As football’s delayed Euro 2020 tournament has now well and truly arrived, our popular weekly nostalgia quiz looks back on Euro 96 in Manchester and the North West.
Old Trafford played host to some tremendous group matches in 1996 – not least Italy against eventual winners Germany on June 19th.
England made it all the way to the semi-finals, only to go out to a powerful German side on penalties.
How well do you remember Euro 96? It’s time to test your knowledge and compare your score with friends.
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England striker Alan Shearer, pictured, won the Golden Boot at Euro 96 for scoring how many goals?
Russia played Germany in a Group C qualifier at Old Trafford on June 16th 1996. Germany were the victors, but what was the score?
Italy football fans, pictured, flooded into Manchester to watch their beloved Azurri in Euro 96. What was the score when Italy drew with Germany at Old Trafford on June 19th?
Eventual finalists the Czech Republic beat which country 6-5 in a tense penalty shoot-out in the Euro 96 semi-final at Old Trafford?
Current England manager Gareth Southgate missed a crucial spot kick in the penalty shoot-out with Germany at Wembley on June 26th after the scores were locked at 1-1 after extra time. Who scored England’s goal in the third minute?
One of England’s best performances came in the thrilling 4-1 group match defeat of the Netherlands at Wembley on June 18th. Shearer and Sheringham were on target for England, but who scored the Dutch goal?
Manchester United legend and former England World Cup winner Bobby Charlton, pictured, held his own soccer school to help launch Euro 96. How many caps did the midfielder win for England?
Who scored both of Germany’s goals in their 2-1 defeat of the Czech Republic in the Euro 96 final at Wembley?
Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel – nicknamed the Great Dane – played for Denmark at Euro 96. Which club did he play for immediately before joining United in 1991?
Which Manchester band recorded the official song of the tournament ‘We’re In This Together’?
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