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Mud, sweat and cheers: six of the most memorable women’s Euros

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With Euro 2022 about to start we look back at tournaments that left a mark, including one with three teams at the final

It is perhaps an exaggeration to call the first women’s European Championship a tournament given that the finals – staged between 8 April and 27 May 1984 and known as the European Competition for women’s football – involved only four teams. Matches were over two legs and staged home and away. This dictated that the Euros were spread across Denmark, Italy, England and Sweden, with England’s matches staged at Crewe’s Gresty Road (the venue for a victory against Denmark) and Luton’s Kenilworth Road.

Continue reading…With Euro 2022 about to start we look back at tournaments that left a mark, including one with three teams at the finalIt is perhaps an exaggeration to call the first women’s European Championship a tournament given that the finals – staged between 8 April and 27 May 1984 and known as the European Competition for women’s football – involved only four teams. Matches were over two legs and staged home and away. This dictated that the Euros were spread across Denmark, Italy, England and Sweden, with England’s matches staged at Crewe’s Gresty Road (the venue for a victory against Denmark) and Luton’s Kenilworth Road. Continue reading…