England supporters celebrate their win against Germany at Wembley Stadium. Photograph: Justin Tallis/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

“You play at Wembley. These are your Euros.” It is two weeks now since Jürgen Klinsmann spoke these words, sounding, as ever, like a kindly, sad Calif(...)

 England supporters celebrate their win over  Germany at Wembley. Photograph: Getty Images

Jürgen Klinsmann did his best to calm the BBC lads down, urging them not to get carried away because there was still a long, long way to go, but they (...)

England will face Germany in their Euro 2020 last-16 match at Wembley on Tuesday evening. Kick off is at 5pm. File photograph: Getty Images

My first memories as a football fan are to do with England. I rooted for my national team in the semi-final duels in 1990 and 1996. Germany won both g(...)

England manager Gareth Southgate during squad training in Burton-Upon-Trent on Friday.  Photograph: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Is Gareth Southgate the saving grace of English public life? Set against the megalomaniacal strangeness of Boris and the other political stars of Brex(...)

French fans cheer before the Portugal v France match at the in Ferenc Puskas Arena in Budapest. Photograph: Zsolt Szigetvary/EPA

It was back in 2012 that a group of 400 Athletic Bilbao fans chartered a flight to take them to the Europa League final between Bilbao and Atlético Ma(...)

England midfielder Jack Grealish in action against Scotland defender Kieran Tierney during the game at Wembley. Photograph:  Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Image

Day Eight and, at last, the game we’d all been waiting for: Sweden v Slovakia. If Ger Canning and Aine O’Gorman don’t get a joint gong at the 2021 Peo(...)

The Olympiastadion in Berlin hosted some of the standout moments of the 2006 World Cup. File photograph: Getty Images

The 2006 World Cup wasn’t even a week old when it began to dawn on the fans that the Germans had organised a tournament that touched on perfection. Y(...)

Diego Maradona was fouled 53 times in the 1990 World Cup. Photograph: Bongarts/Getty

Oh, come on, everybody remembers Italia 90. Do they, though? Yes. What, all of it? Well, not all of it, obviously. Go on then, what do you remember?(...)

European and world champions Liverpool have been dominant at Anfield in recent seasons and they are two wins away from claiming the Premier League title. File photograph: Getty Images

And so, we’re back. The Prince (an awkward embodiment of financial necessity and the perceived need for a circus to entertain the frustrated masses) h(...)

Bayern are within reach of an eighth successive Bundesliga title. Photograph:  Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images

Bayern Munich Manager: Hans-Dieter Flick Player to watch: Serge Gnabry Titles: 29 Homegrown forward Thomas Müller once explained the club’s “Mia san(...)

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