May 14, 2008

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The European Championships – 1988

So, Euro 88. That was the one that the Dutch won at a canter, all crowned by Marco Van Basten’s magnificent volley against the USSR in the final, right? Well, yes and no. The Netherlands were, in their pomp, an extraordinary team to watch when in full flow. However, they were beaten by the USSR,…

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May 14, 2008
Ian

The European Championships – 1984

After a fairly disastrous opening tournament, the European Championships were given a lick of paint for the 1984 finals, with rules being changed to prevent a repeat of the torpid affair that had taken place four years prior. It was still an eight team tournament, but this time there would be no pointless third/fourth place…

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May 14, 2008
Ian
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