome shootout fear

England Spain Euro 96 penalty shootout David Seaman
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This is part five of this feature: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 6

As the closing notes of God Save The Queen hung in the north London sky on a baking hot June 23 afternoon, Stuart Pearce turned to Gareth Southgate, beaming with pride.

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Andrew Murray is a freelance journalist, who regularly contributes to both the FourFourTwo magazine and website. Formerly a senior staff writer at FFT and a fluent Spanish speaker, he has interviewed major names such as Virgil van Dijk, Mohamed Salah, Sergio Aguero and Xavi. He was also named PPA New Consumer Journalist of the Year 2015.

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