POLL OF THE DAY: Is football coming home? YOUR VERDICT

POLL OF THE DAY: Is football coming home? VOTE NOW

POLL OF THE DAY: Is football coming home? VOTE NOW

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Jack Walters

By Jack Walters


Published: 11/07/2024

- 05:00

Updated: 13/07/2024

- 14:24

Gareth Southgate is leading England to back-to-back European Championship finals

England have the opportunity to end 58 years of hurt on Sunday as Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions take on Spain in the Euros final in Berlin.

Aston Villa striker Ollie Watkins sent England to yet another final under Southgate after finding the back of the net in the 90th minute against the Netherlands last night.


England were dealt an early blow in the nail-biting semi-final clash after Xavi Simons put the Dutch ahead within eight minutes.

Former Spurs striker Harry Kane managed to put the Three Lions level after cooly despatching a spot kick in the 18th minute.

POLL OF THE DAY: Is football coming home? YOUR VERDICT

POLL OF THE DAY: Is football coming home? YOUR VERDICT

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Fans went crazy in Dortmund and back home when the full-time whistle was blown at the Signal Iduna Park.

There are just three days to go until the Three Lions take to the field yet again, with glory potentially beckoning for Southgate’s 11-man squad.

England supporters have only had three years to recover from Wembley heartbreak against the Italians, with the Azzurri snatching victory in an agonising penalty shootout.

Prime Minister Keir Starmer will head to Berlin to watch the Three Lions, with Prince William also expected to join the Labour leader.

Harry Kane put England level

Harry Kane put England level

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Ollie Watkins sent England to Berlin with a last-minute winner

Ollie Watkins sent England to Berlin with a last-minute winner

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Millions across the country will hope for the greatest day in English football history since 1966 when Bobby Moore lifted the World Cup after defeating the Germans 4-2 thanks to a brace from fellow West Ham hero Geoff Hurst.

Victory could also ensure the likes of Jude Bellingham, Declan Rice and Jordan Pickford join a star-studded list of English greats.

Southgate’s squad came under fire throughout England’s route to Berlin.

The Three Lions limped through as Group C winners after beating Serbia but drawing to Denmark and Slovenia.

England fans watch in anticipation of Kane's penalty

England fans watch in anticipation of Kane's penalty

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England fans celebrate as Kane tucks away his penalty

England fans celebrate as Kane tucks away his penalty

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It took a last-minute Bellingham overhead kick and extra-time strike from Kane to put England through against Slovakia in the first knock-out stage.

The Three Lions sealed a clash with the Netherlands in a penalty shootout win over Switzerland last weekend.

In the exclusive poll for GB News membership readers, an overwhelming majority (65 per cent) of the 280 voters thought football was not coming home, while just 22 per cent thought it was. Thirteen per cent said they did not know.

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